Cofradía Hermandad Cristo de la Buena Muerte

Confraternity of the Holy Christ of Good Death " Our Lady of the Amargura.

The Confraternity of the Holy Christ of Good Death and Our Lady of Amargura, although best known as Good Death, was founded on May 13, 1991 in the Parador of Hortichuelas being the Approval of Rules in 1994. In 2016 he celebrated his XXV Anniversary with a set of special events that culminated in the extraordinary departure on October 22 of Our Lady of the Amargura in her pallium passage.

Honorary Major Brothers:

The Spanish Legion (29 April 1994) through a proposal that was accepted as the General in Chief of the Command of the Legion D. Rafael Reig de la Vega.

The Spanish Civil Guard, represented by the 3rd Company of the Commandership of the Civil Guard of Almeria based in El Ejido. On 26 March 2002, the Directorate-General of the Guardia Civil accepted this appointment.

Main images: Stmo. Christ of Good Death. Made of cedar wood by imager D. Jesus Curquejo Murillo. This image was blessed on 19 February 1995.

Ntra. Mrs. Amargura. Work of the Sevillian imager D. Juan Manuel Miñarro López. His clothes were made by Juan Antonio Curquejo Morales. The crown was made in the workshops of Sons of D. Juan Fernández Gómez. Image blessed by His Excellency. and Rvdmo. Mr. Bishop of Almeria Dr. D. Rosendo Álvarez Gascón on 28 November 1994.

St. John Evangelist. Image carved in polychrome cedar wood work of the sculptor and imager gaditano D. Luis González Rey. He received the blessing on April 4, 1998.

Ntro. Father Jesus of Health in his triumphal entry into Jerusalem (“The Borriquita”). This image is of natural size, carved in real cedar wood polychrome oil by the sculptor Manuel Madroñal Isorna. He received the blessing in the Church of the Assumption, The Parador. He was blessed in 2008.

The Confraternity of the Holy Christ of Good Death " Our Lady of the Amargura carries out the procession of her headlines: the Most Holy Christ of Good Death, St John Evangelist " Ntra. Mrs. Amargura. Two steps emerge in the procession:

Pass of the Most Holy Christ of Good Death. Wooden step made by the Sevillian Talist D. Manuel Caballero Farfán in 1998. It's a canastilla step. Costaleros: 35, Working style: sevillana.

Step of Our Lady of the Yellow. Baroque-style silver alpaca vents. Central Chapel with the image of “Our Father Jesus Cautivo de Medinaceli”. Jarras and varnals in silver alpaca of baroque style. Candeleria of 72 pieces. Peana in silver alpaca. The whole orfebrería made in the workshops of D. Manuel de los Ríos. Palio fabric in Italian red velvet made at the Sebastian Marchante Gambero Workshop (Málaga). Manto made by María Eugenia Manzano Moreno. Costaleros: 30, Working style: sevillana.

The neighborhood of El Parador de las Hortichuelas follows the procession with devotion since its departure in the Chapel (20:30) accompanying its headlines all the way, during the journey several ‘petalás’ are made. The parade culminates in the expectation of the parishioners in the Chapel where the meeting of Our Lady of Amargura occurs with the Most Holy Christ of Good Death. Consuming the night with the cantic of arrows to the venerated images and a “baile” between the steps where the seasiders and coasters scoop their images.