Brava: Barbinha completes 20 years celebrating Santa Cruz due to a promise and moved by Faith

Nova Sintra, May 3 (Inforpress) – Maria Gonçalves, better known as Barbinha, from the town of Braga, Brava island, celebrates 20 years today celebrating Santa Cruz in the Favatal area, the fruit of a promise and faith she places in this saint.

According to this celebration, 20 years ago, an 88-year-old lady who celebrated Santa Cruz, and since she felt a little weak and unable to continue this mission, among all those who were there, she entrusted this mission to continue the festivities

According to Barbinha, when she made the commitment, this party was made with pieces of bread, coffee or juice, according to the possibility of the party people, which was placed on a towel on the floor and each one present in this ritual was served.

After taking the responsibility, Barbinha began to cook and in the first year, made a pot, and by the fourth year she had already made six, and this year she intends to make more than ten, a quantity that has been cooking for several years.

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