Differences Between a Prayer Veil & a Prayer Shawl?

Answer Prayer veils and prayer shawls may sound similar but they are actually very different. The prayer veil has traditionally been worn by Catholic women during church services and prayer while the pray... Read More »

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Who are the sinners in the vestibule of hell?

I assume from the terminology that this relates to the Comedia of Dante Alighieri.The sinners in the Vestibule (Described in Canto III) are the Futile those "whose lives knew neither praise nor inf... Read More »

Catholic Prayers for Sinners?

In the Catholic faith, a sinner is someone who breaks one of the Ten Commandments as laid out by God in the Bible. These commandments say that a person shall not lie, steal, covet thy neighbor's go... Read More »

What is a prayer plant?

A prayer plant is the name given to a specific type of common house plant, which has a scientific name of Maranta leuconeura erythroneura. These plants, also called marantas, are easy to grow and c... Read More »

What is a prayer wheel?

Prayer wheels are cylindrical devices containing Buddhist mantras. They are turned or spun by Buddhists as a form of prayer. The most common is the mantra Om Mani Padme Hum, said to contain all the... Read More »