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Advent - A Time for Renewal star
Advent is the perfect time to reflect on our own lives as we joyfully await the coming of our Lord, Jesus Christ.

Advent - A Time to Wait, A Time to Prepare star
As we begin the season of Advent, so comes the hustle and bustle of the holiday season and sometimes it’s easy to lose sight of what is really important – and that Jesus is the reason for the season!

Ash Wednesday star
Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent. The Season of Lent is a season of penance, reflection and fasting. Learn why we use ashes on this first day of Lent.

Catholic Christians and Halloween star
As Catholic Christians, is this "ghosts and goblins, witches and spooks" holiday one we should avoid or is there some value in it for us Christians? Halloween actually has dual origins...

Christ's Passion - Crucifixion star
The Bible says, "Then they crucified Him..." (Mark 15:24). Through His undying, unconditional and perfect love for us, what exactly did Jesus have to endure?

Commemorating a Loved One at Christmastime star
Oftentimes we want to try and honor a loved one we've lost in a special way during the holiday season and especially at Christmas. So here are some ideas to commemorate your loved one on Christmas, or anytime during the holiday season.

Easter Season - Resurrection star
Rejoice! Jesus is Risen! The season of Easter is a time to celebrate not only the resurrection of our Savior, Jesus Christ, but also a time to give thanks and celebrate the great gift and hope of our own salvation - our own journey from death to life.

Faith and Loss During the Holidays star
Dealing with the loss of a loved one is extremely difficult any time of year, but the pain of such a loss can resurface during the holiday season.

Giving Thanks on Thanksgiving star
As we begin the hustle and bustle of this year’s holiday season, let us not forget the most important giving of thanks...

Guidelines for Fast and Abstinence star
Soon we will be amidst the Season of Lent. Ash Wednesday and Good Friday are days of fast and abstinence. All Fridays during Lent are days of abstinence.

Interesting Advent Facts star
Here are some interesting facts about the season of Advent.

Lent FAQs star
Frequently asked questions about the Lenten Season.

Lenten Resource Guide star
As we journey through this most holy season, here are some resources geared to enrich and deepen our Lenten experience.

New Year's Resolutions and Your Catholic Faith star
With the New Year comes new hope for a new beginning. A new beginning is a perfect time to decide to strengthen your Catholic faith life.

Pentecost star
Pentecost is celebrated fifty days after Easter and is often called the birthday of the Church. Read on to learn more. Also included in this article is a Prayer for Pentecost.

Sacrifice for Lent star
The Lenten season is a time of renewing our baptismal promises. Now is a good time to reflect on the meaning of Lent and why we make sacrifices during this time.

Saints – Halloween Costumes star
Instead of letting your children choose to dress up like goblins and witches on Halloween, why not encourage them to dress up like a saint?

The Easter Triduum star
The Triduum encompasses the three days – Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Vigil/Easter Sunday – when we celebration the death and resurrection of our Lord, Jesus Christ.

Tribute to Mom star
As we celebrate Mother´s Day and the special gift God gives each of us in our Mother, a tribute...

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