Lent is a 40 day season of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving that begins on Ash Wednesday. Click below to view our 2021 calendar with daily reflections and quotes from Scripture, Pope Francis, the saints, and more to help you on your Lenten journey.
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In this section you will find information and resources to learn more about the Church, what the Church teaches, and how to grow in your faith.
Each committee of the Conference supports the ministry of the bishops with an emphasis on evangelization. The bishops exercise in a communal and collegial manner certain pastoral functions entrusted to them by the Lord Jesus of sanctifying, teaching, and governing
The U.S. Catholic Church provides the compassion of Christ in numerous ways, including through health care institutions, schools and universities, charities and social service agencies, and the work of individuals, parish communities, and diocesan entities.
Statement on the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine recently approved for use in the United States
In response to the military coup in Myanmar, Bishop David J. Malloy of Rockford, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committe...
Pope Francis has appointed Rev. Msgr. Jerome Feudjio as Bishop of Saint Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Bishop-elect Feudjio is a priest of the Dio...
Here are three tips to deepen your relationship with God during the 40 days of #Lent. 1) Participate in the sacraments. 2) Help those in need around you. 3) Sacrifice something that's hard for you.
Fra Giovanni da Fiesole, known as Blessed Fra Angelico, was an early Renaissance painter. His notable works include his “Annunciation” and “Descent from the Cross.”
Catholic Household Blessings and Prayers
Prayers of Pope Francis
On Fraternity and Social Friendship (Fratelli Tutti)
Abbey Psalms and Canticles
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