How do Latinos celebrate Ash Wednesday?

In Bogota, this religious holiday is practiced by people of all ages and social backgrounds


This annual ritual is the start of Lent, 40 days of penance and fasting that remind people of the time Jesus spent in the desert . One of the famous rituals in Bogota takes place in the 20 de Julio barrio, where there is a statue of the infant Jesus that people believe has miraculous properties



Latin American Post | María Alejandra Gómez

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