They may just be ashes, but Fr. Mike points out that what they represent goes far beyond mere dust of the earth. With a simple cross on the forehead, we are recognizing that we are far from perfect, but that
In the most disadvantaged communities of Cambodia, and other developing countries all around the world, many children are not able to attend school and receive a proper education, simply because their families live in poverty. With no formal education, these
A brief kinetic type video explaining the what and why of Ash Wednesday and Lent, from the history of wearing ashes dating back to the Old Testament, to the practices of Catholics and Christians during Lent. (from the editors at
Fr. James Martin describes the connections between the Saints and All Saints Day, including: canonization process, patron saints and highlights of various individual saints.