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Do you know what a ring warming ceremony is? It's taking the wedding world by storm, and for good reason. This trend has wedding guests bless the rings, giving them additional emotional and spiritual value.

Category: Weddings

The sign of the cross is an integral part of Catholic and other liturgical traditions. It is performed by holding up the thumb or forefinger and tracing the shape of the cross in the air. In a recent address, the Pope r ...

Category: Religion

Keeping up with what's going on in the world is important. It helps you become a responsible, informed citizen. As a person of faith, you can also pray in more detail for the world when you know what the needs are around ...

Category: Faith Healing

People are drawn to faith communities for a variety of reasons. Some come to learn more about God, while others are interested in finding their place in the world. Others may attend services to make their families happy ...

Category: Aid

In the Catholic and other liturgical traditions, a large part of the church year is a season called Ordinary Time. It refers not only to the period of time between Epiphany and Lent but also to the many months between Pe ...

Category: Spirituality

Many people of faith believe that you do not have to attend services regularly to practice your religion. They engage in prayer, scripture study, and charitable works on their own. There are several reasons why believers ...

Category: Freedom of Religion

The Eucharist, or the Lord's Supper, is a common practice in various Christian traditions. While the specific rituals vary greatly, they all include the same basic elements. Participants partake of some type of bread and ...

Category: Christianity

Faith communities often give a lot of attention to their ritual fasts. The flip side of these periods of repentance and reflection is typically a day or season of feasts. Both practices are valuable to the communities wh ...

Category: Religion

Since January 2023, over 80 pieces of anti-trans legislation have been proposed across the country, and many have actually been signed into law. For example, in June, the Texas legislature passed several bills that banne ...

Category: Political and Religious Controversy

For most religious people, faith and good works go hand in hand. Those who love God are called to care for others, particularly those who are in need. No matter how many resources a society has, there are always those wh ...

Category: Aid