On Saturday January 17, the feast of San Antonio Abad (San Antón), residents will approach Sewer nearby hamlet of Agua Sala and the shrine of Our Lady. Mrs. Health (Patroness of Sewell), compared with Museo de la Huerta, to accompany the patron saint of animals in acts of pilgrimage is traditionally organized.
At 16:30 hours will celebrate Mass inside the shrine of our Patron, then the image of San Antón leave in procession, on the outskirts of the place and then the blessing of all pets will occur that hundreds of children and elderly people have this festival every year, on the porch of the chapel, accompanied by many residents of Sewell and other neighboring peoples moving to our town.
Children will have the opportunity to enjoy the natural environment surrounding the shrine and source of salt water and spend a lazy afternoon in the usual attractions or perform the usual and shopping stalls inexcusable candy and balloons, which do delight the youngest, spending the afternoon shopping at the various stalls typical "cascaruja" or picnic beside the river Segura.
"Last year as Butler says San Antón, Fulgencio Sánchez Riquelme- San Antón premiered a new throne and this time, we will have the opportunity to hear first Hymn to St. Anton, composed by the priest D. Jorge Rodriguez, pastor of San Francisco Javier Murcia-San Antón, hymn that this year sees the light for the celebrations that are held in honor of San Anton, both Murcia to Sewer ".
Source: Ayuntamiento de Alcantarilla