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Nuestra Señora de la Esperanza del Valle de Media Luna

De, Gracia T. Marcelino B., and Clementina A. de De. Gracia. Testigos y Testimonios Marianos: Santuario Nuestra Senora De La Esperanza Del Valle De La Media Luna. Sibauste, 2007.

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Panama

Description

Nuestra Sneora de la Esperenza means Our Lady of Hope.  There are Roman Catholic parishes located in Panama that are named after Our Lady of Hope. There are also parks that are named after Our Lady of Hope. It is said that she appears to her believers four times a year. She appears the first Saturday of the month of April, the first Saturday of July, the first Saturday of October, and December 12th. She appears at a holy place of pilgrimage located at the valley of Media Luna, in the district of Portobelo. People come to confess their sins and receive the Eucharist. The place of pilgrimage has been named the first Marian sanctuary of Panama. 

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De, Gracia T. Marcelino B., and Clementina A. de De. Gracia. Testigos y Testimonios Marianos: Santuario Nuestra Senora De La Esperanza Del Valle De La Media Luna. Sibauste, 2007. 

Popular Devotions

“The Dance of the Sun” in which people observe many manifestations in heaven. It first occurred on December 12th, 1986. People gather and place flowers and candles around her image.

Hail Mary

Dios te salve, María. Llena eres de gracia: El Señor es contigo. 
Bendita tú eres entre todas las mujeres. 
Y bendito es el fruto de tu vientre: Jesús. 
Santa María, Madre de Dios, ruega por nosotros pecadores, 
ahora y en la hora de nuestra muerte.

Amen.
 
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