Living shrines: home altars of New Mexico

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The tradition of home shrines first began evolving in the American Southwest during the Mexican colonial period, when priests often traveled to homes to perform mass, novenas, baptisms, and marriages, a practice that continues today. This colorful book features the personal altars of mostly Hispanic families living in the towns and villages of northern New Mexico. Most are devoutly Catholic, and although Roman Catholic dogma does not officially recognize home shrines, the altar tradition for most Hispanos is a sign of being "Catholic from the heart." Their private altars allow for devotion in daily life, a practice embraced by those of all beliefs who desire personal sacred places to meditate, pray, or reflect. These portraits will serve as an inspiration for even the least devout among us desiring more spirituality in our lives.

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Grouping Title living shrines home altars of new mexico
Grouping Author cash marie romero
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subject_facet Household shrines -- New Mexico, New Mexico -- Religious life and customs
title_display Living shrines : home altars of New Mexico
title_full Living shrines : home altars of New Mexico / text by Marie Romero Cash ; photographs by Siegfried Halus ; essay by Lucy R. Lippard
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title_sub home altars of New Mexico
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