When the clock struck nine o'clock in the night, the Paso Blanco holders left the San Juan hermitage in procession. After two years of waiting, Our Father Jesus, the Christ of Blood, Saint John, and Our Lady of Sorrows walked in the footsteps of his third fall. The traditional presentation of bands was held around the parish church before the procession of brotherhood.
The procession of Silence, which toured the streets of Huercalenses at dawn on Holy Thursday, was in solemn Way of the Cross. It was led by the Holy Christ of Mercy to Calvary. The traditional and solemn Way of the Cross, will be performed on Good Friday with Ntro. At 10:30 a.m., Father Jesus Nazareno will go to Calvary
The transfer of the Soledad' from its parish church to its brotherhood home, the Paso Negro, on Friday night of Dolores, was the start signal for Holy Week 2022. In a procession lasting several hours, Huercal-Overa released its first penitents.
Palm Sunday was the day of 'La Borriquita,' and then the Virgen del Rio, who later came in procession from her hermitage in the El Calvario' neighbourhood to the parish church to visit her brotherhood house, 'Black Pass'. This procession is a tribute to the many years that this image was moved from its hermitage into the town.
The image of Our Lady Of Bitterness, moved from El Calvario to Huercal-Overa on Holy Monday to allow her to parade from the church on Holy Wednesday, the day after the Purple Passage. This was the final image to be processed before the outbreak of the pandemic. It was taken on the occasion de la extraordinaire, which commemorates the 50th anniversary the blessing.
El Paso Morado has recently restored the skirt for the virgin. This was one of the newties that raised the highest expectations. The protagonist of Holy Tuesday was Paso Blanco's 'Captive'. This is her youngest image, she was the fifth in the brotherhood, and she procesions on Holy Tuesday, despite the fact that she is not with the other images at the Holy Thursday night.
The Musical Group Virgen de la Amargura del Paso Blanco de Lorca accompanied Christ along the streets of Huercal. After leaving the San Juan hermitage, the procession crossed the arch to the church and headed towards Sepulcro street.
The umbrellas were opened at that point and they had no choice but to close them again. The traditional ascent of Our Father Jesus Nazareno to El Calvario' on Good Friday morning is a tradition. At night, it is the departure from?Paso Negro. The first Ntro costal outing will be one of the highlights of this Passion Week. Father Jesus Nazareno.
Historic holy week
Holy Week in Huercal-Overa has been declared National Tourist Interest since 1983. Its staging is beyond any imagination. The four brotherhoods are back on the streets this year with their rich heritage of carvings, belongings, and the enthusiasm of Huercalenses as well as foreigners, attracted by their spectacular parades.
Huercal-Overa is home to one of the oldest brotherhoods in Almeria, the Brotherhood of Our Lady of Solitude (Paso Negro). The brotherhood, which is dedicated to the Holy Sepulchre and has distant devotional antecedents was established in 1661. Our Lady of Solitude joined it in 1664. It had a private chapel in the Holy Sepulchre square.
The 'Royal and Venerable Brotherhood of Nuestro Padre Jesus Nazareno Santisimo Cristo de la Miericordia Maria Santisima de la Esperanza and Nuestra Senora de la Amargura’ is also available. It is commonly known as Paso Morado.
The Paso Blanco, or the 'Royal and Illustrious Brothers of Our Lady of Sorrows and St John the Evangelist'. Although the exact year of its foundation is unknown, the year of its refoundation can be determined by an entry in the Book of Minutes of brotherhood which was opened in 1890.