St. Helena Church hosts Blessing of Candles

Blessing of and el nino Jesus at St. Helena Church.
Photo courtesy of St. Helena Church

The Blessing of Candles and the Blessing of el nino Jesus was recently held at St. Helena Church. The bringing of ‘El Nino Jesus’, or the child Jesus, to a church for a blessing on the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord has become a widespread tradition in the Mexican and Mexican American communities.

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