Category: San Juan

Of ceilings, vaults and domes

Sometimes we do not look up enough and we miss true wonders; works made hundreds of years ago, by men who had almost no technical support, without modern means certainly, but with a great creative capacity supported by an excellent workmanship. In San...

Celebration of the Feast of the “Exaltation of the Holy Cross”

Next Monday 14 September will celebrate the feast of the "Feast of the Cross". In San Juan del Hospital we retain a relic of the wood of the Cross where Our Lord Jesus Christ died "Lignum Crucis". It will be on display all day for the veneration of the faithful. At 19h...

Report on the bell tower and possible bells of San Juan del Hospital

Francesc Llop i Bayo (Valencia, 1951), Spanish anthropologist and bell ringer. He is an expert in all aspects of hoods (conservation, restoration and touches) and bell ringers. He has made an inventory of all the bells of the cathedrals of Spain sponsored by the Ministry of Culture (1.076 bells in 94 cathedrals). During...

29 of August: Martyrdom of Saint John the Baptist

Each 29 August the Catholic Church commemorates the Martyrdom of San Juan Bautista -owner of our church-, who he was decapitated by announcing and denouncing the truth. John the Baptist is the only saint in the Church who is celebrating his birth (24 June) and his death...

15 of August, The Assumption of the Virgin Mary

At the end of his life on earth, Mary was taken up body and soul into heaven. This is a truth of faith, received by tradition and was solemnly proclaimed by Pio XII in 1950. It is a great celebration of our Mother the Virgin, and San Juan del...

Salva and Susanna, again in San Juan del Hospital

The bride who wore white five months later A couple celebrate a thanksgiving mass and offering after getting married in church, in civilian suits and behind closed doors, during the confinement Moisés Domínguez 09.08.2020 | Diario El Levante Can you get married in the church...

“Solar effect”

Sunday 26 July we filmed this video from 7:43h until 10:45h in the morning, with fast camera “time-lapse”. During 3 hours we could observe the evolution of the drawing of natural light projected with eight circles on the walls and the nave of the church. Sunday 2 of...

Don Carlos Cremades's last messages

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25 of July – Solemnity of Saint James the Apostle

Saturday 25 July is the Solemnity of St. James the Greater. We will celebrate it together with La “Friends of the Camino de Santiago de Valencia”. At 19h, a Mass will be held in which members of the Board of Directors of said Association will be present. At the end of the Mass...

San Joaquín y Santa Ana, parents of the Virgin Mary

Sunday 26 of July we celebrate the feast of San Joaquín y Santa Ana, parents of Mary and grandparents of Jesus. For this reason, traditionally on this day is celebrated to grandparents. In San Juan de el Hospital, after the Mass the Rector impart a special blessing for them....