Mass in honor of Our Lady. SRA. La Divina Pastora
The next Sunday 19 January to the 17:30h, We celebrate in San Juan del Hospital, a Mass in honor of Our Lady of La Divina Pastora, organized by AVEC - Association of Venezuelans in Valencia -. At the end of the traditional Mass will “picaeta”.
The picture of this Marian devotion came to Venezuela in 1706 and it was placed by mistake in the temple of Santa Rosa (Barquisimeto), a church that was not his. When wanted to move failed and decided to leave it there. In 1812 an earthquake destroyed the church, but she remained intact image. La Divina Pastora is one of the most important advocacies of Venezuela. It is the patroness of the state of Lara and every 14 January is celebrated in a massive procession.