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In Toronto's Little Italy, Good Friday mass is followed by a procession that begins and ends at St. Francis of Assisi Church after winding its way through the neighbourhood

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Dressed as King Herod for his 7th year, Dominic Messina wears his sunglasses while waiting in the staging area before for the annual Good Friday Passion Procession on March 29, 2013. Good Friday mass is followed by the procession that begins and ends at St. Francis of Assisi Church after winding its way through Toronto's Little Italy. After mass devotees are given the opportunity to kiss the feet of the crucifix of Jesus Christ that is carried by the priests during the procession. Re-enactors wear intricate costumes, and wear detailed make-up to re-enact all of the stations of the cross.

Peter Power/The Globe and Mail

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Reenactors in costume wait, one naps, right, in the sunshine while waiting in the staging area before for the annual Good Friday Passion Procession on March 29, 2013. Re-enactors wear intricate costumes, and wear detailed make-up to re-enact all of the stations of the cross.

Peter Power/The Globe and Mail

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Reenactors in costume wait, one naps, right, in the sunshine while waiting in the staging area before for the annual Good Friday Passion Procession on March 29, 2013. Re-enactors wear intricate costumes, and wear detailed make-up to re-enact all of the stations of the cross.

Peter Power/The Globe and Mail

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Reenactors in costume wait in the staging area before for the annual Good Friday Passion Procession on March 29, 2013. Good Friday mass is followed by the procession that begins and ends at St. Francis of Assisi Church after winding its way through Toronto's Little Italy. After mass devotees are given the opportunity to kiss the feet of the crucifix of Jesus Christ that is carried by the priests during the procession. Re-enactors wear intricate costumes, and wear detailed make-up to re-enact all of the stations of the cross.

Peter Power/The Globe and Mail

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One of the five Jesus reenactors, Giuseppi Rauti, 74, checks his wig and crown of thorns before his 45th year as Jesus during preparations for the annual Good Friday Passion Procession on March 29, 2013.

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One of the five Jesus reenactors, Giuseppi Rauti, 74, gets his make-up applied before his 45th year as Jesus during preparations for the annual Good Friday Passion Procession on March 29, 2013.

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Two of the five Jesus reenactors, Giuseppi Rauti, 74, seated, and Fabio Gesufatto, 40, getting make-up applied during reparations for the annual Good Friday Passion Procession on March 29, 2013. Goof Friday mass is followed by the procession that begins and ends at St. Francis of Assisi Church after winding its way through Toronto's Little Italy. After mass devotees are given the opportunity to kiss the feet of the crucifix of Jesus Christ that is carried by the priests during the procession. Re-enactors wear intricate costumes, and wear detailed make-up to re-enact all of the stations of the cross.

Peter Power/The Globe and Mail

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One of the five Jesus reenactors, Giuseppi Rauti, 74, gets his make-up applied before his 45th year as Jesus during preparations for the annual Good Friday Passion Procession on March 29, 2013.

Peter Power/The Globe and Mail

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A woman kisses the feet of Jesus on a crucifix during Good Friday mass before the annual Good Friday Passion Procession on March 29, 2013. Good Friday mass is followed by the procession that begins and ends at St. Francis of Assisi Church after winding its way through Toronto's Little Italy. After mass devotees are given the opportunity to kiss the feet of the crucifix of Jesus Christ that is carried by the priests during the procession. Re-enactors wear intricate costumes, and wear detailed make-up to re-enact all of the stations of the cross.

Peter Power/The Globe and Mail

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One of the five Jesus reenactors, Fabio Gesufatto, 40, gets his make-up done as Jesus for the 16th year, as part of the preparations for the annual Good Friday Passion Procession on March 29, 2013. Good Friday mass is followed by the procession that begins and ends at St. Francis of Assisi Church after winding its way through Toronto's Little Italy. After mass devotees are given the opportunity to kiss the feet of the crucifix of Jesus Christ that is carried by the priests during the procession. Re-enactors wear intricate costumes, and wear detailed make-up to re-enact all of the stations of the cross.

Peter Power/The Globe and Mail

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A woman is dressed as Mary Magdellan in the foreground as preparations for the annual Good Friday Passion Procession on March 29, 2013. Good Friday mass is followed by the procession that begins and ends at St. Francis of Assisi Church after winding its way through Toronto's Little Italy. After mass devotees are given the opportunity to kiss the feet of the crucifix of Jesus Christ that is carried by the priests during the procession. Re-enactors wear intricate costumes, and wear detailed make-up to re-enact all of the stations of the cross.

Peter Power/The Globe and Mail

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A group of men dress as Roman soldiers as part of the preparations for the annual Good Friday Passion Procession on March 29, 2013. Good Friday mass is followed by the procession that begins and ends at St. Francis of Assisi Church after winding its way through Toronto's Little Italy. After mass devotees are given the opportunity to kiss the feet of the crucifix of Jesus Christ that is carried by the priests during the procession. Re-enactors wear intricate costumes, and wear detailed make-up to re-enact all of the stations of the cross.

Peter Power/The Globe and Mail

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Dressed as King Herod for his 7th year, Dominic Messina wears his sunglasses while waiting in the staging area before for the annual Good Friday Passion Procession on March 29, 2013. Good Friday mass is followed by the procession that begins and ends at St. Francis of Assisi Church after winding its way through Toronto's Little Italy. After mass devotees are given the opportunity to kiss the feet of the crucifix of Jesus Christ that is carried by the priests during the procession. Re-enactors wear intricate costumes, and wear detailed make-up to re-enact all of the stations of the cross.

Peter Power/The Globe and Mail

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A small boy poses with a group of reenactors before the start of the annual Good Friday Passion Procession on March 29, 2013. Good Friday mass is followed by the procession that begins and ends at St. Francis of Assisi Church after winding its way through Toronto's Little Italy. After mass devotees are given the opportunity to kiss the feet of the crucifix of Jesus Christ that is carried by the priests during the procession. Re-enactors wear intricate costumes, and wear detailed make-up to re-enact all of the stations of the cross.

Peter Power/The Globe and Mail

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A woman holds onto her rosarie as the at the annual Good Friday Passion Procession is set to begin on March 29, 2013. Good Friday mass is followed by the procession that begins and ends at St. Francis of Assisi Church after winding its way through Toronto's Little Italy. After mass devotees are given the opportunity to kiss the feet of the crucifix of Jesus Christ that is carried by the priests during the procession. Re-enactors wear intricate costumes, and wear detailed make-up to re-enact all of the stations of the cross.

Peter Power/The Globe and Mail

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Reenactors and a devotee with her rosarie in her hand at the beginning of the annual Good Friday Passion Procession is set to begin on March 29, 2013. Good Friday mass is followed by the procession that begins and ends at St. Francis of Assisi Church after winding its way through Toronto's Little Italy. After mass devotees are given the opportunity to kiss the feet of the crucifix of Jesus Christ that is carried by the priests during the procession. Re-enactors wear intricate costumes, and wear detailed make-up to re-enact all of the stations of the cross.

Peter Power/The Globe and Mail

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Tonina Dannetta, 77, proudly carries the banner that her family donated while marching with the Supina Social and Cultural Club of Toronto during the annual Good Friday Passion Procession is set to begin on March 29, 2013. Good Friday mass is followed by the procession that begins and ends at St. Francis of Assisi Church after winding its way through Toronto's Little Italy. After mass devotees are given the opportunity to kiss the feet of the crucifix of Jesus Christ that is carried by the priests during the procession. Re-enactors wear intricate costumes, and wear detailed make-up to re-enact all of the stations of the cross.

Peter Power/The Globe and Mail

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John Coletti, one of the committee members, talks on his radio while trying to get the annual Good Friday Passion Procession started on March 29, 2013. Good Friday mass is followed by the procession that begins and ends at St. Francis of Assisi Church after winding its way through Toronto's Little Italy. After mass devotees are given the opportunity to kiss the feet of the crucifix of Jesus Christ that is carried by the priests during the procession. Re-enactors wear intricate costumes, and wear detailed make-up to re-enact all of the stations of the cross.

Peter Power/The Globe and Mail

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Preparations for the annual Good Friday Passion Procession on March 29, 2013. Goof Friday mass is followed by the procession that begins and ends at St. Francis of Assisi Church after winding its way through Toronto's Little Italy. After mass devotees are given the opportunity to kiss the feet of the crucifix of Jesus Christ that is carried by the priests during the procession. Re-enactors wear intricate costumes, and wear detailed make-up to re-enact all of the stations of the cross.

Peter Power/The Globe and Mail

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The bloodied (fake) hands of one of the five Jesus reenactors, Giuseppi Rauti, 74, holds onto the wooden cross at the beginning of the annual Good Friday Passion Procession on March 29, 2013. Good Friday mass is followed by the procession that begins and ends at St. Francis of Assisi Church after winding its way through Toronto's Little Italy. After mass devotees are given the opportunity to kiss the feet of the crucifix of Jesus Christ that is carried by the priests during the procession. Re-enactors wear intricate costumes, and wear detailed make-up to re-enact all of the stations of the cross.

Peter Power/The Globe and Mail

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One of the five Jesus reenactors, Fabio Gesufatto, 40, in his16th year, gets a hard time from the Roman soldiers during the annual Good Friday Passion Procession on March 29, 2013. Good Friday mass is followed by the procession that begins and ends at St. Francis of Assisi Church after winding its way through Toronto's Little Italy. After mass devotees are given the opportunity to kiss the feet of the crucifix of Jesus Christ that is carried by the priests during the procession. Re-enactors wear intricate costumes, and wear detailed make-up to re-enact all of the stations of the cross.

Peter Power/The Globe and Mail

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