A group of Brothers belonging to the Brotherhood of La Oración del Huerto and El Santo Sepulcro decided in 1973 to establish a new Brotherhood to parade with a Crucified. After several attempts, the Brotherhood of the Holy Christ of Forgiveness was definitively constituted in 1976, although since 1974 and the following year it has participated, under the auspices of the Brotherhood of the Holy Reclining Christ and Holy Virgin of Pain, in the Processional Parades of Holy Wednesday night, General Procession, and Good Friday night, Holy Burial Procession, with an existing Crucified in the Convent of San Joaquín and San Pascual provisionally mounted on the throne of the Holy Christ of Agony.
The Image of its owner, owned by Mrs. Josefina Pérez de Tarazona, is kept in an Altarpiece of the Convent of San Joaquín and San Pascual, for which it had been carved in wood by the Valencian sculptor Vicente Benedito in 1942 commissioned by the aforementioned family. From there, and after the traditional Besapié, the transfer to the Basilica of Nuestra Señora de la Asunción takes place on Palm Saturday.
Designed by D. Antonio Marín Oliver in 1976, the original throne, a simple wooden base brocaded in navy blue velvet with metal ornaments, made by the master carpenter Francisco Dato Moreno, and four wrought iron lanterns, the work of Emiliano Alfaro Romero, It was renovated in 1997 by the local artist Bonifacio Pérez Ballesteros, who a year earlier had composed a new cross for the Image carved in old wood and of identical workmanship to the original, and completed with a new set of finery embroidered in gold on velvet by the Religious Justinian Mothers of God of Murcia. D. Antonio Marín Oliver himself also designed the banner, which was also embroidered in gold by the Justinian Mothers of God Religious of Murcia and whose central canvas is the work of the Ciezano painter Juan Ruiz Tortosa. In 2009, the Paso was completed with an original bell holder: a polychrome wooden sculpture of an angel, the work of the new sculptor Antonio Jesús Yuste Navarro from Ciez.
In its first years of existence, the Brotherhood marched in procession accompanied by the O.J.E., until a few years later it had its own Third of Nazarenes, which, however, began to parade with the current uniformity in 1993, the year in which the government of the Brotherhood its current President, D. Pascual Villa Salmerón; Under his mandate, the Brotherhood has incorporated two tercio lanterns and new staffs into its procession, both made in the workshops of the Ciezano goldsmith Francisco Penalva in 1994 and 2003, respectively, as well as a censer in 2005.
After their Statutes were approved in 1976, the Bishop of the Diocese authorized them to procession in the Procession of the Resurrected on the morning of Resurrection Sunday with the Blessed Virgin of Beautiful Love, a carving made in 1940 by the Murcian sculptor Juan González Moreno, owned by Mrs. Josefina Marín-Blázquez, who has her own chapel in the Basilica of Nuestra Señora de la Asunción and whose transfer is still celebrated prior to the Procession from the Hermitage of San Bartolomé; the throne on which it parades was made at the end of the 19th century by Maestro Cañamón for the Image of Santa María Magdalena. Image and throne have been recently restored: the Image in 1997, by Javier Bernal Casanova; the throne in 2002, by Bonifacio Pérez Ballesteros.
There is news of an ancient Image of the Blessed Virgin of Beautiful Love that may have arrived in Cieza at the end of the 19th century, its first Waitresses being Ms. Narcisa Talón and Ms. Piedad Jaén Talón, and which had an important novena from very early on. in the month of May that was celebrated until 1907 in the Church of Nuestra Señora de la Asunción and from then until the Civil War in the Convent of Santa Clara. It seems that this Image replaced a primitive carving of María Santísima de la Soledad who, under the invocation of Virgen de Gracia, had been parading in the Procession of the Risen One since 1754. Like this one, the new Image continued to process under the protection of the Brotherhood of Our Lady of Solitude until the Brotherhood of the Holy Christ of Forgiveness took charge of it, this being the first Brotherhood that had a female relay of anderas in said Procession, an example that has since been followed by practically all the other Brotherhoods.
In 1999 the Brotherhood premiered its third Step, The Encounter of Jesus and Mary on Calle de la Amargura, a sculptural group carved in wood by the Murcian sculptor José Hernández Navarro made up of an Image of Jesus with the Cross on his back and two other Mary and Saint John who parade in the Procession of the Penitent on Good Friday morning on a throne carved in wood and gold, the work of Bonifacio Pérez Ballesteros, which is completed with a set of finery embroidered in gold on velvet by the Religious Justinian Mothers of God of Murcia. And in 2003, he acquired a place where he could set up his House-Museum in the near future.
The Brotherhood also has a Children's Step, María Santísima de la Alegría, the work of the Murcian sculptor José A. Hernández Navarro, with whom it participates in the Children's Procession on Holy Saturday afternoon.
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