Holy Week Observances Around The World, Marinduque Included

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ABC News, an international news company with headquarter in New York, USA, featured the Holy Week Observances Around the World and Marinduque, Philippines is one of those.

Balmaseda, Spain

Palm Sunday signals the start of Holy Week in the Christian religion. Festivals around the world celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. Here, a cast member in the role of Jesus performs a scene from the “Via Crucis” during Holy Week in the Basque town of Balmaseda, in northern Spain, on March 25, 2016.


Segura Village, Spain

 Penitents parade with crosses during a Holy Week procession in the northern Spanish Basque village of Segura on March 24, 2016.

Oshmiany, Belarus

 Belarussian Catholics carry a wooden cross during a procession celebrating Palm Sunday in the town of Oshmiany, Belarus, on March 20, 2016.

San Salvador, El Salvador

 A man performing in costume as a traditional character called a Talciguin (R), a representation of the devil, engages in a mock battle with a man representing Jesus (L) as part of Holy Monday, a tradition in the town of Texistepeque, 83 kilometeres from San Salvador, El Salvador, on March 21, 2016.

Cordoba, Spain

 A penitent from “La Sangre” brotherhood walks to the church prior to the Holy Week procession on March 22, 2016, in Cordoba, Spain.

Oshmiany, Belarus

 A Belarussian Catholic believer stands on a hill with wooden crosses during a procession celebrating Palm Sunday in the town of Oshmiany, Belarus, on March 20, 2016.

Gasan, Marinduque, Philippines

 A resident carries a statue of Jesus Christ to the church in preparation for the Good Friday procession in Gasan, Marinduque, Philippines, on March 25, 2016.

Cordoba, Spain

 A penitent from “La Sangre” brotherhood walks to the church prior to the Holy Week procession on March 22, 2016, in Cordoba, Spain.

Zamora, Spain

 Penitents hold their candles as they take part in the “Procesion del Silencio” brotherhood during the Holy Week on March 23, 2016, in Zamora, Spain.

Malaga, Spain

 Antonio Banderas attends the Maria Santisima de Lagrimas y Favores procession during the Holy Week celebration on March 20, 2016, in Malaga, Spain.

Cordoba, Spain

 Penitents or “nazareno” of the Hermandad del Santisimo Sacramento, Nuestra Senora de la Alegria and Nuestro Padre Jesus de la Sentencia (Holy sacrament, Our Lady of the Joly and Our Father Jesus Christ of the Sentence) brotherhood wait for their procession on Holy Monday on March 21, 2016, in Cordoba, Spain.

Malaga, Spain

Spanish legionary men carry the sculpture of Christ of the Good Dead, also known as Christ of Mena, during its procession on March 24, 2016, in Malaga, Spain.

Iztapalapa, Mexico

A man plays the role of Jesus during Holy Week on March 20, 2016, in Iztapalapa, Mexico.

Cordoba, Spain

Penitents or “nazarenos” of the Huerto brotherhood wait for their procession to start at San Francisco church on March 20, 2016, in Cordoba, Spain.

Mogpog, Marinduque, Philippines

A penitent locally called “Morion” parades during the start of Holy Week celebrations in Mogpog, Marinduque in central Philippines on March 21, 2016.

Jerusalem

A Christian worshipper prays on the Stone of Anointing at the entrance of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the Jerusalem’s Old City on March 23, 2016.

Sevilla, Spain

A penitent or “Nazareno” of the La Paz brotherhood opens the door of the temple during the procession on March 20, 2016, in Sevilla, Spain.

Source and courtesy: ABC News

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