Arquivo da tag: portuguese tradition

RIO OF ALL SAINTS: SAINT GEORGE

Hi, folks! Lately I´ve been gathering the references to catholic saints that occur in some tile sets in some Rio´s North Zone residences – most of them owned by portuguese natives. I intend to publish them some day, when the “collection” increases. In the meantime, and due to the proximity of Saint George Day – […]

THE SERGEANT MAJOR FERNANDO MARTINS DE BULHÕES

Dear readers, The June 13th is the day when Catholic Church celebrates one of the most popular patron saints of Portuguese culture – if not the most popular one. Many are the sympathies driven to the saint by those who desire to find someone to marry, making him known as the “matchmaker saint”. In Rio […]