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Day of the Candles, a Colombian and Ecuadorian Tradition Celebrated for the First Time at the Casa del Migrante de Tijuana

Tijuana, Mexico, December 11, 2019 – Casa del Migrante’s volunteers in Tijuana, (three of Colombian nationality), together with an Ecuadorian migrant family, encouraged to celebrate their tradition during the night of December 7 in commemoration to the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary. It was a moment of reflection and prayer with the migrants, and lighting candles and lanterns made by children and adolescents, different requests were made, mainly for each of their countries, their