Good Friday (Friday, March 29, 2013): PROCESSION OF 'LA VIRGEN DE LA SOLEDAD'
Brotherhood: Cofradía de la Virgen de la Soledad
Church of Santa María Salomé
Rúa Nova - Praza do Toural - Rúa do Vilar - Praza das Praterías - Conga - Preguntoiro – Rúa do Castro - Praza da Universidade - Cardenal Payá - Orfas - Toural - Rúa Nova
Points of interest...
Procession featuring parish cross, band music with bugles and drums. Its members wear a black habit with white moiré silk hood, wristbands and sash.
The procession includes images of “La Santísima Virgen de la Soledad,” covered with a jet-stone cape by the compostela artisan Marcelino, and an allegorical float of Calvary.
Year of Foundation
The procession used to be held on Easter Sunday until the thirties, when it was changed to the evening of Good Friday.
For a long time it was commonly called the procession of “Los Caladiños” (the Silent Ones) and only women participated.