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?

Snowy cemetary
12/27/2017
by Jay Fadden

Nativity scene with Mary and Jesus | Text: What really happened at Jesus' birth? (Catholic Classroom)
12/22/2017
Question: What really happened at Jesus' birth?

You may be able to rattle off the basic story of Jesus’ conception and birth, but have you ever wondered how much of that story is from Scripture, and how much was added in after?

Catholic Classroom: How do religious orders support themselves?
12/18/2017
Question: How do religious orders support themselves, and what can I do to help?

12/15/2017

In the Catholic Church, we have the wonderful privilege of sharing a faith with our brothers and sisters in Christ all over the world. As the Church has developed and grown in each region, beautiful traditions have arisen that glorify God in a way that represents the culture of that region. You’ve probably heard of Advent wreaths, Advent calendars, Christmas trees, and other similar traditions. But did you know about these practices of Catholics around the world?

Catholic Classroom: Why aren't the Orthodox & Roman Churches in communion?
12/11/2017
Question: Why aren’t the Orthodox and Roman Churches in full communion?

Catholic Classroom: Why do we end the year with Christ the King?
11/27/2017
Question: Why do we end the liturgical year with the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe?

11/24/2017

Each year, on the fourth Thursday of November, Americans gather with their people around the nation for feasts of thanksgiving. They break bread with their loved ones, and take time to express gratitude for the blessings of the year. For many Americans, the day is one of only a handful in the year when they can be reunited with their families.

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