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.
Jesus is the most influential figure who has ever lived. How much do you know about the life of the Son of God?
Mary has performed miracles and appeared in apparitions throughout history and shrines to her are everywhere. Are you able to identify where these famous Marian Shrines are from?
From everyone at Westminster Youth Ministry, we wish you all a blessed Christmas!
As Catholics, every object we see in Advent has some deeper Christian symbolism. Do you know the original symbolism of these items?
We’re now halfway through our Lourdes pilgrimage! It’s been a busy few days, but fortunately today was slightly less intense, giving many of us a bit more time to reflect on the pilgrimage so far.
Rula sends us a special Christmas message from the Holy Land, wishing everyone a blessed season and for our hearts to be filled with love, peace and mercy.
Since returning to England from the Holy Land, I’ve been able to spend a few days recovering from that non-stop, action-packed adventure. After much sleeping, it’s back to work and reflecting on that incredible pilgrimage to the land of Jesus.
We return to where it all began… Bethlehem! In the land where God became man, we trace the story of both our past and present, in unity with our Palestinian brothers and sisters.
Read all about our trip to Cana, Mount Tabor and Nazareth, as we complete our second full day in the Holy Land!