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Celebrating the Ressurection

Celebrating Christ the Lamb

The Easter holiday is celebrated in Brazil much like it is in the US: Supermarkets are flooded with chocolate goodies and Easter bunnies become the most popular celebrities. Brazilians go out of their way to buy expensive chocolate eggs to remind their loved ones that they are special. In the midst of the rush and […]

How Christians survive the Brazilian Carnaval

How Christians survive the Brazilian Carnaval

Brazil is known worldwide for many things: talented soccer players, the Amazon River and Jungle, and the beautiful city of Rio de Janeiro. However, nothing is a famous to tourists as “Carnaval”. This annual event started out a long time ago as a religious holiday that focused on spiritual discipline and abstinence from the pleasures […]