People near the church wait eagerly to witness the reenactment. This year, the Kalbaryo has been turned into a caravan that goes through the 14 stations of the people's cross.
He said he saw a vision of the Virgin Mary giving him three nails the first time he underwent crucifixion. In urban areas, there are modernized versions of the senakulo that run for only one or two hours.
Yolanda survivors' Senakulo Recently, survivors of Typhoon Yolanda Haiyan and supporters from the People Surge alliance staged a pre-Holy Week Senakulo to commemorate the fifth month since the super typhoon ravaged Eastern Visayas, particularly Tacloban.
This miracle converted Longinus to Christianity and earned the ire of his fellow centurions. Every year our family used to go at the Moriones Arena to watch the Senakulo. During this month of Holy Week there are many tourists that came to visit and tour around the island also gets to witness the Senakulo.
It includes a passion playculminating in the actual nailing of at least three penitents wooden crosses atop a makeshift Calvary.
Rosario, nailed for the ninth consecutive year in