The church of Nossa Senora do Ó, is a tiny baroque church, richly decorated inside but, as you see, very simple outside. It was built in the early 18th century in Sabará, a small city close to Belo Horizonte and is considered one of the most precious buildings of the Brazilian Baroque. According to Wikipedia:
"Our Lady O is an alternative name for Our Lady of Expectation of Birth or Bom Parto. The name "O" came from the habit of singing antiphons in celebration of the eve of her feast day, which started with a cry or sigh, Oh. This devotion came to Brazil via Toledo in Spain, brought by Duarte Coelho, who founded in Olinda, in the state of Pernambuco, a church dedicated to the Virgin of the O. It would have come to Sabara through the Bandeirantes Paulistas who founded the city."
This, again, is a converted slide from 1979, using BWStyler.
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