Posts tagged "Michoacan"

Chicanísima Advent Calendar: 11 days 'til Christmas

Chicanísima Advent Calendar: 11 days 'til Christmas
It’s so nice to receive a holiday card in the mail. These cards were made by Rosa Maria de la Vega of Cicero, Ill. She is part of a hometown club from San Bartolo, Michoacan, which raises money for cultural and community projects here and in Mexico.   Type your email address in the box... Read more »

Finding faith on Day of the Dead

Photo by Mark Butkus Once I drove through Michoacan, Mexico, where night vigils in the cemeteries lit up the town. I took the road around Lake Patzcuaro stopping where flowers and candles decorated the graves. In one home, a life-size altar had been built and family members greeted neighbors and strangers alike with food and... Read more »