Example sentences for: penitentes

How can you use “penitentes” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The Penitentes of New Mexico were known to sing alabados during Lenten rituals, Holy Week processions, and other religious ceremonies.

  • Each chapter of the Penitentes has its own morada, which functions as a community center for the members as well as a prayer house and center for religious rituals.

  • See also Los Penitentes

  • Journalism about Los Hermanos Penitentes has been sensationalistic, with lengthy descriptions of their Semana Santa rituals, especially when Anglo Americans migrated to New Mexico during the late nineteenth century.

  • She is found in the death cart of the Penitentes, in the form of a skeleton sitting and carrying a bow and arrow.


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