In the midst of the Crusades, the Sultan of Egypt Malek al-Kamil (nephew of Saladin) declared that anyone who delivered him the head of a Christian would be rewarded with a Byzantine gold piece. 500 more words
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A common symbol used in classical Christian art is the laurel wreath or crown. In the ancient world the crown signified many things, and Christianity adopted it when depicting holy men and women. 346 more words
Sometimes life seems to be falling down around us, if not in our personal lives, then in the world itself.
For the days when we just can’t seem to get it together, these five quotes from the saint celebrated today, St. 231 more words
The Knights of St Columba are leading a campaign to have a statue of St John Ogilvie at Glasgow Cross, which was the site of his martyrdom in 1615. 88 more words