This week’s story all started with a question, from a reader, about holy water.
“I go to a church that doesn’t have any holy water, and my boyfriend goes to a Catholic church that does have holy water. Why do some of them use holy water and others not? My church says the water is like an idol and we don’t worship idols.
We’ve either prayed them, or seen them prayed, but how many of us know just what the Stations of the Cross are? In her guest post, Maria G answers those questions for us.
Not being able to attend Mass, some Catholics are rediscovering their spiritual roots and what it means to be Catholic in the first place.
A reader asked just why a Roman Catholic priest will kiss the altar before the beginning of the Mass. We answer that question in today’s Readers Ask, Year of Faith segment.
You can still receive Communion in the form of Spiritual Communion.
Below the English translation of the Litany of Supplication used during the prayer service on Friday evening presided over by Pope Francis on the steps of St Peter’s Basilica. Litany […]
We share the following from Aleteia. His Holiness, Pope Francis is calling for the faithful to pray a rosary on Thursday, 19 March at 9 p.m. Pope calls for 9pm […]
Ash Wednesday is 26 February this year. To learn about Ash Wednesday, I spoke with Father Jesus Ma Mena Isla, OAR. Fr. Isla is the pastor of Guardian Angel Catholic Church; the other is Rev. Bestian is the pastor of Ascension Lutheran Church.
Baptism: Why is it important? And, why to does the Catholic Church Baptize children?
Chalking the doorway is done as a blessing. A blessing for the home, for those who live there, for those who might come and visit. It’s a reminder of God’s presence in our lives and dedication, to Him, of everything that will happen throughout the year to God.