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Lent in GuatemalaJoan Cass
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Lent in Guatemala

Every Sunday throughout Lent, elaborate processions wind their way through the streets of Antigua. These processions depict scenes from the Passion of Christ, featuring life-sized statues of Jesus, Mary, and other biblical figures carried on massive floats. The processions are accompanied by solemn music, incense, and large crowds of devotees