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.
"The challenge is to move from the Lenten discipline appropriate for children to the Lenten discipline that's appropriate for adults."
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.
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."
'I don't ever remember not praying. ... It was a natural part of our lives.'
While only one team could win, poor people in both cities will win as a result of friendly wager.
National Vocation Awareness Week is coming, November 6-12.
"Hopefully, once a person finds the Pokemon, they will enter the church and find Christ."
'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.'