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Looking Ahead: Mother’s Day 2017

Will the real Mother’s Day Please Stand Up? Many people see Mother’s Day as a secular holiday, designed by the greeting card industry, promoted by restaurants, beloved by florists. Some clergy agree, objecting to the commercialism of the holiday. Does Mother’s Day have religious meaning? If so what is it? Just consider the witness of […]


What is the date of Easter 2017?

The date of Easter in 2017 is April 16 for most Protestants and Catholics. This year for Eastern Orthodox Christians it is also April 16. For an explanation of how the date of Easter is calculated and the date of Easter in future years, continue reading. For a calculator that will help you find the date of […]


Humor for My Valentine

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


Valentine’s Day Cookbooks

One way to make your Valentine’s Day both delicious and beautiful is to cook a great meal for the one you love.  Here are some outstanding cookbooks to help you do just that.


Prayer for Valentine’s Day

Check out our collection of Prayers for the One you Love on Valentine’s Day.  Prayers for My Valentine


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, […]


Celebrating Valentine’s Day 2017

“All the world needs now is love, sweet love,” wrote the songwriter. But what kind of love is required for the living of these days. Some thoughts about Valentine’s Day. Poetry, Prayers and Readings for your loved one. Verses from the Bible About Love And now for something on the lighter side: Valentine’s Day Humor


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 […]


Jewish Holiday Calendar 2017-2020

Our calendar of Jewish holidays 2017-2020


12 Days of Christmas?

Why Are There Twelve Days of Christmas? Hint: It’s An Epiphany