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For those giving up social media this Lent, the struggle is real! Watch

Image of A lot of Christians give up social media for Lent, but it isn't an easy thing to do. Their fast is inspiring me to take a break myself.

For many Catholics and other Christians too, Lent is a time for sacrifice. For those who have given up technology, the struggle is real. ... continue reading


Man Does Not Live On Bread Alone Watch

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In the first temptation, the devil plays on Christ's hunger, and suggests he satisfy it by miraculously transforming stones into bread: "If ... continue reading



First Sunday of Lent: Weapons of Penance,Prayer, Fasting and Almsgiving

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Let us ask for clear knowledge of our limits and our sins, the humility to know that always the tempter, that didn't even spare the Lord ... continue reading


Aww, who needs Lent anyway?

Image of We all need Lent. Let us join with our Church fathers and celebrate this holy season together.

Who needs Lent?  We do. If we enter into Lent with our entire person, it can draw us into a deeper embrace of the power of the ... continue reading


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


'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



The one reason why what you're giving up for Lent isn't enough. Make Lent great again by taking this ancient challenge! Watch

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Are you ready for a real Lenten challenge? Pope Francis has one for you. LOS ANGELES, CA (California Network) -- Every Lent, Catholics give ... continue reading


Cultrure of Encounter: A special Lenten operation Watch

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Through its annual rice bowl initiative, Catholic Relief Services has announced it will be promoting a "culture of encounter" in its Lenten ... continue reading


Pope Francis delivers special Lenten message (FULL TEXT: ENGLISH) Watch

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Pope Francis released a beautiful Lenten message titled "The Word." LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - Lent begins Wednesday, March 1 and ... continue reading


Good Friday Reflection on the Nature of Sin Watch

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The Passion of Christ represents the most atrocious miscarriage of justice in all of human history. So when we come face to face with the ... continue reading



More Lent & Easter

Easter 2024 / Lent 2024

Begins on Wednesday February 14, 2024

Ends on Thursday March 28, 2024

'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 14, 2024 - March 28, 2024

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Mardi Gras / Fat Tuesday

February 13, 2024

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Ash Wednesday

February 14, 2024

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Palm Sunday

March 24, 2024

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Holy Week

March 24 - 30, 2024

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Good Friday

March 29, 2024

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Easter Sunday

March 31, 2024

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Ascension of Our Lord

Thursday May 9, 2024

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Pentecost

Sunday May 19, 2024

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Fasting and Abstinence

Every Friday

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Easter / Lent News

Did you know the Catholic Church has a birthday? Watch

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Happy birthday to the Catholic Church! Happy birthday to you, who are the body of the Church! LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - We're all ... continue reading


Happy Easter: The Tomb is Empty! Love Has Triumphed Watch

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We find the purpose of eternity revealed in the temporal realities of every today. The real "stuff" of our mundane daily lives becomes ... continue reading



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


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


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


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