What do Via Crucis, Via Dolorossa, Way of Sorrows, and Way of the Cross, all have in common? They all refer to the Stations of the Cross.
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Saint Polycarp of Smyrna was a pagan man born in the mid to late 1st century between 65-75 AD.
Ash Wednesday is finally here, and thus the beginning of Lent. Ash Wednesday is an old tradition of the church, dating back to the eighth century, in which the faithful receive blessed ashes made from the palms of last year’s Palm Sunday.
Six easy ways to use personalized prayer cards during Lent in your parish.
The February birthstone is Amethyst. Amethyst gets its name from the Greek word “amethystos” which means “remedy against drunkenness.”
Welcome to Black History Month! Black History month started in 1976 and was expanded from what used to be a Black History week.