Duchess Takes Part in Religious Procession on Good Friday

April 20, 2017

According to The Royal Forums:

Spain’s Infanta Pilar, Duchess of Badajoz, assisted in the procession of the Jesus Christ of the Alabarderos yesterday, Good Friday.

The statue of Jesus Christ of the Alabarderos is carried through the streets of Madrid by 44 individuals, accompanied by fife and drum players from the military band.

The Infanta was given the task of setting the procession off from the Puerta del Príncipe of the Royal Palace in Madrid. Her niece, Infanta Elena, usually performs the task in her role as Honorary Senior Sister of the Congregation. Infanta Pilar’s daughter, Simoneta Gómez-Acebo, also attended the event.

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