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Boys show their ash crosses for Ash Wednesday

Let Lent Begin

Here’s your Guatemalan illustrated Spanish word of the day: Miércoles de ceniza for Ash Wednesday. Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent, …

Pizza for the masses during Lent BY RUDY GIRON

Pizza for the masses during Lent

For better or worse, pizza has carved a niche among the street food offerings found during Cuaresma [Lent] and Semana Santa [Holy …

Ash Wednesday in Antigua Guatemala BY RUDY GIRON

Lent Season Has Began

Here’s your illustrated Guatemalan Spanish phrase of the day: Miércoles de ceniza for Ash Wednesday. Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent …

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 …

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. …

Let Lent Season Begin

Here’s you Spanish word of the day: Cuaresma or Lent. Once again, from the early morning reports started to pour in, around …