Tag: Religion

The Mysterious Mary Magdalene.

Mary Magdalene is to simply put it an enigma. She is one of the more fascinating characters or persons from […]

Celebrating Christ: Where was Jesus born?

In this nativity scene by Giotto, Jesus is placed in a manger, underneath a roofed structure set into a rocky […]

The Maccabees, a long-lost tomb and that curious Byzantine mosaic cross that adorns it.

Over the past few days I have been reading reports about what could quite possibly be the rediscovery of the […]

Celebrating St. Nicholas: the Story of the Three Condemned Innocents.

The reign of Constantine The Great was not always stable. Borders had to be protected, laws enforced and if unrest […]

The relics of St. Nicholas: From Myra to Bari and across Europe.

The remains of St. Nicholas, who is believed to be the inspiration behind our modern-day Santa Claus, are buried in […]

The Monastery of Saint Catherine.

Lying on the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt, the beautiful St. Catherine’s monastery today is still one of the oldest working […]

The Crucifix of San Damiano

Christians can argue and debate amongst themselves all they like, but I believe the San Damiano crucifix is arguably the […]