Sunday, December 24, 2006

Feliz Navidad: Reindeer Pedro's Bilingual Christmas

Two ways to celebrate a bilingual Christmas this year:

Augie Rios' "Mamacita, Donde Esta Santa Claus?" - which has the incomparable line, "Oh Pancho, Oh Vixen, Oh Pedro, Oh Blitzen..."

David Rieff's article, "Nuevo Catholics", in today's NYT Magazine, about how Latino immigrants are changing the American Catholic Church.

See you at midnight Misa.

(At right - Preparing for the annual procession for the Virgin of Guadalupe in the parking lot at the Holy Spirit Church in Los Angeles. Raphaël Dallaporta for The New York Times,

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