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Ash Wednesday is February 26, 2020. In Today’s video we take a look at last year’s 11:30 a.m. Mass at St. Peter in Chains, Cathedral:

By Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Mar 8, 2019 / 12:25 am (CNA).- With the Lenten season near, Catholics immerse themselves in 40 days of abstaining from sweets, technology, alcohol and other luxuries. But did you know that Catholic monks once brewed beer specifically for a liquid-only Lenten fast? Back in

By Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Feb 24, 2020 / 03:34 am (CNA).- There is an urgent need for personal conversion, without which the temptations of Satan, and the presence of evil, create a “hell here on earth,” Pope Francis said Monday in his 2020 Lenten message. “Christian joy flows from

Jesus told the young rich man in the Gospel to sell all that he had and follow after him. He was unwilling to do so, and missed out on being a disciple. Check out Father Casey’s Let GO reflection.

Lent is sort of like a reset button for our faith. We take this time to remove anything and everything that gets in our way of being disciples of Jesus Christ. As Archbishop Daniel Pilarczyk reminded us at a 12:10 Mass at St. Louis several years ago that it’s a

In Today’s Video: Father Mike knows the tricks we can play on ourselves when it comes to picking something for Lent. So he gives a straightforward guideline: Don’t pick something that’s arbitrary. Pick something that is necessary.

Here’s a great video for the family and a quick primer of why we celebrated Ash Wednesday a few days ago and why we celebrate this sacred season of Lent.

The beginning of Lent feels like the New Year – it’s a clean slate paired with a handful of resolutions and a heart full of hope that this is THE year. I’m going to stick with my Lenten sacrifices so when Easter shines in 40+ days, I’ll be beaming with

The St. Anne novena was the very first novena Annie Deddens ever prayed. “I lived at a Catholic Newman Center where some of the women were praying to St. Anne to find good, Catholic men.” Hoping for a holy relationship herself, Deddens prayed the novena to St. Anne daily during

March 6: Ash Wednesday Invitation to prayer: Come, Holy Spirit. Guide me into and through this holy season of Lent. Reflection: As we celebrate Ash Wednesday and the beginning of our Lenten season, we hear the Lord’s invitation: “Return to me with your whole heart.” God is inviting us deeper