Celebrating a Name day is a tradition very well known in most of the European countries. This Name Day Calendar has been created as an effort to bring this celebration to our American friends.
This article is about how the Filipinos celebrate All Saints Day and All Souls Day. A unique celebration for the remembrance of the dead love ones.
A reproducible family Protestant Advent ceremony which is short and child-friendly to be used in the home. Adapted for kindergarten through primary grade kids. Provides list of supplies, script, and suggested songs. Family Advent ceremonies are used for the 4 Sundays before December 25th. Held in...
The Fourth Commandment tells us to take a day of rest, but we rarely seem to find time to do this. Rest is as important for our spiritual and physical well-being as rests are in music as they contribute to the harmony.
Too often, in my six years of retail, I've seen cases of lost children. Moms and dads, shopping with their little ones, have lost sight of them. I've seen the despair in parents eyes and I, myself, worried about the child's well being. So far,...
What could this possibly mean, to throw ashes on one's head, and what if any, religious significance does it have today? A free Sunday school lesson for College age adults.
Shrove Tuesday is the day before Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent, and next year (2014) it falls on 14th March. Although originally a Christian date, it is now more widely known throughout the UK as Pancake Day due to the tradition of eating...
St Patrick's day is coming. In 2016 I had a great time when visiting Ireland. This year I'll not be there, but here are some thoughts.
Religious Christmas, secular Christmas, both, or none? Every year someone asks, "What is the true meaning of Christmas?" One part of that for me is how I can honor departed friends, while I do more to appreciate those still on Earth. Merry Christmas!
Halloween is an ancient festival associated with witchcraft and Satanism. Christians must not be drawn into such pagan practices. Rather, they ought to reverse the concept of evil in Halloween.