Tag Archives: lent

Why Do We Fast and Give Alms During Lent?

Rosie in Whittier, California, listening on Immaculate Heart Radio. Rosie, you are on with Jim Blackburn, what’s your question please? Hello, how are you? Thank you for taking my call. Can you hear me? We can, yeah? Okay. I’m a catechist for RCIA, and I usually train–I work with questions about Lent, because I go… Read More »

Lent | Catholic Central

LIBBY: Hey, Kai, uh, what’s up? KAI: Well, Libby, I really want to do Lent right this year, you know? LIBBY: All right, take a seat, let’s get started. KAI: Oh no, no sitting or reclining for me during Lent, it’s far too comfortable. Also no solid foods, no clothing fresh out of the dryer,… Read More »

Catholics mark Ash Wednesday

TIME HOST OF JEOPARDY! HAS BEEN DIAGNOSED WITH STAGE FOUR PANCREATIC CANCER. TREBEK PENNED A PERSONAL NOTE THIS AFTERNOON. HE IS ADAMANT THAT HE OUR HEARTS GO OUT TO TREBEC AND HIS FAMILY. ((MAUREEN OTS)) TODAY IS ASH WEDNESDAY — IT MARKS THE BEGINNING OF LENT FOR PEOPLE OF THE CHRISTIAN FAITH. ((VO)) WE VISITED… Read More »

What’s up with Catholics? (Ash Wednesday edition)

(upbeat music) KAI: Hi, I’m Kai, and this is your Ash Wednesday Catholic update. Dan and Stephanie O’Connor of Silver Spring, Maryland, plan on celebrating their first Valentine’s Day as a married couple by staring at each other’s ashes, drinking water, and meditating on the inevitability of death. Have fun, kids. Eager parishioners at St.… Read More »

Catholic Kids Homilies- Lent 2 Cycle C – Transfiguration

This is the second Sunday in Lent and today’s readings talk about the world beyond our own and Jesus’s Transfiguration. In the first reading God speaks from heaven and makes a covenant, a divine promise, with Abram. In the second reading, Paul talks about being a citizen of heaven because we belong in heaven and… Read More »