The Assumption of Mary is a Roman Catholic feast on August 15 that celebrates the Virgin Mary's heavenly birthday (commemorates her death). The ancient stories were written as poetry to inspire understanding, not to be taken literally. One of the interesting things about the veneration of the Virgin Mary is that it arose from the people, not from the church. The story is … [Read more...] about Celebrate the Assumption of Mary, the Divinity of Women, and Summer Holidays!
Central and South Andean communities celebrate Pachamama on August 1, but preparations start the eve before. Pachamama Pachamama is the Quechuan and Aymaran name for Mother Earth. It literally means world mother, but also refers to her spirit. If you need equivalence to understand, she is the Andean Virgin Mary. We respect her all year long, but especially on August … [Read more...] about Celebrate Pachamama, the Andean New Year That Honors Mother Earth!
Chilean Independence Day commemorates the declaration of statehood within the Spanish monarchy by a criollo junta on September 18, 1810. The catalyst was French Napoleon making his own brother the King of Spain. Chilean Independence Day NYC 2023 We're looking for Chilean things to do in NYC on Tuesday, September 18, 2023. NYC 2022 Celebrate Chilean Independence … [Read more...] about Celebrate Chilean Independence Day 2023 in NYC!