Category: Did you know?

Epilepsy

Epilepsy is named after a Sicilian martyr.  Around the same time as St. Erasmus’ victory, a 12-year-old boy named Vitus also won the palm of martyrdom, with his companions Modestus and Crescentia.  According to some sources, a rather odd devotion … Continue reading

Jagermeister Facts

The image on the Jägermeister bottle is a Christian symbol. In many American cities, it is a common sight to see large billboard ads for this imported German liqueur: “Jägermeister… so smooth.” What catches our attention is the symbol on … Continue reading

Westminster Abbey was stolen!

Westminster Abbey was stolen! As is the case with all ancient English churches, monasteries, or convents presently in the hands of the Anglicans, the famed Abbey where English monarchs are crowned and buried, was once the property of a Catholic … Continue reading