Photo Essay : Churches of Spain
A collection of photos of churches in Spain from my several years of travel to the region.
Festival of El Colacho - jumping over babies
During May and June holidays in a small Spanish town of Castillo de Murcia is held an unusual ritual of purification El Colacho. First was held back in 1620, a ritual designed to cleanse El Colacho s...
Holy Week in Spain
Holy Week in Spain is the annual commemoration of the Passion of Jesus Christ celebrated by Catholic religious brotherhoods and fraternities that perform penance processions on the streets of almost e...
Holy Week in Spain - Wikipedia
Morisco
Moriscos ([moˈɾiskos], [muˈɾiskus], [moˈɾiskos]; Portuguese: mouriscos [mo(w)ˈɾiʃkuʃ], [mo(w)ˈɾiskus]; meaning "Moorish") were former Muslims who were forced to convert to Christianity rather tha...
Morisco - Wikipedia
Roman Catholic Diocese of Cadiz y Ceuta
The Roman Catholic diocese of Cádiz y Ceuta is a diocese of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic Church in Spain. The diocese is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Seville.Its jurisdiction covers nearl...
Roman Catholic Diocese of Cadiz y Ceuta - Wikipedia
Vincent of Saragossa
Saint Vincent of Saragossa, also known as Vincent Martyr, Vincent of Huesca or Vincent the Deacon, is the patron saint of Lisbon and Valencia. His feast day is 22 January in the Roman Catholic Church ...
Vincent of Saragossa - Wikipedia
University of Navarra
The University of Navarra is a private pontifical university located on the southeast border of Pamplona, Spain. It was founded in 1952 by St. Josemaría Escrivá de Balaguer, the founder of Opus Dei, ...
University of Navarra - Wikipedia
Roman Catholic Diocese of Santander
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Santander (Latin: Santanderien(sis)) is a diocese seated in Santander Cathedral in the city of Santander in the Ecclesiastical province of Oviedo in Spain.
Carlos Amigo Vallejo
Carlos Amigo Vallejo, O.F.M. (born 23 August 1934) is a Cardinal Priest and Archbishop Emeritus of Seville in the Roman Catholic Church.
Born in Medina de Rioseco, Valladolid Province, Amigo Valle...
Carlos Amigo Vallejo - Wikipedia
Ferdinand II of Aragon
Ferdinand II (10 March 1452 – 23 January 1516), called the Catholic, was in his own right the King of Sicily from 1468 and King of Aragon from 1479. As a consequence of his marriage to Isabella I, he ...
Ferdinand II of Aragon - Wikipedia
Photo Essay : Churches of Spain
A collection of photos of churches in Spain from my several years of travel to the region.
Juan de Ribera
Saint Juan de Ribera was born in the city of Seville, Spain, on 20 March 1532 and died in Valencia on 6 January 1611. Ribera was one of the most influential figures of his times, holding appointments...
Juan de Ribera - Wikipedia
Aben Humeya
Aben Humeya (1520–1569), also known as Muhammad ibn Umayyah, was a Spanish leader who commanded the Morisco Revolt against Philip II of Spain in the Alpujarras region, near Granada.
Aben Humeya wa...
ESADE
The Escuela Superior de Administración y Dirección de Empresas (ESADE) is a college and graduate school located in Barcelona, Spain. ESADE is composed of three departments: the ESADE Business School,...
ESADE - Wikipedia
Festival of El Colacho - jumping over babies
During May and June holidays in a small Spanish town of Castillo de Murcia is held an unusual ritual of purification El Colacho. First was held back in 1620, a ritual designed to cleanse El Colacho s...
Abbey of Santa María la Real de Las Huelgas
The Abbey of Santa María la Real de Las Huelgas is a monastery of Cistercian nuns located approximately 1.5 km west of the city of Burgos in Spain. The word huelgas, which usually refers to "lab...
Abbey of Santa María la Real de Las Huelgas - Wikipedia
Raymond of Fitero
Saint Raymond of Fitero (also known as Ramon Sierra, Spanish: San Raimundo de Fitero) (*? - †Ciruelos, 1163) was a monk, abbot, and founder of the Order of Calatrava.
His birthplace is unknown...
Raymond of Fitero - Wikipedia
Comillas Pontifical University
Comillas Pontifical University (Spanish: Universidad Pontificia Comillas) is a private university located in Madrid, Spain. It is a Catholic university run by the Society of Jesus.Ranked as one of...
Comillas Pontifical University - Wikipedia
Catholicism in the Second Spanish Republic
Catholicism in the Second Spanish Republic was an important area of dispute, and tensions between the Catholic hierarchy and the Republic were apparent from the beginning - the establishment of the Re...
Catholicism in the Second Spanish Republic - Wikipedia
School of Salamanca
The School of Salamanca (Spanish: Escuela de Salamanca) is the Renaissance of thought in diverse intellectual areas by Spanish and Portuguese theologians, rooted in the intellectual and pedagogi...
School of Salamanca - Wikipedia