A common misconception amongst non-Catholics is that Catholics pray to Mary like she is a deity, in the same way that the ancient Greeks prayed to the goddess Athena, or Hindus pray to Shiva. Here, Mairead explains why Catholics pray to Jesus’ mother.
We chat with SPEC volunteer missionary Mia, 19, who is from the United States. She tells us about her experiences being an overseas missionary, including her recent trip to Nicaragua.
We take a look at the claim that Jesus is just a copycat of the Ancient Greek god Dionysus.
Alex gives a detailed recollection of his experiences from our summer pilgrimage to Rome last month.
The New Testament is an incredible collection of books that have had one of the greatest impacts on humanity, but how well do you know them?
Panama has released the official hymn for World Youth Day 2019.
We are looking to appoint for the role of Retreat Leader for SPEC, the youth retreat centre for the Diocese of Westminster.
In this article, we go through 15 of our favourite youth group games with no set-up. It always helps to have a selection of easy to lead games to hand!
We explore some of the key players that provide evidence of Jesus’ existence outside of the records found in the Bible.
In our final reflection on Rome, we look at how pilgrimages are a wonderful opportunity to delve deeper into the mysteries of existence.