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Junino Cycle

Typical food and dances, beliefs and lots of entertainment.

Non-Canonical Catholic Saints in Northeast Brazil

Among the non-canonical Catholic saints belonging to Northeast devotion, some of the best known are the following: Fr Ibiapina, Dom Vital, St Longinus, Friar Damião, Girl-With-No-Name and Father Cícero.

Offerings (Ex-votos)

‘Ex-voto’ is a scholarly term which covers milagres (miracles) and promessas (promises). They are offerings to saints as either private devotions or specially recommended by someone in order to receive a requested favour or miracle, as a public display of gratitude.