Joe Bidens Forehead Makes An Appearance

[Update below] It’s Ash Wednesday and comic relief has arrived with our illustrious Vice-President Joe Biden! Biretta tip to Thomas Peters of the American Papist. Update I: Curiously funny video clip of U.K. Sky News host and self-identified Catholic Kay

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Works of Penance, Frequent Confession, Mortification, Almsgiving

Works of Penance, Frequent Confession, Mortification, Almsgiving is by Father Francis Fernandez Carvajal from his series on meditations In Conversation with God, Daily Meditations Volume Two: Lent and Eastertide, 1.2: True conversion is shown by the way we behave.  We show

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Ash Wednesday Address by Pope Benedict

Pope Benedict XVI’s Ash Wednesday Address in English: Here is the complete text of the Pope’s message: Dear Brothers and Sisters,today, Ash Wednesday, marks the beginning of the Church’s Lenten journey towards Easter. Lent reminds us, as Saint Paul exhorts,

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One Million Expected To See Shroud of Turin

The Shroud of Turin will be available to the public for viewing come April 10 of this year.  This will be the first time in about decade since the Shroud has been on display.

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Cardinal Newman on Fasting

“And when He had fasted forty days and forty nights, He was afterward an hungered.” Matt. iv. 2. {1} THE season of humiliation, which precedes Easter, lasts for forty days, in memory of our Lord’s long fast in the wilderness.

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