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For God so loved the world that he gave* his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him might not perish but might have eternal life. John 3: 16 (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
By CNA Staff CNA Staff, Mar 2, 2021 / 06:30 pm MT (CNA).- The tradition of reflecting on the last words of Christ from the cross is a Good Friday practice popular in many places across the globe. Some sources trace the tradition back to Peruvian Jesuit priest Francisco del

Cheers and peals of laughter fill our home each year as my brother and I find tickets on our pillows… tickets to the “Galloway Express.” When our dad calls, “All aboard!” we race into the car, pajama-clad, arms full of buttery popcorn, blankets draped around our shoulders. Mom hops into

by Perry West Denver Newsroom, Aug 20, 2020 / 12:25 am MT (CNA).- For more than 170 years, Catholics in Pittsburgh have observed a day of thanksgiving for their parish’s deliverance from a cholera pandemic that killed hundreds of local people in the mid-1800s. The annual Cholera Day Mass is

Denver Newsroom, Aug 13, 2020 / 02:43 am MT (CNA).- For hundreds of years, Catholic parishes in coastal cities have participated in the tradition of blessing the sea and praying for the intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary on the Feast of the Assumption. While believers in landlocked areas may