History Of Our Lady De La Fuensanta

January 13, 2014


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Virgen de la Fuensanta also called the morainal, his appearance on the mountain at a place called the Hondoyuelo. It is a mountain located about five kilometers from Murcia southerly direction, in this mountain have been found remains of an Iberian village, Iberian remains indicate that it is a place sacred in which rituals made in honor of their primitive beliefs. The patron saint of Murcia is located in the sanctuary of Nuestra Senora de la Fuensanta located in Algezares. The popularity of the patron saint of Murcia has is deve that the faithful asked rain, therefore the miracle is consecrate and rained and nevo in abundance, was then when angled prestige and is today a highly sought and visited Virgin. His shrine is situated in a beautiful place in full mount with very nice views of the city of Murcia.

The festivities in honor of the patron saint of Murcia are in September being the second Tuesday of the month when the pilgrimage is made and all the faithful who wish to do so go up with her in Act of devotion to their Patron Saint. The Virgin it carry the costaleros shoulders starting from the Cathedral of the city passing through the bridge of the dangers and coming to the Iglesia del Carmen where throw you rose petals from the balcony. The faithful shout and sing him being a moment of great devotion. Virgin takes the road toward his sanctuary road Algezares making several stops and bravery of petals until arrives the sanctuary where occurs a mass and the faithful return to their homes after a long walk. The anthem of the Virgen de la Fuensanta can see also in my blog. Virgen de la Fuensanta in Murcia original author and source of the article