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Lent: February 21st

Wednesday of the First Week of Lent; Opt. Mem. of St. Peter Damian, Bishop & Doctor; Ember Wednesday

The Church celebrates the Optional Memorial of St. Peter Damian, a man of vehemence in all his actions who was brought up in the hard school of poverty, found that he had the vocation of a reformer. He exercised it in the first... More

Lent: February 20th

Tuesday of the First Week of Lent

Franciso and Jacinta Marto were officially declared saints of the Catholic Church by Pope Francis on May 13, 2017, in Fatima, Portugal. Today the Roman Martyrology commemorates St. Jacinta (1910-1920), the youngest... More

Lent: February 19th

Monday of the First Week of Lent

Today The Roman Martyrology commemorates St. Conrad of Piacenza (1290-1351), a Franciscan tertiary hermit celebrated for piety and miraculous cures at Noto in Sicily and St. Barbatus (610-682), Bishop of... More

Lent: February 18th

First Sunday of Lent

The scene of the temptation, which opens the public life of Jesus, declares in the Gospels in a very forceful manner the great change in our lives that He introduces into the world by His work of redemption. Where Adam fell, Christ,... More

Lent: February 17th

Saturday after Ash Wednesday; Optional Memorial of the Seven Holy Founders of the Servite Order

Not only fasting, private prayer, and almsgiving, but also corporate worship helps to form the thorough Christian. All worship centers in Christ, the one mediator. His presence and priesthood are the hope of the world Through Him as... More

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Lent: February 16th

Friday after Ash Wednesday

The first four Masses in Lent serve as a general introduction to Lent. They describe the essentials of a Lenten program. This Mass is concerned with fasting and teaches us what true fasting is. The Opening Prayer of today's Mass asks... More

Lent: February 15th

Thursday after Ash Wednesday

The ashes are scarcely washed clean from our foreheads. In this second Lenten Mass we get down to work on our spiritual program. The first four Masses in Lent are a unit. They describe the area of concentration and the dimensions of... More

Lent: February 14th

Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday, the Beginning of Lent: The time has now come in the Church year for the solemn observance of the great central act of history, the redemption of the human race by our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. In the... More

Ordinary Time: February 13th

Tuesday of the Sixth Week of Ordinary Time

Today the Roman Martyrology commemorates Bl. Christine of Spoleto (1435-1458). Born Agostina Camozzi in Osteno, Como, Italy, she was the daughter of a well-known doctor. After several years of living contrary to God's... More

Ordinary Time: February 12th

Monday of the Sixth Week in Ordinary Time

The Roman Martyrology, commemorates St. Eulalia the most celebrated virgin martyr of Spain. She was a native of Merida, thirteen years of age, and was burnt at the stake in her native city under Diocletian. The... More

Ordinary Time: February 11th

Sixth Sunday of Ordinary Time

A leper came to him (and kneeling down) begged him and said, "If you wish, you can make me clean." Moved with pity, he stretched out his hand, touched him, and said to him, "I do will it. Be made clean." The leprosy left him... More