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Padre Nuestro- Blessings

Posted By Juan Murcia On May 10, 2017 @ 4:12 pm In Folk Beliefs,Gestures,Protection | Comments Disabled

Every single time when you pass by a church, or any holy site, you give yourself a blessing. Doing so, it shows respect to the Saint of the church as well as providing you protection from the sacred site as you continue in your journey.


Ruby is a young Mexican-American woman who truly connects to her Catholic roots and leads her way of life through that method. She is also a single mom who works at a Non-Profit feeding the homeless of Los Angeles.

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