S. CALOGERO

by Mariovirga July. 07, 2007 6656 views

The Sicily has always had a strong relationship with the religion. Monk, healer, scholar, protecting of the harvest, black; we are speaking about the loved and revered saint more of the western Sicily: Saint Calogero. In the culture peasant he is the protecting saint of the summery harvest, and he comes considered from the popular tradition in a position to curing and recovering the sick ones, above all the children. The children, often terrorized, come approach to the statue of the saint for blessing. To the passage of it launches the faithfuls launch from the small balconies previously blessed bread shapes, “muffuletta”, collected and conserved votive breads like pledge of abundance and protection from part of the saint.
Photos taken in Agrigento 7/1/2007

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Aimeric 9 years, 10 months ago

amazing pics, strange crowd
thanks for sharing ... the idolatry

9 years, 10 months ago Edited
Gagmaba 9 years, 10 months ago

Excellent reportage!!

9 years, 10 months ago Edited
Charles Stirton 9 years, 11 months ago

BRAVO!

An extraordinary set of pictures. I felt as if I was there in the crowd.

9 years, 11 months ago Edited
Houri Wong 9 years, 11 months ago

When I traveled in Yunnan, The Nujiang(Salween) River, I know what is religion.

9 years, 11 months ago Edited
Carme 9 years, 11 months ago

Sorprendente reportaje. Hay imágenes muy expresivas que recogen ese fervor desmesurado de muchos creyentes

9 years, 11 months ago Edited
Ursula 9 years, 11 months ago

poor poor baby...

9 years, 11 months ago Edited
Marlena 9 years, 11 months ago

wow! good job!

9 years, 11 months ago Edited
Miclaud 9 years, 11 months ago

Incredible! The faith is very strong!

9 years, 11 months ago Edited
K 9 years, 11 months ago

really beautiful shots!

9 years, 11 months ago Edited
Teo 9 years, 11 months ago

Wow - This collection of photo's are fantastic. They definitely belong in API News Network or in the Maxxum photo service. These photo's are really telling a story that doesn't need any words. Well done. Dramatic. Excellant capture!

9 years, 11 months ago Edited
Lynda 9 years, 11 months ago

You have captured the scene so incredibly that the photos create , vicariously, the atmosphere of the day.

9 years, 11 months ago Edited
Mariovirga 9 years, 11 months ago

I like to be between the crowd, to feel people. In this dizziness and general confusion I feel realy alive! thank you to everyone.! :-D

9 years, 11 months ago Edited
Lisa 9 years, 11 months ago

I love this set! You caught the feeling of that day perfectly. The fervor and the passion. It's amazing. Every shot is stunning. What did it feel like to be there?

9 years, 11 months ago Edited
Anniepie 9 years, 11 months ago

I am speechless, this is one of my favorite sets here on photoblog.

I feel so much emotion and passion when I look at these photos. WOW!!!!!!!

Excellent work!!!!

9 years, 11 months ago Edited
Storytaylor 9 years, 11 months ago

amazing serie.fantastic scenes

9 years, 11 months ago Edited
Sal 9 years, 11 months ago

belle sante foto con qualche distrazione profana ....!?

9 years, 11 months ago Edited
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