Supporting Supporting Players

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Easter processions are all about Jesus and Mary but I stumbled upon a unique opportunity to support one of the supporting players, St. Veronica.  Just like Alison Janey recently did, St. Veronica, a supporting player, brought home the gold. Personally, I’ve always been partial to Veronica.  A stranger that approached Jesus in his final moments just More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Monday, April 9th, 2018
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Wandering Jews

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By sanmigueltimes On Monday, April 9th, 2018
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“Circo del miedo” in SMA… Are you afraid to go?

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By sanmigueltimes On Friday, April 6th, 2018
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Barbies in Holy Week

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Rotary brings dry composting toilets to rural communities in SMA

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San Miguel de Allende is all about Gastronomy

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