Some honor this festival, considering it a perfect occasion to genuinely show off all the love they’ve been hiding all year long, others think for whatever reason that this celebration is really unnecessary. No matter what is your point of view, we invite you to discover the mysterious story of the Saint that gave the name to February 14.
The metaphor is probably one of the most used and efficient figures of speech used in religious writings in order to suggest and describe something in a more simple and interesting way. The Good Shepherd metaphor is one of the most known metaphors of Christianism. Learn more about it!
In the Catholic tradition, who says the 6th of January says Epiphany. This term, coming from Greek, stands for “manifestation”. In Hellenistic times it was quite a common religious concept that designated “appearance of divine power in a person or event”. With the advent of Christianity, it began to denote the coming of the Son of God on earth. Here is a brief list of interesting facts about it, viewed from an intercultural perspective.
This year has meant so much to us, and, above all, for the Catholic world. We’ve witnessed some incredibly intense and important moments; we’ve loved every day we had the chance to hear Pope Francis’ words during his weekly Audiences; finally, we’ve learned so much, and hope that you too were part of this experience with us. Let’s go through three of the most powerful events of this 2016.