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Ash Wednesday – Things I Need to Know

Here is you go-to list for things you need to know about Ash Wednesday. This much loved and feared day seems to come out of nowhere each year and leaves many Catholics saying, “Oh, man, is Lent already?” and others asking, “What should I be giving up for Lent?” We have already had a wonderful […]

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Lenten Fast Masterpost: 70 Ideas To Give/Take Up

The penitential season of Lent is fast upon us, which means that the main question on everyone’s mind is what to give up for the next 40 days. This is a difficult decision for most Catholics because we are often tempted to give up things like chocolate or fast food. While those are good things […]

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Fat Tuesday and Lent

When we hear the term “Fat Tuesday,” an occasion more commonly known by the French name “Mardi Gras,” we often think of scenes of debauchery, gluttony, and sinful partying. But this image is more of a current rendition of this traditionally spiritually fueled day. While today there is more emphasis on beads, alcohol, and parties, […]

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