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4 things to know about Ash Wednesday

The day that begins the Lenten season is called Ash Wednesday. Here are four things to know about it.

Lent: A Time to Learn

The firing of a married gay Catholic-school teacher is the perfect opportunity to ask what - and who - we believe in.

God-inspired sacrifice always yields an increase for those who do so

It doesn't do any good for me to enter a conversation if I'm so tongue-tied that I cannot express, clearly and correctly, what I believe and why. That's just one more reason for Lent.

New Understandings of the Lenten Season

Fasting is not a way to seem more spiritual than others, it is to be done in a spirit of humility and joy. Lent/ fasting should not be a duty, but rather a celebration of God’s goodness and mercy to his children.

Repentance becomes real for me

It's time I did some serious rethinking, which is the purpose of Lent.

Lent’s message for pastors

Study finds many Americans are unimpressed with clergy.

U.S. Catholics allowed corned beef on Paddy’s Friday, meat industry cheers

In recent weeks, the U.S. meat industry has found itself wrestling with a culinary conundrum: Would American Roman Catholics be able to eat corned beef this St. Patrick's Day?

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