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Easter / Lent News

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


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



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

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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


Pope Francis' Important Message for Holy Week Watch

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On Palm Sunday Pope Francis said that as Holy Week begins, we should contemplate not only the glory with which Jesus is recognized as king ... continue reading


The Happy Priest: Palm Sunday and the Humility of Jesus Watch

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On Palm Sunday, we come face to face with Jesus - and how we are to live our lives each day. When we embrace Jesus as the way, ... continue reading


Congregation for the Clergy on Palm/Passion Sunday, the Great Door of Holy Week Watch

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This is the Sunday in which the great door of Holy Week unfolds before the lives of every Christian.  Now, time really passes quickly ... continue reading



Are you ready for Holy Week? Facing Palm Sunday with dread and joyful anticipation Watch

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In a crazy world, a holy time like Lent can zip by like the rest of the year. Author Alex Basile ponders if he is ready for the most sacred ... continue reading


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

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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


Learning To Wait: Accompanying Jesus On His Journey Through Holy Week Watch

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From the sidelines, picture His torn shoulders buckling under the weight of that heavy, wooden cross.  Broken and drained, Jesus ... continue reading


REFLECTION: Jesus, the 'Yes' of God

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For however many are the promises of God, their Yes is in him; therefore, the Amen from us also goes through him to God for glory. ... continue reading



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Ash Wednesday

March 6, 2019

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Palm Sunday

April 14, 2019

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Holy Week

April 14-20, 2019

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Holy Thursday

April 18, 2019

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Good Friday

April 19, 2019

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Easter Sunday

April 21, 2019

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Stations of the Cross

Every Friday

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Fasting and Abstinence

Every Friday

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Ascension of Our Lord

Thursday, May 30, 2019

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Pentecost

Sunday, June 9, 2019

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Mardi Gras

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

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Easter / Lent News

What do we do AFTER Lent?

Image of Easter Sunday begins the liturgical season of Easter, which continues through the celebration of the Ascension to Pentecost Sunday.

Chocolate bunnies and marshmallow Peeps have graced the shelves of U.S. stores for weeks in anticipation of Easter, but now that the actual ... continue reading


Easter: 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



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


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


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