News
April 11, 2017

Bible scholar gives inside look at Vatican's Stations of the Cross

Pope Francis chose French biblical scholar, Anne-Marie Pelletier, to write the meditations for this year's annual Good Friday Stations of the Cross at the Colosseum. A recipient of the Ratzinger…
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Articles
April 11, 2017

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

Holy Week invites us to let go of self and embrace the Lord anew through continuing conversion. How desperately we all need to hear the Good news that we can begin…
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Exhortations
March 31, 2017

God weeps for those who stray from him, says Pope Francis

During Lent we should seek to return to him with a whole heart, the Pope said in a morning homily Lent is a time for Christians to reflect on the…
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News
March 20, 2017

Pope Francis goes to confession

At the end of his annual Lenten penitential service on Friday, Pope Francis was the first to go to the sacrament of confession, afterward hearing the confessions of seven laypeople,…
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News
March 17, 2017

Here's what Pope Francis is doing for Holy Week

With Easter only a month away, plans have already been set in the Vatican for the celebrations surrounding the big day, and the lead-up to Holy Week will be filled…
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Articles
March 17, 2017

Lenten Series: The Seven Deadly Sins

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) Alexander Solzhenitsyn, Nobel prize…
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Exhortations
March 13, 2017

The Cross is more than a jewelry says Pope Francis

On Sunday Pope Francis said Lent is a time to really contemplate the sacrifice Jesus made for each of us on the Cross, which is more than just a devotional…
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Articles
March 10, 2017

Where it's OK to eat corned beef on St. Patrick's Day this Lent

If you’re an Irish Catholic (or any Catholic) living in the United States, you will need to check with your local diocese before indulging in corned beef and cabbage on…
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Articles
March 9, 2017

The one surprising secret few people know about Lent!

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 you…
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