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Easter / Lent News

Pope Francis' Important Message for Holy Week Watch

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On Palm Sunday Pope Francis said that as Holy Week begins, we should contemplate not only the glory with which Jesus is recognized as king ... continue reading


The Happy Priest: Palm Sunday and the Humility of Jesus Watch

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On Palm Sunday, we come face to face with Jesus - and how we are to live our lives each day. When we embrace Jesus as the way, ... continue reading


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Congregation for the Clergy on Palm/Passion Sunday, the Great Door of Holy Week Watch

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This is the Sunday in which the great door of Holy Week unfolds before the lives of every Christian.  Now, time really passes quickly ... continue reading


Are you ready for Holy Week? Facing Palm Sunday with dread and joyful anticipation Watch

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In a crazy world, a holy time like Lent can zip by like the rest of the year. Author Alex Basile ponders if he is ready for the most sacred ... continue reading


Passion Sunday: Holy Week Invites us to Let Go of Self, Embrace the Lord Anew Watch

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The Liturgy of Palm or Passion Sunday, with its re-presentation of the triumphal entry of the Master into Jerusalem leading into the first ... continue reading


Learning To Wait: Accompanying Jesus On His Journey Through Holy Week Watch

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From the sidelines, picture His torn shoulders buckling under the weight of that heavy, wooden cross.  Broken and drained, Jesus ... continue reading


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REFLECTION: Jesus, the 'Yes' of God

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For however many are the promises of God, their Yes is in him; therefore, the Amen from us also goes through him to God for glory. ... continue reading


8 thought-provoking Easter quotes to inspire Watch

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We all love to celebrate Easter with brightly colored hard boiled eggs, candy, cute pictures of bunnies and chicks and we all love to ... continue reading


The Spirit Drove Jesus into the Desert. Now it is our Turn

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Having introduced the season of Lent with the imposition of ashes, the Church today points out the path for us to journey ... continue reading


Create marbled Easter eggs this Easter with an amazingly easy technique Watch

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One of the most popular traditions during the Lenten Season is the Easter Egg Hunt. The Easter egg symbolizes the resurrection of Jesus ... continue reading



More Lent & Easter

Easter 2022 / Lent 2022
Begins on March 2, 2022 ends on April 16, 2022

'So it is written that the Christ would suffer and on the third day rise from the dead'
Luke 24:46

Lent Event

Importance

Stations of the Cross

Every Friday

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Living Lent

March 2 to April 16, 2022

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Mardi Gras / Fat Tuesday

March 1, 2022

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Ash Wednesday

March 2, 2022

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Palm Sunday

April 10, 2022

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Holy Week

April 10 - 16, 2022

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Holy Thursday

April 14, 2022

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Good Friday

April 15, 2022

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Easter Sunday

April 17, 2022

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Ascension of Our Lord

May 26, 2022

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Pentecost

Sunday, June 5, 2022

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Fasting and Abstinence

Every Friday

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Easter / Lent News

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



The Cross' Indispensable Invitation

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In his book, The Passion and the Cross, columnist and author Fr. Ron Rolheiser writes, "The cross of Jesus doesn't just reveal God as ... continue reading


It's Lent - an 'Outward Bound' for the Soul Watch

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By the 1960's a movement of outdoor education and character formation called Outward Bound began transforming lives through exposure to ... 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


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