Liturgical Year

The great day is finally here: Easter, the most important day of the Christian calendar. More important even than Christmas. What happened on this day? Was Jesus’ resurrection a real, historical event? How does the Church celebrate this day? Is Easter a pagan holiday? Here are 8 things you need to know.   1. What […]

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Everytime we say the creed, we note that Jesus “descended into hell.” Holy Saturday is the day that commemorates this event. What happened on this day, and how do we celebrate it? Here are 12 things you need to know.   1. What happened on the first Holy Saturday? Here on earth, Jesus’ disciples mourned […]

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Good Friday is the most somber day of the Christian year. It is the day our Savior died for us. It is the day we were redeemed from our sins by the voluntary death of God Himself at the hands of man. Here are 9 things you need to know.   1. Why is this […]

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Every single Mass, we hear the words “on the night he was betrayed.” That night was Holy Thursday, and it is one of the most important nights in all of history. Here are 10 things you need to know.   1. What happened on the original Holy Thursday? An amazing amount of stuff! This was […]

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We are about to leave Lent and enter the liturgical season known as “Triduum.” What is this season, and why is it does the Church say that it is “the culmination of the entire liturgical year”? Here are 6 things you need to know. 1. What does “Triduum” mean? It comes from Latin roots that […]

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This Sunday I winced when we got to the following line in the Gospel reading: It was now about noon and darkness came over the whole land until three in the afternoon because of an eclipse of the sun (Luke 23:44-45). “An eclipse of the sun”? Really? Surely the translators of the New American Bible, […]

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Palm Sunday–or is it Passion Sunday?–marks the beginning of Holy Week. This day commemorates not one but two very significant events in the life of Christ. Here are 9 things you need to know. 1. What is this day called? The day is called both “Palm Sunday” and “Passion Sunday.” The first name comes from […]

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Ash Wednesday is upon us again! Here are 9 things to know and share . . .   1. What is Ash Wednesday? Ash Wednesday is the day that Lent begins (see: 9 things you need to know about Lent). The name comes from the fact that a particular rite is always celebrated on this Wednesday […]

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Lum and Abner was an Old Time Radio show that was kind of like a radio predecessor of The Andy Griffith Show. It was about two homespun characters–Lum and Abner–who ran a general store in the town of Pine Ridge, Arkansas. They had a series of comedic adventures with their fellow townspeople, as well as […]

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This Thursday commemorates the mysterious event known as the Transfiguration. This event is hard to understand. Why did it happen? What did it mean? Here are 10 things you need to know.   1. What does the word “transfiguration” mean? The word “transfiguration” comes from the Latin roots trans– (“across”) and figura (“form, shape”). It thus signifies a […]

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