On Ash Wednesday, the Holy Father presided over the traditional procession of penitence from the Church of St. Anselm on the the Aventine Hill to the Basilica of Santa Sabina, on the same Roman hill. Numerous cardinals, archbishops and bishops take part, along with the Benedictine monks of St. Anselm, the Dominican fathers of Santa Sabina, and the faithful.
EWTN is launching a brand new app to help you prepare for Lent – and it’s available now! If you download our free app and take our “Daily Lenten Scripture Reading Challenge,” at the end of Lent, you will able to say that you read all four Gospels! It’s easier than you think!
Two hours before the clinic is scheduled to open, a line begins to form outside the St. Thomas Aquinas Free Medical Clinic in St. Cloud. The clinic, a program of Catholic Charities of Central Florida, is the only place many of these patients can receive help.
Like many faithful Catholics who were born during the Great Depression, Bob and Joan Cowgill understand the value of a dollar -- and the value of the Church. It's a lesson learned in childhood, when money was fleeting but faith and family were steadfast. Read more...