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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).

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?

07/24/2017
Question: What is the difference between a diocesan priest and a priest in a religious order?

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

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:

07/10/2017
Question: What is meant by apostolic succession?

Our Catholic faith is understood through two major building blocks: Scripture and Tradition. When Christ established the Church, He gave us these beautiful gifts so that we might grow ever closer to God and spread the Gospel to the whole world. He also gave us an additional gift that is a stark reminder of the fact that the Church is both living and trustworthy: apostolic succession.

Catholic Classroom: How is someone declared a saint?
10/23/2017
Question: How does someone get declared a saint?

06/26/2017
Question: What does the Church say about marriage? 

Since God created the earth, marriage has been a part of His divine plan. Though the relationship between man and woman (and, therefore, marriage) was damaged by original sin, Jesus repaired this relationship and raised marriage to a sacrament. The Church recognizes marriage as a sacred institution that is not merely a personal decision, but a vocation.

08/14/2017
Question: Do Catholics worship Mary?

Dorothy Day and Mother Teresa | Text: What are the principles of Catholic Social Teaching?
11/13/2017
Question: What are the main principles of Catholic social teaching?

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