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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

'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

Image of Rejoice! The beloved Easter Bunny has very Christian origins.

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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