Devotions, Popular


Devotions, Popular
Devotions, Popular
Brief explanation of the spiritual practices collectively called 'devotions' or 'popular devotions.'

Catholic Encyclopedia. . 2006.


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  • Popular Devotions — • Brief explanation of the spiritual practices collectively called devotions or popular devotions. Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Popular Devotions     Popular Devotions …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • popular Catholicism —    This term refers to the religious sense of devout Catholics that finds expression not only in the liturgybut also in a variety of religious practices, such as the rosary, novenas, processions, pilgrimages, altarcitos (home altars), theWay of… …   Glossary of theological terms

  • Roman Catholic devotions — For devotions in the Eastern Catholic Churches, refer to the articles on the individual Churches or the corresponding Orthodox Churches. Over 100 million Catholics follow the devotion to Divine Mercy[1] …   Wikipedia

  • Roman Catholic devotions to Jesus Christ — Part of a series of articles on Roman Catholic Devotions to Christ Devotions Holy Face Sacred Heart Divine Mercy Eucharistic adoration Holy Name Holy Hour …   Wikipedia

  • Marian devotions — Madonna and five angels, Botticelli, c. 1485. A Marian devotion is a gift (total or partial) of oneself, or one s activities to the Virgin Mary. It is a willingness and desire to dedicate oneself to, or venerate her; either in terms of prayers or …   Wikipedia

  • Catholic devotions — This article is primarily about devotions in the Latin Rite. For devotions in the Eastern Catholic Churches, refer to the articles on the individual Churches or the corresponding Orthodox Churches. Catholic devotions are prayer forms which are… …   Wikipedia

  • Special Devotions For Months —     Special Devotions for Months     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Special Devotions for Months     During the Middle Ages the public functions of the Church and the popular devotions of the people were intimately connected. The laity assisted at the …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • May devotions to the Blessed Virgin Mary — refers to special Marian devotions held in the Catholic Church during the month of May honoring the Virgin Mary as the Queen of May . These services may take place inside or outside. May devotions have existed throughout Roman Catholic church… …   Wikipedia

  • religiosidad popular —    This Spanish term refers to the popular piety or popular devotional practices within the Hispanic community, such as Marian devotions, altarcitos, pastorelas, and so on.    See popular Catholicism …   Glossary of theological terms

  • Marian devotions —    This term refers to a variety of expressions of popular piety that honor Mary, the Mother of God. Throughout Christian history, the Virgin Mary has been venerated in many different places: Czestochowa, Fatima, Guadalupe, Knock, Lourdes, and so …   Glossary of theological terms


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