St David is the Patron Saint of Wales and is celebrated each year on 1st March which is the day he died in 589AD. He is also known as Dewi Saint in Wales.
To mark the day, Welsh people around… Continue reading
You may think that retail stores invented Valentine’s Day to make more money selling cards, gifts and flowers, however Valentine’s Day actually derives from the Christian Saint Valentine.
The first known representation of Saint Valentine appeared in the Nuremberg Chronicle… Continue reading
Lent is the period of 40 days which comes before Easter in the Christian calendar.
Beginning on Ash Wednesday, Lent is a time when Christians remember the 40 days and 40 nights Jesus spent alone in the desert without food… Continue reading
Halloween has passed and the bonfires have burnt out, which can only mean one thing, Christmas!
Many of you will be thinking of getting a Christmas tree for your home this year and nothing says Christmas more than a beautiful… Continue reading
Thanksgiving, or Thanksgiving Day, is a holiday celebrated in the United States on the fourth Thursday in November. It became an official Federal holiday in 1863, when, during the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a national day of “Thanksgiving… Continue reading
That there’s some corner of a foreign field That is forever England” Rupert Brooke, The Soldier
In 1916, whilst serving as a chaplain for the British Forces, Reverend David Railton caught sight of a make-shift grave in a garden at… Continue reading