Capirotada, Mexican-style bread pudding for Lent, enjoyed at Casa Tuesday

Students and staff of St. Mary’s gathered at Casa María to celebrate the first Tuesday of Lent with a Taizé-style evening prayer and supper which featured Capirotada, a Mexican-style bread pudding for Lent, on Feb. 23.

Each ingredient of capirotada has a symbolic reference to Christ’s suffering on the cross—cinnamon sticks for the wood of the cross, raisins for the nails, bread for the body and syrup as the blood of Christ.

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  1. […] guests, a Mexican buffet dinner was served, featuring tacos, rice and capirotada. The latter is a traditional Mexican bread pudding for Lent with symbolism as rich as its taste. Viva Fiesta! Explore posts in the same categories: Community […]


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