Parishes, online tools, quiet times can take Lenten prayer up a notch+

If the abundance of tools or events to guide people in prayer are overwhelming, Catholics also can turn to an approach advised by some spiritual leaders: finding quiet time.

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Lent: 40 days of prayer, fasting, almsgiving to ‘jump-start’ one’s faith+

"The challenge is to move from the Lenten discipline appropriate for children to the Lenten discipline that's appropriate for adults."

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Ash Wednesday: Ancient tradition still thrives in modern times+

Ash Wednesday can be a little bit like New Year's Day -- a place to clearly begin something new that we know we need to do.

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Vatican Letter: Pope sees God of surprises at work in 2016+

Pope Francis described 2016 as a "packed year," one full of initiatives that helped Catholics "see and touch with their hands the fruits of the mercy of God."

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In final interview, Florence Henderson said Catholic faith was her foundation+

'I don't ever remember not praying. ... It was a natural part of our lives.'

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Unlike World Series, bishops’ bet has winners in both cities+

While only one team could win, poor people in both cities will win as a result of friendly wager.

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Brothers who are now priests say strong family life key to all vocations+

National Vocation Awareness Week is coming, November 6-12.

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Churches among those swept up in Pokemon Go craze+

"Hopefully, once a person finds the Pokemon, they will enter the church and find Christ."

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Memorial Day Reflection: Field Mass+

May our veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice and the souls of the faithful departed, through the Mercy of God, rest in peace.

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Sisters of Life mark 25 years of upholding the dignity of mothers+

'At the heart of our charism is a focus on the sacredness of all human life and a profound sense of reverence for every human person.'

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