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Easter / Lent News

Join Pope Francis on his Lenten retreat Watch

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As Pope Francis leaves Sunday to begin his annual Lenten retreat, Fr. Giulio Michelini, the priest leading this year's spiritual exercises, ... continue reading


3 fish recipes perfect for Lenten Fridays! Watch

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Are you anticipating running out of ideas for delicious and healthy dinner options each Friday evening? Have no fear! Catholic Online is ... continue reading



Lenten Recipes and the Whys of 'Fish Eaters'

Image of The fish enjoys Scriptural prominence too. Several apostles were fishermen, called to be 'fishers of men'.

The fish was one of the most important Christian symbols of the early Church. In a political and religious climate often fatal to them, the ... continue reading


Great tips for fasting during Lent from Dr. Denton

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When we fast, we live largely on fluids. In doing so we are given the cleansing, perfect touch of God. In our separation from the ... continue reading


3 important goals of Lent: What are they? Watch

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How do you find meaning in Lent? Each year this holy season falls more and more into the realm of the usual routine and less about ... continue reading


Almsgiving, Prayer, and Fasting: The Three Pillars of Lent Watch

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'Give alms...Pray to your Father...Fast without a gloomy face...' (Matthew 6:1-18) LOS ANGELES, CA - Giving alms, Jesus teaches, means ... continue reading



One powerful Lenten message that you must read this year Watch

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Lent brings the death and resurrection of the Lord more insistently into the horizon of our lives. Before the Lord, we are all weak and ... continue reading


Look into yourself! 23 questions to ask yourself as you reflect during Lent Watch

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The ashes on our forehead reminded us of the human condition: Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return. However, ... continue reading


Is it appropriate to share pictures of your ashes on Ash Wednesday? Watch

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Each year a viral trend resurfaces on Ash Wednesday. Catholics post pictures of themselves with ashes on their foreheads after Mass. Should ... continue reading


'Our Lady of Fatima is guiding our family' - Focus on Fatima this Lenten season Watch

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Fatima authority Father Andrew Apostoli, of the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal, believes this Lenten season should be spent with an eye ... continue reading



More Lent & Easter

'So it is written that the Christ would suffer and on the third day rise from the dead'

Luke 24:46

Lent Event

Importance

Ash Wednesday

March 6, 2019

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Palm Sunday

April 14, 2019

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Holy Week

April 14-20, 2019

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Holy Thursday

April 18, 2019

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Good Friday

April 19, 2019

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Easter Sunday

April 21, 2019

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Stations of the Cross

Every Friday

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Fasting and Abstinence

Every Friday

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Ascension of Our Lord

Thursday, May 30, 2019

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Pentecost

Sunday, June 9, 2019

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Mardi Gras

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

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Easter / Lent News

What do we do AFTER Lent?

Image of Easter Sunday begins the liturgical season of Easter, which continues through the celebration of the Ascension to Pentecost Sunday.

Chocolate bunnies and marshmallow Peeps have graced the shelves of U.S. stores for weeks in anticipation of Easter, but now that the actual ... continue reading


Easter: We Have Been Raised with Christ. Easter is More Than a Day; it is a Way Watch

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Easter is more than a Day, it is a Way; A Way of living our lives differently now in Him. We are invited to do that by living them in His ... continue reading



The surprising origins of the Easter Bunny -- it's not what you think! Watch

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The Easter Bunny is a symbol of Easter that is popular in western culture, especially with children. According to folklore, the Easter ... continue reading


Are Easter eggs pagan? Watch

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Easter eggs are a traditional part of modern Easter celebrations, but their origins are shrouded in history, raising questions about their ... continue reading


5 Beautiful scriptures to remind you what Easter is all about Watch

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This Easter, make sure to take a moment with your family to thank Jesus for his amazing sacrifice. LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - Turn ... continue reading


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