Lussekatter. With only 8 or 9 days until the Winter Solstice and 12 days until Christmas, December 13th brought to Scandinavia the Feast of Santa Lucia, whose name in Latin means both LIGHT and SIGHT–quite significant in that part of … Read the rest
SERVICE OF LIGHT
We light three Candles on the Advent Wreath, and say or sing:
Light and Peace in Jesus Christ our Lord!
~Thanks be to God!
Let your face shine on us, O God;… Read the rest
Traditional Mexican cuisine stays close to the Earth–Our Lady of Guadalupe came to the poor who know how to survive and know how to celebrate fiestas! For the most part, the dishes are mostly vegetarian and even vegan–corn, rice, beans, … Read the rest
Today’s feast commemorates the apparitions of Our Lady of Guadalupe in December of 1531 to the Aztec peasant, St. Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin. The story is well-known and retold in countless communities in the Americas during celebrations of Las Mananitas … Read the rest