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.”
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
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.
Absent from media accounts of Santa Muerte is her role as a powerful curandera or healer. Many devotees first approach the Skeleton Saint for health-related reasons. Such is the case for Missy Barkley, the first Australian devotee I've come across. Below is Missy's account of how she came to believe in the Bony Lady..... I've … Continue reading I’ll Forever Sing Her Praises – A first hand account of Santa Muerte, the healer