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Easter / Lent News

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


Ask Dr. Denton: It's Lent. Can You Explain the Effects of Fasting? Watch

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Fasting gives us, body and soul, a spring cleaning.   PORTSMOUTH, VA. (Catholic Online) - Dear Dr Denton: As the Lenten ... continue reading



God's Lenten message: 'Let's try that again'

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Quite some years ago, I was working as director of Christian formation at a Catholic high school, I remember that on Ash Wednesday while ... continue reading


A Lenten Reflection On Repentance

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St. Maximus the Confessor once wrote: 'God's will is to save us, and nothing please him more than our coming back to Him in true ... continue reading


Second Sunday of Lent: Living in the Transfiguration, Right Now Watch

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The Lord Jesus has also shown us the way up the mountain, inviting us into a new way of living in Him through living within the ... continue reading


On the Fast Track: Approaching Lent with Living Faith

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Catechesis teaches us what to believe and how to behave, but Catholics also need down to earth advice for putting their faith into action. ... continue reading


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This Lent, remember the courageous words of Cardinal George!

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Lent brings the death and resurrection of the Lord more insistently into the horizon of our lives. Before the Lord, we are all weak and ... continue reading


The one surprising secret few people know about Lent!

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There is a secret that few people know about sacrifice. Lent is a time to think about sacrifice and what it can do to you as a person. When ... continue reading


Great tips for fasting during Lent from Dr. Denton

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When we fast, we live largely on fluids. In doing so we are given the cleansing, perfect touch of God. In our separation from the ... continue reading


3 fish recipes perfect for Lenten Fridays! Watch

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



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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

FASTING: God commanded it, Jesus practiced it, but what's the point of it?

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God commanded it, Jesus practiced it, Church Fathers have preached the importance of it -- fasting is a powerful and fundamental part of ... continue reading


Let us venture together from darkness into the light

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On Ash Wednesday, with dust-like ashes crossed upon our foreheads we were each invited to call to mind that this mortal body, this earthly ... continue reading


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Scripture Reflection: Living Water in the Lenten Desert

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As your Lent becomes dry and weary, draw from this well of Living Water flowing from the stricken Rock. Receive the Holy Spirit. NASHVILLE, ... continue reading


When Did We See You Hungry? Lent and the Love of Preference for the Poor Watch

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The option or love of preference for the poor. This is an option or a special form of primacy in the exercise of Christian charity to ... continue reading


The Happy Priest on Lent, Happiness and the Call to Selfless Love Watch

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The happiest and most remarkable people that I have known throughout my life are those who are totally selfless. Great things: ideas, ... continue reading


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