The Christmas Season in Mexico ends on el Día de la Candelaria, Candlemass Day, celebrated every February 2.
Candlemas commemorates the ritual purification of Mary, 40 days after the birth of Jesus’ birth. This day also celebrates the ritual presentation of baby Jesus
La Navidad termina el Día de la Candelaria que se celebra el 2 de Febrero.
Las celebraciones inician en Diciembre con el nacimiento de Cristo, siguen el 6 de Enero, con la llegada de los Reyes Magos y termina con el Continue reading
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