This year we commemorate the 25th anniversary of the beatification of Sor Francinaina Cirer also known as “aunt Xiroia” by the citizens of Sencelles, her birthplace.
Sencelles has organize several acts to commemorate this anniversary, but of course Mallorca Private Tour Guides recommends you to visit Sencelles next 27th february when the people dressed with the old”payes” garments made the floral wreath to Sor Francinaina Cirer, a colorful parade not to be missed….Mallorca in winter has zoo much to offer visitor.
Come to Mallorca and join Mallorca Private Tour Guides to discover Sencelles, its traditions and Sor Francinaina Cirer history , one of the most popular citizens of Sencelles….
Sencelles, a town located in the center of the island Majorca, It´s the birthplace of the beatified sister, Francinaina Cirer (1st june 1781-27 february 1855)
She is wellknown in Sencelles (mallorca) as “Aunt Xiroia” the family nickname.
When she was 70 years old, togheter with 2 more nuns, she founded 1851, the comunity of the sisters of charity of San Vicente de Paul.
She was the only daughter of a farmers family and she got 3 more brothers.
She wanted to join an order of nuns, but her father would not let her, so she decided to serve God through her family and neighbours.
When she was 26 years old, and her mother and brothers died, she decide to stay with her father, taking care of him till he pass away.
She was beatified 1st octuber 1989 by pope John Paul II, because all…
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