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By Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Mar 14, 2020 / 04:56 pm (CNA).- Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Pope Francis’ liturgies for Holy Week and Easter, which usually include the presence of thousands of people, will be held without public attendance this year. According to an online notice from the Prefecture

By the time you read this, I will be two months into Exodus 90. I’ll also be hungry – very, very hungry. In case you’re wondering, no, there are not 90 chapters in the Book of Exodus. Exodus 90 is a 90-day spiritual exercise for men, a kind of personal

By Erin Schurenberg For many Catholics, the celebration of the resurrection of our Lord begins with a special breakfast and continues after Mass with a big family dinner. What is served and whether that menu differs yearly seems to vary greatly. Early Christian converts carried over the Jewish tradition of

We are only halfway through Lent, and retail stores are well into offering Easter candy and sales on Easter outfits. This is only natural. We all want to skip death and get to the resurrection. Perhaps that desire is even stronger in difficult times. And we are living in difficult

Inmates during the Eucharistic Prayer at Easter Vigil (CT Photo/Tim Uhlman)
“I don’t want to live my life any other way” By Eileen Connelly, OSU This story originally appeared in our May 2018 print edition; a previous version was published online at Easter. Thirteen incarcerated women and men experienced the sense of hope and promise of new life that accompanies this

Thirteen incarcerated women and men experienced the sense of hope and promise of new life that accompanies this season when they were welcomed into the Catholic Church during Easter Masses at three area prisons. Bishop Joseph R. Binzer presided at the joyous liturgies held at Lebanon Correctional Institution (LeCI), Warren

At Catholic Breakfast, Fr. John Parks reflects on what he loves about the Easter season, which is 50 days long peoples!!! 50 days!!!   For more Catholic Breakfast videos, click here

Although we are still focused on the season of Lent, Easter will be here soon. You know what that means: it’s “open season” on the Resurrection. The History Channel will reveal a “secret Gospel” that contradicts Jesus’ rising from the dead. Atheists on Facebook will start posting memes about “Zombie

Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr’s letter for March: “Repent and believe in the Gospel.” You may have heard this directive of Jesus pronounced as blessed ashes were placed on your forehead on Ash Wednesday. These few words, which were also part of the Gospel for the Second Week of Lent (Mark 1:15),