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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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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


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


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


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


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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


Still unsure what to give up for Lent? Pope Francis has an idea! Watch

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For Catholics who are unsure what to give up for Lent, Pope Francis has a suggestion. Give up gossip and internet trolling.  LOS ... continue reading


Ash Wednesday: 'Seek To Experience God's Presence Within' Watch

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"You may ask me: 'But, does God exist? And if he exists does he really concern himself with us? Can we reach him?' It is, indeed, true that ... continue reading


Test your knowledge on the Stations of the Cross with this fun quiz!

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How familiar are you with the Stations of the Cross? Take this short Stations of the Cross quiz to test your knowledge! [media ... 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

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"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

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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


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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