Feast of Our Lady of Students

Virgin studentSunday 1 October we celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Students. The actions envisaged are the following:

11:50h Procesión toward the Altar with the image of the Virgin, that will remain there throughout the day.

12:00h Mass of children. Then is will pray the prayer of the children to the Virgin of them students (It reads one but all will gather next to the image).

20:00h Mass of young. After the procession with the image to its Chapel. Sand he will pray the traditional prayer to the Virgin student, they will sing the “Gaudeamus igitur” and then there will be a “picaeta”

*Este domingo como comienza el mes del rosario, There will be blessing of Rosary after each mass.. And throughout the month of October at 18.30h will pray the Rosary.

The Virgin of the students-currently very visited by these- a carving on wooden polychrome, of author unknown, belonging to the 12th or 13th centuries. Was found in 1968 in the barn of a village of the province of Cuenca and donated to the Church, It is restored 1975 by J. Esteve Edo and polychromed by A. Barat.

This image of the seated Virgin with the child's foot, sample, in its radiant color and simple lines, the popular interpretation of other most educated forms. It highlights the contrast between the impassivity of the Virgin and the child mobility and humanization.

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