Business has been brisk, said Resendez, who sells 15 painted cascarones for $2.50.
The yellow, pink, green and blue cascarones sit inside dozens of cartons neatly packed inside the maroon van parked alongside the road.
Easter bunny piatas hang from a wire at a business. And on Paredes Line Road, Easter baskets with stuffed animals inside are waiting to be sold.
We tend to expand our prayers so that its for the safety of all people, not only our soldiers. We are just praying for peace, Adams said.
He spent 12 hours Friday selling the eggs to passing motorists. He planned to work another full shift Saturday and a few hours today if there were any cascarones left.
Resendezs family, who owns a restaurant in Matamoros, has been saving the eggs for a year. They had 255 cartons, which held 7,650 egg shells.
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The Basilica has scheduled six Easter Masses.
With the help of family and friends, he has spent four days selling the confetti filled eggs from his Omega Seamaster 007 Price van at the corner of Eddie Lucio Jr. Highway and FM 1847.
Its a lot of work, Resendez said, holding about four cartons. Thats why we save (them) and work on them all year long.
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Stores pack their shelves with candy, churches prepare for bigger crowds and cascarones vendors work daylong shifts to accommodate the seasonal needs of their customers.
At the Basilica of Our Lady of San Juan del Valle in San Juan, officials are preparing for huge crowds.
Brenda Nettles Riojas, spokeswoman for the Catholic Diocese of Brownsville. Of course, Easter is a big draw and people find its an opportunity to come back to the church.
April 11, 2004 Waking up to chocolate rabbits and colorful eggs is an Easter tradition for many families across the Rio Grande Valley.
The Rev. Laura Adams, of the First United Methodist Church of Brownsville, said prayers for world peace will continue today. The prayers increased when Americas soldiers entered into Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Hector Resendez is one of those vendors.
churches embrace Easter season
just about colorful Easter eggs and chocolate rabbits. It is about celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ. And with the world full of turmoil and violence, church officials anticipate more parishioners will attend Easter Mass today to pray for peace.
The Brownsville Herald
Resendezs cascarones are just a few signs that Easter season has arrived.
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