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Posted on Jun 18, 2013

San Sebastiano al Vesuvio

San Sebastiano al Vesuvio

Missione Mariana:

In città arriva il quadro della madonna di Pompei.Circa ottocento persone vestite di azzurro, i sacerdoti don Enzo Cozzolino e don Gaetano Borrelli, representatives of the police and the deputy mayor Salvatore Sannino, welcomed on Wednesday afternoon,the image of the Blessed Virgin of the Rosary. The arrival of the painting, revered all over the world, It marks the beginning of the Marian Mission in San Sebastiano al Vesuvio. “A historic event of evangelization” as pointed out by the priests of San Sebastian and Pompeii, that will be developed in five days. “During the mission aterneranno moments of prayer and reflection – explains Don Enzo – in recent days he has meditated well as the Virgin of the Rosary also on the figure of Blessed Bartolo Longo. Yesterday took place then a 'Eucharistic adoration with young people, a true white night of prayer. In the next days, In addition to praise, confessions and Eucharistic celebrations with priests of the shrine in Pompeii, They will be held prayer meetings in various parts of the city. The presence of the painting of the Madonna in San Sebastian is a’ important opportunity for conversion for all”. “The town celebrates – He underlines Raffaele Incarnate, faithful of the Sanctuary – is an event that fills us with joy and confidence”. For the occasion, the Union of Bakers exhibited works, made with bread dough, dedicated to Our Lady . The Marian mission will conclude Sunday with a celebration presided over by the Auxiliary Bishop Mgr. Antonio Di Donna. Also on Sunday, from the 15.30, the picture will return to Pompeii followed on foot by the faithful of the community of San Sebastian, pilgrimage, along the Vesuvian towns of Herculaneum, Torre Del Greek and Torre Annunziata.