Religion

The Rosary for the unborn children

The Rosary for the unborn children

The Rosary for unborn children is a particular type of Rosary. It is made of crystal beads, which symbolise the tears of the Madonna. Each ‘tear’ represents the mother’s womb and contains within it the image of an unborn child. The Crucifix is golden, as a […]

Ancient Russian icons: humanity’s heritage

Ancient Russian icons: humanity’s heritage

Ancient Russian Icons are paintings of inestimable value and absolute beauty. Only revealed to the world in the early 1900s during an exhibition in Paris, they won unanimous approval and were immediately recognised as not only part of Russian heritage, but as something that belongs […]

The beneficial properties of natural incense

The beneficial properties of natural incense

Incense has been used by mankind for thousands of years, since the ancient civilisations of Africa and Asia. Its extraordinary effects on the body and mind have caused it to be considered from the beginning a kind of miraculous substance, suitable to the adoration of […]

The expressiveness of the Willow Tree collection

The expressiveness of the Willow Tree collection

The uniqueness that embodies the enchanting works of Susan Lordi, an American artist from Kansan City, most likely resides in their infinite expressiveness. It may sound like a contradiction for those who know her work. In fact, the feature that’s immediately evident when admiring these […]

The funeral from classic Greece to our day

The funeral from classic Greece to our day

A person’s death has always represented an important moment in any human community since the origins of civilization. For this reason, funeral rites have always existed to celebrate this transition. These rituals change over time, and depending on geographical location, civil and religious costumes of […]

The ancient tradition of painted Greek icons

The ancient tradition of painted Greek icons

The term ‘icon’ describes a sacred painting depicted on board. Actually, the word could be used for any image, regardless of materials and techniques that were used. But generally speaking, works on board produced in the Byzantine and Slavic cultures fall into this definition. The […]

Pentecost: the day when we celebrate the Holy Spirit and the birth of the Church

Pentecost: the day when we celebrate the Holy Spirit and the birth of the Church

Pentecost is perhaps, after Easter, one of the most important festivities of the Catholic Church. It’s the celebration of the descent of the Holy Spirit, the third person of the Most Holy Trinity, after the Resurrection of Jesus and, in a sense, the very birth […]

The role of the priest in the Holy Communion

The role of the priest in the Holy Communion

The role of the priest in the Communion’s preparations is important and complex in its gestures, words and symbols, defined since the origins of the Church in a precise and recurring ritual. The purpose of this ritual is to prepare the group of Faithful to […]

5 questions and 5 answers to the altar wine

5 questions and 5 answers to the altar wine

During the Last Supper, Jesus offered his disciples bread and wine, celebrating therefore the first Eucharist. Bread becomes body, wine becomes blood, in a solemn ritual that transcends every human understanding, but which has been renewed every day for thousands of years, throughout the world, […]

Combine elegance and faith: Discovering the Holyart Jewelery

Combine elegance and faith: Discovering the Holyart Jewelery

Who said that you can’t combine beauty, elegance and faith into a single, perfect combination? Holyart has tried to do so with its collection of exclusive jewels handmade by Italian jewelery masters, beautiful to wear and unique. These are jewels made of gold, silver, hard […]

Here are some gift ideas for your wedding day

Here are some gift ideas for your wedding day

The wedding day is a very important, precious, and unique moment. It definitely is so for those who get married and see their dream of love coming to life with the person they chose to be their companion or partner for life. It is also […]

The Dominican’s Rosary Movement

The Dominican’s Rosary Movement

The Dominican’s Rosary Movement shows both the desire for community devotion and the desire to promote Dominican Spirituality and the philosophy of love linked to the Holy Rosary. Dominicans daily lives involve searching for truth and intimacy with Jesus, pursued by daily actions, but above […]