Title: Carretas del Muerto
Source(s): Brothers of Light: The Penitentes of the Southwest
Alice Corbin Henderson (Author)
Alice Corbin Henderson describes the Penitente tradition of dragging the Carreta del Muerto in processions.
Finding our way back to the plaza, we stood in the shadow of one of the low adobe buildings, where we could watch the procession passing. It was now quite dark, except for half moonlight in a mottled sky. The bulk of the church looked against the edg...