Positano, the hamlet of Montepertuso celebrates its rebirth with a beautiful gentle present – Church is My Means
Positano. Tonight the fraction of Montepertuso he relived the solemnity of the Madonna delle Grazie celebrating what’s rightly outlined as one of the vital stunning festivals of the complete Amalfi coast.
A celebration that has at all times represented an important second for the entire group, the one which awaits for a complete 12 months and that additionally attracts individuals from Positano who now stay removed from their homeland however who don’t hand over returning to expertise the best emotion and strongest all 12 months spherical.
After the solemn procession that accompanied the statue of the Madonna alongside the streets of the hamlet and after the Holy Mass celebrated by Mons. Michele Fusco, the await the gentle present which evokes the struggle between the Madonna and the satan.
In keeping with legend in that basin that right now is Montepertuso lived women and men who tried to acquire from the atmosphere and from their organizational expertise the mandatory to stay. One evening they have been woke up by very robust thunder that accompanied the tremor of the bottom. On the identical time a really vibrant gentle coming from the mountain illuminated the village and in that gentle a lady’s determine appeared. The primary to be hit by that beam of sunshine was a younger woman who, overcoming her worry, had begun to stroll in direction of that determine of her when she heard a voice that mentioned to her in a motherly tone: «Don’t be afraid anymore, the satan has been defeated and his efforts in opposition to this mountain are over. Include me, accompany me to that hill, the place I’ll cease ceaselessly “.
Fashionable devotion says that that evening the satan proposed a problem to the Madonna: who between them was capable of pierce the mountain first would have dominion over the individuals who lived within the village. Our Woman accepted the problem and left the primary transfer to the satan. He raged in opposition to the rock however, regardless of all his makes an attempt, he solely managed to scratch it. Nevertheless it was the flip of the Virgin, who instantly, along with her index finger, pierced the mountain back and forth. The demon, defeated, fell on the rocks the place, in accordance with some, one continues to be seen right now gigantic footprint imprinted within the stone. Whereas the Madonna was welcomed by the inhabitants of the place.
Tonight was an much more thrilling re-enactment as a result of he returns after two lengthy years of stoppage as a result of pandemic. On the first flash of sunshine, many felt a thrill excited about how lengthy they needed to wait to see the spectacle of the re-enactment of the legend.
The lights illuminated the sky and the mountain, however additionally they illuminated the hearts of all current for what represented a rebirth after an extended darkish interval.
And this night actually represented an incredible rebirth for Montepertuso.