La Santa Muerte (Or the Saint of Death)

The chapel of the Santa Muerte is a window on Alfareria Street and is open 24 hours a day. Her statue, dressed in satin clothes with lace and a white cape, wears a tiara. Rings adorn her fingers and her skeleton hands hold a globe and a pair of scales whose trays are laden with […]

Santa Muerte (Holy Death) – Part 2

Next to the chapel of the Santa Muerte in Alfareria Street is the store belonging to Raimundo, Dona Queta’s husband There the faithful buy statues and candles that they light and place on the ground to the left of the altar. Dona Queta remembers how, when she built the chapel with the help of a […]