Category Archives: Churches

Photos…..Admit it, you want to see some!

I  know that one of the things that folks like on blogs are photos.  I haven’t taken any new ones lately  because my camera is not working, but I did realize that I have some that you may not have … Continue reading

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Travelling the South Shore

Since I moved here four and a half years ago, I have made many trips around/along the south shore of Lake Chapala.  I’ve gone with old friends for fiestas and with new friends and my son to show them there’s … Continue reading

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Bringing in the Sheaves….or at least the clothing

When I was a kid and still attending church, I loved hymns.  Not all of them, but a lot of them.  And one of my favorites was “Bringing in the Sheaves,” although, honestly, I thought for a long time that … Continue reading

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Cuyutlan, Colima, part three

On Sunday morning, the second day of our stay in Cuyutlan, Jonnie and I decided to go over to Tecoman, Colima, the closest city to Cuyutlan.  Tecoman has a population of about 112,000 and, so, compared to Cuyutlan is just … Continue reading

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Thinking about the Ancianos

I know it’s only mid-October, but some of my friends and I have begun to think about what to do this year for the old folks (ancianos) of Nextipac, Jalisco.  Nextipac (also spelled Nestipac) is one of the poorer areas … Continue reading

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Altars, Churches in Mexico

Churches around my part of Mexico (the central highlands) are replete with amazing altars, lighting fixtures, and statuary.  Now when I say “amazing,” I don’t necessarily mean lavish or ornate, although often I do.  Sometimes I just mean that I’m … Continue reading

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Churches in Mexico, part 3

? Shall we continue our look at some of the churches located around my section (the Central Highlands) of Mexico? The church in the photo above is the current-day Cathedral located in Zamora, Michoacan, Mexico.  A cathedral is the church … Continue reading

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Churches in Mexico, part 2

In my previous posting, you saw some of the smaller churches here around Lake Chapala, Jalisco, Mexico.  But in larger towns/cities like Guadalajara, there are some huge and ornate churches.  The photo above is of the Templo Expiatorio in Guad. … Continue reading

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Churches in Mexico, part 1

Faithful reader, Rose H., sent me a note a few weeks ago to say how much she loves pictures of Mexican churches and would I please include more in my blog.  I, too, am fascinated by Mexican churches and thought … Continue reading

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