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Easter / Lent News

From sex to Netflix - What is YOUR state known for dropping this Lenten season? Watch

Image of Lent is meant to sacrifice something you enjoy so you can give that time to God, so what did most Americans drop (Fatty Cakes and Bakes)?

What did you give up for Lent? Have you noticed that the item or activity you dropped this Lenten season matches several other Catholics in ... continue reading


The Lenten Invitation and why you need to know all about it this year Watch

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With His outstretched arms on the Cross-, Jesus freely chose love and bridged the gap between heaven and earth. In His triumph over ... continue reading



Lent: The season for spiritual housecleaning, taking inventory, emptying of oneself Watch

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I look forward to Lent. It is a time of spiritual housecleaning, taking inventory, emptying myself, and, progressing in the life of ... continue reading


Amazing tips on how to develop a serious life of prayer this Lent Watch

Image of Have no fear of allowing Jesus to enter into your life. Do not fear the most exciting, most joyful and the most powerful relationship known to the human person.

Have no fear of allowing Jesus to enter into your life. Do not fear the most exciting, most joyful and the most powerful relationship ... continue reading


The Way of the Cross continues on Watch

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In his strong identification with the poor and vulnerable, Jesus makes it perfectly clear that when we meet the needs of these least ... continue reading


Tips on How to Fast: Fasting helps us grow in our relationship with God Watch

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St. Escriva was fond of saying the happiness of heaven is reserved for those who learn to be happy on earth. When we fast, we live ... continue reading



Can you answer these four challenging questions about Lent?

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Take our Lent quiz! See how much you know about the tradition of Lent! Take our Lent quiz, then challenge your friends. See how much you ... continue reading


'God hasn't forsaken me': Church of England to release short films addressing serious topics for Lent and Easter Watch

Image of The Church of England plans to launch a JustPray campaign throughout Lent, with its final video released on Easter Sunday (Shutterstock).

The Church of England is set to launch its latest campaign called the "Psalm 22 project," which will feature stories of former homeless and ... continue reading


POPE'S MASS: Ash Wednesday (FULL TEXT: English) Watch

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The unofficial English translation to Pope Francis' prepared homily for the 2016 Ash Wednesday Mass: The Word of God, the beginning of the ... continue reading


Pope Francis' special Ash Wednesday message for 'Keep Lent' initiative Watch

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Pope Francis sent out his first audio message for "Keep Lent" over social media. 'Keep Lent' is an initiative of the Prelature of the ... continue reading



More Lent & Easter

Easter 2020 / Lent 2020
Begins on February 26, 2020 ends on April 9, 2020

'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

February 26 to April 9, 2020

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Mardi Gras / Fat Tuesday

February 25, 2020

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Ash Wednesday

February 26, 2020

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Palm Sunday

April 5, 2020

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Holy Week

April 5-11, 2020

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Holy Thursday

April 9, 2020

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Good Friday

April 10, 2020

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Easter Sunday

April 12, 2020

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Ascension of Our Lord

May 21, 2020

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Pentecost

Sunday, May 31, 2020

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Fasting and Abstinence

Every Friday

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Easter / Lent News

Test your knowledge on the Stations of the Cross with this fun quiz!

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How familiar are you with the Stations of the Cross? Take this short Stations of the Cross quiz to test your knowledge! [media ... continue reading


ASH WEDNESDAY: Do you have what it takes to pass this fun quiz?

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Can you pass this Ash Wednesday quiz? Your goal is to answer all the questions correctly on the first try. Good luck! [media ... continue reading



Try this fun Lent Quiz today!

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Have you taken the Lent Quiz yet? If NOT, please click the button below to take the quiz. Otherwise, scroll down and check your answers! ... continue reading


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


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