The Procession of Silence (a special commemoration in Morelia, Mexico where I am currently residing and writing) originated in Spain and dates back to the 13th century. It was during the Baroque period, from the 17th to the 18th century that it reached its highest significance. When the Spaniards arrived in Mexico they brought along among other things, many of their religious traditions. The procession takes place on good Friday. The Friday before Easter marks the crucifixion of Jesus. The procession highlights the suffering and heartbreak of the Virgin for the death of her son. Read more . . .
Jesus is alone in the tomb, his spirit in communion with God, bringing about the resurrection of his body for his next communications.
Blessing to each and all on this Easter Eve.
PS Many Christians in the United States observe Holy Saturday, which falls between Good Friday and Easter Sunday. It commemorates the day when Jesus Christ lay in the tomb after his death, according to the Christian bible. It is also known as Easter Eve and is the last day of Lent.