Tamales Day! February 2nd

In Mexico, every 2nd February families and communities get together for a delicious tamales feast, and they dress up their image of Niño Dios (Child Christ) with brand new clothes and take it to the church to be blessed. In many places this celebration also includes parades. “Día de la candelaria” is known to be the day we are all Read More …

The Soul of Christmas in Mexico

Probably the most important part of Christmas in Mexico is the posadas, which are celebrated during the nine days of December 16 to 24th. The word posada refers to lodging and represents both Mary’s nine month pregnancy and Mary and Joseph’s request for shelter in Bethlehem. Each night people in various neighborhoods agree to host celebrations where people carrying candles Read More …