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Radna: The Holy Shrine Of The Multinational Banat Region (Romania), Erika Vass 2020 College of the Holy Cross

Radna: The Holy Shrine Of The Multinational Banat Region (Romania), Erika Vass

Journal of Global Catholicism

Radna is the sacral heart of the Banat region in Romania. The shrine has united the Catholics for centuries in veneration of Virgin Mary regardless of their nationality and native language. Roman Catholic Bulgarians, Croatians (called Krashovani), Hungarians, Germans, Roma, Romanians, and Slovakians venerate the Blessed Virgin Mary together, but believers of the Orthodox and Greek Catholic Church also visit the sacred venue. Until the borders changed after the First World War, a great number of pilgrims had visited Radna every year from the region of the Great Hungarian Plain. The pilgrimage may be considered a rite of passage connecting ...


Minor Letnica: (Re)Locating The Tradition Of Shared Worship In North Macedonia, Ksenia Trofimova 2020 College of the Holy Cross

Minor Letnica: (Re)Locating The Tradition Of Shared Worship In North Macedonia, Ksenia Trofimova

Journal of Global Catholicism

This paper addresses trajectories of historical and devotional continuity of the annual pilgrimage to a Marian shrine. It analyzes the ways in which traditional worship of the Catholic Church in Letnica (Kosovo)—a major regional sanctuary of the former Yugoslavia—is relocated and replicated in a small chapel of St. Joseph in Skopje (North Macedonia). Both sites have been for a long period of time institutionally connected and shared by followers of different religious traditions (Catholic and Orthodox devotees, and especially by Muslims). Drawing upon fieldwork carried out in Macedonia and Serbia between 2014-2019, I focus on the processes of ...


“Give Me Some Beautiful Holy Images That Are Colorful, Play Music, And Flash!” The Roma Pilgrimage To Csatka, Hungary, István Povedák 2020 College of the Holy Cross

“Give Me Some Beautiful Holy Images That Are Colorful, Play Music, And Flash!” The Roma Pilgrimage To Csatka, Hungary, István Povedák

Journal of Global Catholicism

This study introduces the Csatka pilgrimage, which is one of the most significant festive events for Roma in Central and Eastern Europe. Csatka, a small and secluded village, became one of the most important pilgrimage sites for Roma since the mid-20th century. Tens of thousands of Roma, entire families from Hungary and the surrounding countries arrive to the feast on Nativity Day at the beginning of September. For them, however, the rite is not only about religious actions, but also about their powerful role in strengthening Roma ethnic identity. Through the analysis of the rite, we can gain a good ...


Breaching Boundaries: Homogenizing The Dichotomy Between The Sacred And Profane In Csíksomlyó, Zsofia Lovei 2020 College of the Holy Cross

Breaching Boundaries: Homogenizing The Dichotomy Between The Sacred And Profane In Csíksomlyó, Zsofia Lovei

Journal of Global Catholicism

This article examines how a Marian shrine in Csíksomlyó, Transylvania acts as a Foucauldian heterotopia for Magyar speaking individuals, residing in the Carpathian Basin, and beyond in the diaspora most especially during the annual Pentecost pilgrimage. Following introductory remarks on the site and my stance, I turn to methodology, and Hungarian scholarship on the topic. Afterwards, I provide a “thick description” of fieldwork I conducted on-site in May of 2015. I then turn to various theoretical ties, which I support with emic analysis. Lastly, I turn to ideas of heterotopias, and provide a brief formal analysis. My main incentive is ...


Overview And Acknowledgments, Marc Roscoe Loustau 2020 College of the Holy Cross

Overview And Acknowledgments, Marc Roscoe Loustau

Journal of Global Catholicism

No abstract provided.


Volume Xxxvi, No. 1, Cumulative Issue 70, 2020 St. Norbert College

Volume Xxxvi, No. 1, Cumulative Issue 70

The Communicator

The English Speaking Circary of the Order of Prémontré


Volume Xxxv, No. 1, Cumulative Issue 67, 2020 St. Norbert College

Volume Xxxv, No. 1, Cumulative Issue 67

The Communicator

The English Speaking Circary of the Order of Prémontré


Catholicism In The New Poland: A Religion And Society In Transition, Christopher Garbowski 2020 Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Poland

Catholicism In The New Poland: A Religion And Society In Transition, Christopher Garbowski

Occasional Papers on Religion in Eastern Europe

Excerpt: "Polish society is divided along a number of lines; hardly unusual in any contemporary pluralistic society. The new divisions have not been adequately named. Michał Kuź, a Polish political scientist, has coined the self-explanatory terms “localists” and “internationalists” to describe perhaps the most pertinent current divide within European societies.1 These worldview divides are also visible along political party lines. The proportions of the parties of the divide are naturally different in Poland than in countries of the old Europe. It is relatively easy to indicate which of the parties in the political landscape of the country within the ...


Volume Xxxiv, No. 1, Cumulative Issue 65, 2020 St. Norbert College

Volume Xxxiv, No. 1, Cumulative Issue 65

The Communicator

The English Speaking Circary of the Order of Prémontré


Volume Xxxiii, No. 2, Cumulative Issue 64, 2020 St. Norbert College

Volume Xxxiii, No. 2, Cumulative Issue 64

The Communicator

The English Speaking Circary of the Order of Prémontré


Volume Xxxiii, No. 1, Cumulative Issue 63, 2020 St. Norbert College

Volume Xxxiii, No. 1, Cumulative Issue 63

The Communicator

The English Speaking Circary of the Order of Prémontré


Volume Xxxii, No. 2, Cumulative Issue 62, 2020 St. Norbert College

Volume Xxxii, No. 2, Cumulative Issue 62

The Communicator

The English Speaking Circary of the Order of Prémontré


Volume Xxxii, No. 1, Cumulative Issue 61, 2020 St. Norbert College

Volume Xxxii, No. 1, Cumulative Issue 61

The Communicator

The English Speaking Circary of the Order of Prémontré


Volume Xxxi, No. 2, Cumulative Issue 59, 2020 St. Norbert College

Volume Xxxi, No. 2, Cumulative Issue 59

The Communicator

The English Speaking Circary of the Order of Prémontré


Volume Xxx, No. 2, Cumulative Issue 58, 2020 St. Norbert College

Volume Xxx, No. 2, Cumulative Issue 58

The Communicator

The English Speaking Circary of the Order of Prémontré


Volume Xxx, No. 1, Cumulative Issue 57, 2020 St. Norbert College

Volume Xxx, No. 1, Cumulative Issue 57

The Communicator

The English Speaking Circary of the Order of Prémontré


Volume Xxix, No. 2, Cumulative Issue 56, 2020 St. Norbert College

Volume Xxix, No. 2, Cumulative Issue 56

The Communicator

The English Speaking Circary of the Order of Prémontré


Volume Xxv, No. 1, Cumulative Issue 48, 2020 St. Norbert College

Volume Xxv, No. 1, Cumulative Issue 48

The Communicator

The English Speaking Circary of the Order of Prémontré


Miguel A. De La Torre, The Politics Of Jesús: A Hispanic Political Theology, Ramón Luzárraga 2020 Benedictine University Mesa

Miguel A. De La Torre, The Politics Of Jesús: A Hispanic Political Theology, Ramón Luzárraga

Journal of Hispanic / Latino Theology

No abstract provided.


José In Egypt: Reading Genesis 37-50 With People On The Move, Jean-Pierre Ruiz 2020 St. John’s University

José In Egypt: Reading Genesis 37-50 With People On The Move, Jean-Pierre Ruiz

Journal of Hispanic / Latino Theology

No abstract provided.


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