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We trace the origins of this tradition.
All over the country on All Saints' Day, cemeteries come aglow with the soft, warm flames of thousands of candles. It is a welcoming and beautiful sight.The tradition of lighting candles for religious reasons dates back thousands of years before the existence ...
Who will you turn to when your burden gets too heavy? Who will give you that supernatural push that will help you transcend the pain of mortal life?
“Let me tell you, Si-si, I don’t believe in God!” said a Truly Sad Lady, who had just caught her fiance sidling up to a younger, thinner, and richer version of herself. “How could I trust someone who watches your life fall ...
Here's how Pope Francis would advise you on your everyday problems.
Pope Francis is many things to the Catholic Church; he is, at all times, a leader, a teacher, a father, a friend, a revolutionary, and a scholar. Above all else, however, the Pope is a philosopher, studying the Bible and his lifetime ...
Add these to your list for Visita Iglesia!
Visita Iglesia is a sacred tradition for Roman Catholics during the Holy Week– specifically done on Maundy Thursday with at least seven churches to visit in their itinerary.Here, a few of Manila's most notable churches.Originally named as Saint John the Baptist Parish but colloquially ...
Patience, tolerance, politeness, and good manners always work.
You've experienced it before: You get to church 15 minutes early, make sure you are properly settled, and wait for the Mass or service to start. Then, a family arrives with kids bursting with joy, and decides to sit right next to ...
Religious traditions to experience in Manila, Cebu, Ilocos, and more.
Holy Week is the most solemn period of the Lenten Season, as it commemorates the passion, death, and resurrection of Christ.The Philippines is packed with traditions revolving around this period.Wherever you are in the country, you can find pilgrimage destinations and processions ...
Amal Clooney, Rihanna, and Donatella Versace will co-host the event.
The Metropolitan Museum's Costume Institute is heading to church next year with a show titled, "Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination," that focuses on how religious vestments have influenced fashion for centuries.The exhibit will span three of the museum's spaces throughout ...
Shriver sought to learn about the man who is "joyfully reforming a 2,000-year-old institution."
For Mark K. Shriver, Catholicism was more than a religion—it was inherently linked to his very identity. The "cradle" Catholic is a member of one of the most famously Catholic families in American history: the Kennedys.The nephew of John F. Kennedy, America's ...