Catholic Classroom: What is the significance of the Paschal candle?
04/16/2018
Question: What is the significance of the Paschal candle?

Catholic Classroom: What does Passover tell us about Easter?
04/2/2018
Question: What does Passover tell us about Easter?

We know from the Bible that there is a temporal connection between Passover and Easter—Jesus’ Passion takes place right after he eats the Passover meal with his disciples. But this timing is more than just a coincidence. Jesus’ Passion, death, and resurrection is actually the fulfillment of the Passover.

Catholic Classroom: Is St. Joseph Jesus' father?
03/19/2018
Question: Is St. Joseph Jesus’ father?

Catholic Classroom: Why do we do penance?
03/5/2018
Question: Why do Catholics perform acts of penance?

 

Catholic Classroom: Why don't we eat meat on Fridays in Lent?
02/26/2018
Question: Why do Catholics abstain from meat on Fridays during Lent?

Perhaps the most commonly known Lenten practice for Catholics is abstinence from meat on Fridays. Though Catholics all over the world follow this practice faithfully, some are unsure about the reasoning behind it. There are two main questions to answer:

Catholic Classroom: Why do we wear ashes on Ash Wednesday?
02/12/2018
Question: Why do we put ashes on our foreheads on Ash Wednesday?

If you are Catholic, then you are probably accustomed to the practice of going to Mass and getting ashes put on your forehead on Ash Wednesday. But why ashes? What do they mean?

What is the Church doing to combat human trafficking?
02/5/2018
What is the Church doing to combat human trafficking?

Catholic Classroom: What is unique about Catholic schools?
01/29/2018
Question: What is unique about a Catholic education?

Catholic Classroom: Why do fetuses deserve legal protection?
01/22/2018
Question: Why do fetuses deserve legal protection?

Catholic Classroom: What can Catholics learn from Dr. King?
01/15/2018
Question: What lessons can Catholics learn from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.?

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