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The Procession of the Holy Blood 2019 (OFFICIAL TRAILER)

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VisitBruges Thursday 30 May 2019, the Procession of the Holy Blood returns to the streets of Bruges. Not to be missed, as it has been #Bruges main cultural event since the Middle Ages!
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hitherto We were there at the end of April, last month, (2019), and the information I have about origin: The oldest documents concerning the Holy Blood of Bruges date back to 1256. The Holy Blood probably was part of a group of relics of the Passion of Christ preserved at the Imperial Museum of Bucoleon in Constantinople (modern Istanbul). In 1203 Constantinople was besieged and …More
hitherto We were there at the end of April, last month, (2019), and the information I have about origin: The oldest documents concerning the Holy Blood of Bruges date back to 1256. The Holy Blood probably was part of a group of relics of the Passion of Christ preserved at the Imperial Museum of Bucoleon in Constantinople (modern Istanbul). In 1203 Constantinople was besieged and conquered by the crusaders. Baldovin IX, Count of Flanders, after being crowned as the new emperor, sent the relic of the Precious Blood to his native country at Bruges.
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We were in Bruges last spring and venerated the relic of the Holy Blood. Tradition tells us that the blood was collected by Joseph of Arimathea and brought from the Holy Land. It was a wonderful experience.
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