Los días 26 y 27 de agosto en Queens, Nueva York, Arely Vázquez, lidera trans y pionera de Santa Muerte Estados Unidos, realizará una gran fiesta en Nueva York en honor a la Santa Muerte. Todos los devotos y aquellos interesados en la Santa Muerte son bienvenidos.
Santa Muerte Spared Our Lives but Our Walls and Roofs Were Blown Out by Hurricane Agatha. Please help Granny Rebuild her chapel and home!
Wrecked by the Hurricane, Santa Muerte's chapel still stands in Oaxaca where its founder, Granny, says Santa Muerte saved her. Please help them rebuild with your kind donations. Thanks
Death Has Shown Her Face: A Santa Muerte Seer Lifts the Veil
*names and details are changed in this article, for the safety and privacy of those concerned, no faces are shown in any photo apart from Yelha's who gave me permission to share her photos and even kindly sent me some of herself* - dedicated to the brave and resilient people of Oaxaca All images, content … Continue reading Death Has Shown Her Face: A Santa Muerte Seer Lifts the Veil
Santa Muerte Saved Me from Death at Sea: A Fisherman’s Tale of Sharks and Killer Whales
The story of the Santa Muerte shrine in rural Oaxaca is deeply intertwined with the sea and the fates of fishermen who brave sharks, killer whales, sea snakes, storms and wild winds, as this article details.
Viral Video on Santa Muerte written by one of our Editors
A wonderful summary about Santa Muerte and history of the faith with some new and cutting edge research at the end!
Seeking Suicide, Death Gave Me Life: a Santa Muerte Devotee in Texas
A female devotee describes how she found light in the darkness after being saved from suicide by la Niña Blanca.
Devoting Myself to Death on Day of the Dead: a Santa Muerte Devotee in Rural Oaxaca
Abby describes how she watched, initially a non-believer herself, as her family and the whole community came together to care for a statue of Santa Muerte during a hurricane and eventually built a large chapel that would come to house many statues where la Santa would be celebrated on Day of the Dead and Abby would come to realise she was devoted to death.
Soraya, Santa and Satan: Devotion to Death and the Demon in Hidalgo, Mexico
In the state of Hidalgo resides a witch, Soraya Arredondo, who works with Death and Demon to deliver healing to everyone from babies to sex-workers.
Death Grip – Narco Guns Adorned with Santa Muerte
The imagery of Santa Muerte has also influenced the decoration of these guns, with the image of the saint often displayed on the gun's grips, used by many drug lords as a symbol of devotion and protection.
Saved by Santa Muerte – The Powerful Path of an American Devotee
In this audio piece Devotee Margaret Razzano gives a poignantly powerful account of how Santa Muerte helped her overcome a series of serious life-challenges, including divorce, a court case, and substance abuse.
Reseña del libro “Yo soy del San: El culto a San La Muerte”
Reseña del libro Yo soy del San. El culto a San La Muerte de Luciano Martucci*: Luciano Martucci es un antropólogo italiano que ha dedicado su carrera al estudio de la cultura y religiosidad de las sociedades de América Latina. En este libro, Martucci ofrece un análisis detallado y profundo del culto a San La … Continue reading Reseña del libro “Yo soy del San: El culto a San La Muerte”
Santa Muerte – the Answer to My Prayers
There is no judgment, no games, no fear of punishment for mistakes. Santa Muerte welcomes those who open their hearts to Her. She weighs justice from an unbiased perspective.
Santa Muerte – the Angel of Death in the City of Angels
Recently, I had occasion to visit Los Angeles, the city with the second largest Mexican population in the world after Mexico City. I knew there would be some stores and temples to the Bony Lady but was quite surprised and happy with what I found.
Santa Muerte Life Lessons – Carpe Diem and Memento Mori
Santa Muerte knows how to read the hearts of people. She understands our frailties and limitations. As a Holy Mother, she desires exclusively the happiness of her children.
Holy Sisters of Life and Death – Santa Muerte and Kali
The figure of Santa Muerte is fully associable with the archetypal meaning of Kali. The cultural context in which Holy Death was born is that of a colonized Mexico, in which Spanish Christianity intertwined with the cult of the Aztec death deities.
Dr. R. Andrew Chesnut Interviews Dr. Cressida Stone on her new Santa Muerte Grimoire: “Secrets of Santa Muerte: A Guide to the Spells, Prayers, Rituals and Hexes.”
Dr R. Andrew Chesnut: So Cressida you just published this new book on Santa Muerte , can you tell us who is this Santa Muerte book for, and why did you write it? Cressida Stone: This book is about Santa Muerte, the Mexican folk saint of Death and is for devotees or people who are … Continue reading Dr. R. Andrew Chesnut Interviews Dr. Cressida Stone on her new Santa Muerte Grimoire: “Secrets of Santa Muerte: A Guide to the Spells, Prayers, Rituals and Hexes.”
Death to Santa Muerte – Catholic Priests Incite Parishioners to Torch Effigy in Zacatecas Church
Up the hill at the diminutive Santa Muerte chapel what most caught my eye was the unusual depiction of the Skeleton Saint. Its fleshy, mummy-like face is very similar to two other of the oldest images of the Mexican saint of death, the effigy of Tepatepec, Hidalgo, which was created as a likeness of Saint Bernard Clarivaux, and Doña Sebastiana of New Mexico and Colorado.