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S+L BLOG: Photo of the Day,Sisterhood,Year of Consecrated Life

A man playing the role of Jesus carries a cross during the reenactment of the Stations of the Cross along a street as they walk from the Holy Family Basilica in Kenya’s capital Nairobi March 29, 2013. (CNS photo/Thomas Mukoya, Reuters) ...read more
People take part in an outdoors Stations of the Cross procession in Havana March 7, 2012. Cuba’s government, after a request from Pope Benedict XVI, declared Good Friday 2012 a national holiday. (CNS photo/Reuters) ...read more
A woman reacts as a Stations of the Cross procession in Havana passes by her window March 3, 2012 during preparations for Pope Benedict XVI’s visit to Cuba. (CNS photo/stringer via Reuters) ...read more
A Mexican penitent wear chains during a Holy Week procession through the streets of Taxco, Mexico, April 9, 2009. Hundreds of penitents, bound and flagellating themselves, wound through the labyrinth cobblestone streets of Taxco. (CNS photo/Henry Romero, Reuters) ...read more
Other workers watch over Emanuele Roncaccia as he dusts hard-to-reach areas of the baldacchino over the main altar in St. Peter’s Basilica Dec. 18, 2012 at the Vatican. The baldacchino is cleaned by Vatican workmen twice a year, typically before Christmas and Easter, using a mix of ancient and modern techniques. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) ...read more
Pilgrims carry a statue of Christ on a donkey during a Palm Sunday procession outside the Metropolitan Cathedral in Caacupe, Paraguay April 13, 2014. Also known as Passion Sunday, this first day of Holy Week commemorates Christ’s triumphal entry into Jerusalem before his crucifixion. (CNS photo/Jorge Adorno, Reuters) ...read more
Residents watch a re-enactment of the crucifixion at a procession during Holy Week in Larantuka, Indonesia, March 30, 2010. (CNS photo/Beawiharta, Reuters) ...read more
People follow a float in a Holy Week procession in Granada, Spain, March 31, 2010. (CNS photo/Pepe Marin, Reuters) ...read more
Worshippers attend the Easter Vigil at Our Lady of the Angels Cathedral in Los Angeles March 30, 2013. One of the oldest of Christian celebrations, the vigil consists of lighting of the new fire and paschal candle and the baptism and initiation of people entering the church. (CNS photo/Victor Aleman, Vida Nueva) ...read more
A woman and girl take part in a procession through the streets of Ayacucho, Peru, during Holy Week celebrations April 3, 2012. (CNS photo/Oscar Durand) ...read more