Brotherhood of the Holy Sepulcher, Archconfraternity of Five Sores of St. Francisco and Brotherhood of St. Joan Baptist

Canonical Erection
1407

Canonical Seat
Holy Sepulcher Chapel

Headquarter
Lope de Vega St., 10, 34001, Palencia
secretario@santosepulcro.com

First Brother
D. Ángel Alfonso Martínez González

Num. brothers
790

Habit

White tunic with red buttons and the cross of the Holy Sepulcher embroidered on the left breast; white hood with the cross of the Holy Sepulcher embroidered at chest height; white mantle-type cloak with red trim and the cross of the Holy Sepulcher embroidered on the left; white wool cord, white gloves and white shoes with red buckles.

HISTORY

Brotherhood of the Holy Sepulcher, Archconfraternity of Five Sores of St. Francisco and Brotherhood of St. Joan Baptist", common known as the Holy Sepulcher, has a tradition several hundred years old and its history and evolution is confused and identified with the avatars that the city of Palencia over the centuries. The first historical references date back to 1407, the year of the founding of the Brotherhood of St. Francisco. There are no more documents showing their activity until 1563, the year in which it was refounded by the scribe Melchor de Cisneros.

Lent and Holy Week events

Ash Wednesday
Mass with imposition of ash

Every which Saturday
Stations of the Cross

Holy Thursday
Mass at the Lord's Supper

Holy Friday
Holy Trades

Three Saturdays before Passion Sunday
Triduum to Holy Sepulchre

Passion Sunday
General Communion Mass and Swear by rods to new brothers

Easter Sunday
Easter Mass

Other events in the year

Saturdays
Mass

Sundays
Mass

June, 23rd
Saint John the baptist Mass

October, 4th
Saint Francisco of Asis Mass

November, 2nd
Deceased Mass

Advent
Thanks Christmas Mass