Edmund the Martyr (also known as St Edmund or Edmund of East Anglia, died 20 November 869)[note 1] was king of East Anglia from about 855 until his death.
Almost nothing is known about Edmund. He is thought to have been of East Anglian origin and was first mentioned in an annal of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, written some years after his death. The…[Read more]
On the Morning of Christ’s Nativity is a nativity ode written by John Milton in 1629 and published in his Poems of Mr. John Milton (1645). The poem describes Christ’s Incarnation and his overthrow of earthly and pagan powers. The poem also connects the Incarnation with Christ’s Crucifixion.
Washington Irving – Washington Irving (April 3, 1783 – November 28, 1859) was an American short-story writer, essayist, biographer, historian, and diplomat of the early 19th century. He is best known for his short stories “Rip Van Winkle” (1819) and “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” (1820), both of which appear in his collection The Sketch Book o…[Read more]
Charles John Huffam Dickens FRSA (/ˈdɪkɪnz/; 7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world’s best-known fictional characters and is regarded by many as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era. His works enjoyed unprecedented popularity during his lifetime and, by the 20th century, crit…[Read more]
Christmas (or the Feast of the Nativity) is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, observed primarily on December 25[a] as a religious and cultural celebration among billions of people around the world. A feast central to the Christian liturgical year, it is preceded by the season of Advent or the Nativity Fast and…[Read more]
Св. Йоан Кронщадски – Духовно наследство Из слово на светителя, произнесено на 28 юли 1907 година
Св. Йоан Кронщадски, http://www.ioann.by.ru.В една от утринните молитви към Бога Всетворец четем: “и спаси ме, и въведи в Твоето вечно Царство, защото Ти си мой Творец и на всяко добро Промислител и Подател”.
Днес на утринната молитва обърнах особено вн…[Read more]
Saint John of Kronstadt – John of Kronstadt (Russian: Їоаннъ Кронштадтскїй; 31 October [O.S. 19 October] 1829[a] – 2 January 1909 [O.S. 20 December 1908] was a Russian Orthodox archpriest and a member of the Most Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church. He was known for his mass confessions, numerous miracles, charitable work, and for his mo…[Read more]
Йоан Кронщадски – Свети Йоан Кронщадски (на руски: Иоанн Кронштадтский) (1 ноември 1829 – 2 януари 1909) е свещеник и светец от Руската православна църква. Канонизиран от Задграничната руска православна църква през 1964 г. и от Руската православна църква през 1990 г.
Georgia Guidestones – The Georgia Guidestones are a granite monument erected in 1980 in Elbert County, Georgia, in the United States. A set of ten guidelines is inscribed on the structure in eight modern languages and a shorter message is inscribed at the top of the structure in four ancient language scripts.
Свещеномъченик Игнатий Богоносец, епископ Антиохийски
Св. Игнатий Антиохийский Богоносец
The Holy Hieromartyr Ignatius the God-bearer, Bishop of Antioch
около 50 – ок. 107 година
Игнажден. Чества се в деня на Предпразненство на Рождество Христово – 20 декември (2 януари ст. стил), заедно със Св. преподобни Йоан Кронщадски…[Read more]
Житие на св. Игнатий Богоносец (20 декември)
Богоносецът св. Игнатий е първият свети отец и учител на Църквата, както и първият след апостолите голям богослов. Истинността, непосредствеността и увереността на словата му говорят за един наистина апостолски мъж. Св. Игнатий Богоносец, и в негово лице Църквата, окончателно приключва с влиянието на…[Read more]
Christmas market – A Christmas market, also known as Christkindlmarkt (literally: Christ Child Market, but the term “Christkind” usually refers to an angel-like “spirit of Christmas” rather than literally the Christ Child), Christkindlesmarkt, Christkindlmarket, Christkindlimarkt, and Weihnachtsmarkt, is a street market associated with the…[Read more]
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