Novena Day 8: Let your light shine

Novena Day 9: Put Jesus first, for He is our only hope


It’s hard to believe that Lent is already more than halfway over—Palm Sunday is only nine days away. At this point, we’ve had the respite of both the Annunciation and Laetare Sunday. Now, we’re in the home stretch as we look ahead to Holy Week. So, how has your Lent been going?

Question: What are the different ways of praying?
Question: Why do Catholics make the sign of the cross?

Making the sign of the cross is very familiar to Catholics. It is one of the first things we learn about the faith. But what does it really mean to make the sign of the cross? Where does this practice come from?

Question: What do we do at Mass?

Catholic Classroom: Why do we pray for the dead?
Question: Why do Catholics pray for the dead?