Signatures

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......

The Gothic cathedral occupies the peak of León, “where the air is full of beauty”, hiding the secret of its attraction in its fragility.   We usually tired men climb from the city to drink this freshness every night and to feel the stars in......

Infinite feelings, like emotions. To the rhythm of an out of tune drum and drumsticks. Short and to the point… this is the processional feeling of the people of León. ‘Sewn’ to the heart of a people which lives like few the «Week of Ten......

When a grammarian like me approaches to the Pulchra Leonina is impossible not to stop before a stained glass window referring to his discipline: the so-called De la Cacería (The Hunt) (Norte XII). Undoubtedly, the most difficult due to several factors: • Thematic complexity It......

«El maragato en la torre y en la plaza el negrillón» is the verse of a song that my mother used to sing frequently during the summers that we spent in the house of my grandparents in Vegaquemada during my childhood. My mother, Rosario, and......

There She was, always surrounded by flowers and burning candles. I was 10 years old and very happy to have been chosen as an altar boy in León’s Cathedral. I was struck in the midst of such beauty by that image of the Virgin Mary......