Easter in Mexico

Photo: Boris’ altar for Viernes de Dolores (2005) Mexico celebrates Easter with great passion. In 2023 Easter Sunday will be April 9. TranslatiingHoly Week = Semana SantaEaster Week = Semana de Pascua HeadlinesEspera Oaxaca a 122 mil turistas para la Semana Santa: Sectur – Noticias Calendar Lent (Cuaresma) represents the 40 days Christ spent in …

Samaritan Day

Photo: Ron Mader, Samaritan Day at the Santo Tomas Xochimilco Church (Some rights reserved) Samaritan Day (Día de la Samaritana) is a tradition celebrated on the fourth Friday in Lent. Refreshments are offered to passersby. The tradition began in the churches. Today businesses, schools and government offices offer traditional fruit drinks, including horchata, jamaica, tamarindo, …