Ash Wednesday

Catholics and some Protestants celebrate Ash Wednesday. The name “Ash Wednesday” comes from the blessed ashes that are applied to the foreheads of the faithful. Being marked with ashes is a public acknowledgement that one is a sinner, as we all are. What is Ash Wednesday? Ash Wednesday is the first day of the liturgical …

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The Church is One

The true church must be unified. Jesus told us that he and the Father are one. Their unity is perfect. It would be impossible for it not to be. Since the Father is truth and the Son is truth, they must be united because that truth cannot be divided.

The Eucharist

The Eucharist is also known as Communion, Holy Communion or The Blessed Sacrament. For many non-Catholics this sacrament is very controversial. However, for Catholics it is considered to be of central importance. Here we discuss Catholic teaching on the Eucharist. When was the first Eucharist celebrated? The Christian tradition holds and the Catholic faith will …

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