Frequent Confession

The Sacrament of Reconciliation provides grace and restores friendship with God and one another after sin. This experience of Gods love, mercy, and forgiveness...

Friday Penance

Because Jesus died on Good Friday, every Friday should be set aside as a day abstinence and mortification for Catholics, in prayerful remembrance of...
The Annunciation

The Annunciation

On the Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord, The Catholic Church celebrates when Jesus began his earthly life, and the obedience and faith...
Divine Mercy

Divine Mercy

The underlying message of the Gospel is the promise of God’s abundant love and mercy which is offered to even the worst sinners. A...

The Paschal Candle

In every Catholic Church there is a large cylindrical candle, called the Paschal candle, which is a sacramental sign of Jesus’ presence in the...
Easter

Easter

Easter, also called Pascha, celebrates Jesus Christ’s Resurrection from the dead on the third day after his Crucifixion. It is the oldest and most...

Holy Saturday

The day before Easter is Holy Saturday, also known as the Harrowing of Hell. This is the third day of the the sacred Paschal...
Good Friday

Good Friday

Friday of the Passion of the Lord, also known as Good Friday, is celebrated on the Friday before Easter and commemorates the end of...
Holy Thursday

Holy Thursday

Catholics commemorate the complex and profound events of the evening of the Last Supper on the Thursday before Easter, which is known as Holy...

The Sacred Triduum

Catholics celebrate the saving mystery of Jesus’ Passion, Death, and Resurrection in three successive rites held over three holy days called the sacred Easter...