The Fascinating World of Aspergillums: Exploring Sacred Water Dispensers in Christianity and Other Faiths

Discover the fascinating world of the aspergillum, a liturgical implement used in Christian rituals to sprinkle holy water, and its different forms and uses across various denominations. Learn about the history and significance of the holy water dispenser, an invention credited to Hero of Alexandria, and its role in aiding religious practices. This article also explores the pyx and paten, two other important items used in Catholic, Old Catholic, and Anglican Churches.

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A Week in the Magnificent Greek Orthodox Church Greekfest Charleston SC: Reflections on Kindness and Charity

Explore the grandeur and spirituality of a magnificent church through the eyes of an individual who, amidst a demanding work week, experienced genuine kindness and charity from the clergy and congregation. The Eastern Orthodox Church’s rich history and traditions are also briefly discussed.

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