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The Virgin's death: Check out the story of how Virgin Mary died

The assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary into Heaven at the end of her earthly life is not a complicated doctrine, but one question is a frequent source of debate: Did Mary die before she was assumed, body and soul, into Heaven? The Traditional Answer From the earliest Christian traditions surrounding the Assumption, the answer to the question of whether the Blessed Virgin died as all men do has been "yes." The Feast of the Assumption was first celebrated in the sixth century in the Christian East, where i

  1 years ago
The Virgin's death: Check out the story of how Virgin Mary died

RELIGION

10 things you should know about the catholic holy water.

The Holy water is water that has been blessed by a member of the clergy. Or a religious figure. The use for cleansing prior to a baptism and spiritual cleansing is common in several religions, from Christianity. to Sikhism. The use of holy water as a sacrament for protection against evil is common among Lutherans, Anglicans, Roman Catholic and Eastern Christians. Theologically speaking, holy water reminds us of baptism. When you and I were baptized, water was poured over our head (or were submerged in water)

  8 months ago
10 things you should know about the catholic holy water.

RELIGION

Do Catholics pray to dead Saints?

Here's another interesting topic. Long but it's worth reading PRAYING TO SAINTS The historic Christian practice of asking our departed brothers and sisters in Christ—the saints—for their intercession has come under attack in the last few hundred years. Though the practice dates to the earliest days of Christianity and is shared by Catholics, Eastern Orthodox, the other Eastern Christians, and even some Anglicans, it still comes under heavy attack from many within the Protestant movement that started in the

  9 months ago
Do Catholics pray to dead Saints?

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Does RCCG Celebrate Christmas?

Christmas is an annual festival that reminds the world of the birth of Jesus , it is primarily observed on December 25 as a religious and cultural celebration among billions of people around the world. Christmas is a sacred religious holiday and a worldwide event. For close to two millennia, people around the world have been observing it with traditions and practices that are both religious and secular in nature. Exchanging gifts, decorating Christmas trees, attending church, sharing meals with family and f

  1 years ago
Does RCCG Celebrate Christmas?

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Pastor Kumuyi, Pastor Adeboye and several ministers give opinions about Christmas.

Christmas is an annual festival that reminds the world of the birth of Jesus , it is primarily observed on December 25 as a religious and cultural celebration among billions of people around the world. Christmas is a sacred religious holiday and a worldwide event. For close to two millennia, people around the world have been observing it with traditions and practices that are both religious and secular in nature. Exchanging gifts, decorating Christmas trees, attending church, sharing meals with family and f

  1 years ago
Pastor Kumuyi, Pastor Adeboye and several ministers give opinions about Christmas.

RELIGION

Read Why Catholic Priests Sprinkle Holy Water On Their Memebers

Holy water is water that has been blessed by a member of the clergy or a religious figure. The use for cleansing prior to a baptism and spiritual cleansing is common in several religions, from Christianity to Sikhism. The use of holy water as a sacramental for protection against evil is common among Lutherans, Anglicans, Roman Catholics, and Eastern Christians. In Catholicism, Lutheranism, Anglicanism, Eastern Orthodoxy, Oriental Orthodoxy and some other churches, holy water is water that has

  7 months ago
Read Why Catholic Priests Sprinkle Holy Water On Their Memebers