A sacred light in the darkness:

By Rubén G. Mendoza, Chair/Professor, Division of Social, Behavioral & Global Studies, California State University, Monterey Bay. The 2007 midwinter solstice illumination of the main altar tabernacle of Old Mission San Juan Bautista, California. Rubén G. Mendoza/Ancient Editions, CC BY-ND On Wednesday, Dec. 21, nations in the Northern Hemisphere will mark the winter solstice – the…