Posts Tagged: Religious Ceremony

Types of Religious Belief

There are many types of religious beliefs that have evolved throughout the ages. From belief in one god, to many-- to no gods at all. Here are the primary belief systems of the world and where they came from.

Category: Faith

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Blessing of the Animals: Lasting Legacy of Saint Francis of Assisi

October 4th is the feast day Saint Francis of Assisi. Saint Francis is known for the blessing of the animals and his belief that animals should be our equals and that we are cosmically linked to all creatures.

Category: Ceremonies Church

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Planning a Funeral

After losing a loved one, most people are devastated. It gets even more difficult when you have to plan a funeral for the deceased. If you don't know where to begin, check out this guide on planning a funeral.

Category: Funeral

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Proper Etiquette for a Guest at a Baptism

If you're attending a baptism for a family member or friend, it's important to observe proper etiquette. If you're unsure of what to do, check out this guide on how to conduct yourself at a baptism ceremony.

Category: Baptism

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Unity Ceremonies 101: Symbolizing Your Love

Holding a unity ceremony at your wedding is an increasingly common ritual in modern weddings. Jointly lighting a unity candle is a great way for couples to symbolize their union and the beginning of their marriage.

Category: Wedding Materials

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Ghanaian Funerals Celebrate Life in the Face of Death

Ghanaian funerals differ quite a bit from American funerals. In America, funerals are often somber affairs; In Ghana, funerals are raucous and expensive events that celebrate the life of the departed.

Category: Funeral

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Reaffirm Your Love With a Vow Renewal Ceremony

Many couples hold a vow renewal ceremony on an important anniversary, relationship landmark, or event. If you'd like to reaffirm your commitment to your spouse, check out this guide for planning the perfect ceremony. 

Category: Ceremonies

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How Christenings Have Changed Since You Were Christened

Christenings have changed over the years. People are less religious than in the past, christenings gowns are not as popular, and christenings are more casual than years past. Here are some other ways they've changed.

Category: Baptism

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Celebrating Your Child’s Baptism

If you're getting your child baptized, you'll definitely want to celebrate with friends and family afterward. Consider these exciting post-baptism festivities to commemorate the memorable and exciting day. 

Category: Baptism Church

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How to Get Baptized as an Adult

If you were never baptized and are now and an adult seeking to be baptized, you may think your ship has sailed. But don't worry, even as an adult you can still be baptized. Find out what that entails here.

Category: Baptism

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