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Easter / Lent News

What does the season of Lent mean?

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Lent is a 40 day period of prayer, fasting, repentance and abstinence during which Christians work to grow closer to God. Prayer, fasting, ... continue reading


A Lenten Reflection: What does being a Child of God really mean? Watch

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God will wipe away every tear, and there will be no more suffering and death (Rev 21:4). KNOXVILLE, TN (Catholic Online) - Why do we ... continue reading



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


Seven Deadly Sins: The Sin of Pride

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Whenever we pit ourselves against Church teaching and act as our own Magisterium, we reveal that we are in the grip of deadly pride. ... 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


'Repent and believe in the Gospel!' Lent is the time to take courage Watch

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Lent is a time to face our temptations and be converted by the Gospel, Pope Francis said in his Angelus address on the first Sunday of ... continue reading


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Are Sundays part of Lent? And a few other fast facts about the season Watch

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Here are some fast facts about Ash Wednesday and Lent you might not know.  LOS ANGELES, CA (California Network) - Are Sundays part of ... continue reading


Inspire: Easter Beyond the Octave. Why Do We Celebrate for Fifty Days?

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While Easter is a Solemnity and an octave feast, it is also a 50 day season until Pentecost.The Season of Easter is not just about His ... continue reading


Reflecting on the Resurrection: Why did Jesus Rise with Wounds?

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What lesson is the Lord teaching us by keeping his wounds intact? Perhaps we can better answer this question by turning to our own wounds. ... continue reading


I Am Dismas and This Is My Story

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As a teenager I ran into someone who introduced me to the finer points of the occupation. We fell into the tried and proven method of ... 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

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


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





5 prayers you should say this Lenten Season Watch

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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


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



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