Moving faith: Mexican town’s saint feast lives in Minnesota

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Moving faith: Mexican town’s saint feast lives in Minnesota

People in Aztec clothing take part in a dance at the Sagrado Corazon de Jesus church in Minneapolis for a two-day celebration of St. Paul, the patron saint of their Mexican hometown of Axochiapan and nearby villages in the state of Morelos. The celebration is a way to recognize their roots and feel closer to the families and home they left behind.
Father Kevin McDonough holds Mass at the Sagrado Corazon de Jesus church in Minneapolis for a two-day celebration for the patron saint of the Mexican town of Axochiapan and nearby villages in the state of Morelos. McDonough began his homily by telling the several hundred faithful present that his counterpart in Axochiapan had phoned to wish them a happy holiday.

Moving faith: Mexican town’s saint feast lives in Minnesota

People in Aztec clothing take part in a dance at the Sagrado Corazon de Jesus church in Minneapolis for a two-day celebration of St. Paul, the patron saint of their Mexican hometown of Axochiapan and nearby villages in the state of Morelos. The celebration is a way to recognize their roots and feel closer to the families and home they left behind.
Father Kevin McDonough holds Mass at the Sagrado Corazon de Jesus church in Minneapolis for a two-day celebration for the patron saint of the Mexican town of Axochiapan and nearby villages in the state of Morelos. McDonough began his homily by telling the several hundred faithful present that his counterpart in Axochiapan had phoned to wish them a happy holiday.
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