Everything You Need to Know About Easter in Latin America

Everything You Need to Know About Easter in Latin America

Easter in Latin America is a major holiday since it's the region with the most Catholics in the world. Although I am not a Catholic, I learned to appreciate the beauty and solemnity for the Holy Week festivities (Semana Santa) in Ecuador. It seemed to me like the whole country would shut down to renew their connection with their Catholic faith. The festivities of Easter or Holy Week (Semana Santa)...Read More
Fanesca: An Easter Symbol From Ecuador

Fanesca: An Easter Symbol From Ecuador

Every year my family attends the Easter festivities at the local park. My kids look forward to fill their colorful basket with eggs and give high fives to the Easter bunny. After the egg hunt is over, we come back home to eat an attempted Fanesca, an Ecuadorian dish that represents faith, diversity and history. While Easter eggs and the Easter bunny are the typical Easter symbols in America, the Fanesca epitomizes...Read More
7 Christ-Centered Bilingual Books For Easter

7 Christ-Centered Bilingual Books For Easter

Is your family ready for Easter? Have you been looking for bilingual children's books for Easter? In Latin America and other countries in the world with a predominantly christian population, Easter is a solemn celebration where we remember the resurrection of Christ. There are processions, masses and other special activities for the ocassion. In Ecuador, we eat Fanesca, a traditional soup made of grains and fish that represents Christ and His...Read More