"The glory of God is man fully alive." -St. Irenaeus

God didn't create us to be slaves or sleepwalkers; he created us to be free and fully alive. This is a prayer for the grace to live and love as God intends.

To live a well-ordered life so that my love may be wild; Lord, grant me the grace.

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Question: Why is Lent 40 days?

We know that Lent is a season of preparation; a time to pray, fast, and give alms in order to ready our hearts for Easter. However, you might be wondering—why is Lent forty days?

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

Bishop Reed Praying Divine Office

The official prayer of the Catholic Church has many names; the Divine Office, the Liturgy of the Hours and the Breviary each refer to this rich prayer that has undergone various modifications throughout the centuries. At its core, though, the Liturgy of the Hours/Divine Office/Breviary is meant to sanctify the day with prayer and offer praise to God at all hours.

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?

Question: What are the different ways of praying?
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