Tag: Christianity

January 2, 2020

The Story Behind St. Cuthbert’s Cave in England

St. Cuthbert’s Cave is located in the Kyloe Hills in Northumberland. Made of sandstone and equipped with a natural shelter-like overhang that’s supported by a singular rock pillar, the cave is thought to have been where the Lindisfarne monks chose to temporarily place the body of St. Cuthbert during 875 AD after the Vikings raided […]

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 […]

October 27, 2019

Where Does The Term Catherine Wheel Come From?

Many of us love fireworks. Whether you’re celebrating different occasions around the world like Bonfire night, New Years Eve or the 4th of July, fireworks provide entertainment for millions of people throughout the year. Despite fireworks bringing a lot of joy and color to festivals, there’s something not so joyous behind the name of one […]

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 […]

July 29, 2019

The Life and Trials of Saint Margaret of Antioch

This is the legend of a great saint, the blessed Saint Margaret of Antioch. A learned man named Theoteinus recorded her story to be passed down and remembered throughout the years. Having been born in Antioch, the blessed Margaret’s mother died at an early age, and she was raised instead by a devout Christian nurse. […]

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