Good Friday Rituals In Northern New Mexico

Thousands are drawn to the Holy Week pilgrimage to the Sanctuary of Chimayó, in northern New Mexico, which culminates on Good Friday.  

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    Penitente morada, Abiquiu, New Mexico.
    Paul Ross
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    Pilgrims put down the crosses they’ve carried on long walks to the Santuario de Chimayo on Good Friday.
    Paul Ross
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    The Faithful leave handmade crosses on trees along the pilgrims’ route on the way to Chimayo, NM.  
    Paul Ross
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    Pilgrims arrive the Santuario de Chimayo on Good Friday.
    Paul Ross
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    A side view of the small penitente morada, Abiquiu, New Mexico.
    Paul Ross
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    The entrance to the small penitente morada, Abiquiu, New Mexico.
    Paul Ross
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    Pilgrims find a quiet moment at a shrine on Good Friday, in Chimayo, New Mexico.
    Paul Ross
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