Every night in Mexico from December 16 to 24, children take part in a procession called posada --
meaning inn or shelter. Reenacting Joseph and Mary looking for lodgings, the children process in the street with candles, visiting different houses until they find a willing host. There are celebrations, songs, Bible stories, and candy. Each night the children reflect on different qualities: humility, strength, detachment, charity, trust, justice, purity, joy and generosity.