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The St. Margaret Mary and Our Lady of Guadalupe churches will hold posadas beginning this coming Sunday and continuing nightly through Sunday, Dec. 23 in homes throughout Lamesa. The word posada means “inn” or “shelter” in Spanish. The Bible story of Mary and Joseph’s journey to Bethlehem and their search for a place to stay is re-enacted in the posada tradition. St. Margaret Mary Pastor Joseph Kurumbel said posadas are “an important Mexican Christmas tradition.” The community celebrations take place on each of the nine nights leading up to Christmas. The celebration begins with a procession that will make its way to a ...

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Lamesa Press-Reporter

P.O. Box 710
Lamesa, TX 79331