Adoration of the Magi
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  (Adoration of the Magi, Gentile da Fabriano, 1423) The Adoration of the Magi from an episode of the Gospel according to Matthew (2-1-12) is a popular Christian iconographic theme of an episode in the life of Christ, the visit … Read More

Psalms 63
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63:1 <A Psalm. Of David. When he was in the waste land of Judah.> O God, you are my God; early will I make my search for you: my soul is dry for need of you, my flesh is wasted … Read More

2 Corinthians 5
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5:1 For we are conscious that if this our tent of flesh is taken down, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal, in heaven. 5:2 For in this we are crying in weariness, greatly … Read More

Song of Solomon 3
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3:1 By night on my bed I was looking for him who is the love of my soul: I was looking for him, but I did not see him. 3:2 I will get up now and go about the town, … Read More

Spiritism
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Spiritualism Spiritualism is a doctrine that affirms the existence of a superior and anterior entity to being. This doctrine also proclaims the existence of spiritual and moral values. However, it should not be confused spirituality and spiritualism. Spirituality, understood as … Read More

Christmas lights
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(A decorated avenue from Madrid, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Alumbrado_navide%C3%B1o_en_Madrid_%282007%29.jpg) Christmas lights are lights installed outside during the Christmas period, and more generally for the period of the holiday season. These Christmas decorations can be placed on buildings, trees, or through the streets, mainly … Read More

Christmas Advent Liturgy – Meaning and Ceremonial
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(Incense during vespers of Advent.) The time of Advent celebrates the triple coming of Christ; His birth in Bethlehem two thousand years ago, his coming into the heart of men of all times, and his glorious return at the end … Read More

Christmas gifts
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It is traditional to offer a Christmas gift for the Christmas holiday, usually to children and the immediate family. These gifts are offered according to tradition, the evening of December 24 and follows the opening of gifts at midnight. This … Read More

Christmas dishes
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Albania Byrek me kungull dhe arre, a traditional Albanian pumpkin accompanied by walnut tart Traditional Albanian pie, this dish is usually cooked on Christmas Eve, often in Catholic families. The pie is made with wheat flour, pumpkin, nuts, vegetable oil … Read More

The miracles of St. Nicholas
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It is difficult to find the oldest traces of the cult of St. Nicholas because of the Quarrel of Images which wiped almost all pictorial representations of saints dating from before the eighth century. However, we know that the saint … Read More

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