400 years of Carmelite presence in San Angelo, Mexico City.
The celebrations of the Virgen del Carmen are held in many cities and towns in Spain
The Virgin of Carmen in Galicia
The celebrations of the Virgen del Carmen in Galicia are charged affection, excitement and party in style. No fishing village on the Galician coast not to give it to the patron who protects everyone, for their craft, take to the sea.
In Muros carving of the Virgin presides tempo events organized in his honor, which began on Tuesday and conclude tomorrow, day 17. In Foz carpets of flowers decorate the streets for procession is held after Mass, chaired by Bishop. In Corm celebrated a Mass at noon in honor of the Virgin of Carmen and then perform the traditional maritime procession.
La Virgen del Carmen in Asturias
In Asturias a great prayer of powder is offered in honor of the Virgen del Carmen. The download of Cangas de Narcea brings together tens of thousands of people in the hills surrounding the town. Tens of thousands of fliers and holes, an almost incalculable amount of powder, He burst through the work of a 600 Local pitchers, that will make everyone present hold your breath for theirs.
Arriondas, Unquera and Bustio, Hontoria, Buddha and The Xareras, El Carmen, Ballasts and Lighting, Celorio and San Juan are some of the villas that celebrate the Day of Carmen.
La Virgen del Carmen in Cantabria
The Spanish Armada celebrates the feast of its patron in Santander. The program of events has planned a mass, imposition of decorations and the traditional meeting of the images of the Virgin in the maritime procession. The bishop of Santander, Vicente Jiménez, lead the procession organized brotherhoods, congregations and fishermen's associations of the Cantabrian capital. The Maritime Club fire 21 salutes the passing of the likes of Carmen also will be greeted by the horns of ships of Puerto Chico. The procession will end in Carmen Street where the bishop addressed a message to the faithful and sing the Salve.
La Virgen del Carmen in the Basque Country
The fishermen (fishermen) of Santurce take the image of the Virgen de la Parroquia de San Jorge. Accompanied by authorities, dance groups, bands and many faithful leads to the fishing port to board a boat. The Virgin, It is surrounded by decked boats goes to the Open and there is a wreath by fishermen died at sea. Once ashore, dance groups performed a traditional dance which celebrates the figure of the woman, embodied it in sardineras of Santurce. In all coastal towns, from Hondarribia to Mutriku, passing Flights, Trintxerpe, Orio, Others, Deba and San Sebastián events are organized to celebrate a special day dedicated to the patron saint of the sea and the fishermen. In the donostiarra port the fishermen of Gipuzkoa paid a warm tribute to all the men of the sea who for years have contributed to the work of fisheries.
La Virgen del Carmen in Castilla La Mancha
Knights of the Military Brotherhood del Carmen, dressed in a striking white and red uniform, escort the image of the Virgen del Carmen on the streets of Molina de Aragón the afternoon 15 July. Alabarderos Squad and Honor Guard carry, further, halberds and pikes of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Marching with the band of trumpets and drums. In the palace of the City Council shall ensure the Banner, every half hour with relay, until twelve o'clock.
La Virgen del Carmen in Castilla y León
In Valladolid one romera Mass is celebrated and then go in procession to the Virgen del Carmen by the waters of the river Pisuerga passing through Valladolid. The Carmelite devotees attending Mass romera, that garlic is held in the shadow of the poplars in the area of mulberry, the Eucharist concludes with the traditional singing of the Salve to the Virgin.
La Virgen del Carmen in Catalonia
In Barcelona we must go back to the eighteenth century, the party began to be held by members of the Catalan sea through the dissemination of a legend that explains how the Carmelite Scapular saved a British ship that was drifting in the middle of a hurricane Majorcan admiral Antonio Barceló Pont Earth whoever, in promoting the festival among sailors, popularized the devotion to the Mother of Deu del Carme or Stella Maris. There are numerous locations that will hold parties to request protection from the dangers of the sea.
The Festa de la Mare de Deu del Carme is one of the oldest traditions of the fishing village of Sitges. A celebration that has never been suspended, concentrates most of the activities on the beach of San Sebastian, La Fragata and the Port of Aiguadol. About forty boats out of the mouth of captaincy of the Port of Aiguadolç, for a tour of the seafront of Sitges. When the procession passes before the Cemetery of San Sebastián takes a wreath in memory of the deceased in the last year, being one of the most emotional moments of the procession.
La Virgen del Carmen in Valencia
The origin of the celebration of the Virgen del Carmen in Valencia us to go back to July 1605 when it docked in Valencia a packed boat wheat, Valencia thought it was a miracle. Since they were suffering hunger finally ended and, as thanks, decided to pay tribute each year to the Virgin to which both had prayed.
Spoon, Vinerós, Sagunto, Torrevieja, Jávea, Gandia, Peniscola, Moraira Santa Pola, El Campello among other, celebrate this traditional seaside holidays, one of the most important summer.
La Virgen del Carmen in Murcia
The tradition dates back to Murcia 1997, year in which this singular image was placed in Cartagena, at the foot of the sea, over a twelve-pointed silver star. The most emotional moments come when fishermen carrying their patron arrive with their boats to the vicinity of the lighthouse. While the virgin watchman sees the port of Cartagena and the lighthouse Christmas a group of faithful will gather to worship. Known as' Corner of the Lady ', the cave houses the image of a small Virgen del Carmen A single instant in which two virgin del Carmen are, under the prayers of hundreds of faithful and fervor of the voices of fishermen singing the Salve marinera.
La Virgen del Carmen in Andalusia
The image of the patron saint of sailors leave in procession in various maritime and inland locations. In Córdoba the Confraternity del Carmen is Crowned Release and image of the Virgin has four candlesticks, a new habit for the Child Jesus and the spectacular skirts embroidered by the workshop of the Brotherhood parade this year from San Cayetano. It has turned to the preparations for the Noven
ay procession of beautiful Carmelite image, It now receives visits from many of his faithful and former neighbors.
In Cadiz the governing board of the brotherhood has decided to extend the route of the procession with the objective that the largest possible number of locals and devotees can see quietly passing the patron of the sea and the Spanish Armada.
In Seville to date forward and the Virgen del Carmen de Calatrava. Exits the eve of his small chapel at the beginning of the Alameda de Hércules for boating from the bridge Barqueta gateway to the Charterhouse. In a few days the image will in glorious procession through the neighborhood of Triana.
La Virgen del Carmen in Baleares
In Mallorca offering a procession and held in honor of the Virgen del Carmen, organized by the Residents Association Porta Santa Margarita, that begins and ends at the monastery of St. Teresa of Jesus.
Ibiza and Formentera are prepared to live with intensity the feast of the Virgen del Carmen with masses and maritime processions that extend to the weekend. Tens of llaüts and accompanying vessels during the sea journey to virgin before returning the image to the church.