Christmas Posada 2020

What is a Posada?

Las Posadas is the word for ‘inn’ and is a Mexican tradition of recreating the evening where Mary and Joseph were desperately trying to find a room for the night before Jesus was born. During Advent we prepare for the coming of The King and decide if we have room in our hearts for his arrival and good news. At St. Mary’s we have a tradition of our own Las Posadas where we recreate the journey Mary and Joseph completed to Bethlehem. In the past we have had nativity figures in a box to pass from one house to another. Mary and Joseph would stay the night and we would reflect on letting the Holy family into our lives. This year we need to do it differently – we can’t share one nativity set, but we can get involved and prepare for Jesus’ birth by connecting with each other and making room in our lives for him.

Posada 2020

This year we will have a light that passes from one household to another. Each household will receive a prayer to use and a chocolate advent calendar which could be taken along to the meeting and opened together.

For more details please download our Posada 2020 information Sheet