Liturgical story of the walnut jewel from León The choir of a religious temple is the place where the priests daily pray the liturgical or canonical hours. In León’s Cathedral, this space was built for the priests of the Cathedral’s Chapter and, exceptionally, for the placement...

Example of the 17th-Century goldsmithing from León Purchased from the parish of Quintanilla del Molar (León) by the Cathedral’s Chapter in 1880 for its restoration and conservation, it has been unmoving, majestic, in the High Altar of León’s Cathedral for over a hundred years. With the...

León’s Cathedral perfectly reflects the spirit of this Spanish region characterized by the nobility of its people and the respect for their ancestors. It is, undoubtedly, the Spanish Cathedral which preserves in a more pureness way the Gothic body and soul with which it was created....

León’s Cathedral is an immense catechesis itself, every corner speaks of God and of the history of Christianity. In this first issue of REVISTA CATEDRAL DE LEÓN we want to bring the reader two small pieces which almost go unnoticed to the visitor. They are...

Every cathedral staples the nape to your back, its height capture the astonishment and there is always a vault or a pinnacle that leads you to imagine the brutal vertigo that the masons who built it had to overcome. Here in León, the builders came...

I entered into the Cathedral for the first time in October. My grandparents are from León, but I grew up in Mexico and I only knew it from the photographs in the books. This way, that was a spiritual moment for me. I completed a...