Pilgrim Mass, Santiago de Compostela

Botafumeiro at the Santiago Cathedral, Santiago de Compostela Spain

Botafumeiro at the Santiago Cathedral, Santiago de Compostela Spain

Pilgrim Mass at the Santiago de Compostela Cathedral, the Tiraboleiros, members of clergy swing an 80k silver incense burner called a botafermeiro across the transept of the Cathedral. It is a highlight of the service, the moment many pilgrims have been waiting for.

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