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In Colombia, the Virgin Mary is celebrated on Dec. 7 and 8 as part of Día de las Velitas. Erin Yarnall/22nd Century Media
Erin Yarnall, Editor
2:24 am CST December 13, 2019

As I wrote about in my previous editorial, I spent the last week traveling around Colombia visiting friends and sightseeing.

Being near the equator, the weather was always beautiful, and it was easy to forget that it was December.

That was until Dec. 7, when my friend Paula, a born and raised resident of Bogotá, suggested we go to La Candelaria, the heart of the Colombian capital.