What happened to the cross of Christ? Just ask Helena, Constantine the Great’s mum.

To this day, Constantine I (AD 272-337) is a polarizing figure. He is hailed by some as a savior of the Christian faith - a saint among saints. Others portray him as a villain in the Christian story, and question whether or not he ever truly had an authentic conversion experience with Christ. In either … Continue reading What happened to the cross of Christ? Just ask Helena, Constantine the Great’s mum.

The Really “Old” Saint Nick – St. Nicholas of Myra

[Spoiler alert - Do not let your children who believe in Santa Claus read this post. I know my posts appeal heavily to ages 0-10] Like many American traditions, the legend of Santa Claus can be traced back to Dutch roots.┬áSanta's name comes from the Dutch word Sinterklaas, or Sint Klaes. The European-originated Santa Claus … Continue reading The Really “Old” Saint Nick – St. Nicholas of Myra

Athanasius talks to Lucifer?

Athanasius of Alexandria is best known for his "Christology" which developed into the orthodox catholic (little c = universal) and Catholic (big C = Roman Catholic) belief and teaching about Jesus. A small amount of research will undoubtedly turn up Athanasius' belief that Jesus was both fully God and fully man; and that Jesus existed … Continue reading Athanasius talks to Lucifer?