The rain has altered this Tuesday the Holy Week schedule and the day of Holy Tuesday has been lived in the Plaza of the Church of the Incarnation of Marbella, where the Brotherhood of Nuestro Padre Jesús Cautivo, María Santísima de la Encarnación, Santa Marta, San Lázaro and María has venerated its Sacred Headlines before the forecast of precipitations.

The Brotherhood fervor has been felt after 9:30 p.m.when the drums of the Marbella Musical Band announced the departure of the 3 thrones that the brotherhood processions outside the Holy Temple, a decision of the Governing Board that has been received with the applause of the attending public, which has not relented in spot the dedications despite the fall of the first drops of the afternoon.

The forecast of rainfall has made the brotherhood make the decision to suspend the processional step at 6:45 p.m. scheduled for this Tuesday night, but not the celebration of acts to show devotion to the Sacred Heads. At 9:31 p.m. the opening of the doors of the temple took place to remove the throne from Our Father Jesús Cautivo, ceded by the Brotherhood Romeros de San Bernabé, and that has been rocked by 50 carriers.

It has been followed by the exit to the Plaza de la Iglesia de la Encarnación la invocation of Santa Marta, San Lázaro and María of the brothers of Betaniaa throne carved in wood and stewed in gold that has been danced at 9:54 p.m. and carried on the shoulders of “100 women”, as “is the tradition here”, according to the older sister, Pilar Benito, who takes office this year.

A hundred women carry the throne of Santa Marta.

A hundred women carry the throne of Santa Marta.


Maria Jesus Serrano


He has continued the devotion with the exit of Mary Most Holy of the Incarnation, the which has not been without difficulty due to the height of the throne, but which finally the 90 bearers have been able to circumvent skillfully the altarpieces of the church portico, being rocked at 10:03 p.m.

Once the three dedications were found outside the Holy Temple, a raised and rocked in unisondirected by a single foreman, followed by a floral offering and the singing of saetas to the Sacred Holders by María Oliva.

The day ended with the traditional Santa Marta cake delivery -which this year have been distributed in bags of 3 units due to the pandemic-, a custom that dates back to the 60s of the last century since the creation of the brotherhood, distributed between 25 and 30 kilos. Finally, the recollection of the thrones has begun at 10:56 p.m.

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