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History of Lent

Lent

The word Lent itself is derived from the Anglo-Saxon words lencten, meaning “Spring,” and lenctentid, which literally means not only “Springtide” but also was the word for “March,” the month in which the majority of Lent falls. History of Lent Ash Wednesday is one of the most popular and important holy days in the liturgical calendar. Ash Wednesday opens Lent, ...

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Catechism of Christian Doctrine: Catechism of the Catholic Church

CATECHISM

Catechism of Christian Doctrine The summary of the catechism of the Christian doctrine can be divided into three main headings; which are, FAITH HOPE and, CHARITY (LOVE) Catechism of Christian Doctrine: Catechism of the Catholic Church FAITH Faith has to do with your trust. Or as the church defines is “ A supernatural gift from God that enable us to ...

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19 Prayers for this Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday is one of the most popular and important holy days in the liturgical calendar. Ash Wednesday opens Lent, a season of fasting and prayer. Ash Wednesday takes place 46 days before Easter Sunday, and is cheifly observed by Catholics, although many other Christians observe it too. Ash Wednesday comes from the ancient Jewish tradition of penance and fasting. ...

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THE EIGHTH ARTICLE OF THE CREED

The Creed

THE EIGHTH ARTICLE OF THE CREED I believe in the I believe in the Holy Spirit. KEY: (Q) = Question         (A) = Answer        (E) = Explanation   77. (Q) What is the eighth article of the creed? (A) The eighth article of the creed is, I believe in the Holy Spirit. (E) The ...

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THE SEVENTH ARTICLE OF THE CREED

The Creed

THE SEVENTH ARTICLE OF THE CREED from thence he shall come to judge the living and the dead. KEY: (Q) = Question         (A) = Answer        (E) = Explanation   71. (Q) What is the seventh article of the creed? (A) The seventh article of the creed is, from thence he shall come to ...

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THE SIXTH ARTICLE OF THE CREED

The Creed

THE SIXTH ARTICLE OF THE CREED He ascended into heaven; is seated at the right hand of God the father Almighty’ KEY: (Q) = Question         (A) = Answer        (E) = Explanation 68. (Q) What is the sixth article of the Creed? (A) The sixth article of the Creed is, ‘He ascended into heaven; ...

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THE FIFTH ARTICLE OF THE CREED

The Creed

THE FIFTH ARTICLE OF THE CREED ‘he descended into hell; the third day he rose again from the dead’ KEY: (Q) = Question         (A) = Answer        (E) = Explanation 62. (Q) What is the fifth article of the Creed? (A) The fifth article of the creed is, ‘he descended into hell; the third ...

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What does a priest do all day?

A-priest

What does a priest do all day? Ask ten different priests about their schedule, and you will receive ten different answers! Like most professionals, how a priest spends his day ‘at work’ is not necessarily a standard answer. Because priests are individuals with distinct talents and interests, a day can look different for any priest, even those that live in ...

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FAQ about Priesthood

A-priest

A religious order priest belongs to a community of men bound together by faith and the vows of poverty, chastity and obedience. Poverty means that they do not own things individually but rather as a group; chastity means that they refrain from sexual activity and do not marry; obedience means that, after appropriate consultation, they do what their superiors ask ...

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What’s the difference between diocesan and religious priest?

diocesan and religious priest

What’s the difference between diocesan and religious priest? A religious order priest belongs to a community of men bound together by faith and the vows of poverty, chastity and obedience. Poverty means that they do not own things individually but rather as a group; chastity means that they refrain from sexual activity and do not marry; obedience means that, after ...

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