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Treatises on discernment are many and varied throughout the great tradition of the church. There are spiritual masters who have written whole books on how to discern your vocation and many who have written books on the spiritual masters who have written about discernment. Yet, the common problem that we

There’s nothing quite like a Lenten fish fry to foster Catholic fellowship. Since 1990, the Corpus Christi Fryers have been serving up delicious fish with a fun and faith filled spirit that has earned them a loyal following in the Dayton area. CLICK HERE for The Catholic Telegraph’s Fish Fry

SportsLeader, a virtue-based program for coaches based in Louisville, Ky., has come up with a Lenten challenge for high school athletic programs and at least one local school has accepted that challenge. The SportsLeader Stations of the Cross Workout capitalizes on the Lenten practice of reflecting on Christ’s passion with 14

By Laura Ieraci Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY  — “Joy” is not a word people usually associate with strict fasting and penance — unless they are Eastern-rite Catholics. In the Eastern church, the penitential period that prepares believers to celebrate Easter, is called “Great Lent,” and its prayers invite the

  Staff Report The Light is ON for You! Gather your family and friends and head to church for the Sacrament of Reconciliation from 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. on Tuesday March 2, 2015, as every church will be open in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. Have a quiet hour prior to attending and

  Staff Report As we journey into Lent, we are a week away from the Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s The Light is ON for you. This is a wonderful night to take advantage of the Sacrament of Penance and spend some time with the Lord in quiet prayer. Perhaps in preparation

By Doreen Abi Raad Catholic News Service BEIRUT — The Middle East is suffering a “Way of the Cross” that is the greatest tragedy since World War II, Melkite Catholic Patriarch Gregoire III Laham said in a Lenten message about suffering. He said the church, despite its efforts, is having

By Greg Hartman The Catholic Telegraph Vocation View: Mothers: February is a great time for women to reflect on motherhood. Pray with our Blessed Mother that you are the best version of a mother you can be or would hope to be. In reflection, think of ways you can bring

Pope Francis places ashes on head of Slovakian Cardinal Jozef Tomko during Ash Wednesday Mass at the Basilica of Santa Sabina in Rome March 5. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) (March 5, 2014) See POPE-ASHWEDNESDAY March 5, 2014.
By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service  ROME — Lent is meant to wake up Christians and help them see that God can give them the strength to change their lives and their surroundings, Pope Francis said. Before receiving and distributing ashes at an evening Mass March 5, Ash Wednesday, Pope

Pope Francis waves as he leaves general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican
By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Courageously follow Jesus in seeking out the poor and sinners, and in making difficult sacrifices in order to help and heal others, Pope Francis said. Christians are called to confront the material, spiritual and moral destitution of “our brothers and sisters,