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:

Catholic Classroom: Why do we wear 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?

What is the Church doing to combat human trafficking?
02/5/2018
What is the Church doing to combat human trafficking?

Catholic Classroom: What is unique about Catholic schools?
01/29/2018
Question: What is unique about a Catholic education?

Catholic Classroom: Why do fetuses deserve legal protection?
01/22/2018
Question: Why do fetuses deserve legal protection?

Catholic Classroom: What can Catholics learn from Dr. King?
01/15/2018
Question: What lessons can Catholics learn from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.?

Catholic Classroom: Why did Jesus have to be baptized?
01/8/2018
Question: Why did Jesus have to be baptized?

sillhouette of person with arms out spread, text overlay: "pray without ceasing"
01/5/2018

In the First Letter to the Thessalonians, St. Paul writes, “Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you” (1 Thessalonians 5:16-18).

Mary, the Theotokos, with the child Jesus | Text: What does it mean that Mary is the Mother of God?
01/1/2018
Question: What does it mean for Mary to be the Mother of God?

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