Network stations are airing 30-second radio commercials inviting listeners to receive the sacrament of reconciliation at any church in the Archdiocese of Kansas City, Kan.
Lenten radio campaign invites listeners back to sacrament of reconciliation
UPDATED: 2023 Lenten fish fries around the diocese
View the latest calendar of parish fish fries throughout the diocese.
Pope to open Lenten prayer, penance service at Rome parish
This year the pope will celebrate the initiative, “24 Hours for the Lord,” with confessions March 17-18.
Bishops add some spiritual ‘meat’ to St. Patrick’s Day dispensations
With St. Patrick’s Day falling on a Lenten Friday this year, many U.S. bishops have issued dispensations from abstinence on March 17, allowing the faithful to enjoy the American Irish tradition of eating corned beef (or ham) and cabbage in good conscience.
Vatican II’s openness is needed in today’s church, cardinal tells Curia
In a reflection for Lent 2023, the cardinal said March 3 that the Second Vatican Council was a “prophetic initiative” to respond to the church’s refusal to engage with modern society in the 19th and 20th centuries and a model for the church’s renewal.
Saying rosary as family seen as one way to fulfill Lenten pillar of prayer
Family Rosary has launched its 2023 Lenten campaign “At the Foot of the Cross” campaign to encourage families to pray the rosary together together especially during Lent.
Film stars, genocide survivor, podcasting priest kick off Hallow ‘Pray40 challenge’
Alex Jones, co-founder and CEO of the popular Hallow prayer app, has tapped actors Mark Wahlberg, Jonathan Roumie and Jim Caviezel, as well as “Bible in a Year” podcast host Father Mike Schmitz and Rwandan genocide survivor and author Immaculée Ilibagiza, for the Lenten initiative.
Make time this Lent to love the excluded, defenseless, despised, pope says
The call to make sacrifices for others out of love remains urgent as so many people continue to suffer from war, violence, exclusion and poverty, Pope Francis said.