Many families hit the road during spring break and whatever the destination, there’s bound to be a bit of time in the car that needs filling. Along with the usual snacks, games, movies and other entertainment, slip a little faith focus into the mix.
As early as the third century, St. Irenaeus discussed Lenten preparation for Easter, talking about what the “forefathers” in faith, meaning the apostles, did to prepare for Easter. However, in […]
On the day before Ash Wednesday, Catholics get one last shot at celebration before beginning 40 days of prayer, fasting and almsgiving. The name Mardi Gras (literally, French for “Fat […]
“It is the divine name that alone brings salvation” (Catechism of the Catholic Church, No. 432). The month of January is dedicated to the holy name of Jesus. The Church […]
St. Nicholas lived in the fourth century and is best known today as the living model of “Santa Claus.” St. Nicholas Day is Dec. 6. A tradition holds that children […]