Today is Tuesday in Holy Week and Holy Mother Church urges us to live more deeply in the mysteries of the suffering and death of Our Lord Jesus Christ. Fasting and penance become more severe.
The Catholic Spanish are better at this than other people I know. So please see these breathtaking videos:
Most people don’t know that the Holy Week processions are meant as a public act of faith in opposition to the errors of Protestantism. Since the 16th century, the brotherhoods took over the streets, carrying statues and doing penance to proclaim their Catholic Faith and to give everyone a palpable lesson on the Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ and the sorrow of Our Blessed Mother as Co-Redemptrix. Learn more here: