Anonymous September 14, 2014 at 6:02 PM
The archbishop explained at last night's fiesta mass that the Nina Maria statue had been used for processions before WWII and that a family had donated the statue to the church. And that in the future the statue will be used in processions. He said it is important to remember that Mary was a child first before she was the mother of Jesus. And that we are celebrating Mary's childhood.
The commenter went on to express surprise and suspicion, wondering if this wasn't another manifestation of the "neo-takeover". We'll get to that another time, but here's why I titled this entry A MISSED OPPORTUNITY.