Lenten Almsgiving

Catholics are expected to give alms throughout the year but are asked to focus more intently on almsgiving during Lent as one of the...
Lenten Fasting

Lenten Fasting

Jesus fasted and taught is disciples to fast, not merely to eat less food but to experience an interior conversion. Christian spiritual fasting, particularly...
Lenten Prayer

Lenten Prayer

During Lent, prayer takes on even significance as Catholics reflect on Jesus’ 40 days of prayer and fasting in the desert. Lenten prayer tends...

The Three Pillars of Lent

Prayer, fasting, and almsgiving are fundamental practices in the life of a Catholic. They are performed with even more intensity during the seaon of...
Abstaining from Meat

Abstaining from Meat

On Ash Wednesday, Good Friday, and all Fridays during Lent, Catholics 14 years of age and older are required to abstain from eating meat....
Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday

Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, a day when Catholics are marked with ashes on their foreheads. Symbolizing the dust that man was created from...

Lenten Almsgiving

Catholics are expected to give alms throughout the year but are asked to focus more intently on almsgiving during Lent as one of the...
Lenten Fasting

Lenten Fasting

Jesus fasted and taught is disciples to fast, not merely to eat less food but to experience an interior conversion. Christian spiritual fasting, particularly...
Lenten Prayer

Lenten Prayer

During Lent, prayer takes on even significance as Catholics reflect on Jesus’ 40 days of prayer and fasting in the desert. Lenten prayer tends...

The Three Pillars of Lent

Prayer, fasting, and almsgiving are fundamental practices in the life of a Catholic. They are performed with even more intensity during the seaon of...