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Easter / Lent News

Peter and Judas: A Lesson in Mercy and Hope

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In the Passion according to St. Mark we notice the parallel between Judas and Peter.  Superficially, Peter and Judas have the same ... continue reading


Lent and Developing a Serious Life of Prayer Watch

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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


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The start of Holy Week: Pope Francis' Palm Sunday Homily (FULL TEXT: English) Watch

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"Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!" (cf. Lk 19:38), the crowd of Jerusalem exclaimed joyfully as they welcomed Jesus. We ... continue reading


I Believe That I May Understand

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"You are not far from the kingdom of God." I find that statement telling. Jesus implies here that the scribe is close to the kingdom, but ... continue reading


Lent of Love and Conviction Watch

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Catholicism is a most excellent, healthy and fulfilling way of life. It is the way to happiness in Christ. Let us not forget that Christ ... continue reading


A Lenten Reflection: What does being a Child of God really mean? Watch

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God will wipe away every tear, and there will be no more suffering and death (Rev 21:4). KNOXVILLE, TN (Catholic Online) - Why do we ... continue reading


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Lent, the period just prior to Easter, is a time for self-examination, fasting and penance for some Christians denominations as well as for ... continue reading


Second Sunday of Lent: The Transfiguration Offers a Window Into Your Future

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The season of Lent is ordered toward finding new life in Christ. And there are indeed very great promises attached to this new life! St. ... continue reading


The Sacred Season of Lent and Death to Self

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In many ways, Lent is about dying: dying to self as you embrace the cross of Christ; dying to the world as you live as a citizen of heaven; ... continue reading


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

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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



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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