Lent

Pope Benedict XIV wrote that the observance of Lent is the ‘very badge of Christian warfare’

Those who need guidance praying the rosary should try Fr Dwight Longenecker’s book

The Maronite Catholic Church asks for daily fasting from midnight to noon

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

The Church offers people ‘the soothing remedy of prayer, almsgiving and fasting’ during Lent, the Pope said

The Archdiocese of Chicago said Catholics must follow the Ash Wednesday observance

Ember days are a particularly ancient and rich part of the Church’s liturgical patrimony

The fuss we make about giving up sweets seems ridiculous when a billion Muslims aren’t even drinking water. Catholics once took abstinence seriously

Take a look inside this week’s Catholic Herald