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HOLY WEEK CUSTOM

ON HOLY THURSDAY NIGHT YOU SHOULD VISIT SEVEN CHURCHES TO GAIN
SPECIAL BLESSINGS AND INDULGENCES.

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; SCRANTON

Keyword(s): RELIGIOUS CUSTOM

Subject headings: 663 Holy Thursday
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Spring Planting F663.32

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HOLY THURSDAY

MY MOTHER AND HER FAMILY WOULD VISIT AS MANY CHURCHES AS
POSSIBLE ON HOLY THURSDAY.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): RELIGIOUS CUSTOM

Subject headings: 663 Holy Thursday
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Spring Planting F663.32

Date learned: 00001930S

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HOLY THURSDAY

A CANDLE BLESSED IN THE CHURCH ON HOLY THURSDAY HAS A SPECIAL
MEANING FOR UKRAINIANS: IT IS BROUGHT OUT IN TIME OF GRAVE
DANGER AND PLACED LIGHTED BEFORE THE ICONS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; WARREN

Keyword(s): RELIGIOUS CUSTOM

Subject headings: 663 Holy Thursday
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Spring Planting F663.32

Date learned: 10-00-1970

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HOLY THURSDAY

EASTER ACTUALLY BEGINS ON HOLY THURSDAY (JULIAN CALENDER) WITH
EVENING SERVICES AT WHICH THE GOSPEL FOR EACH OF THE APOSTLES IS
SAID. ONE LARGE CANDLE IS LIT AND RE_LIT UNTIL EASTER SUNDAY.
AFTER THAT THE CANDLE IS THEN PRESERVED FOR THE ENTIRE YEAR IN A BOX.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT RELATED THAT DETROIT'S ADVENT OF THE HOLY GHOST
ROMANIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH HAS AN ENTIRE ROOM FILLED WITH CANDLES.
NO ONE SEEMS TO KNOW WHY THE ORTHODOX CONSIDER THE CANDLE A
SACRED OBJECT.

Where learned: HOME ; MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): RELIGIOUS CUSTOM

Subject headings: 663 Holy Thursday
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Spring Planting F663.32

Date learned: 10-20-1971

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A RELIGIOUS TRADITION

ON HOLY THURSDAY MY MOTHER WOULD TAKE US KIDS AND WE WOULD WALK
A PILGRIMAGE OF SEVEN CHURCHES IN OUR NEIGHBORHOOD. AT EACH CHURCH
WE WOULD STOP AND PRAY. THIS WAS DONE TO COMMEMORATE THE SEVEN
LAST WORDS OF CHRIST ON THE CROSS.

Submitter comment: LEARNED AS A CHILD IN HER MOTHERS HOME

Where learned: HOME

Keyword(s): RELIGIOUS CUSTOM

Subject headings: 663 Holy Thursday
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Spring Planting F663.32

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HOLY THURSDAY

VISITING NINE CHURCHES ON HOLY THURSDAY, LIKE A NOVENA. IF A
WOMAN WAS BARREN, IN DOING SO THEY THOUGHT SHE WOULD BECOME PREGNANT.

Submitter comment: HER MOTHER

Where learned: HOME

Keyword(s): RELIGIOUS CUSTOM

Subject headings: 663 Holy Thursday
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Spring Planting F663.32

Date learned: 04-15-1967

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RELIGIOUS CUSTOM

ON HOLY THURSDAY EVENING, IT IS A CUSTOM IN MY PARENTS HOME TO
VISIT CHURCHES IN DIFFERENT AREAS OF THE CITY IN ORDER TO PRAY.
THE CHURCHES ARE PICKED ACCORDING TO DIFFERING TRADITIONAL AND
NATIONALITY BACKGROUNDS. EVER SINCE I CAN REMEMBER, IT
HAS BEEN MY FATHER WHO MOST ENCOURAGED THIS ANNUAL PILGRIMAGE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): RELIGIOUS CUSTOM

Subject headings: 663 Holy Thursday
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Spring Planting F663.32
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Spring Planting F663.32

Date learned: 03-14-1970

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HOLY THURSDAY

IN THE UKRAINE, ON HOLY THURSDAY, THERE IS A SPECIAL CHURCH
SERVICE AT NIGHT, DURING WHICH THE TWELVE GOSPELS ARE READ, AND THE
PEOPLE BOW DOWN AND TOUCH THE GROUND WITH THEIR FOREHEADS 365 TIMES.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT LEARNED OF THIS FROM RELATIVES IN UKRAINE

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): RELIGIOUS CUSTOM

Subject headings: 663 Holy Thursday
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Spring Planting F663.32

Date learned: 12-03-1967

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HOLY THURSDAY

HOLY THURSDAY IS COMMEMORATED BY A TRADITIONAL DINNER. THERE
IS SERVED CODFISH SOUP WITH HOMEMADE WHITE BREAD. THIS IS THE
ONLY MEAL ALLOWED DURING THE DAY. ALSO, IT IS TRADITIONAL THAT
THE FATHER OF THE FAMILY AND THE YOUNGEST CHILD BEGIN GRACE BEFORE
THE MEAL.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; SAINT CLAIR SHORES

Keyword(s): RELIGIOUS CUSTOM

Subject headings: 663 Holy Thursday
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Spring Planting F663.32

Date learned: 10-15-1969

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IT IS BAD LUCK TO WASH CLOTHES ON HOLY THURSDAY. THIS IS A ROMANIAN
BELIEF.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; BLOOMFIELD HILLS ; POPP RESIDENCE

Keyword(s): RELIGIOUS CUSTOM

Subject headings: 663 Holy Thursday
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Spring Planting F663.32

Date learned: 10-06-1969

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HOLY THURSDAY RELIGIOUS CUSTOM

INFORMANT STATED THAT EVERY HOLY THURSDAY THE MOTHER SUPERIOR
OF THEIR COMMUNITY WOULD KISS THE FEET OF THE OTHER SISTERS IN THE
HOUSE. THIS CUSTOM WAS REPRESENTATIVE OF THE APOSTLES KISSING THE
FEET OF CHRIST AT THE LAST SUPPER.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; SAINT RITA CONVENT

Keyword(s): RELIGIOUS CUSTOM

Subject headings: 663 Holy Thursday
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Spring Planting F663.32

Date learned: 03-01-1970

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