Religion

Plexiglas or wooden lecterns? Your commodity is priceless

Plexiglas or wooden lecterns? Your commodity is priceless

Have you ever been fascinated by a wooden lectern holding a ponderous, ancient tome? Fine objects, today lecterns are not only a prerogative of churches. We can find wooden or even plexiglass lecterns in libraries, museums, restaurants and even private homes. What is a lectern […]

The art of decoupage on cardboard boxes

The art of decoupage on cardboard boxes

Decoupage is an art that merges relatively new techniques with artisanal mastery. Russian decoupage boxes are an example of how ancient sacred and famous images can be reinterpreted in an original way to create beautiful furnishing accessories that fit into any house. There are many […]

Saint Teresa of Avila: Spanish nun and mystic

Saint Teresa of Avila: Spanish nun and mystic

Saint Teresa of Avila was a Spanish nun and mystic. One of the few women declared a Doctor of the Church, she reformed the Carmelite order and proposed a model of faith based on the friendship between man and God and on a deeply human […]

Sacred Icons: the ultimate guide

Sacred Icons: the ultimate guide

Sacred Icons. Only mentioning them evokes exotic and charming suggestions, a way to live religion that is far from the modern concept only at first glance. Let’s find out all the secrets of this ancient and exciting art. Holyart already talked about sacred icons in […]

Holy Water: a constant renovation of Baptism

Holy Water: a constant renovation of Baptism

Each time we get sprinkled with holy Water, dipping our fingers in a holy water font and cross ourselves, we remember our Baptism. Since we were children, they taught us that each time we enter a Church, it is important that we dip our fingers […]

10 crucifixes for your home: check them out on the Holyart catalog

10 crucifixes for your home: check them out on the Holyart catalog

Keeping a crucifix in your home. A choice for many, a duty and a need for a Christian. Symbol of Jesus’ sacrifice, it keeps Evil in all of its shapes away and reminds us about the love of God in every moment. The crucifix (also […]

What are votive lights for?

What are votive lights for?

Votive candles on gravestones brighten the too dark nights of cemeteries. They are like throbbing sentinels, small fragments of light drawing the path towards the light for our beloved deceased. Here is why they are so important. The cult of the dead has always been […]

Amen Collection: when faith meets fashion

Amen Collection: when faith meets fashion

It is not easy to combine faith and fashion. The two concepts could look out of place if put one next to the other. What has faith, the largest expression of spirituality and inner dialog between man and God, to do with something so superficial, […]

Religious wrist cufflinks: the ultimate guide

Religious wrist cufflinks: the ultimate guide

Wrist cufflinks are elegant and refined accessories, which are only apparently old-fashioned. Both men and women can wear them, and they can turn into small unique and precious jewels, able to emphasize the personality of those wearing them. Let’s find out how they are made, […]

Clergy clothing: the simple elegance of the clergyman

Clergy clothing: the simple elegance of the clergyman

Simple and sober: this is what we expect a priest to look like. Practical clothes that let people can immediately identify them for what they are and the role they have. What defines clergy clothing today? What is the most appropriate clothing for a modern […]

Footwear for clergy: how to walk comfortably on the path of faith

Footwear for clergy: how to walk comfortably on the path of faith

We can easily recognize priests and friars by the clothes they wear: the priest shirt and the friar tunic. Clergy clothing has its own rules and meaning, but footwear is also important. Let’s find out something more about that. An article dedicated to clergy footwear […]

The halo: origins and meaning

The halo: origins and meaning

Symbol of light and grace given directly by God, the Saints halo expresses their bliss status and the divine majesty they are appointed with. The saints halo, the nimbus, the vesica piscis (or almond). The irradiating light has been present in art illustrations since very […]

5 sacred objects that cannot miss in our homes

5 sacred objects that cannot miss in our homes

Crucifixes, sacred pictures, icons, statues. Objects we keep in our homes to remind us we live in the grace of Baptism and in the love of God at any time. A crucifix, a religious picture, an icon of the Holy Family, a statue of the […]

7 types of religious bracelets to wear with style

7 types of religious bracelets to wear with style

Religious bracelets tell us a different way to live our Faith. Fancy jewels, precious metals, but most of all symbols that we can always carry with us. Jewels. Symbols of vanity, born to ornate, embellish, with no other purpose. It’s not always like that. Rosary […]

Garden statues: how to choose your outside religious garden statue

Garden statues: how to choose your outside religious garden statue

Garden statues, an ancient but yet current tradition. Enrich your garden with garden statues depicting sacred subjects, made of resin, wood, stone and marble Decorate your garden with outside statues. How to choose the most appropriate garden statues for your taste and inclination. An old-fashioned […]

The story of the Miraculous Medal: from apparitions to the novena

The story of the Miraculous Medal: from apparitions to the novena

The Miraculous Medal, symbol of devotion and faith, of the endless grace the Virgin Mary donates to her children. A sign of hope and love. The Miraculous Medal is a symbol of devotion and love recognized by the Catholic Church. It is a support for […]

How to naturally scent your home with incense

How to naturally scent your home with incense

Almost legendary substances loved by men and appreciated by gods. Let’s find out some secrets of incense and learn how to use them to scent your home naturally. Since ancient times, man developed the belief that gods loved scents and appreciated that scented substances were […]

10 questions and answers about hosts and communion

10 questions and answers about hosts and communion

Can you eat the host if it falls on the floor? Should you stand or kneel down? Gluten-free hosts are effective according to the Church? 10 questions and 10 answers about Eucharist.   We will never get tired of repeating the fundamental and essential importance […]