Where and how did this tradition come from? Well we’ll tell you; It is said that St. Francis of Assisi is who started this beautiful custom. At first it was done with live people representing Mary, Joseph, baby Jesus, and shepherds in a kind of thatched cottage simulating a portal. It is believed that this was done about 1223.
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Are you visiting Cancun during the holidays and wondering what to expect? Most Mexicans are Catholic, so Christmas is a big holiday in the city.