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Penitential Confraternity of the Apostle Santiago. The mail

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Foundation: 1947

Headquarters: Parish of S. Jos de la Montaa. Iparraguirre, 24. 48009 Bilbao.

Number of confreres: About 500

Steps in ownership: ‘Holy Mary of Hope’, ‘Our Father Jesus of Love’ and the ‘Holy Christ of Forgiveness’.

Processions that it organizes: The Cofrada del Apstol Santiago organizes the procession of La Esperanza through the streets of the center of Bilbao, on Holy Saturday. On Good Friday, in the Holy Burial procession, he carries the passage of ‘Jesus with the Cross on His Back’. The day of Holy Thursday procession with “El Predamientos”, also a work by Raimundo Capuz.

Band: Yes, of cornets and drums.

Contact: Telf. 94 424 11 99., e-mail: [email protected], web: www.cofradia-apostol-santiago.com


The Cofrada del Apstol Santiago was founded within the Association of Former Students of the Colegio de Santiago Apstol on December 30, 1947, processioning for the first time on Holy Thursday, 1948.

Since the school disappeared, the brotherhood moved to the Parish of San José de la Montaa. Since 1951, it has been added to the Universal Archofrade of the Glorious Apostle Santiago, in Compostela.

As for their insignia, the most important are the guide cross finished in mahogany and the lanterns and rods of the board and the body of Hermanos Elder, which are embossed in silver with the anchor, symbol of La Esperanza, and the emblem of the brotherhood.

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