memoirs of a 1980’s cuaresma

"Hoy, Bawal maglaro sa kalye, patay ang Diyos!" ["You're not suppose to play on the streets, Jesus is dead"] --Aling Julie (My Mom) This is the usual image of the holyweek observance in the Philippines. Penitensya is a traditional act of self flagellation as a form of repentance. The...