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las posadas is a traditional mexican festival which re enacts joseph s search for room at the inn
Las Posadas is a traditional Mexican festival which re-enacts Joseph's search for room at the inn.

PowerPoint by Tracy King

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EachChristmas season, a processional carrying a doll representing the Christ Child and images of Joseph and Mary riding a burro walks through the community streets.
each night from december 16th through december 24th a party is held in a home in the neighborhood
Each night from December 16th through December 24th a party is held in a home in the neighborhood.
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The people in the processional knock on the doors of the home and ask for shelter (imitating Joseph and Mary’s search for a room).
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A piñata is a fragile earthenware jar covered with paper mache, traditionally made in the shape of a star.
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The piñata is shaped like a star to recall the one that so mysteriously guided the Three Kings to the newborn Jesus.
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