On The Street With Saint Death In Tepito, Mexico

A gallery of pictures celebrating devotion to our beloved Saint.

Death & the Maiden

Dr Andrew Chesnut is author of the only book on Saint Death in both Mexico & the US. Here he shares the experience of attending The Santa Muerte rosary service held in Tepito, Mexico City’s most notorious barrio. This is the signature public ritual of the burgeoning cult of the skeleton saint. Accompanied by talented photographer Toni François this incredible street scene is captured in stunning images. The colour & creativity found in these Bony Lady dedications is dazzling.


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