The sewer Fray Pascual Gil Almela, offered in the Cultural Center Infanta Elena the Marian Address in honor of the Sewer Patroness, Our Lady of Health, within the events planned by her Brotherhood to venerate her in these May Festivities that are about to start.
The Mayor of Alcantarilla, Joaquín Buendía, along with other members of the Municipal Corporation, presided over the event, along with the Sister of the Brotherhood, Isabel Pérez Salmerón, the parish priest of San Pedro and the councilor of the same, José Antonio Moreno Granados, and since our preacher, Carmelita Descalzo, is currently the Prior of the Community of Carmelite Fathers of Caravaca de la Cruz, neither did they want to miss the same the Sister of the Royal and Illustrious Brotherhood of Vera Cruz City, Elisa María Giménez-Girón, together with the Episcopal Vicar of Caravaca-Mula, Jesus Aguilar, as well as other civil, military and ecclesiastical authorities, who knew that Fray Pascual would offer a great vision of Alcantarilla and its Patron.
The Brotherhood also recognized the work and the service they have been receiving from the hairdresser Antonio Franco Navarro, who for many years has been the one who puts his hands on the wigs worn by our employer, especially on these days of May , Since it is with pilgrimages, transfers and ends with the solemn procession, which this year as a novelty will be carried on shoulders, since it usually goes by car, by the Brothers Portapasos of San Pedro Apóstol, who this year is celebrating their wedding Silver bearing the same in the procession of Holy Thursday.
In an act presented by the sewer journalist, Popular Television, Angel Jover Terol, the Brotherhood also wanted to comply with the agreement of its board of directors and deliver to the Hospital Viamed San José, a large photograph of the framed Virgin of Health, which Was given to the priest-chaplain of the same, Francisco Jose Azorin, being enthroned since last Sunday in the chapel of said hospital.
Fray Pascual focused all his proclamation, "without other documentary boasts as he said - of the story about the patronage history of our young Virgin, who has been with us since the thirteenth century," for his words and his very close memories and experiences As a child, to know her a little more, extolling the devotion of Sewer to her patron.
With the arrival of the month of May, a special air begins to breathe in the streets of our city: pilgrimages, hermitage, procession, offering of flowers and fruits, next to a great exaltation huertana, masses, triduos in his honor, a whole tradition Which began for years with the pilgrimage last May 1 to his hermitage, next to the place of the "Salah Water", very close to the orchard and near the official start of the holidays, the proclamation, this time, a Once more offered by a son of the town, born in Alcantarilla.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Alcantarilla