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10 things to remember for Lent

10 things to remember for Lent

| March 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bishop David Ricken of Green Bay, Wis., chairman of the Committee on Evangelization and Catechesis of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, offers the following list for Lent:

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Lenten reads

Lenten reads

| February 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

What are you reading this Lenten season?

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Funds from CRS Rice Bowl come back to archdiocese

Funds from CRS Rice Bowl come back to archdiocese

| Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis for The Catholic Spirit | February 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Each year, 25 percent of the proceeds collected in the archdiocese through Catholic Relief Services’ Rice Bowl return to help fund the programs of Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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CRS Rice Bowl

CRS Rice Bowl

| February 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Catholic Relief Services Rice Bowl recipes and reflections

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Families help the poor through Lenten tradition

Families help the poor through Lenten tradition

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | February 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

When William Rohda compares his life to the lives of the poor, the 12-year-old St. Thomas Becket (Eagan) faith formation student finds it easier to consider how he could share what he has with them this Lent.

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Lenten regulations for fasting and abstinence

Lenten regulations for fasting and abstinence

| February 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Here are the church regulations for fasting and abstinence during Lent:

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Video: Why no meat on Fridays in Lent?

Video: Why no meat on Fridays in Lent?

| February 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Abstinence is one of our oldest Christian traditions.

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Why do we receive ashes on Ash Wednesday?

Why do we receive ashes on Ash Wednesday?

| Father Michael Van Sloun | February 25, 2014 | 2 Comments

The imposition of ashes is a solemn ritual that signals the beginning of the holy season of Lent. The ceremony is distinctive; there is no liturgical action like it throughout the entire church year.

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Pope: Sacrifice key to reaping wealth of God’s love, fighting misery

Pope: Sacrifice key to reaping wealth of God’s love, fighting misery

| Carol Glatz | February 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Courageously follow Jesus in seeking out the poor and sinners, and in making difficult sacrifices in order to help and heal others, Pope Francis said.

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CRS Rice Bowl helping women in Dominican Republic

CRS Rice Bowl helping women in Dominican Republic

| March 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

One way that you can make a difference in the lives of our poorest brothers and sisters throughout the world is to become involved with CRS Rice Bowl.

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Five ways to evangelize during Lent

Five ways to evangelize during Lent

| February 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Following are common questions Catholics hear during Lent and some evangelizing answers.

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From Casimir to Joseph: Saints to remember during Lent

From Casimir to Joseph: Saints to remember during Lent

| Father Michael Van Sloun for The Catholic Spirit | February 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Several saints have feast days during this year’s Lenten season. Here are short profiles of some of them, along with suggested Lenten activities that recall their legacy.

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