I received ashes on Ash Wednesday, but my two-year-old son did not. Instead he was given a blessing. Is this a new practice?
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March 15, 2019

I received ashes on Ash Wednesday, but my two-year-old son did not. Instead he was given a blessing. Is this a new practice?

Full Question I received ashes on Ash Wednesday, but my two-year-old son did not. Instead he was given a blessing. Is this a new practice? Answer Some think that blessed…
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Lent used to be a lot harder than it is now
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March 15, 2019

Lent used to be a lot harder than it is now

If you found yourself complaining of a rumbly stomach on Ash Wednesday, or whining about the McDonald’s fish sandwich in your lunch on Friday, you may want to think of…
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Why Do Catholics Celebrate Communion At Every Mass, If Christ's Death Atoned For Sin Once And For All?
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March 14, 2019

Why do Catholics celebrate Communion at every Mass, if Christ’s death atoned for sin once and for all?

Full Question Many Protestants celebrate communion on occasion; Catholics celebrate it at every Mass as an integral part of their worship. If Christ's death atoned for all sins, why is…
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What is Ash Wednesday
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March 14, 2019

What is Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday. — The Wednesday after Quinquagesima Sunday, which is the first day of the Lenten fast. The name dies cinerum (day of ashes) which it bears in the Roman…
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Things you need to know about Good Friday
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March 14, 2019

Things you need to know about Good Friday

  Through the death of our Lord Jesus Christ on Good Friday, we were redeemed from our sins. It is the most solemn day of the Christian year.   Here…
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Three Benefits to Abstaining from Meat on Fridays—Even After Lent
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March 12, 2019

Three Benefits to Abstaining from Meat on Fridays—Even After Lent

Yourself: Lent is over! Jesus is risen! Myself: Indeed, he is truly risen. Y: That means no more meatless Fridays. M: Well, it may, but— Y: We can eat steak,…
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What Is Purgatory?
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February 11, 2019

Did you know the souls in Purgatory also experience joy? Read more facts you never knew

When we hear "Purgatory", there are many things that race into our minds. For the uninformed Catholics they're usually bogus and unfounded. We have written a number of posts about…
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ArticlesLife of Saints
February 11, 2019

The Saint who could grow wings like an Angel, raised the dead just to attest to a man’s innocence

The Saint Have you ever heard of the Saint dubbed the "Angel of the Judgement"?. His name is St Vincent Ferrer. Born on January 23, 1357 in Valencia, Spain. Vincent…
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February 11, 2019

What “Advent” means and how to prepare for Christmas

The Church's liturgical year begins with Advent, and every end of the Calendar year - weeks before Christmas we notice changes. The priest puts on different colors and the entire…
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February 11, 2019

Secrets of Fatima and their interpretation

First and Second Secret: First and Second Part of the Secret According to the Version Presented by Sister Lucia in the “Third Memoir” of 31 August 1941 for the Bishop…
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