after one long wait three years old, Border Sticks I relived an afternoon of August 4 as tradition dictates. The Virgin of Miracles, Patron Saint of the municipality, left the Monastery of Santa María de La Rábida to go to her house. On the shoulders of palermos and accompanied by a large number of faithful, the residents of Palos de la Frontera were able to reunite with her mother.

The Patron Saint of the town of Palermo returned this Thursday, August 4, to the Church of San Jorge Mártir, where she will remain this month to preside over the festivities held in her honor on the occasion of August 15. Some holidays that will give way to the Pilgrimage, which as always will take place in La Rábida from August 26 to 29. An intense and traditional calendar of celebrations and cults.

The month of August is unique in Palos de la Frontera. It is a very intense week with different moments of celebration in honor of the Virgin of Miracles. A long-awaited appointment throughout the year by Palermo and devotees for which the countdown began on August 4 with the transfer of the patron saint of the town, supported by many faithful, from La Rábida to the urban center of Palos . A very emotional and special moment, which was experienced after the 7:00 p.m. mass at the Rabideño Monastery.

With this long-awaited act by the people of Palermo, a program prior to the celebration of the festivities begins. To begin with, from this Friday the 5th to Saturday the 13th of this month of August, the Novena will take place in honor of the patron saint, which will be officiated every night starting at 9:00 p.m. in the Church of San Jorge. On the last day of the novena, in addition, the reception of new Brothers and a social food collection will take place.

On August 15, the big day of the festivities, one of the most anticipated moments of the month is experienced with the procession of the Virgen de los Milagros through the streets of the town of Palermo starting at 9:00 p.m. A day in which the Main Function is also held at 12:00 noon.

On Wednesday the 17th, the Virgen de Los Milagros will make an extraordinary procession to the temple that bears her name in the town. An extensive tour through the streets of the Barrio de Los Príncipes that will bring the virgin closer to all her neighbors.

The Pilgrimage of Palos is celebrated this year from August 26 to 29. After the Patron Saint Festivities, as tradition dictates, Palos will rest for a few days to prepare its Pilgrimage of the Virgin of Miracles, preparations that this year begin on Saturday, August 20, with the presentation to the Virgin of the children baptized these years. Then, starting at 10:00 p.m., the XLIII Romero Proclamation and the Floral Offering will take place.

The Pilgrimage of the Virgin of Miracles

The Pilgrimage in Honor of Our Lady of Miracles itself will be held in the area of ​​La Rábida between August 26 and 29. The pilgrimage program designed for these traditional festivities begins, as every year, with the mass and the departure of the pilgrims from Palos de la Frontera to the Rabideño enclave.

A transfer of the image of the Virgin to the Hermitage of La Rábida from the parish of Palos, where it has remained since the beginning of this month of August, which will take place on Friday, August 26, starting at 6:00 p.m. In this way, after the pilgrimage mass, the patron saint of Palos de la Frontera leaves for the place of La Rábida, accompanied by thousands of people on horseback, carts, charrets or on foot.

After the arrival of the pilgrims to La Rábida, the Pilgrimage will begin in the surroundings of the Monastery, where Palermo and visitors will enjoy with family and friends in the ranches, where unforgettable moments of conviviality take place throughout the whole weekend. and to those who are invited all Huelva who want to know this Pilgrimage.

In short, a very intense month of August for Palos de la Frontera, which invites the entire province of Huelva to enjoy its festivities.