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See the “Botafumeiro” censer

When can you see it in action?

The “Botafumeiro” censer follows a calendar of liturgical celebrations, during which it operates as part of the mass. Apart from these occasions, it has to be requested beforehand and paid for by individuals.

2016: every Friday at 19:30 (except on Good Friday)

Set dates
January 6: Epiphany.
Easter Sunday.
Ascension of Our Lord.
May 23: Anniversary of the Battle of Clavijo.
Pentecost (50 days after Easter).
July 25: Feast of St. James.
August 15: Assumption.
November 1: All Saints’ Day.
Feast of Christ the King (Sunday before the first Sunday of Advent).
December 8: Immaculate Conception.
December 25: Christmas.
December 30: Arrival of the Holy Apostle.

Requesting and booking the “Botafumeiro” censer
Requests for seeing the censer in action should be addressed to:

Oficina de Acogida de Peregrinos (Pilgrim Office)
Rúa do Vilar, 1
15705 Santiago de Compostela
Tel: (+34) 981 568 846

www.peregrinossantiago.es
botafumeiro@catedraldesantiago.es