Question; Pray to Jesus or The Saints?


Full Question by Monika: 

Why ask for intercession by the saints, instead of directly going to God the Father, Christ or the Holy Spirit? Continue reading “Question; Pray to Jesus or The Saints?”

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Prayer, Fasting, and Almsgiving: The Three Pillars of Lent

By Charles Johnston: 

Ash Wednesday is fast approaching, and with it the very Catholic anxiety about what we are “giving up for Lent.” Many of us focus so much on what we give up – a practice not made mandatory by the Church – that we neglect the three pillars of Lent; prayer, fasting, and almsgiving. Continue reading “Prayer, Fasting, and Almsgiving: The Three Pillars of Lent”