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Admiral Nieto Manso in his opening speech equated the faith of the marine and mining (27/03/2010)

The Head of Maritime Action Admiral Emilio Nieto Manso, has pronounced the proclamation of Easter Minera de La Unión in the Church of Our Lady of the Rosary.

During the opening speech, steeped in the roots and tradition of La Union mining, Nieto Manso pointed out that "the sacrifice in the life of marine and mining unite both in love for our Lord."

The uniqueness of the Easter unionense has been demonstrated in the words of Manso, "on Holy Thursday, the arrows become prayer in song.

Easter is the Union. "

Nieto Manso has delved into the relationship between the Union and the Navy, "based on the fact that this city's patron saint, Nuestra Señora del Rosario, was also the patron of the Navy."

Maritime Action Admiral has referred to the Passion Week as a time of meditation, while the unionenses invited to "live intensely the mystery of the Faith."

Nieto Manso, who is defined as "a unionense of heart from this moment," ended his proclamation with "Christ to bless the Mine," directed the faithful who filled the Church of Our Lady of the Rosary .

Admiral Maritime Action Action accompany the Cristo de los Mineros next Holy Thursday.

The Mayor of La Union, Francisco Bernabé, Nieto Manso thanked "his commitment and affection for the Union" to remember the last celebration in the village of the First Conference Naval and their presence in the proclamation.

Admiral Barnabas defined as "a man of great piety."

Finally, the mayor pointed out that "closes a cycle of peddlers of luxury, because Manso have preceded it in previous years the President of the Regional Assembly, Francisco Celdran, and the President of the Autonomous Community, Ramón Luis Valcárcel" .

For his part, Brother-Staff of the Illustrious Confraternity of the Holy Christ of Miners, Joseph Lopez, said that "the proclamation of Manso Nieto has been completely unique and extraordinary."

"Our city will always feel grateful to you," said Lopez, please contact the Admiral.

Among the many attending the proclamation authorities have found the Regional Assembly President Francisco Celdran, the Commanding Admiral of the Arsenal in Cartagena, Vice Admiral Jorge Manuel Rosety, the Chief of Staff of the Maritime Action Force, Admiral Fernando de Querol; Chief of the Antiaircraft Artillery Regiment, Colonel Patrick Togores, and the Director of the School of Infantry of Marina General Albacete Fuster "Colonel Carlos Julio Rey.


Holy Week in La Union, covering the procession of Christ of the Miners, on Holy Thursday, the Regional Tourist Interest, and the Holy Burial Procession on Good Friday.

Almost unique and roots because of its close relationship with local mining tradition in Easter Union can watch the parade with useful portapasos miners.

Moreover, the singing, so bound to the Union with the International Festival of Cante de las Minas, also felt in the Holy Thursday procession, through the National Competition Bolts.

La Semana Santa de La Union monopolize regional attention this year because the procession of Cristo de los Mineros Holy Thursday will be broadcast live on regional television regional, 7 Murcia.

Source: Ayuntamiento de La Unión

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