Colombian tradition marks Immaculate Conception feast day

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Father Jorge Ramírez celebrated La Noche de las Velitas (the Night of the Little Candles) Dec. 8 at Webster’s Holy Trinity Church. Candles were lit during the prayer service and were placed in sand at the base of a statue of Mary. A tradition of Colombia, the celebration takes place to celebrate the feast of the Immaculate Conception.

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