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Palms, Passion and Progress: Holy Week is a Continuing Call to a New Life in Christ Watch

Image of Holy Week invites us to let go of self and embrace the Lord anew through continuing conversion.

Holy Week invites us to let go of self and embrace the Lord anew through continuing conversion. How desperately we all need to hear ... continue reading


Who Is God? A Holy Week Reflection Watch

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Want to know who God is? That answer will not come easily, for it involves sacrifice and death to self. There are no shortcuts; there are ... continue reading


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

Image of This week is Holy not only because of what we remember but because of what it can accomplish within each one of us as we give our voluntary Yes to its' invitation.

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


Palm Sunday: Coming Face to Face with Jesus Watch

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When we encounter Jesus and the Gospel, we immediately sense that we are dealing with something that is not of this world. To be a ... continue reading


Where do the palms for Palm Sunday come from? Watch

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With Palm Sunday right around the corner, Catholics across the globe will soon be handed leaves as they walk into church. Some might fold ... continue reading


Lenten Recipes and the Whys of 'Fish Eaters'

Image of The fish enjoys Scriptural prominence too. Several apostles were fishermen, called to be 'fishers of men'.

The fish was one of the most important Christian symbols of the early Church. In a political and religious climate often fatal to them, the ... continue reading


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5 prayers you should say this Lenten Season Watch

Image of God, heavenly Father, look upon me and hear my prayer during this holy Season of Lent.

Each and every day we are called on to become closer to God. We can answer that call with our actions and our prayers. This Lenten Season ... continue reading


3 fish recipes perfect for Lenten Fridays! Watch

Image of Eating fish not only helps with your meatless Fridays, it's also healthy!

Are you anticipating running out of ideas for delicious and healthy dinner options each Friday evening? Have no fear! Catholic Online is ... continue reading


Called to Be Saints: Be Perfect, Just as Your Heavenly Father is Perfect Watch

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We are to live differently - beginning right now- because we live our lives now in Jesus Christ. We are to love differently, because ... continue reading


Seven Deadly Sins: Gluttony

Image of Temperance is the cardinal virtue that moderates and provides balance in the use of created goods (Catechism #1809). It rightly orders the vital powers in light of their proper goals -- physical, social and spiritual. This includes food.

Gluttony is a disordered appetite -- a relationship with food that is obsessive, either by excess or defect. WICHITA, Kansas (Catholic ... continue reading



More Lent & Easter

Easter 2021 / Lent 2021
Begins on February 17, 2021 ends on April 3, 2021

'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 17 to April 3, 2021

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Mardi Gras / Fat Tuesday

February 16, 2021

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Ash Wednesday

February 17, 2021

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Palm Sunday

March 28, 2021

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Holy Week

March 28 - April 3, 2021

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Holy Thursday

April 1, 2021

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Good Friday

April 2, 2021

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Easter Sunday

April 4, 2021

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Ascension of Our Lord

May 13, 2021

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Pentecost

Sunday, May 23, 2021

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Fasting and Abstinence

Every Friday

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Easter / Lent News

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


The Sacred Triduum: Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter. The Mystery of Faith Watch

Image of The Liturgical year in the words of Monsignor Peter Elliott

"Beginning with the Easter Triduum as its source of light, the new age of the Resurrection fills the whole liturgical year with its ... 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 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


A Good Friday reflection on Jesus' suffering with the world Watch

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Pope Francis has often urged us to prayerfully meditate before the crucifix. Because by prayerfully meditating before the crucifix, one can ... continue reading


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