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Divine Mercy Sunday

"I shall sing forever the Lord's mercy." (Ps 89 [88]) This Sunday is popularly known as Mercy of God Sunday. Between 1930 and 1938 Christ appeared to Sister Faustina, a Sister of Mercy in Poland who initiated the Divine Mercy devotion. She was canonized on April 30, 2000, the Sunday after Easter, the Feast of…
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Holy Week

What is Holy Week? Holy Week is an important time for Christians throughout the world. Holy Week, the final week of Lent, begins on Palm Sunday, the Sunday before Easter. Holy Week is a time when Catholics gather to remember and participate in the Passion of Jesus Christ. The Passion was the final period of…
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Palm Sunday

Blessed is He that cometh in the name of the Lord. Hosanna in the highest! Basic Facts About Palm Sunday Liturgical Color(s): Red Type of Holiday: Sunday Feast Time of Year: Sixth Sunday of Lent Duration: One Day Celebrates/Symbolizes: Jesus' Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem Alternate Names: Passion Sunday, Fig Sunday, Dominica in Palmis, Kyriake, Heorte…
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Sacrament of Penance

The Catechism of the Catholic Church: ARTICLE 4: THE SACRAMENT OF PENANCE AND RECONCILIATION 1422 "Those who approach the sacrament of Penance obtain pardon from God's mercy for the offense committed against him, and are, at the same time, reconciled with the Church which they have wounded by their sins and which by charity, by…
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