Holy Days of Obligation

Holy Days of Obligation

For practicing Catholics around the world, observing holy days of obligation is part of their Sunday Duty, the first of the Precepts of the Church. Depending on your faith and where you live, the number of holy days per year varies. While the number of holy days of...
Preparing for Christmas with Advent

Preparing for Christmas with Advent

Advent can be celebrated and experienced in many ways but the most important thing to remember is that you are spiritually preparing for Christmas. Setting up an Advent wreath and candles is a wonderful reminder of this preparation and full of significance. The circle...
Back to School Prayer

Back to School Prayer

This time of year, it seems as if summer has flown by and the busy-ness of back-to-school can feel overwhelming. And while these feelings make it easy to forget to stop and “pause” — this is the very time that a few moments of reflection can help you the most.  While...

12 Ways to Challenge Yourself this Lenten Season

Lent is a journey of prayer, repentance and fasting, rewarded by seven weeks of Easter. It’s also time for the inevitable question “what are you giving up for Lent?” Afterall, Lent is about stretching ourselves – it is a time for self-examination and reflection,...