Veterans’ Day is celebrated annually on Nov. 11 because that date marked the end of hostilities — an armistice — in World War I in 1918. The first Armistice Day, now Veterans’ Day, was celebrated in November 1919.
Celebrations were held to honor our veterans around South Carolina. Above, Toby Horn (left), a U.S. Navy veteran who served three tours in Vietnam, and his brother, George Horn, a U.S. Marine who served in active duty between the Korean and Vietnam Wars, watch the Veterans’ Day Parade held in Charleston on Nov. 7.
VATICAN CITY—Of the many traditions and penitential practices observed during the season of Lent, one of the more visible is the stark change in church decor and a complete absence of flowers. The small floral […]
The Solemnity of All Saints is celebrated on the first of November. It was instituted to honor all of the saints, both known and unknown, and, according to Pope Urban IV, to supply any deficiencies in the faithful’s […]
The Church’s worship is the daily action by which the work of Christ is most visibly perpetuated. At each celebration, the Lord’s words and deeds are made present anew. Often times this can be lost […]