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Do I always have to obey my conscience?

Do I always have to obey my conscience?

| Father Michael Schmitz | April 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Q. I have heard that people are obliged to follow their consciences, even if it goes against the Bible or the Church’s teaching. Is this true?

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For Lent, Irish Catholics urged to abandon ‘weapons of mass distraction’

For Lent, Irish Catholics urged to abandon ‘weapons of mass distraction’

| Nick Bramhill | March 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Alcohol, smoking and chocolates are some of the most well-known vices that people traditionally give up during Lent. But now Massgoers in Ireland are being urged to make what might be an even harder sacrifice throughout the penitential six-week period — switching off their mobile phones.

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Corned beef OK on Lenten St. Patrick’s Day, Archbishop Hebda says

Corned beef OK on Lenten St. Patrick’s Day, Archbishop Hebda says

| February 22, 2017 | 1 Comment

If Catholics choose to eat corned beef — or any other meat — on St. Patricks’ Day, they must also “undertake a work of charity, an exercise of piety, or an act of comparable penance on some other occasion during the Second Week of Lent,” wrote Susan Mulheron, chancellor for canonical affairs for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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Ideas for celebrating the Church’s ‘three holy days’

Ideas for celebrating the Church’s ‘three holy days’

| March 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Holy Week stands at the head of our calendar, the holiest week of the entire liturgical year. And, the Easter Triduum is the most solemn moment of the Church year.

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