San Nicolas people celebrates 30 years since the appearance of the Virgin Mary
The faithful began from today’ zero hour the prayer vigil to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Virgin Mary apparition in San Nicholas.
Mass is form 15:00 and the procession begins with the image of the Virgin through the streets ending with the ceremony presided by Bishop Hector Cardelli.
The appearance of the Virgin took place for the first time, September 25, 1983, to Gladys Quiroga de Motta.
The Church was cautious about it, but popular devotion was growing every year, and every anniversary, attended by more than 250 thousand devotees to pray.
“When I was 46, the Virgin appeared to me and asked me to build a temple with pink marble pillars along the Parana River, which then was built about 50 meters from my house,” Gladys said.