|Thousands begin Stations of the Cross, ultimately leading|
to mass with the Cristo Negro. Dozens of tour buses
denote the volume of faithful.
|Thousands of faithful line up to have|
flowers, prayer cards and other religious
articles touched by the feet of the Cristo.
Through events such as these, the Yucatan continues to increase the faith of many while adding a unique Latin American flavor to the season of Lent. To all of our friends in the Yucatán, the U.S. and abroad, best wishes for a blessed and sacred Holy Week.
Want to know more about the Cristo Negro? Recent newspaper coverage from the Diario de Yucatán detailing the pilgrimage (article is in Spanish):