Traveling Image of the Holy Child of Atocha (Santo Niño de Atocha), Plateros, Mexico

Place of Origin:
Mexico > Zacatecas > Plateros

1. The traveling image of the Niño de Atocha, installed at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Santa Paula, California. Photograph by Aracely Vazquez for UCR Institute for the Study of Immigrant Religions, 2012.
2. Padre Carlos blessing rosary beads at the procession of the Santo Niño de Atocha in Santa Paula, California. Photograph by Jennifer Hughes, 2012.
3. One of the many replicas of the Niño de Atocha included in the procession at Santa Paula, California, this one dressed in Aztec clothing. Photograph by Jennifer Hughes 2012.
4. Outdoor Mass following the street procession. The Niño sits under a large tent as dozens of concheros, Aztec-style folk dancers, pay him tribute. A mariachi band prepares their instruments to accompany the mass. 2013. Photo by Daisy Vargas.