The history of the Quinceanera traditions is what every Latina should be proud of and celebrate. The love and support that her family and friends share with the Quinceanera on her special day dates back centuries. This close loving family support is the core essence of every Quince celebration.
As the Quinceanera and her family walk down the aisle of the church. The church organ is playing her favorite Quinceanera music, her Madrinas, Pardrinos and God Parents can be seen with not one dry eye. They are probably are thinking, that it wasn't that long ago she was a little girl just learning how to take her first step.
* The Quinceanera traditions celebrate taking her first step into young womanhood. This is the role she is preparing herself for as she is introduced into society.
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Many churches are also requiring classes for parents and the Quinceanera to attend prior to her Quince Celebration.
* The free PDF the download is written in both Spanish and English.
Everyone who is planning a Quinceanera Celebratiion no matter what Church you attend. It is a good foundation of the basic tradition.
* Read the prayers and then you can use them as a guide. If you want to write your own ceremony. Especially if you belong to a church and they don't have their own ceremony. I was told that most Catholic churches have their own service. Therefore there is no right or wrong. It's what you feel comfortable with.
With the current economic problems many families are having a special church blessing ceremony and then having a small celebration than those in the past few years.
Other families who aren't a member of a church are writing their own ceremony and having it at the reception hall.
The words of being thankful for the blessings and commitment to God should guide for the Quinceanera and her family. In the past most Quince celebrations were held in the church and members of the community attended the celebration party.
Today things are much more relaxed. The formal traditions can be followed or adapted to your family life style.
This is a time for the family to join together and share their support and love for the Quinceanera as she takes her step into young womanhood. With her new responsibilities in her life.
There is so much ahead of her that this moment in time should be a beautiful experience filled with memories of love, blessings, song and music.
Of course every Qunceanera wants to look her very best as she is the center of attention on her special day. Choosing her best color for her dress is very important. In fact the color and style for her body type is much more important than the cost of her Quinceanera dress.