Lord of Chalma

I thank the Lord of Chalma, because Joaquin managed to escape before my husband entered the room. So he avoided troubles. I dedicate this retablo, asking for forgiveness and repenting. I swear I wouldn’t have cheated on my husband, because he loves me and doesn’t deserve it. I’ll always be faithful to him until death tears us apart. I fell for Joaquin’s youth and words, but it really helped me to appreciate my husband as a man and as a human being.

Rosa H. J.
Condesa, Mexico City
February 14, 1990

Gustavo Diaz thanks the Lord of Chalma for saving him from a lightning and brings him this retablo.

Huichapan — August 9, 1940

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Alfredo Gutierrez thanks the Lord of Chalma for giving him a strong diarrhea, because of what he was late for his work as a waiter in a restaurant in the Twin Towers in New York. So he was saved from dying.

September 11, 2011

Rosita Carbajal had 10 dolls that came to live and attacked her. She prayed to the Lord of Chalma and managed to save herself. She thanks for that with this retablo. After it was decided to get rid of the dolls.

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Micaila Perez almost made the mistake of running away with her boyfriend who was a criminal. Her mother, Demetria Pantoja, prayed to the Lord of Chalma. He showed his protection making the daughter to reconsider it. Mother thanks for this.

Cholula, 1928

Lord of Chalma, I thank you with this retablo. The headless man appeared to me, and I got very scared.

Lupito Gonzalez
January 10, 1939

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Delfino Rangel offers this ex-voto to thank the Miraculous Lord of Chalma for passing through a danger surgery on his head on December 20, 1930. He entrusted himself with all his heart and now thanks for the miracle.

Tacubaya, Mexico

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I offer this retablo to the Lord of Chalma in a sign of gratitude for protecting me from a bull that I got in corrida and which happened to be very angry. I thought it would end badly for me on the bullfight-ring.

Porfirio Moctezuma

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A crab grabbed the girl Rosita Mendoza’s little toe and she almost lost it. She gives thanks with this retablo to the Lord of Chalma for her recovery.

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Lord of Chalma, I dedicate this retablo to you because my sister gave birth to her son and they both are good.

Luis Angel Vilchis
Mexico City — December 24, 2000

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Lord of Chalma, I thank you for saving my son from vice. He was lost and stopped working. It got so bad, he fell seriously ill. He swore to stop drinking for 10 years. Five years have already passed, and I bring you this retablo, as I do every year, thanking you for his willpower.

Modesta G.

We thank the Lord of Chalma for protecting the father Fray Tormenta during his wrestling career. He has a good heart and he’s continuing to help to all the children in need who are looking for a support. We hope his dream to build “The Children’s City” will come true.

San Juan Teotihuacan
7 August 2000

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I was coming back from my brother-in-law’s house where I had plastered walls. I had had some drinks. Suddenly the fucking devil appeared to me. I was so scared, even my drunkenness went away. I asked you, Lord of Chalma, to protect me and keep evil away from me. Now I’m thanking you and promise not to say anymore what I used to say: «Go fuck your mother, Devil and all your friends!»

Jorge Anzaldo
Observatorio neighborhood, Mexico
April 19, 1999

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