What is Jihad? What Is the Greatest Jihad? Would you be surprised if I told you the greatest Jihad was the struggle within yourself, within your soul. Read about it in this the first of a three part series on Jihad.
A reader asked just why a Roman Catholic priest will kiss the altar before the beginning of the Mass. We answer that question in today’s Readers Ask, Year of Faith segment.
Ash Wednesday is 26 February this year. To learn about Ash Wednesday, I spoke with Father Jesus Ma Mena Isla, OAR. Fr. Isla is the pastor of Guardian Angel Catholic Church; the other is Rev. Bestian is the pastor of Ascension Lutheran Church.
Robert Dinsmoor explains how the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints came to be.
When I walk into any Catholic Church I am drawn, inexplicably to the Tabernacle. It is, for me, a place of peace and quiet in a busy and chaotic world. It is a sense of peace that simply cannot be found anywhere else. That is because of the Real Presence of Jesus in the Eucharist.
Baptism: Why is it important? And, why to does the Catholic Church Baptize children?
“The world is looking,” says Rabbi Yisroel Greenburg of Chabad, about man’s eternal search for answers, for meaning, “for something good to report, continuously. Unfortunately, It’s a constant war between good and evil. Evil is not a real thing. Good is real.”
Chalking the doorway is done as a blessing. A blessing for the home, for those who live there, for those who might come and visit. It’s a reminder of God’s presence in our lives and dedication, to Him, of everything that will happen throughout the year to God.
“It’s like a second Christmas,” said Bianca, a ten-year-old who is looking forward to attending a celebration at her Aunt’s house. “Maybe we get the baby Jesus from the Rosca de Reyes.”
The Beauty and Strength of El Paso’s Orthodox Church is Unmatched. It’s a Must see.
The Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God is a feast day of the Blessed Virgin Mary under the aspect of her motherhood of Jesus Christ, whom Christians see as the Lord, Son of God. It is celebrated by the Latin Rite of the Catholic Church on 1 January, the Octave (8th) day of Christmastide.