It means the “Holy Spirit”, according to the Roman Catholic Church, but it also means “God, the Father” or “The Son of God”.Sacred Heart Church, for example, was named after Saint Mark’s, the patron saint of London’s St Paul’s Cathedral.In English, it means “Lord Jesus Christ, the Saviour”.But there is also a more common name for the church in the […]
This Christmas is all about getting a little extra out of your holiday spirit with a Christmas tree.While the tree itself can be made in any style, you can use any type of wood, whether it’s a log or pine, and even use your own kitchen table for decoration.You’ll need a few things: A woodworking saw (or a metal-cutting saw) […]
A tornado ripped through St Marks church in Oklahoma City, tearing apart the church and the windows.The tornado ripped a section of the church off the wall, leaving a hole through the middle of the sanctuary.The damage to the sanctuary was estimated at $250,000.The church is still standing but the walls have been damaged and a large hole has been […]
A former sanctuary church in Dublin that was once a popular gathering place for Irish Catholics has been cordoned off after being found to be in danger of falling into the hands of terrorists.The church was built in 1922 and had been used by the Church of the Holy Trinity for some time.The Central Church was set up by John […]
Christianity has become the world religion, but the numbers don’t tell the whole story.It’s a world of faiths that are increasingly competing for the same space.The Times examines how religion shapes people, how faith affects how societies function, and why it’s important to think about how the world could change.