Treasures of Heaven: The story of St Ursula

This is a work of incredible naturalism and astonishing beauty She’s one of the maidens that accompanied St Ursula on pilgrimage St Ursula had eleven thousand virgin companions all of whom were slaughtered by the Huns according to legend and a great cult of St Ursula and her virgin masters emerges in the Middle Ages…

Reformation and Consequences: Crash Course European History #7

[[TV Window]] Hi I’m John Green, this is Crash Course European History, and today we’re going to watch religious reform spread, while states shape up their operations to make them better adapted to governance. And also making war. Mostly making war. As you’ll recall from our last episode, the Peace of Augsburg was supposed to…

Wren, Saint Paul’s Cathedral

(piano music) – [Steven] We’re in St Paul’s Cathedral in London. This huge church maps so beautifully to the history of Britain. – [Beth] The first church was built here by the East Saxons in the early 600s. – [Steven] They would have been just recently Christian. – [Beth] And then that church was burned…

The Life of St. Xenia of St. Petersburg

Among the saints of the Lord there are a small number that follow the difficult path of divine folly. Known as salos in Greek and iurodivyi in Russian, the fool-for-Christ is inspired by St. Paul’s First Letter to the Corinthians where he says that the apostles are a spectacle to the world and, despite their…

Bird Calls of Amazonia

Hey! So, we’re here with Ernesto Ruelas, who is an ornithologist with the Action Center. What are we going to be doing today? – What we’re going to do is follow Trail #4. We’re going to be looking for birds. So the way we do this work is that we follow the pre-opened trail that…

The Saint Patrick Battalion

My name is John Riley I’ll have your ear only a while I left my dear home in Ireland It was death, starvation or exile And when I got to America It was my duty to go Enter the Army and slog across Texas To join in the war against Mexico It was there in…

A Humbling Journey: Theist to Atheist [Abandoning Religion, Faith & God] (HD FULL Movie)

consider again that dot That’s here. That’s home. That’s us On it everyone you love everyone You know everyone You ever heard of every human being who ever was lived out their lives? The aggregate our joy and suffering thousands of confident religions ideologies and economic doctrines every Hunter and forager every hero and Coward…