Religious processions in secular urban spaces are a growing phenomenon that has received limited public attention in Norway.
In this country, the Roman
Catholic Church is a large and culturally diverse religious minority. Built on observations of processions on the major feast of Corpus Christi in six different Catholic
parishes, the article discusses the use, the production, and the relational qualities
of space performed by these processions, and identifies a number of overlapping
projects and effects, including missionary and theological aspects, promoting unity
in diversity, and creating ties to the local community as well as to other times and