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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


Seven Deadly Sins: Gluttony

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



Lenten Reflection: A Barren Heart, God is in the Desert

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Though I hate the desert, may I wait for Him there.  Whether He speaks or not, I will pray.  If I feel nothing at all, I will ... continue reading


3rd Sunday of Lent: A Whole World Thirsting for Living Water

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Each day we pass many who, like the woman of Samaria, decorate time. Their lives may look adorned and abundant, but this is merely a ... continue reading


Wholly Fire and Light: Clean Week, Lent and Living the Transfiguration Watch

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The Christian vocation is "participation in the Divine Nature." (2 Peter 1:4). We are transfigured in Christ as we ... continue reading


Seven Deadly Sins: Lust

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Lust offers a beguiling counterfeit, a way to have the illusion of "love" without the surrender of real love. WICHITA, Kansas (Catholic ... continue reading


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Lent and the Path to Freedom: Doing Battle with the World, the Flesh and the Devil Watch

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When I was a young man I had a priest friend who I now recall every time we begin the Forty Day Observance of Lent. About a week before Ash ... continue reading


On Fasting, Refreshing the Routine and Living Lent Watch

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Ash Wednesday began us on a forty day pilgrimage. We began with cleansing the soul, the mind, and - let us not forget - the body. All three ... continue reading


Lenten Series: The Seven Deadly Sins

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We admit that shadows lurk within our hearts. "I do not do the good I want, but I do the evil I do not want." (Romans 7:18) WITCHITA, ... 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



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 Monday Mass (12 PM CT)

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Find the Easter Monday Mass here and streaming on Catholic Online Facebook. Jesus Christ has been raised! Happy Easter Monday!Easter is ... continue reading


Easter Sunday Mass (11 AM CT) Watch

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The video for Easter Sunday Mass with Bishop Strickland is available here.The video for Easter Sunday Mass with Fr. Hank Lanik is ... continue reading


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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


EASTER VIGIL (Saturday Evening) (8:30 pm CST) Watch

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The video for Easter Vigil will be available at 8:30 pm (CT). Dear Friends of Your Catholic Voice, Catholic Online and Students of the ... continue reading


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


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