While it may be convenient to group Holy Week and Easter together, our research shows that U.S. Latinos understand and celebrate them very differently.
In many Latin American countries, Holy Week tends to be celebrated as widely – or more widely – than Easter. Many towns and churches organize processions and events throughout the week to commemorate Jesus’s death and resurrection, but pay less attention to Easter Sunday. Those Hispanics who only celebrate Holy Week may do so per traditions in their home countries.
Check out our infographic below for highlights of various traditions.
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