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Let The Processional Season Begin

This past Sunday the first Lenten procession hit the streets of Antigua Guatemala. Here’s procession from Santa Catalina Bobadilla as it passes …

Lent Vistas — Alfombras

The processional carpets not only provide beautiful ephemeral art to the eye, often, they also give us the aromas of Lent and …

Lent Vistas — Dolorosas

Lent and Holy Week are an equal opportunity events where everyone gets a chance to participate and carry the floats. Hermanas cargadoras, …

Boys Procession in Antigua Guatemala by Rudy Giron

Boys Procession in Antigua Guatemala

Lent processions are for everyone, men, women, boys and girls. Some processions have floats for everybody, but other times the processional floats …

The Guatemalan Lenten Kitsch

How about some broom-head Roman soldiers as a typical sample of the kitsch found during Lent and Holy Week in Antigua Guatemala. …