Category: Religion & Spirituality

December 23, 2019

William The Conqueror and The Relics of Battle Abbey

Battle Abbey in East Sussex was built in commemoration of one of Britain’s fiercest battles. Seeking redemption for the bloodshed he had caused during the Battle of Hastings in 1066, William the Conqueror donated hundreds of sacred items to the Abbey. The growing list of holy relics given to the Abbey was later added to […]

November 19, 2019

The Celtic Druids As Philosophers

The Druids are a people shrouded in mysticism, magic and fiction, with tales linking them with the supernatural and unrivaled wisdom. Though many of these tales are exaggerated, the Druids are still an incredibly interesting people to study nonetheless. They held nothing more sacred than mistletoe and the tree on which it grows. The word […]

November 13, 2019

6 Christian Symbols and Their Meanings

Christian symbols are more than just some kind of badge which people display or wear to show that they are members of the in Crowd. Christian symbols and their meanings are not just superficial, they often operate at the subconscious level, which focuses and concentrates the faith of the worshiper. The Cross The most important […]

November 10, 2019

Who Are The Fourteen Holy Helpers?

The Fourteen Holy Helpers are a group of saints which were venerated throughout medieval Europe, and are still prominent among Christians worldwide today. Though throughout time their reverences have changed, they still inspire the faith of millions of Christians around the world, and their stories are still told. These Saints are jointly commemorated on August […]

November 1, 2019

The Eerie Catacombs of St Stephens Cathedral in Vienna

St. Stephen’s Cathedral (“Stephansdom” in German) is one of Vienna’s most popular attractions. It’s a true masterpiece of Gothic architecture. Work originally began constructing the Cathedral in the 12th century, although the final structure you see today wasn’t completed until 1511, though the north tower was never properly finished. It is Austria’s largest and most […]

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