Friday of the First Week in Lent
Though she is not on the United States calendar, today is the feast day of St. Louise de Marillac, one of the founders of the Sisters of Charity.
Why are prayer, fasting, and almsgiving important in our busy, secular lives?
Pray for the poor and children the Sisters of Charity continue to serve today.
Did you know that the norms concerning abstinence from meat are binding upon members of the Latin Catholic Church from age 14 onward? If you have younger children at home, encourage them to participate in abstinence from meat today by helping prepare a meatless meal for dinner.