Sunday, 1 February 2015

Barrio San Felipe de Jesus Festivity - Barra de Navidad

Barra de Navidad Barrio Patron Saint Philip of Jesus
"El Barrio de San Felipe te invita a la fiesta en honor de su Santo"

The neighborhood commonly known as "El Barrio" has a saint, and its name is actually Barrio San Felipe de Jesus (Philip of Jesus) in honor of this Mexican Martyr Saint who died in Japan in  February 5 1597.

There is Fiesta in el Barrio to celebrate San Felipe de Jesus. The celebrations are from February 2nd. till February 5th. in the San Felipe de Jesus church and the program is as follow: 

5:30 a.m. Fireworks
6:30 a.m. Rosary
7:00 p.m. Mass  
6:00 p.m. Pilgrimage and Floats starting by the High School walking to the church
8:00 p.m. Kermess, Loteria (Bingo), toritos (structure on a shape of a bull loaded with fireworks. A person carry the "torito" and chase people around when the fireworks are lit up ), castillos (towers with fireworks attached that form different colorful figures). 
San Felipe de Jesus church is located in Oceano Indico and Ejidatarios streets.

Everyboy is welcome! 
Pilgrimage in honor of Patron Saint St. Philip of Jesus in Barra de Navidad
Celebration in honor of Patron Saint St. Philip of Jesus in the barrio in Barra de Navidad
St. Philip of Jesus Chapel in barrio of Barra de Navidad - Celebration in honor of Patron Saint St. Philip of Jesus
Lighting up Fireworks "bombas" at 5 am and in the evening - Celebration in honor of Patron Saint St. Philip of Jesus in the barrio in Barra de Navidad








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