Church of San Juan Parangaricutiro, Michoacán, Mexico

On February 20, 1943, a new volcano began to rise from a cornfield, erupting and slowly consuming two villages in lava and ash. It’s said that, as Parícutin erupted, the San Juan Parangaricutiro church bells danced, two miles away. The bells sounded, the ground rumbled, and the lava began to flow. It took a year for … More Church of San Juan Parangaricutiro, Michoacán, Mexico