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In the Triana neighbourhood, in Seville, the Virgen de la Estrella Chapel is the definitive seat of the Pontifical, Royal, Illustrious and Fervent Sacramental Brotherhood and Confraternity of Nazarenes of Nuestro Padre Jesús de las Penas, María Santísima de la Estrella, Triunfo del Santo Lignum Crucis, San Francisco de Paula and Santas Justa and Rufina, after going through up to four previous s

This church was initially a chapel and family pantheon built by the 2nd Count of Olivares. His son, Gaspar, succeeded in having it elevated to the status of collegiate church through a papal decree. This allowed the church to operate independently from the Archdiocese of Seville.

In the pedestrian high street of the town, Mesones Street, stands this Chapel of the old Charity Hospital, now a nursing home run by the Mercedarian Sisters.