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August 2022 Why aren't women invited to have their feet washed at Holy Thursday Mass during Holy Week?
August 2022 When did services change to there being no Mass, no consecration, and therefore no Communion?
April 2022 Is it a sin to have sexual thoughts while meditating on pictures of Jesus stripped of His clothing?
January 2022 After Pius XII reset the Easter Vigil to begin no earlier than sunset on Holy Saturday, has Lent ended?
January 2022 After Pius XII reset the Easter Vigil to begin no earlier than sunset on Holy Saturday, has Lent ended?
April 2021 Why is it so key to give up something for Lent like candies seeing we don't do this in my country?
April 2021 Why do we celebrate the Palm Sunday Mass with one of the readings of the Passion?
April 2021 What are some tips and guidelines traditionally practiced by Catholics during the season of Lent?
April 2021 Is the "The Fifteen Secret Tortures and Sufferings of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ" approved?
April 2021 Was it a sin not to cover this large crucifix hanging from the ceiling during the Lenten Holy Week?
April 2021 How can you say not abstaining during Lent is a sin and how can a Jesuit be a Zen practitioner?
August 2020 Due to the virus, can we still get the Divine Mercy indulgence by saying the Good Friday novena?
April 2020 Is it okay to drink alcohol on Ash Wednesday since it's my birthday?
April 2019 How do I reconcile finding Joy in God vs. enjoying life on Earth while dying to my Earthly desires?
April 2019 Are mortal sins worse during Lent and are they forgivable?
April 2018 Can you provide me with the daily readings of the Bible for the 55 days of Lent?
April 2018 Is pork skin considered meat for the purposes of abstinence requirements for a healthy Catholic?
April 2018 Can Catholics eat meat on Holy Thursday?
April 2017 Is it OK for a lay Catholic to wear a hair shirt as a form of mortification?
April 2017 Despite the spiritual attacks, should I press on with my fasting disciplines?
August 2016 Are spices that have chicken flavor allowed to be eaten on Fridays of Lent and Good Friday?
August 2016 When was Good Friday first called 'Good' Friday and who gave it that name?
April 2016 What are the dietary restrictions on Ash Wednesday?
April 2016 How can you eat eggs but not chicken; aren't they the same thing?
April 2016 Can you clarify why our Lenten sacrifices should not be done during Sunday's of Lent?
June 2015 Authoritatively, should the feet of men and women be washed during Holy Thursday services?
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