Old Glory – The Symbol of our Nation


National (U.S.) American Flag The U.S. flag is a strong symbol of American identity and national pride. Stars are a symbol of the heavens and the goals to which humankind aspires; stripes are symbolic of rays of light from the sun. Thirteen stripes represent the original thirteen colonies that declared independence from England; fifty stars … Continue reading Old Glory – The Symbol of our Nation

St. Mark’s Lions – The 7 Sacraments


The 7 Sacraments Baptism Baptism, the first and fundamental sacrament and the gate to the other sacraments, is the purifying and sanctifying sacrament of rebirth. It is the means by which its recipients are incorporated into the church in a sacramental bond of unity. Confirmation By a signing with the gift of the Spirit, confirmation … Continue reading St. Mark’s Lions – The 7 Sacraments