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'El Rocio' in San Diego

April 10, 2008 - 8:06 PDT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MEDIA ADVISORY

La Peńa Andaluza in California Invites you to celebrate The Recreation of The Pilgrimage of El Rocio in San Diego, CA.

VAN NUYS, CA (APRIL 10, 2008) - In the most authentic Andalusia style, nearly a million pilgrims flock to El Rocio, Spain every year during the Feast of Pentecost to pay homage to the statue of the Virgin Mary.

This Pilgrimage is also Spanish Pageantry. People dress in traditional Andalucian costumes, travel by foot and wagons from all over Europe to visit the shrine of Our Lady of Rocío. It is one of the most spectacular festivities in all of Spain and displays of true Spanish folk culture and devotion to the Virgin Mary.

Pope John Paul II once said that Saint Augustine stated that those who sing pray twice as much, but in Spain people pray, sing and dance; so how many times do the Spanish people pray? In true Spanish form, pilgrims to El Rocio as the festivity is commonly known pray, sing, and dance the entire way to the Sanctuary and back.

La Peńa Andaluza of California in collaboration with the Hispanic Community of St. Patrick's Catholic Church and The Brotherhood of The Americas of Our Lady of Rocio are proud to recreate a bit of this great Spanish Tradition in California soil.

Our celebration of this traditional festivity will begin with a procession of the image of Our Lady of Rocio of The Americas and the processional banners of both the Brotherhood and La Peńa Andaluza, followed by a Holy Mass followed by Flamenco Dancing and Authentic Spanish Food including a Huge Paella.

For additional information you may visit www.elrocio.net or www.andaluza-usa.com.

IF YOU PLAN TO BRING A GROUP PLEASE RSVP BY CALLING Tel: (619) 234-7897


May 4th, 2008 at 12:30 pm Location: Saint Patrick's Catholic Church
3585 30th St. San Diego, CA 92104

We encourage you to arrive early and join us in our processional entrance.
The Fiesta, food and flamenco dancing will follow the religious celebration.
Mass at 12:30 - Fiesta at St. Patrick´s Parish Hall - 2:00 to 5:00pm


La Peńa Andaluza en California
Os invita a celebrar la recreación de la Romería del Rocío en San Diego, CA


De la forma más autentica Andaluza, acerca de un millón de peregrinos viajan cada ańo a la Aldea del Rocío para visitar y rezarle a Nuestra Virgen del Rocío en su humilde ermita.

Esta Romería es también un desfile de la cultura Andaluza, en la cual los peregrinos se visten de trajes típicos andaluces y viajan a pie, caballos y en carretas de todas partes de Europa para visitar el santuario de la Virgen del Roció. Es una de las mas espectaculares festividades en toda Espańa y una manifestación del folklore andaluz, al igual que una de las mas grandes devociones marianas de todo el mundo.

Su Santidad el Papa Juan Pablo II, en su visita a Andalucia dijo que San Agustín una vez dijo que el que canta reza dos veces, pero que en Espańa la gente rezaba, cantaba y bailaba; entonces cuantas veces reza el pueblo espańol? Los peregrinos que viajan de ida y vuelta de la Aldea del Rocío rezan, cantan, y bailan canciones dedicadas a la Virgen. Compartiendo una gran emoción religiosa y cultural con todo aquel que se encuentren en el camino.

La Peńa Andaluza de California en colaboración con la comunidad hispana de la parroquia de San Patricio y el Comité Pro-Hermandad de Las Américas de Nstra. Sra. del Rocío se orgullesen en recrear en tierras californianas un poco de lo que es la gran tradición de la Romería del Rocío.

Nuestra recreación del Rocío consistirá de la procesión de la imagen de Nstra. Sra. del Rocío de La Américas con los simpecados de Las Américas y La Peńa Andaluza. La procesión culminara con la Santa Misa después de la cual nos transferimos al salón de la parroquia para cantarle la Salve a La Virgen, disfrutar de bailes flamencos y una gigantesca paella.

Para más información favor visitar - www.elrocio.net or www.andaluza-usa.com.

Os agradecemos confirmar la asistencia de groupos llamando al Tel: (619) 234-7897

4 de Mayo de 2008 - 12:30 pm
Saint Patrick's Catholic Church - 3585 30th St. San Diego, CA 92104

Os recomendamos llegar temprano para participar en Nuestra entrada procesional.
La Fiesta, comida y presentación de bailes flamenco será después de la Santa Misa.
Santa Misa - 12:30 - Fiesta - St. Patrick´s Parish Hall - 2:00 to 5:00pm

Contact

Brotherhood of The Americas of Our Lady of Rocio
http://www.elrocio.net
CA, US
Roger Navas-Balladares - Committee Chair, 818 448-5185

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