Ofelia Lourido Ferreiro

Birth Date: - (†8th April 2005)
Birth Place: Cuba

She worked as a civil servant in Lugo for fifty years. Together with her sister Rosa she founded the Brotherhood ‘Entrada Triunfal de Jesús en Jerusalén’ (La Borriquita), which has been marching on Palm Sunday and Good Friday since 1945. The brotherhood started with seven Roman and five Hebrew soldiers, nowadays there are about seventy and two hundred respectively.

 Work & Activities

The procession was always celebrated in the open air. They collaborated with Buen Jesús Brotherhood for several years. The brotherhood is supported by means of 3 euro-shares a year, economic aids from the County Council, some donations and a great personal effort throughout the whole year.

 Other Interesting Aspects

She looks after the ‘paso’, uniforms and costumes and is in charge of the organization, cleaning and preservation.