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?

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).

Catholic Classroom: Why do we pray for the dead?
11/6/2017
Question: Why do Catholics pray for the dead?

09/25/2017
Question: What do we do at Mass?

09/11/2017
Question: Why do Catholics make the sign of the cross?

Making the sign of the cross is very familiar to Catholics. It is one of the first things we learn about the faith. But what does it really mean to make the sign of the cross? Where does this practice come from?

07/17/2017
Question: What are the different ways of praying?

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