‘Beautiful’: boy with Down Syndrome comforts Jesus in Good Friday procession

A beautiful moment where a boy with Down Syndrome ran into a Good Friday procession in Mexico to comfort Jesus is resurging on social media.

The touching moment was reshared by Sachin Jose a Digital Creator and Catholic journalist where is is gaining new traction after becoming a viral hit several years ago.


The procession took place on Good Friday 2018 in Monclova, Mexico, and the boy’s name is Juan Pablo.

“What does a child with a green soccer shirt do at the scene of a Viacrucis in Monclova?” the video’s description said in Spanish on Facebook at the time “Remind us of the most sublime love, that of caring for others with mercy! His innocence, his overflowing love, and his down syndrome challenge us today. Juan Pablo is his name, which should be synonymous with good hope. Let’s teach our children to be more compassionate.”

It is being described as “beautiful” and a “real teaching moment” online.

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