Francis Of Assisi Religion

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Columbia is on the top left part of South America. The people there have unique religion and culture, such as sports, food, celebrations and literature. Catholic practices have been mixed with Indigenous, African, and sixteenth century Spanish customs, like praying to a Patron saint who considered “more accessible” than God and villages have a patron saint who is honored each year. One example is the Festival of Saint Pope Francis of Assisi in Quibdó, Columbia. It is Sept. 3 - Oct. 5. It begins with an ‘Inaugural Mass’ at the Cathedral mixed with traditional dances and chirmía music. The chirmía music is performed by the San Francis of Assisi Band. After is a parade of carnival groups featuring costumes and dances. Local artists
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