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The Date and Meaning of Mother’s Day 2018

The date of Mother’s Day in 2018 is May 13.  But you might also  be interested in learning more about the meaning and history of the holiday.  Read more …

Easter’s Pagan Roots

Is Easter a Pagan Holiday? And, if so, does it matter?

Diwali: Hinduism’s most popular holiday

Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, is the most popular of all the festivals from South Asia. It is also an occasion for celebration by Jains and Sikhs. Diwali celebrations extend for five days, beginning Oct 23rd.  The festival celebrates the victory of good over evil, light over darkness and knowledge over ignorance, although the actual […]

Humor for My Valentine

To My Valentine, The Most Beautiful Woman in the World And other recent additions to our humor page

The Paradox of Valentine’s Day

It  is a strange holiday indeed that turns our thoughts towards love, and most often,  romantic love, but at the same time bears the name of a Catholic saint and martyr:  Saint Valentine. I can think of nothing that more clearly reflects the  often strained relationship between spirituality and sexuality in Christian faith  and practice, […]

Muslim Holiday Calendar

Whether you are a Muslim needed to know to date of a holiday this year or simply need to know when your Muslim friends might be celebrating, our Muslim holiday calendar might come in useful …. with links to lots of additional information about Islam.  Check it out now.

Do Animals Go To Heaven?

If the New York Times thinks it is an important question, then we better start taking it more seriously!  Given that many of us have had scores of pets over the course of a lifetime, the possibilities are tremendous. And St. Peter, has a lot more work to do than we thought. Where is St. Francis when […]

Martin Luther King, Jr: The Voice and the Vision

A full set of resources to help celebrate the civil rights leader. Including photos, prayers, readings, an updated version of one of his best sermons, links to the top King sites on the net and more. The full text of the “Dream” speech with helpful footnotes and the audio file that you can download to […]

The Date and Meaning of Epiphany 2018

Epiphany is celebrated on January 6, 2018, but what is the meaning of this great, Christian holiday? Read more ….

Hitch Your Wagon To A Star

Hitch Your Wagon To A Star Epiphany: Is It A Yonder Star We Follow, or An Inner Light