Good Friday in Siniloan, Laguna

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Here’s a series of photos that you would usually see in Siniloan, Laguna every Good Friday.

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Some would wear masks while they do their act of penitence by whipping their backs.

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I’ve noticed in Siniloan, Laguna that there are only a few who wear the skirt and a headdress made of dried palm leaves.

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There are also some who won’t wear a mask but will wear a hat or a pair of sunglasses.

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I guess there are still a lot of people who wouldn’t understand why people do this. For some, they do this as a vow (“panata”) or do this as a part of a family tradition.

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