Monday, 17 August 2009

Fiesta de la Asunción de la Virgen María - Assumption of the Virgin Mary Celebration

August 15 is the celebration of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary. On August 15th the image of the virgin is taken in a procession with her dress all cover with the paper doves that are given to people who attended mass and receive communion trough Aug 1 to Aug 15th (Quincenario de la virgen Maria) and that they hang on the virgin dress.

The pictures showed here correspond to the celebration in San Luis Potosi, S.L.P., Mexico.