Title: El Milagro del Santo Niño [The Miracle of the Santo Niño]
Source(s): Abuelitos: Stories of the Rio Puerco Valley
Edumenio Ed Lovato (Author); Nasario García (Editor)
Edumenio “Ed” Lovato tells a story of the days when Indians captured Hispano children from outlying villages and carried them away.
Rafael’s sister, Candelaria, was a proud possessor of a small statue of the Santo Niño de Atocha [Holy Child of Atocha]. From childhood she had developed an ardent devotion for the Child Jesus, following the example of her mother, who was also a f...