10 Years After the Devastating Earthquake in Haiti

Today, January 12, 2020 marks the 10th anniversary of the big earthquake, the “goudougoudou” in Haiti. To mark this important day  the Modern Day Church Lady is proud to reissue the…

So Easy to Lose Dear Baby Jesus at Christmas

It’s so easy to lose Baby Jesus at Christmas. I was assembling my El Salvadorian cornhusk doll nativity scene when I discovered that Baby Jesus was missing. Then I remembered….

How to Be, Not Do, in Fascinating El Salvador

I woke early to the singular sweet clarion call of a tropical bird. Soon the morning doves filled in with their baseline organ drones and countless high-pitched chirps filled in…