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This custom consists in setting up the sets with the episodes of the passion,
of the death and resurrection of Jesus, in analogy of the more usual Christmas scenery.
It is a much followed and loved Tradition and involves the creation, in whole or in part, of the scenes from the Life of Christ, to be exhibited during the period of Lent.
This representation is highly emotional in that the life of the adult Jesus is staged, which goes towards the last days of his existence,
showing the intensity and emotions of these highlights.
Contemplating the mysteries of these last seven days of Jesus' life helps us to identify ourselves in the scenes of the Passion and Death of Our Lord.
Here are some examples that represent scenes from the Easter Nativity: