Posts Tagged: santo

Aztec Red

Think Red What images come to mind when you think red? Little red dress? Red lipstick? Blood? Red has a diversity of symbolism. Sin – (red-light district) Salvation – (The harlot Rahab and her family are spared when she places a scarlet cord in her window. Joshua 2:17-20) Power – The British army had red coats to denote virility during the American Revolutionary War. Red… Read more »

The Key to Naming Sixty Saintly Cities

What do Florida, Texas, California, and New Mexico have in common? Spaniards looking for spices, riches, and slaves conquered these places sometime around the fifteenth century. Evidence of who subjugated  the land remains today in local directories and on maps. A Holy Tradition Franciscans and Spanish soldiers often named New World missions and provinces after… Read more »