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Manuel Marcos Sánchez made a tour in his proclamation for the history of the Virgin of Health and the patrons of Archena (09/09/2017)

The mayor of Archena, Patricia Fernandez, counselor for Family and Equal Opportunities, Violante Tomás, and Hacienda Minister, Andrés Carrillo, attended last night the Mass and the commemorative proclamation to Our Lady of Health, Patroness of Archena, under the general secretary of the Ministry of Family and Equal Opportunities, Manuel Marcos Sánchez and former mayor of Archena, held at the gates of the sanctuary, in the Balneario de Archena.

The proclamation was a journey through the history of the Virgin of Health and the patrons of Archena, using religious texts and poems related to Archena, made from three sentiments: faith in God, devotion to the Virgin and enormous affection for Archena.

Manuel Marcos Sanchez expressed personal experiences, taking as a model the image of the Virgin of Health, patroness of Archena since 1939.

Also attending the pregón, Councilors of the Government Team, the rest of the Corporation, responsible for the thermal establishment and other regional leaders.

"In order for our devotion to Mary to be authentic, we need to imitate her." Mary embodies very current and necessary attitudes in our secularized and technified society: piety and charity to accompany, discreet presence, sensitivity, gentleness and tenderness before the sufferer, a positive appreciation of small things and a daily gesture, humility and modesty, hope, faith and dedication entrusted to God. Maria".

In the vital reflections he conveyed to the archers, he declared that "we want our people very much. Let us work to make it a people that looks to the future but without ignoring our roots, which we must pass on to our descendants. the most important, our faith and religiosity.It is very important that we do it because we are in a very difficult time for the Catholic faith.We have to get our speech muted and our skin look up to see our patron through the streets of Archena at the end of this month, making a year more history, as did all those who preceded us in this devotion.

Source: Ayuntamiento de Archena

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