Thursday, May 10, 2007

The tradition of saints days processions

Orbis Catholicus details a local Italian procession in honour of St. Fermina.

There are some wonderful images of Catholic piety and devotion to be found there. Here are a few:

(Processional Banner of St. Fermina)

(A relic of St. Fermina is carried in procession. The cope seen here is from the 18th century and bears pontifical heraldry)

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