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In the Catholic tradition, May is dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary. It’s kind of ironic that the same month in which Americans celebrate Mother’s Day, Catholics remember the most iconic mother of all. Her ...

Category: Holidays and Observances, Religion

Since 2006, May has been designated Jewish American Heritage Month to recognize and celebrate contributions and achievements of American Jews. Here are some famous people who made a difference in the history of the Unite ...

Category: Holidays and Observances, Religion, Judaism

The 2018 theme for the Met Gala is Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination. It’s a bold idea to use Catholicism as the theme for this major event, but the Met has never shied away from controversy. Re ...

Category: Ceremonies, Religion

An educator wonders whether his students may need more practice engaging in religious discussion in public. Students in his humanities class are eager to engage in topics ranging from identity to sexuality, to discuss no ...

Category: Religion, school

Nine of Augusta’s neighborhoods are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The city is home to many significant sites pertaining to American history during the Revolutionary War and the Civil War. Magn ...

Category: Religion

The Quran teaches that "the month of Ramadhan is that in which was revealed the Quran, guidance for the people. . ." The holy book then goes on to instruct that when one sights the new moon of the month, "let him fast ...

Category: Holidays and Observances, Islam, Religion

In the golf world, Augusta is a capital. Although the city served as the second state capital of Georgia for a short time in the late 18th century, it’s more well-known for hosting The US Masters. James Oglethorpe ...

Category: Religion

Mother's Day is a time when people take a step back and take a moment to appreciate their mother. It is celebrated in many different ways, with the common denominator being to show you are thankful for your mom and all s ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

Biblical women often get little consideration in the stories where they are featured. Mary, Jesus’ mother, and Sarah, the wife of Abraham, get mentioned more than most. While these two women were good examples, the ...

Category: Holidays and Observances, Religion

Here in the United States, the month of May is most commonly associated with graduation, Mother’s Day, the Kentucky Derby and Memorial Day. The Administration on Aging leads a celebration for older Americans, recog ...

Category: Holidays and Observances