Topic: lent

Sorry for the gap in between posts. Finals week begins next week so I finished the last of my lecture videos between Tuesday and yesterday. I'm going to try to do both of my finals next week as o ... discuss

I've been posting this one since waaaay back in 2007. It is still as valid now and I, personally, need the  reminder.Now think of the cross and resurrection of Jesus as breaking the power of sin. ... discuss

Welcome to the first post of the 2017 edition of "Here's What Smacked Emmy Upside the Head During Lent"... or "What Emmy Learned During Lent," if you want it worded nicely. lol. I did learn a cou ... discuss

Maurice Denis. Holy Women Near the Tomb/Saintes Femmes au tombeau. 1894RAISED FROM THE DEADThis is the great truth which fills our faith with meaning. Jesus, who died on the cross, has risen. He has t ... discuss

Hans Holbein. The Body of the Dead Christ in the Tomb. 1521.Click through on this to see it properly large. THE SEPULCHRE OF JESUS' BODYThe Body of Christ lay in the tomb. The world was in darkness. M ... discuss

Holy Saturday is a day to keep watch for the expectant rising of Our Savior, when He descended into the dead to bring up with Him those righteous souls who died before His coming. According to traditi ... discuss

Joseph Criscuoli. The Crucifixion. (used with permission)JESUS DIES ON THE CROSSThe Lord is firmly nailed to the cross. He has waited for this for many years, and this day He is to fulfill his desire ... discuss

Good Friday commemorates the Passion of the Lord, the day of the crucifixion and death of Jesus Christ the Son of God. Nowhere in the world is Mass offered on this day. Reception of the Most Holy Euch ... discuss

Pietro Lorenzetti. The Last Supper. 1320-1330.THE LORD'S LAST SUPPERSingular events took place in that period, which the evangelists have recorded for us; take, for instance, the rivalry between the a ... discuss

Today begins the holiest and most important time of the Church year — the Easter Triduum. It commemorates the heart of our faith: the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. The Sacred Triduum begi ... discuss

Have you ever prayed arduously about a certain intention -- it could be for days, weeks, months, or years -- and when you finally figure out what you have to do, you are both unsettled and at pea ... discuss

Text: Zechariah 9:9-12In the name of Jesus: Amen.It is tough to shout for joy when we have not had much to rejoice over lately.  As you already know, we have come through several very difficult s ... discuss

This Sunday, Christians all over the world will celebrate the Resurrection of Christ from the dead. Easter is the church’s greatest feast day because it encompasses Christ’s fulfilment of ... discuss

Maurice Denis. The Road to Calvary/Montace au calvaire ou Le Calvaire. 1889.THE WAY TO CALVARYForming part of the procession, their presence making his impending death yet more shameful, are two convi ... discuss

Nikolay Gay. "Quod Est Veritas?" Christ and Pilate. 1890.The Passion of Our LordBEFORE PILATE: JESUS CHRIST, THE KINGThinking that in this way he might placate the hatred of the Jews, Pilate, took Jes ... discuss

There are several plenary indulgences that may be obtained during the Easter Triduum — from the evening of Holy Thursday to the evening of Easter Sunday. An indulgence may be either partial or plena ... discuss

Taken during this weekend's studying frenzy, hence the flash cards everywhere.Since Saturday, I've received postcards and phone calls congratulating me on my upcoming graduation. "You must be excited! ... discuss

Duccio di Buoninsegna. Maestà (back, central panel): Jesus Accused by the Pharisees. 1308-11.The Passion of Our LordPETER'S DENIALSJesus having been much ill-used, is led into one of the courtya ... discuss

But it’s not until the turn of the 20th century, as evangelicals make a concerted effort to apply their specifically American faith to the reform of a secular country, that things heat up. If yo ... discuss

also Sunday of the Passion13 April AD 2014 The Sunday before His crucifixion, our Lord Christ rode into Jerusalem on a donkey. Accompanied by His disciples, He heard the people crying, "Hosanna!" Thi ... discuss

Acceptance today. The gift of glory. But Jesus cried out again in a loud voice, and gave up his spirit. We walked through Lent and have reflected on God’s conviction from all sorts of angles. We st ... discuss

This post is from a couple of years ago ... when I rediscovered it, I was so moved that I wanted to share it. Some of the liturgy quoted may not relate to this year because it is older, but it is all ... discuss

Duccio di Buoninsegna, Jesus and his apostles entering JerusalemTRIUMPHAL ENTRY INTO JERUSALEM"How different the cries," St. Bernard comments, "'Away with him, away with him, crucify him,' and then 'B ... discuss

Question: "Why do we not do the Unction Service on Holy Wednesday?"The common practice among Greeks, Antiochians, and in some other parishes, of doing General Unction on Holy Wednesday is not an ancie ... discuss

Saturday in the Fifth Week of LentThe CollectO Lord, who in thy goodness dost bestow abundant graces on thine elect: Look with favour, we entreat thee, upon those who in these Lenten days are being pr ... discuss

One of my many rosaries and my crucifix from Jerusalem.Yesterday was Bl. Pier Giorgio Frassati's birthday. Happy 116th, PGF! A couple of days ago I found out that the Tipi Loschi group (which was foun ... discuss

Friday in the Fifth Week of LentThe CollectO Lord, who dost, out of the abundance of thy great riches, relieve our necessity: Grant, we beseech thee, that we may accept with joy the salvation thou dos ... discuss

When The Anchoress was failing at her Lenten penance, she shifted gears ... and found herself right back in the same place.Slightly chagrined, I made an adjustment back to the most basic of basics: fa ... discuss

April 7th, is the optional memorial for Saint John Baptist de la Salle. He was born at Rheims, France in 1651, became a member of the cathedral chapter at Rheims when he was sixteen, and was ordained ... discuss

Lenten Midweek 6“The Saints of Lent”Lucas Cranach and Albrecht Durer – Artists (April 6)Hebrews 4:16As our midweek series on the “Saints of Lent” comes to a close, we might look back for a m ... discuss

Thursday in the Fifth Week of LentThe CollectO God, who hast called us to be thy children, and hast promised that those who suffer with Christ will be heirs with him of thy glory: Arm us with such tru ... discuss

Tina Fey made fun of Mike and Karen Pence at a Friday night Facebook Live fundraiser for the terrorist-defending American Civil Liberties Union. She played sort of an Anti-Church Lady.“Right now it ... discuss

Next week is Holy Week. Blessedly- finally! As usual, Lent has been full of hits and misses.  If you're like me, perhaps you didn't get everything accomplished that you wanted to this Lenten sea ... discuss

Wednesday in the Fifth Week of LentThe CollectAlmighty God our Heavenly Father, renew in us the gifts of thy mercy; increase our faith, strengthen our hope, enlighten our understanding, enlarge our ch ... discuss

Tuesday in the Fifth Week of LentThe CollectAlmighty God, who through the Incarnate Word dost make us to be born anew of an imperishable and eternal seed: Look with compassion, we beseech thee, upon t ... discuss

The Wrap reports Tina Fey made fun of Mike and Karen Pence at a Friday night Facebook Live fundraiser for the terrorist-defending American Civil Liberties Union. She played sort of an Anti-Church Lad ... discuss

Monday in the Fifth Week of LentThe CollectBe gracious to thy people, we beseech thee, O Lord, that they, repenting day by day of the things that displease thee, may be more and more filled with love ... discuss

Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord, April 9, 2017By Msgr. Bernard Bourgeois'Therefore, with all faith and devotion, let us commemorate the Lord’s entry into the city of our salvation, following ... discuss

Passion Sunday is a term sometimes used to denote the fifth Sunday of Lent in the Christian liturgical calendar.In Traditional Catholic and Prayer Book Anglican circles, Passion Sunday continues to re ... discuss

This is the tenth 40 Days for Life vigil in Brisbane … where prayer volunteers serve as a visible presence outside the Marie Stopes abortion facility. The campaign was the subject of an article in t ... discuss

Saturday in the Fourth Week of LentThe CollectMercifully hear our prayers, O Lord, and spare all those who confess their sins unto thee; that they, whose consciences by sin are accused, by thy mercifu ... discuss

Friday in the Fourth Week of LentThe CollectO God, who hast given us the Good News of thine abounding love in thy Son Jesus Christ: So fill our hearts with thankfulness that we may rejoice to tell abr ... discuss

The example of this 8th century saint should reassure anyone who thinks that great or grandiose deeds are necessary for a sanctified life. Saint Stephen of Mar Saba (725-794), whose feast day is March ... discuss

God does not require that we be successful only that we be faithful.— St. Teresa of CalcuttaWe are now more than halfway through Lent. You may have observed in full the Lenten observances below ... discuss

Lenten Midweek 5“The Saints of Lent”Joseph - Genesis 50:15-21As a pastor, you learn that some of the best stories come from your local funeral director.  On the long slow ride from church to ... discuss

Thursday in the Fourth Week of LentThe CollectAlmighty and most merciful God, drive from us all weakness of body, mind, and spirit; that, being restored to wholeness, we may with free hearts become wh ... discuss

This is from a series of  bulletin inserts I wrote for our church, waaaaay back in 2008. It's good for reflection now that Lent is underway and my initial fervor may have flagged. I'm just s ... discuss

Fr. René J. Butler, M.S.Provincial Superior, La Salette Missionaries of North AmericaHartford, Connecticut(Click here for today’s readings)We are faced today with such an embarrassment of riches in ... discuss

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Wednesday in the Fourth Week of LentThe CollectO Lord our God, who didst sustain thine ancient people in the wilderness with bread from heaven: Feed now thy pilgrim flock with food that endureth unto ... discuss

Double (1954 Calendar): March 28thToday is the Feast of St. John of Capistrano.  On feastdays in Lent, more usually the Mass of the Lenten feria is said with only a commemoration of the feast ... discuss

Tuesday in the Fourth Week of LentThe CollectO God, with whom is the well of life, and in whose light we see light: Quench our thirst, we pray thee, with living water, and flood our darkened minds wit ... discuss

Expectations. Realities. When Jesus heard that they had thrown him out, He found him and said, “Do you believe in the Son of Man?” He answered and said, “Who is He, sir, that I may ... discuss

Lent 4March 26, 2017John 9:1-41“Blind but Seeing”Many of us have trouble with our eyes. If you're around long enough you may need a pair of reading glasses. And while medical advances and the use ... discuss

Double (1954 Calendar): March 27thToday is the Feast of St. John Damascene.  Also known as St. John of Damascus, St. John Damascene was a Syrian monk and priest who died in Mar Saba, near Jerus ... discuss

Monday in the Fourth Week of LentThe CollectO Lord our God, who in thy holy Sacraments hast given us a foretaste of the good things of thy kingdom: Direct us, we beseech thee, in the way that leadeth ... discuss

CC 2.0 via VimeoVideo:  "I pray that your love will overflow more and more, and that you will keep on growing in knowledge and understanding. 10 For I want you to understand what really matters, ... discuss

25 March, New TestamentTransferred to 4 April AD 2016 Luke 1:26-38 tells us how the angel Gabriel announced to Mary of Nazareth that she had been chosen to be the mother of the Christ and her respons ... discuss

Greater Double (1954 Calendar): March 24thToday is the Feast of St. Gabriel the Archangel.  On feastdays in Lent, more usually the Mass of the Lenten feria is said with only a commemoration of ... discuss

Matthew 2:13-15; 19-23So far in our Survey of these lenten saints, we have looked at St. Matthias, the apostle chosen to replace Judas, who shows us that our calling in Christ is more important than w ... discuss

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After our last young adult meeting last month, my friend Joe, another group member (whom I'll call E), and I were on our way to drop off E at his house. Since it was a bit of a drive, I took ... discuss

Bewildered, convicted, witnessing. The woman left her water jar and went into the town and said to the people, “Come see a man who told me everything I have done. Could he possibly be the Chr ... discuss

Double (1954 Calendar): March 18thToday is the Feast of St. Cyril of Jerusalem, a Doctor of the Church.  On feastdays in Lent, more usually the Mass of the Lenten feria is said with only a comm ... discuss

*sings along to some of my favorite songs.*"Emmy, you can't do that! It's Lent!"*dances around the living room or bedroom as a form of exercise.""You can't do that, either! It's Lent!"Oops?I've been f ... discuss

Meditations for Each Day of Lentby St. Thomas AquinasWednesday After the Second SundayThe Passion of Christ brought about our salvationbecause it was an act of satisfactionHe is the propitiation for o ... discuss

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Conviction from the other side. “Every branch of mine that bears no fruit, he takes away, and every branch that does bear fruit he prunes, that it may bear more fruit.” This Lent we are focusing ... discuss

Double (1954 Calendar): March 12thToday is the Feast of St. Gregory I (i.e. St. Gregory the Great) who ruled the Church as Pope from September 3, 590 AD until his death on March 12, 604 AD.  On f ... discuss

I recently read an article that said, “Television is fast becoming anti-life….it certainly is anti-relationship.”  That’s  something to think about.  TV is anti-relationship ... discuss

This book is a Good Friday devotion and reflections. The author goes through each of the seven things Jesus said on the cross, and builds his devotions and reflections upon them. Steven Furtick begi ... discuss

Oh, Lent 2017... you're throwing me some massive curveballs I wasn't anticipating. As I mentioned in the last post, on Thursday I went to my follow-up appointment with my doctor following Tuesday's E. ... discuss

Before I begin, I just wanted to say that, yes, I know the last two blog posts weren't posted on the Facebook page. I went to IFTTT to fix it and this post should be posted as soon as I publish it. If ... discuss

Lent Midweek 2Perpetua and FelicitasMatthew 24:9-14March 8, 2017When you think of the early Christian martyrs, you likely have a picture in your head of faithful believers in Christ being thrown to th ... discuss

On Monday afternoon -- after I wrote the last blog post -- my toothaches (yes, it became plural) were so terrible that I asked to be squeezed in by a local dentist to get checked out in the case of an ... discuss

Although Ember Days are no longer considered required in mainstream Roman Catholicism following Vatican II, they can - and should - still be observed by the Faithful. In fact, many Traditional pri ... discuss

My Lord, my God, my Savior, my King, what do you want me to do for You?  Speak to my heart and tell me what You want of me in these troubled times.  Help me Oh Lord to desire only to do Your ... discuss

Lent has not been easy... and we're only 5 days into it (not counting Sunday).On Ash Wednesday I was hit with something that had me in bed all day and didn't let me get out of the house until Friday. ... discuss

Convicted and choosing freedom. “We may eat of the fruit of the trees in the garden; it is only about the fruit of the tree in the middle of the garden that God said, ‘You shall not ea ... discuss

Once we wake up to the injustice in the world, what do we do?  Hopefully we are aware of the prejudices we all harbor in our hearts for those who are not like us on the surface.  We have to ... discuss

Wow!  Today's reading spells out what we must do when we fast.  It isn't enough to give up chocolate or meat during lent.  We have to set free the oppressed, share our bread with the hu ... discuss

Matthew 17:1-9The Transfiguration of our LordMarch 6th, 2011“Just a Peek”Transfiguration. Now there's some churchly insider lingo for you. What does it mean? Trans, as in, change – figure, as in ... discuss

Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return. And so another Ash Wednesday is upon us, another Season of Lent begins, and another 40 days of fasting and penitential preparation for the j ... discuss

“Memento, homo, quia pulvis es, et in pulverem reverteris.”By now, any number of participants in the Catholic blogosphere have announced, with some measure of fanfare, that they are giving up blog ... discuss

The Lenten Season Begins The entire Christian life celebrates Christ's victorious Resurrection on Easter morning. However, from Christianity's earliest days, the actual Paschal season has received spe ... discuss

No, your eyes do not deceive you. I'm giving up talking... in a way. Let me back up a bit and explain.I've been thinking about what to do for Lent for several weeks. I started early... even before Chr ... discuss

The way the first week of Lent was observed in pre-revolutionary Russia was that most business was shut down for the week, schools were in recess, and everyone went to Church. When the full cycle of s ... discuss

After I blogged about missing Mass last weekend, I emailed one of our favorite local priests about what I could do regarding my terrible no-Mass streak. His advice was simple: keep trying. Try to make ... discuss

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We must ask ourselves before we soon begin Lent: Is our process of purification a priority now or are we putting everything off until Purgatory?The meditation themes for improvement of the "requisite ... discuss

Hit the road. “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink, or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food and the body more than clothing ... discuss

We are about to enter into the holiest time of the Catholic year:  Lent.  But what makes it such a holy time? Most people view Lent as basically a time to give up something that you really l ... discuss

As we prepare to enter the holy season of Lent, we have to begin preparing ourselves.  What penance will you be doing?  Besides prayer, fasting, and alsmgiving, there are a lot of options.&n ... discuss

Extraordinary life. So let no one boast about human beings, for everything belongs to you, Paul or Apollos or Cephas, or the world or life or death, or the present or the future: all belong to you, ... discuss

Hey, old friend! It's been awhile. How are you? I'm looking forward to seeing you. I always love a good trek in the desert.Funny thing about you, though -- you always sneak up on me. Well, not exactly ... discuss

2/16/17: Updated and cleaned up a bit. This was originally a series, written in 2009. I pulled it all together to have a one-stop post for most-things-Lent. Hope it's helpful -- enjoy!(Intro ... discuss

Hello, everyone!Can you believe Lent begins in exactly two weeks from today? I actually began thinking about what I would be doing for Lent this year, a couple of weeks ago. As soon as Christmastide e ... discuss

Before I begin, I want to wish everyone a happy feast of Our Lady of Lourdes! Also, I offer my apologies for the long gap between blog posts. I got sick and then had two exams to do... and then had a ... discuss

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Question 1: "Should a house be blessed every year?"Question 2: "What should a family do to prepare for a house blessing and what should they expect?"There are two types of house blessings: The blessin ... discuss

“When the days were completed for their purification according to the law of Moses,Mary and Joseph took Jesus up to Jerusalemto present him to the Lord,just as it is written in the law of the Lord,E ... discuss

This is another devotional by Liz Curtis Higgs. The cover has a lovely design with a flower. She begins her book with an Introduction as to what the book is all about. She spreads her material over e ... discuss

“On the twelfth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me, twelve drummers drumming ...”It is ironic that the last day of Christmastide should be anti-clamatic, if only for the day itself. The hig ... discuss

Question: "Are married couples required to abstain from sex during the fasts?"The short answer is "no." But a longer answer is necessary here.It is a pious custom for married couples to abstain from s ... discuss

Question: "When are prostrations made at the Liturgy?"We do not make prostrations at all on Sundays, with the exception being the veneration of the Cross on the third Sunday of Lent, or when the feast ... discuss

Sermon from Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Rocklin, California, published via the power of IFTTT. Lent 4c, (March 6, 2016) Luke 15:11-32 TITLE: “My Two Sons” Grace to you and peace from God our F ... discuss

LENT!  Sure enough I’m still alive.  92 and a half!  Where does the time go?  I gave up TV for Lent and all of a sudden I’m wallowing in time.  Didn’t think I really watched all ... discuss

Our family's devotional discovery this Lent has been the Jesus Tree.  Although similar to the Jesse Tree of Advent, it has some subtle differences that make it more than just a devotion which has ... discuss

A portrait of Taylor Swift with pancakes on top of her head. Painted last weekend.The stumps in the background are of pop stars past or becoming.  I may revise one stump to demonstrate that it is ... discuss

Via the power of IFTTT Lent 2c, (February 21, 2016) Luke 13:31-35 TITLE: “Put Your Trust Where it Belongs” Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord, Jesus Christ. Amen. Our text f ... discuss

In our family, we always enjoy adding new traditions to our celebrations of the liturgical seasons.  And this year, we have been introduced to one for Lent that will be sure to be part of our Len ... discuss

Lent 1, (February 14, 2016) Luke 4:1-13 TITLE: “Temptation” Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord, Jesus Christ. Amen. Our text for today is the Gospel just read from St. Luke ... discuss

Transfiguration Day, (February 7, 2016) Luke 9:28–36 TITLE: “Changed” Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord, Jesus Christ. Amen. Our text for today is the Gospel just read fro ... discuss

Amy Bjornson Actress Portfolio Photography Session Amy contacted me about 6 months ago to help her work on her acting/model portfolio headshots and assorted images.  She has some great ideas of who s ... discuss

Tonight, Lent comes to an end and the Triduum commencesSecond Reading from Today's Office of ReadingsFrom an Easter homily by Saint Melito of Sardis, bishopThe Lamb that was slain has delivered us fro ... discuss

-- The secular lay members of the Mystical Body of Christ have their own role to play in the history of salvation and a special dignity all our own that is different from that of priests and religious ... discuss

As someone drawn to Dominican spirituality, and as a Thomist, I read “Meditations for Lent” every spring. It is a perfect Lenten reflection and meditation book. This past Sunday, we heard ... discuss

It is my happy privilege to announce that the 2015 Virtual St. Joseph Altar is now open. It is an online version of the many St. Joseph Altars that are erected by Italians both in Italia as well as th ... discuss

#AshWednesday. May your #Lent be Holy, contemplative, and fruitful. To help remind us what comes at the end I offer my video from a few years ago:   And for those that haven’t seen the new ... discuss

O’ happy fault, let us enter LENT with open hearts and penitent lips. For some helpful explanations and reminders about FASTING and ABSTINENCE check out St. Peter’s List Blog: The Idiot ... discuss

When I was in grade school, my younger brothers always had less homework than I did. I would look back on the previous year’s homework load and think to myself, “Wow, last year was so easy compare ... discuss

Hello all. Thank you for visiting Wondering Zygote Emeritus (WZE) blog for the last few months. My goal was to post all throughout Lent. It was mostly successful.After reading a few books on blogging ... discuss

FROM THE PASTORMarch 30, 2014by Fr. George W. Rutler The Belgian priest and physicist, Monsignor Georges Lemaître died in 1966 after receiving news that his theory of the birth of the universe—wh ... discuss

.: Chocolate Brownies with Mocha Frosting :.This is how we celebrated yesterday's Solemnity of the Incarnation.  Not really sure how something so dark and un-blue and un-white could symbolic ... discuss

FROM THE PASTORMarch 23, 2014by Fr. George W. Rutler When Shakespeare imagined what young King Henry V might have said before the Battle of Agincourt a century and a half before, he wrote one of the ... discuss

I haven’t been writing for a while, probably the longest stretch of non-writing I’ve had in the last few years.  I just haven’t been able to; just the simple act of putting pen to paper or ... discuss

[NOTE: This is my annual St. Patrick's Day post, originally posted on St. Patrick's Day 2005] Lá Fhéile Pádraig Sona Daoibh!(Happy St. Patrick's Day!)As a Roman Catholic of Irish descent, I am, qui ... discuss

Traditional Catholic Prayers: O Kind Creator, bow thine earO kind Creator, bow thine earTo mark the cry, to know the tearBefore thy throne of mercy spentIn this thy holy fast of Lent.Our hearts are op ... discuss

Traditional Catholic Prayers: O Kind Creator, bow thine earO kind Creator, bow thine earTo mark the cry, to know the tearBefore thy throne of mercy spentIn this thy holy fast of Lent.Our hearts are op ... discuss

FROM THE PASTORMarch 9, 2014by Fr. George W. Rutler Those who are in a position to do so are wise to consult an investment advisor, and at the start of Lent, it is not irreverent to say that the Lor ... discuss

FROM THE PASTORMarch 2, 2014by Fr. George W. Rutler Joseph Stalin was responsible for the deaths of around 20 million men, women and children by massacres, torture, starvation and execution. Figures ... discuss

Over the past few years it has been my blessed privledge to honor San Giuseppe by putting in a plug for the Virtual St. Joseph Altar that was started by Evann Duplantier in 1999. (This is the 16th yea ... discuss

--1-- The Podcast Is UpI swear I'm going to have to stop talking about the occult. Blogtalk Radio and Facebook are starting to SPAM me with how-tos for Satanism. Next week will be about putting your g ... discuss

___________________________________“…it would be hard to find anyone who was more truly a man for all seasons and all men…”~ Erasmus, 1521 ___________________________________ Execution of S ... discuss

The past is dead.  The future:  we don't know.  All we have is the Now. Lent came and went, and just as quickly we saw Easter fly by.  We enjoyed our spring break and while things ... discuss

So on this blog, I have been MIA - yes - it happens to all of us.  I can briefly state that while we've been busy, who isn't anyway, but that I have been hammering out ways to live Lent in new wa ... discuss

Preached a series of 5 sermons on Our Lady of Fatima during Lent @ Precious Blood. Also recorded the talks for Chinese radio. Sermons:  http://fatheranthonyho.wordpress.com/sunday-sermons/ Radio ... discuss

Holy Week is here! Do you feel like your children are ready for Holy Week? Are they ready to walk with Jesus? A couple of years ago, I had been stirring because I felt like my children were not real ... discuss

Not even two weeks in and I've fallen off the Lent wagon.  Sometimes, I think I focus my time and energy to ensure my kiddos are making their sacrifices and understanding this liturgical season ... discuss

Well, I'm rather dissappointed that my last few posts did not show up on my blog. I have been posting from my iPod, and using the Blogger app, but they never did show!Pope Benedict XVI, affectionately ... discuss

A Meditation on Transfiguration, Lent, and Easter Today, Ash Wednesday, marks a time when those who follow a liturgical calendar of the Church year change seasons. From the time of Christmas (Jesus, ... discuss

by Patrick B. Craine BALTIMORE, November 16, 2012, (LifeSiteNews.com) – At their annual meeting Tuesday, America’s bishops lent their strong endorsement in a unanimous voice vote to the canonizati ... discuss

by John-Henry Westen MONTREAL, March 9, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) - The Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace (D&P) has launched its fundraising drive for Lent 2012.  Part of the ... discuss

by Fr. Frank Pavone Lent teaches us the meaning of love. Jesus endured His passion and crucifixion for each of us, giving Himself away that we might have life. Abortion, on the other hand, is the oppo ... discuss

Families are being pulled in many different directions these days. It seems as though there is not much time to spend together with each other as a family. Couple that with the fact that family values ... discuss

by John Jalsevac February 21, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) – This year Ash Wednesday isn’t just the first day of the Christian penitential season of Lent, it is also the beginning of the largest ever 4 ... discuss

The first Christians observed with great devotion the days of our Lord's passion and resurrection, and it became the custom of the Church to prepare for them by a season of penitence and fasting. This ... discuss

If you think I'm joking or have lost my marbles, that's a good indicator of how much what John Paul II called the 'contraceptive mentality' has a hold on us and on our culture. It is also an indicat ... discuss

by Steve Jalsevac Dear friend of life and family, It’s Lent. For many of our readers that means 40 days of fasting and sacrifice to prepare spiritually for the celebration of Christ’s resurrection ... discuss

I purchased the audio recording of Thomas à Kempis’s “Imitation of Christ” and have been falling asleep to it daily…I am holding some credence to the whole idea of playing classical music ... discuss

Today is the beginning of Great Lent. Everyone should remember that their diet should be limited to plant products, fish, shellfish, and capybara.Capybaras have been accepted as Lenten fod since the 1 ... discuss

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Rich Lowry on House Speaker John Boehner's "sackcloth and ashes" inaugural speech: The most powerful metaphor in Boehner's speech just now was the reference to Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent ... discuss

I’ve been tagged by Moneybags at A Catholic Life and Jeff Miller, The Curt Jester for the Weird Habits meme. The object of it is to list 5 weird habits and pass it along to five others. I’m havin ... discuss

Ha!I decided to give up apocalyptic musings for Lent, and so to help me, Congress and President Obama decided to pass health care reform legislation. Okay, you caught me; I'm being flip.Is it the end ... discuss

Yeah, it was another long, long lent, complete with the media and every detractor against that Church that still draws breath flogging the Church and Pope Benedict. Jesus said "let he who is without ... discuss

i'm on week 4 of withdrawal, and as a friend pointed out, i am on 1/2 the dose of FXR that i was only 6 months ago. i've tapered for the past three weeks what has been built up into my system these p ... discuss

Greeting to one and all!It has been an exciting and busy 13 days since my last update. With far more happening than I can possibly recount with my faltering \"pen\" I will simply try to expound on a f ... discuss

1. Okay kids, it's February 2010. That's early-mid 2010, right? So why am I still waiting for the digitization of the 1901 Irish census? Hmmm? Can't Ireland get on this? *******2. Problem: Part of my ... discuss

Catholic World NewsFebruary 04, 2010In his message for Lent, Pope Benedict XVI cautions against a purely secular approach to achieving justice in society.While Jesus "surely condemns the indifference ... discuss

» 02/04/2010 12:42VATICANIn his "Message for Lent”, Benedict XVI highlights how man must overcome the illusion of self" and “ the deep state of closure, which is the origin of injustice" to open ... discuss

Earlier this year when I was teaching in Princeton and writing a new book, I decided to abstain from alcohol for the six weeks of Lent. It was hard, especially in a restaurant at night when I longed f ... discuss

Third Sunday in LentFebruary 24, 2008Text: Lk 11.14-28We don’t know much about the man who was possessed by the demon in Luke chapter 11. We don’t know his name or where he came from. We don’t ... discuss

I so wanted to post this by Ash Wednesday, and here we are ~ a day late.  There is always so much I want to say and so much I wish I could accomplish.I have been struggling with my own cross, my infe ... discuss

Just a little update, yes I am still pregnant! My due date is the 17th of April, it's going by so quickly. I haven't been blogging obviously but I do try, but sitting near the computer for too lon ... discuss

MEXICO CITY, February 27, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) - The Cardinal Archbishop of Mexico City, Noberto Rivera Carrera, denounced abortion and sterilization as \"abominable\" in his sermon for the fourth ... discuss

The collect for today, the First Sunday in Lent, from the 1662 Book of Common Prayer: O Lord, who for our sake didst fast forty days and forty nights; Give us grace to use such abstinence, that, our f ... discuss

The big event is almost here.  On Tuesday morning, a week of festivities kicks off as General Synod 2007 convenes in downtown Winnipeg.  Lots of important stuff will be discussed and voted u ... discuss

Another day, another tone-deaf report from Anglican Journal.  Archbishop Hutchison has spoken again to AJ, with mixed results. The primate of the Anglican Church of Canada doesn’t seem to h ... discuss

Prayer blog Lent & Beyond is the headquarters of a campaign called ECUSA 40 Days that began yesterday, Thursday, 4 May, forty days before the opening of General Convention 2006 in Columbus, Ohio.  ... discuss

Eminent Domain Past – Present – and FuturePress Release 4-30-06          The following was a speech presented by Representative Frank Miller to th ... discuss

The collect for today, the First Sunday in Lent, from the 1662 Book of Common Prayer:We beseech thee, Almighty God, look upon the hearty desires of thy humble servants; and stretch forth the right han ... discuss

The collect for today, the First Sunday in Lent, from the 1662 Book of Common Prayer:O Lord, who for our sake didst fast forty days and forty nights; Give us grace to use such abstinence, that, our fl ... discuss

New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin Announces His Lent Plans to a Drunken Crowd. NEW ORLEANS -- While Christians across the world give up chocolate, alcohol and coffee for Lent, Mayor Ray Nagin of New Orl ... discuss

The Catholic Blog Awards voting has begun and I think I would be remiss if I didn’t violate my hiatus in order to extend my thanks to those who were kind enough to nominate and vote for De Ci ... discuss

I’ve been tagged by Moneybags at A Catholic Life and Jeff Miller, The Curt Jester for the Weird Habits meme. The object of it is to list 5 weird habits and pass it along to five others. I’m hav ... discuss




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