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(06/11/2018)

Christ of the Good Death next weekend] | On Friday the 9th there will be a conference on the carving of the reclining Christ and the process of restoration, while on the morning of Sunday the 11th there will be a solemn Eucharist |

The Brotherhood of Labradors, Paso Azul, and the Paso Azul Foundation will develop during this weekend a series of activities with the aim of commemorating the completion of the restoration process of the size of the Stmo.

Christ of the Good Death, popularly known as Cristo Yacente, the work of José Planes, which has been developed during the last months in the same church in San Francisco.

On Friday, at 7.30 pm, there will be a conference on size, its author and history, as well as on the restoration process undertaken and preventive care.

Joaquín Bastida Gil and the own restorer, the doctor in Fine Arts and expert in restoration of sculptures, Lucía Rueda Quero, will participate in the same.

The appointment will be in the church of San Francisco.

On Sunday a Solemn Eucharist will take place at 10 am in the same church.

It will feature the music of the sopranos Beatriz Gerona and Sara García, the baritone Javier García and the organ interpretation of Águeda Guillén.

After its completion and until 2:00 pm there will be open doors so that all those interested can admire the size.

Work of the sculptor José Planes of 1945, the size of Stmo.

Christ of the Good Death was awarded at the Sacred Art Exhibition held in 1951 in the city of Rome.

Parade every Holy Friday on the shoulders of 88 portapasos on his throne made of cedar wood by the Sevillian cabinet maker Guzmán Bejarano.

The earthquakes of 2011 caused various material damages as a result of blows and collisions of rubble.

The restoration was carried out by Dr. Lucia Rueda Quero of the Lorquimur company and financed by the Ministry of Tourism and Culture of the Autonomous Community within the Master Plan for the Recovery of Cultural Heritage through a grant of 12,489 euros.

Source: Paso Azul Lorca

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