Positano: on 20 July in Fornillo the blessing of pregnant women
Positano: on 20 July in Fornillo the blessing of pregnant women. As every year, the Fornillo district in Positano on 20 July celebrates her saint, the virgin and martyr Margherita of Antioch.
This year, Wednesday 20 July, on the occasion of the Feast of Santa Margherita, at 19.00 there will be the blessing of pregnant women.
All those who are pregnant are invited to take part, to ask the Saint for the grace of a sweet birth and the health of the unborn child.
Legend has it that when Margaret was in prison because she was a Christian, the devil appeared to her in the form of a dragon who swallowed her, but with the sign of the cross she tears open the belly of the dragon and comes out alive. Hence the title of protector of pregnant and pregnant women.