Arquivo da tag: umbanda

RIO OF ALL SAINTS: SAINT BARBARA

On December 4th the Christian communities of the world celebrate the Day of Saint Barbara, besides the birthday of my dear son João Paulo. Maybe the first thing that comes to the mind of a carioca when told about this martyr name is the long tunnel that links the neighborhoods of Catumbi and Laranjeiras, shorting […]

COSME, DAMIÃO E QUEM?

Olá, leitores! Outro dia, em minhas andanças fotográficas à procura de alguma nova decoração de fachada para meus arquivos, descobri no bairro do Catete, para minha felicidade, um pequenino ornamento para lá de interessante. Repousa a pequena escultura em argamassa no interior do frontão de um sobrado novecentista da Rua Tavares Bastos, número 10, hoje […]

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 – […]