Schedules and itinerary of the extraordinary procession 2019 of Jesús de Medinaceli


Procession of Jesus Medinacelii in Madrid

No doubt the procession of Jesus Nazareno de Medinaceli It is the most popular of those held during the Holy Week parties in Madrid, with the assistance of tens of thousands of people.

In the program of theHoly Week in Madrid, as is tradition, the procession of Jesus of Medinaceli takes place inHoly Friday.

But this year 2019 celebrates a extraordinary procession of Jesus of Medinaceli that takes place on Saturday, October 5.

Which is the reason for the extraordinary procession of Medinaceli?

This year 2019 marks the 80th anniversary of the return to Madrid from Geneva of the figure of Nazarene Jesus of Medinaceli after finishing the Civil war in 1939.

History of the likes of Jesús de Medinaceli

If you decide to attend the extraordinary procession of Jesús Nazareno de Medinaceli from Madrid, you will have the opportunity to see its size of the seventeenth century, made in Seville in the workshop of Juan de Mesa, but whose authorship is unknown.

With a height of 1.73 meters, the carving of Jesús Nazareno de Medinaceli was taken in 1614 to the current northern territoryMorocco by the Capuchin friars for worship of the Spanish soldiers who were in the current city of Mehdía.

After this city was taken by a sultan, the image finally arrived in Madrid in the summer of 1682, and that same year the first procession was celebrated.

Jesús Medinaceli procession in Madrid

The carving of Jesús Nazareno de Medinaceli it passed through various churches in later centuries, and as we have said, it was transferred to Geneva during our Civil war.

Once the contest ended, he returned to the church of the Jesus square, where at present you can see it exposed.

Times extraordinary procession Medinaceli in Madrid

On the occasion of this extraordinary celebration, from 8 in the morning of the said Saturday October 5 you can see the figure of Jesus of Medinaceli in the Almudena Cathedral.

At 12 in the morning a mass will be celebrated, and at 15 hours the access to the cathedral will be closed to prepare the image for procession.

He Medinaceli extraordinary procession schedule It is from 6 pm with a tour of the historic center of the city, specifically, the main Street, Sun Gate, Alcala, Cedaceros, Saint Jerome's career and of Duke of Medinaceli, to enter the Basilica of Jesus of Medinaceli.

Jesús Medinaceli procession schedules during Holy Week in Madrid

If you are interested in attending Easter, the procession of Jesus of Medinaceli in Madrid It starts at 7 pm with an itinerary that starts from the Basilica of Jesus of Medinaceli, in the Jesus Square 2, going to the Saint Jerome's career.

After passing in front of Congress of Deputies, go up to the Sun Gate.

From there it turns to return by the Alcala street (about 8.30 pm) until Plaza de Cibeles and finally return to the basilica by the Paseo del Prado, Cánovas del Castillo square, Saint Jerome's career and street Duke of Medinaceli.

The duration of this procession For the center of Madrid is a minimum of two hours.

If you want to make sure you see it in the front row, I advise you to look for a place in the same route in advance.

Photos procession Jesús Medinaceli

In advance of your assistance to the most outstanding procession of the Easter Madrid, do not miss the video of this page with images taken during the procession of the year 2010.

Here are also more photos of this religious celebration.