(Today in EuropaSur) This is José Castilla, former Mayor of Jimena and long-time Head Brother of the Nuestra Señora de los Ángeles Brotherhood in Jimena. Castilla is very pleased these days because the Brotherhood has been instrumental in>PLEASE BE AWARE THAT ITEMS SUCH AS THIS MAY BE SUBJECT TO SUBSCRIPTION IN THE FUTURE but you can make a donation NOW, too! Please click here for more information on how to help us continue. (This item was translated)
overseeing the restoration of the Sanctuary, which was recently re-opened to the public after over two years of work, in which the Brotherhood participated significantly.
“A local man, Bartolomé Menéndez Delgado, donated a plot of land to the Brotherhood in 1982, which was to be sold in order to pay for the restoration,” says Castilla, who was named executor to the will.
The land was sold and the money given to the Church. It covered a large part of the renovation costs. “The principal objective was to restore the cloisters and the rooms that surrounded it, which were in danger of collapse and closed because of danger,” said the Head Brother. (If you enjoyed this article, or found it useful, please consider making a donation to JimenaPulse. Click here for more information.)