By CAPosts 02 December, 2020 - 11:46am 55 views
Civil and ecclesiastical authorities agreed that the Sanctuary of the Fifth Apparition of the Virgin of Guadalupe, known as "El Cerrito", will remain closed from 9 to 12 in order to avoid the risks of contagion of covid-19, in this place every year up to 150 thousand faithful gather.
© Provided by Milenio will be closed from 9 to 12 December. (Special)
In an interview, the rector of the Marco Antonio Rodríguez Barrera Sanctuary said that at a working table held yesterday with federal and state authorities it was agreed that, with the support of the Civil Protection Coordinations of Tepotzotlán and Cuautitlán Izcalli , people who for some reason have not found out that the site will be closed will be urged to inform them
reported that there is already a dissemination campaign on social networks so that the faithful know that it will be closed and that the homilies will be celebrated on Bishop Guillermo Ortiz Mondragón digitally on December 9 at noon when the feast of San Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin is celebrated and on December 12.
He commented that we are experiencing an unprecedented situation “there are deceased priests, faithful and families and health is above any tradition or custom. We cannot fall into religious fanaticism or sterile providentialism, which is when people think: If God wants, I will die ”.
For its part, the government of Cuautitlán reported that an agreement was reached with the representatives of merchants of the municipal market and the 2020 Christmas and Good Night Fair was suspended , as well as the 2021 Toy Fair , which had been installed each season in the vicinity of the Main Garden and next to the market.