Staten Island Day of the Dead Festival 2019

Sunday, October 20, 2019
WEST BRIGHTON, Staten Island ~ Help build a communal ofrenda (altar) and learn Mexican Day of the Dead handicrafts for the entire family with teaching artists at Our Lady of Mount Carmel-St. Benedicta School

Celebrate National Chocolate Day

Monday, October 28, 2019
Chocolate, made from cocoa, is native to the upper Amazon of Colombia and Venezuela. It was domesticated in Guatemala and Mexico. Spanish priests took it to Europe.

Day of the Dead ~ Día de los Muertos

November 2, 2019
You live as long as someone remembers you, so we remember passed family members on the Day of the Dead

Mictlancihuatl is the Aztec goddess of the underworld

October 31 – November 2
“You live as long as someone remembers you.” We remember you Mictlancihuatl.

México City Day of the Dead Parade

Saturday, November 2, 2019
MEXICO CITY, Mexico ~ This parade was inspired by the movie parade in the James Bond film ‘Spectre’

Las mañanitas a nuestra Virgen de Guadalupe 2019

Wed, December 11, 2019
MIDTOWN, NYC ~ A special concert for the patron saint of Mexico, a symbol of our multicultural identity

Our Lady of Guadalupe is patron saint of Mexico

Thursday, December 12, 2019
MEXICO CITY, Mexico ~ The brown Madonna, the icon of Mexican identity is mixed race, Indigenous and European. We love her because she is like us.