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.
Saint Death Saved My Life – French Santa Muerte Devotee Recovers from a Stroke
It was on a hot summer night that my second dream took place. In the first one, the Lady in Black had appeared to me many years before, but I was so terrified that I didn't actually respond to her call.
Son of Santa Muerte and Devil’s Disciple – The Black Bishop of Pachuca is the Driving Force Behind the Rise of Satanism in Mexico
When current president AMLO took office in December 2018 the feisty Satanist and Santa Muertero felt it was time to give the devil his due and share his faith in the Dark Lord with fellow devotees of the Bony Lady.
Santa Muerte Healed Me from PTSD
I’m Coni and I’m here to describe how my PTSD affected my Santa Muerte-centered spiritual practice and how She has augmented my treatment.
My Ecuadorian Ancestors Put Me on the Path to Santa Muerte
Santa Muerte comes into my life later in my spiritual journey after moving to the United States. I made my way all the way to Kerrville, Texas, a small town outside of San Antonio from Miami.
From Satanism to Santa Muerte – How Saint Death Saved My Hide
But for now, all I can say is when Santa Muerte came into my life, it was like I found true love. The only love I'll ever need...
Eintracht Frankfurt Football Fans Invoke GuadaMuerte to Win the Europa League Championship
Why then did Frankfurt football fans employ a GuadaMuerte tifo for their championship game on May 18? After some two decades of going public in 2001 Santa Muerte claims thousands of European followers.
Santa Muerte Saved Me from Suicide by Cop
December I was at my worsted once more and asked for help once more. We gotten pulled over due to my co-worker stickers being expired. Some thing going on my head. Suicide by cop, suicide by cop.
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.
The Memento Mori of Santa Muerte Enriched My Life
Building a healthy relationship with death helped me have a healthy relationship with life. I learned this the moment that I was passing the veil. Like most Italian-Americans, I was born and raised Catholic.