Thanksgiving is an interfaith holiday in the USA.
The American Thanksgiving holiday began as a feast of thanksgiving in the early days of the American colonies almost
John the Baptist had admonished Herod for divorcing his wife, Phasaelis, and unlawfully taking Herodias, the wife of his brother Herod Philip I.
Herod was an important political figure in Judea, a part of the Roman Empire.
On Herod's birthday, Salome, the daughter of Herodias, danced before
St George lived about 1 700 years ago.
He was born to Christian parents in the third century in Cappadocia, now Eastern Turkey.
He and his mother moved to Palestine, where he became a Roman soldier and eventually
Saint Agnes lived from the year 291 to the year 304. She is the patron saint of chastity, girls, gardeners, engaged couples, rape victims and virgins.
St Agnes is acknowledged in the Roman Catholic Church, the Easter Catholic Churches, the Church of England, the Anglican Church and the Eastern Orthodox Church.
She is depicted with a lamb in art, because
One of the main questions that the Church of England seems to be grappling with – or at least those questions that got the headlines – are around whether women and gay men are good enough in the eyes of God to become bishops.