Published: Sun, 23 Oct 2016 11:16:18 +0000
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZEaster 2017 celebrates the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. Find the date of Easter 2017 and links to other Easter resources.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZLearn about the seven gifts of the Holy Spirit, as enumerated in Isaiah 11:2-3, which perfect the virtues of those Christians who receive them.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZIs Halloween Catholic? It's as Catholic as the Pope! Learn about the Catholic origins of Halloween, and why Catholics should celebrate Halloween.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZLearn more about the gift of wisdom, the perfection of faith.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZThe cardinal virtues are the four principal moral virtues. All other virtues hinge on these four: prudence, justice, fortitude, and temperance.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZThese ten Catholic prayers are essential for children. Find links to all of the prayers, as well as tips on how to help your children learn them.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZThe seven sacraments are the life of the Catholic Church and the source of the graces that Christian need to live a Christian life.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZLearn more about Jack Chick, the anti-Catholic author who has waged a war against Halloween and the Catholic Church for 30 years.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZA collection of Catholic prayers for November, the Month of the Holy Souls in Purgatory.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZAll Saints Day is the feast day on which Catholics celebrate all the saints, known and unknown, especially those who suffered martyrdom for Christ.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZThe sacraments of initiation—Baptism, Confirmation, and Holy Communion—are the three primary sacraments on which our life as a Christian depends.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZThe month of October is dedicated to the rosary, one of the best known of all Catholic devotions. Learn how to pray the rosary and find related prayers.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZThe Feast of the Immaculate Conception celebrates Mary's conception without sin. Find the date of the Immaculate Conception in this, previous and future years.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZAll Souls Day is a solemn celebration in the Catholic Church commemorating all who have died and are now in Purgatory, being cleansed of their sins.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZLearn more about justice, the cardinal virtue that is concerned with giving each person what he or she is rightfully due.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZThis Catholic calendar for 2017 lists the dates of the Holy Days of Obligation in the United States, as well as the dates of moveable feasts.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZThe Sacrament of Confirmation is the perfection of baptism in the Catholic Church. Learn about the history and practice of Catholic Confirmation.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZThere are five major types of prayer through which Christians communicate with God and the saints. Learn more about the five types of prayer.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZLearn more about virtue of fortitude, a cardinal virtue and a gift of the Holy Spirit that allows us to overcome fear.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZThe Sign of the Cross is the most common of all Catholic prayers, expressing the most essential Christian beliefs. Learn how to make the Sign of the Cross.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZFew practices of the Catholic Church are as misunderstood as devotion to a patron saint: a particularly holy person who intercedes for us with God.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZThis Catholic calendar for 2016 lists the dates of the Holy Days of Obligation in the United States, as well as the dates of moveable feasts.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZFind prayer for March, dedicated to Saint Joseph, husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary and the foster father of Jesus.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZMarriage is one of the seven sacraments of the Catholic Church. What are the requirements for having a Catholic wedding?
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZLearn how to release a soul from Purgatory on All Souls Day.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZLearn how to pray the rosary, the best-known and most popular devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZIn this novena, we seek Saint Anthony's intercession and promise to live more Christian lives.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZFind the text of Eternal Rest, one of the most common Catholic prayers for the dead.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZLearn more about Last Rites, the sacraments and prayers that Catholics receive at the end of their lives.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZWhat is Confession, and why does the Catholic Church teach that Christians must confess their sins to a priest?
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZWondering what Catholics believe and do? Learn about the basic beliefs and practices of Catholicism.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZAdvent, the period of preparation for Christmas, begins on a different date every year. When does Advent start in this, previous, and future years?
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZWhat does the Catholic Church teach about the Sacrament of Marriage, and how does the Sacrament of Marriage differ from a natural marriage?
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZWhy is baptism necessary, and what does it mean to be baptized? Learn about the practice of the Sacrament of Baptism in the Catholic Church.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZThere are ten Catholic Holy Days of Obligation, but only six are currently celebrated in the United States. Find the complete list.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZThe Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick, traditionally known as Extreme Unction or Last Rites, is meant to heal both body and soul.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZThe U.K. Daily Mail claims that Pope Benedict declared Halloween dangerous and anti-Christian. Did he really do so?
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZFind some of the most popular Catholic prayers for February, the Month of the Holy Family.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZPentecost Sunday, which celebrates the descent of the Holy Spirit, is a moveable feast. Find the date of Pentecost in this, previous, and future years.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZAdvent is a period of preparation before Christmas. Learn more about the season of Advent in the Catholic Church.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZThe Catholic Church dedicates the month of April to the Blessed Sacrament. Learn more, and find prayers for April.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZFind the text of the Eight Beatitudes, the blessings promised by Christ in the Sermon on the Mount to those who live the Christian life.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZThink Halloween is the Devil's holiday? Think again. Here are six reasons why the Devil hates Halloween.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZThe Sacrament of Holy Orders is the continuation of Christ's priesthood. Learn about the history and practice of ordination in the Catholic Church.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZFind the twelve Fruits of the Holy Spirit, works that we can perform only with the aid of the Holy Spirit.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZThese activities and devotions can help us celebrate Advent as it is meant to be celebrated so that we can greet Christmas with greater joy.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZWhat do Catholics mean when they refer to a prayer as a novena? Find the definition of novena and examples.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZDo you know when to put up a Christmas tree? Find the traditional answer and some suggestions on when to put up your Christmas tree.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZFind the three meanings of the Eucharist.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZPentecost celebrates the descent of the Holy Spirit on the apostles. Learn more about this holiday that is often called the birthday of the Church.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZAn in-depth examination of the case of Fr. John Corapi, the Black Sheep Dog, including links to further analysis.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZLearn more about prudence, the cardinal virtue that allows us to determine what is good and what is evil.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZThe Novena to Mary, Undoer of Knots, asks the Blessed Virgin to intercede with Christ to untie the knots of sin in our lives.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZSaints are men and women who lived extraordinary lives of virtue. Learn more about these holy men and women who have already entered Heaven.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZEaster 2016 celebrates the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. Find the date of Easter 2016 and links to other Easter resources.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZThis closing prayer for each day of the Novena to Mary, Undoer of Knots, can be prayed by itself as a shorter version of the novena.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZThis ancient prayer to Saint Joseph, the foster father of Christ, is a powerful novena.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZEaster 2018 celebrates the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. Find the date of Easter 2018 and links to other Easter resources.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZLearn more about the Assumption of Mary, which commemorates the death of the Virgin Mary and her bodily assumption into Heaven.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZCatholic prayer to the saints is a recognition that our union with the saints continues even though they are in Heaven and we are on earth.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZIs All Saints Day a Holy Day of Obligation? Find out here!
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZFind the names of the theological virtues.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZLearn about the six seasons of the Catholic liturgical year: Advent, Christmas, Lent, the Triduum, Easter, and Ordinary Time.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZFind the full text and a complete explanation of a traditional form of the Catholic Act of Contrition, used in Confession and as part of daily prayers.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZDid the Blessed Virgin Mary die before she was assumed into Heaven? Find the traditional answer of the Christian Church, East and West.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZLearn about the history and practice of the Sacrament of Holy Communion, the third of the Sacraments of Initiation in the Catholic Church.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZWhen and why do Catholics abstain from meat? Learn more about abstinence in the Catholic Church.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZThis prayer to the Third Person of the Trinity is well suited for praying as a novena.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZCatholics celebrate the Virgin Mary's birthday as the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary. When is the Virgin Mary's birthday?
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZThe Immaculate Conception is the subject of many misconceptions. Learn more about the feast and the dogma of the Immaculate Conception.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZThis Novena for the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary reminds us that Mary is the new Temple, in whom God has come to dwell.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZThe most important day in the Catholic liturgical calendar, Easter Sunday is the central feast of the Christian faith. Learn more about Catholic Easter.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZLearn more about understanding, one of the Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit that allows us to penetrate the mysteries of the Christian Faith.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZThis prayer is a good way to remember our father, especially on the anniversary of his death.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZThe Feast of the Visitation celebrates the Virgin Mary's visit to her cousin Elizabeth shortly after the Annunciation. Learn about the Visitation of Mary.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZFind prayers for the month of August, dedicated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, which represents the desire of Mary to bring all people to her Son.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZThe Fatima Prayer, revealed by Our Lady of Fatima in 1917, is commonly recited at the end of each decade of the rosary.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZThe Mass is the central act of worship in the Roman Catholic Church. Learn more about the history and symbolism of the Catholic Mass.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZA complete list of the changes to the Catholic Mass, in the translation first used starting in Advent 2011.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZEaster is a moveable feast, which means that it occurs on a different date each year. How is the date of Easter determined for both Western and Eastern Christians?
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZLearn how to pray the Divine Mercy Chaplet, a devotion revealed to St. Maria Faustina Kowalska, on a standard rosary.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZOrdinary Time makes up most of the liturgical year in the Catholic Church. What do Catholics mean when they refer to Ordinary Time?
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZFind the text of the Guardian Angel Prayer, a good prayer to help children learn how to pray.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZFind the text of the Our Father or Lord's Prayer, taught by Jesus Christ Himself to His disciples.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZThe Immaculate Conception of Mary is the belief that the Blessed Virgin Mary was conceived without Original Sin. Learn more about this ancient belief.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZFind the text of one of the most well-known prayers to the Holy Spirit.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZEaster is a moveable feast, which means that it falls on a different date each year. Find the date of Easter in this and other years.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZLearn more about counsel, the third gift of the Holy Spirit, which is the perfection of the cardinal virtue of prudence.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZThis prayer to St. Gerard Majella, the patron saint of mothers and motherhood, is for women trying to conceive.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZThis prayer to Our Lady of Mount Carmel is often tied to the Brown Scapular and is also recited as a novena before the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZThis prayer is a good way to remember our mother.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZHoly Week, the final week before Easter, covers different dates each year. Find Holy Week dates for this year, previous years, and future years.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZFind popular Catholic prayers for January, the Month of the Holy Name of Jesus.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZLearn more about temperance, the fourth cardinal virtue, which is concerned with the control of the desire for pleasure, both physical and spiritual.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZThis prayer, written by Pope Leo XIII, reminds us of the Pope's role as the visible symbol of the unity of the Church.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZWhat does the Catholic Church teach about Easter, the day Jesus Christ rose from the dead? Learn more about Easter, the greatest Christian feast.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZIn this prayer, we ask Our Lady of Fatima to bring peace to our nation and to the whole world through a spiritual revival.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZThe Feast of the Immaculate Conception celebrates the preservation of the Virgin Mary from the stain of original sin. Find the date of Immaculate Conception 2019.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZWhat do detraction and calumny mean? Find out in this examination of the case of Fr. John Corapi, the Black Sheep Dog.
2016-10-23T11:16:18ZThe Feast of Christ the King falls on a different date each year. Find the date of the Feast of Christ the King for this and other years.