This week (Monday 20th – Monday 27th) Jews around the world celebrate the festival of Sukkot; a holiday for giving thanks for many things, like food, shelter and harvest. Sukkot, pronounced “sook-koht” or “sook-kuss”, is a week-long Jewish holiday which takes place during the autumn. season. The festival is similar to Thanksgiving, with Jews giving […]
Strong leaders led the England National Football team to the Euro 2020 final and while it did not come home this time around, there is a great deal to take away from England’s football journey over the past few weeks. England’s Euro 2020 run ended in heartbreak as we lost to Italy on penalties. However, […]
The Muslim Holy Month of Ramadan began on April 12th and amid everything going on in the world, Muslims across the world will be observing it in some form. But what exactly is Ramadan? For Muslims, Ramadan is the most important month of the year and is regarded as one of the Five Pillars of […]
On this coming Sunday, Christian worshipers will celebrate the victorious arrival of Jesus Christ into Jerusalem, an event that took place only a week before his death and resurrection. Palm Sunday itself is a moveable feast, which means the date changes every year. This year, Palm Sunday falls on the 28th March. Palm Sunday always […]
The Jewish Holiday of Purim is a celebration which commemorates the saving of the Jewish people from Haman, a Persian Empire official who was planning to kill all of the Jews, as told in the Book of Esther. Purim, the Hebrew word for “lots”, is a celebratory Jewish festival which commemorates the survival of the […]
Our Global Community: How Are Faith Groups Supporting Their Local Authorities During The COVID-19 Pandemic?
While the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect our day-to-day lives as we move into 2021, this article takes a look at how faith communities are working to support their local authorities. The cancellation of worship services, in addition to the cancellation of religious pilgrimages, festivals and ceremonies remains commonplace as the world continues to grapple […]