Elizabeth Berruecos

Elizabeth Berruecos
Ellie coordinates the McGrath Institute's online theology courses in Spanish through the Camino program.

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Empowerment and Representation through Online Education

Posted by Elizabeth Berruecos on Jan 8, 2020 5:05:09 PM

I am Náhuatl o Mexica; mine is one of the largest indigenous groups in Mexico. I am now at the University of Notre Dame, thanks to a generous fellowship, however, I would not have migrated to pursue a graduate degree without the support of my family. My family taught me that to be a protagonist in today’s society you need education. I have the blessing of supporting the Church thanks to this education.

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Topics: Hispanic Catholicism, STEP, online education, Camino, Hispanic ministry

The Mexican celebration of Candlemas

Posted by Elizabeth Berruecos on Feb 4, 2019 4:52:50 PM

In Mexico, we eat tamales all year long, but Candlemas on February 2 has its own special traditions. On this day, we celebrate the presentation of Jesus in the Temple by gathering as a community, clothing the Baby Jesus in special garments, honoring him on our family altars and singing the Baby Jesus to sleep.

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Topics: Culture, traditions, feast days, en español

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