It’s that spectacular time of year again in Antigua Guatemala!
Lent begins with Ash Wednesday on February 26th and, with it, the largest celebration in the world for Lent and Holy Week in Antigua Guatemala!
The wonder of nativity scenes in Guatemala
Nativity scenes appear in all Catholic churches and many homes throughout Guatemala this time of year. First created by St. Francis of Assisi in 1223, the first Spanish residents brought the tradition from Spain in 1524.