Category: Religion & Spirituality

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 […]

September 17, 2019

How St. Anne’s Body Found It’s Way to France 

If ancient and uninterrupted tradition is to be believed, St. Anne’s body was taken to the province of Gaul (modern-day France and upper Italy) in the same vessel that ferried Mary Magdalene, Marsha, and Lazarus to the same place. As the story goes, friends of Christ were exiled from Palestine during the first century of […]

September 15, 2019

The Marie Laveau House of Voodoo

Marie Laveau, the undisputed queen of Voodoo in New Orleans, is a famous Voodoo believer whose story remains a mystery to date. Originally from Africa, Marie Laveau found her way to America courtesy of the slave trade, which was a lucrative venture in early 1800. Her early years were spent with her grandmother (a former […]

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