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Las Posadas

Los Posadas, (Spanish for 'The Inns') is a religious festival celebrated in Mexico and some other Spanish speaking areas. It commemorates the journey that Joseph and Mary made from Nazareth to Bethlehem in search of a safe refuge where Mary could give birth to the baby Jesus. When they were unable to find lodging in Bethlehem, Joseph and Mary were forced to seek shelter in a stable, where the Christ Child was born.


At Saint Andrew's, our members take home these statues to 'host' for a night or two.

They will have the options to take a decorative picture of the statues, fill out a page in the traveling journal, or just enjoy their time in private.

All participants must be willing to receive and deliver the statues to the next host.

Mary, Joseph, and their donkey
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