How Do We Know We Have Guardian Angels?
04/23/2018
Question: How do we know that we have guardian angels?

Catholic Classroom: What is the significance of the Paschal candle?
04/16/2018
Question: What is the significance of the Paschal candle?

Why are we celebrating the Annunciation today?
04/9/2018
Question: Why are we celebrating the Annunciation of the Lord today?

Catholic Classroom: What does Passover tell us about Easter?
04/2/2018
Question: What does Passover tell us about Easter?

We know from the Bible that there is a temporal connection between Passover and Easter—Jesus’ Passion takes place right after he eats the Passover meal with his disciples. But this timing is more than just a coincidence. Jesus’ Passion, death, and resurrection is actually the fulfillment of the Passover.

Catholic Classroom: Is St. Joseph Jesus' father?
03/19/2018
Question: Is St. Joseph Jesus’ father?

Catholic Classroom: What is the difference between a nun and a sister?
03/12/2018
Question: What is the difference between a nun and a sister?

Catholic Classroom: Why do we do penance?
03/5/2018
Question: Why do Catholics perform acts of penance?

 

Catholic Classroom: Why don't we eat meat on Fridays in Lent?
02/26/2018
Question: Why do Catholics abstain from meat on Fridays during Lent?

Perhaps the most commonly known Lenten practice for Catholics is abstinence from meat on Fridays. Though Catholics all over the world follow this practice faithfully, some are unsure about the reasoning behind it. There are two main questions to answer:

Why is Lent 40 Days?
02/16/2018
Question: Why is Lent 40 days?

We know that Lent is a season of preparation; a time to pray, fast, and give alms in order to ready our hearts for Easter. However, you might be wondering—why is Lent forty days?

Bishop Reed distributes ashes on Ash Wednesday
02/12/2018
Question: Why do we put ashes on our foreheads on Ash Wednesday?

If you are Catholic, then you are probably accustomed to the practice of going to Mass and getting ashes put on your forehead on Ash Wednesday. But why ashes? What do they mean?

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