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Scott P. Richert

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By Scott P. Richert

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Novena to Saint Anthony to Find a Lost Article Created: Tuesday, June 12, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      This popular novena to the patron saint of lost items reminds us that the most important goods are spiritual.
    • The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Created: Saturday, August 11, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Learn more about the Assumption of Mary, which commemorates the death of the Virgin Mary and her bodily assumption into Heaven.
    • Easter in the Catholic Church Created: Tuesday, February 13, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      What does the Catholic Church teach about Easter, the day Jesus Christ rose from the dead? Learn more about Easter, the greatest feast in the Catholic Church.
    • The Five Types of Prayer Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Prayer is how Christians communicate with God and the saints. Learn about the five major types of prayer.
    • When Is Holy Week 2013? Created: Saturday, March 12, 2011 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Holy Week 2013 is the final week before Easter 2013. Find Holy Week 2013 dates.
    • Holy Days of Obligation - Definition of Holy Days of Obligation Created: Monday, January 17, 2011 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      The definition of Holy Days of Obligation in the Catholic Church.
    • Catholic Liturgical Calendar for Lent 2013 Created: Tuesday, February 03, 2009 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Find the dates of the Sundays and major feast days that fall in Lent 2013, as well as links to further information." itemprop="description">> Monday, February 14, 2011 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      If Good Friday is the day on which Jesus Christ was crucified, why is Good Friday called good?
    • For the Dying Created: Tuesday, April 22, 2008 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      In this prayer, we ask God to strengthen the dying that they may approach Him in the hope of the resurrection.
    • When Is Easter 2013? Created: Sunday, October 05, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Find the date of Easter 2013 and links to other Easter resources.
    • When Is Easter 2015? Created: Sunday, March 28, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Easter celebrates the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. Find the date of Easter 2015 and links to other Easter resources.
    • When Is Lent 2014? Created: Wednesday, January 26, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Lent is the season of penance and prayer before Easter. Find the dates of Lent 2014.
    • When Is Ash Wednesday 2014? Created: Sunday, February 28, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Ash Wednesday is the first day of Lent, the season of preparation for the resurrection of Jesus Christ on Easter Sunday. Find the date of Ash Wednesday 2014.
    • When Is Good Friday 2014? Created: Sunday, February 28, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Good Friday is the day on which Christians commemorate the death of Jesus Christ on the Cross. Find the date of Good Friday 2014.
    • When Is Easter 2014? Created: Sunday, February 28, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Find the date of Easter 2014 and links to other Easter resources.
    • When Is Holy Week 2014? Created: Saturday, March 12, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Holy Week 2014 is the final week before Easter 2014. Find Holy Week 2014 dates.
    • What Are the Four Cardinal Virtues? Created: Saturday, April 28, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Find the names of the four primary moral virtues.
    • When Is Ascension 2013? Created: Sunday, October 12, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      The Ascension of Our Lord celebrates the day that Christ, in the presence of His apostles, ascended bodily into Heaven. Find the date of Ascension 2013.
    • Knowledge: A Gift of the Holy Spirit Created: Thursday, March 19, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Learn more about knowledge, a gift of the Holy Spirit, which gives us the ability to judge all things according to the truth of faith.
    • Holy Thursday Created: Monday, March 17, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Holy Thursday is the day that Christ celebrated the Last Supper with His disciples. Learn more about the history and practice of Holy Thursday.
    • When Is Mardi Gras 2014? Created: Sunday, February 28, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Mardi Gras is the last day of feasting before Lent begins. Find the date of Mardi Gras 2014 and links to Fat Tuesday recipes.
    • When Is Easter 2012? Created: Saturday, May 14, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Easter 2012 celebrates the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. Find the date of Easter 2012 and links to other Easter resources.
    • What Are the Twelve Fruits of the Holy Spirit? Created: Monday, April 23, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      The twelve Fruits of the Holy Spirit are works that we can perform only with the aid of the Holy Spirit. Find the twelve Fruits of the Holy Spirit here.
    • When Is Pentecost Sunday 2013? Created: Sunday, October 12, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Pentecost Sunday, which marks the end of the Easter season in the Christian calendar, celebrates the descent of the Holy Spirit on the Apostles. Find the date of Pentecost Sunday 2013.
    • When Is Thanksgiving Day 2012? Created: Thursday, November 05, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday with religious significance in the United States. Find the date of Thanksgiving Day 2012.
    • Prayer to Saint Thomas More Created: Monday, June 11, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      This prayer invokes St. Thomas More as the patron saint of lawyers, asking him to pray to God for the grace to rise to the highest standards of that profession. The final verse can also be prayed b...
    • Come Holy Spirit Created: Saturday, April 28, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Find the text of one of the most well-known prayers to the Holy Spirit.
    • When Is Holy Thursday 2014? Created: Sunday, February 28, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Holy Thursday is the day on which Christians celebrate the Last Supper, at which Christ instituted the Sacrament of Holy Communion. When is Holy Thursday 2014?
    • Pentecost Sunday Created: Friday, May 25, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Learn more about Pentecost Sunday, which celebrates the coming of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles and the Virgin Mary.
    • When Does Advent 2014 Begin? Created: Sunday, February 28, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      The season of Advent begins on a different date each year. When does Advent 2014 begin?
    • Novena to Our Lady of Lourdes Created: Monday, February 02, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      This Novena to Our Lady of Lourdes can be prayed at any time, but it's especially appropriate in the days before February 11, the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes.
    • A Prayer for a Deceased Father Created: Tuesday, November 06, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      This prayer is a good way to remember our father, especially on the anniversary of his death.

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