English is the most widely spoken language in St Helena, while Saints speak their own dialect of the English language. Religion plays a big part in St Helena’s culture. Christianity is deeply rooted in St Helena and plays a symbolic part in the local community. The majority of the islands inhabitants are parishioners of the Church of England. The Diocese of St Helena, which extends to Ascension Island, is presided over by the local Bishop. Church festivals are regular features on the community calendar. Activities include pancake races in the Main Street of Jamestown on Shrove Tuesday, school nativity plays, singing of Christmas carols and parades. For many years, other denominations of Christianity have settled on the island. Places of worship include : Roman Catholic, Salvation Army, Baptist Church, and more recently; Seventh Day Adventist, Jehovah’s Witness, New Apostolic and Baha’i Faith.