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Why Do Catholics Pray for the Dead?

By Divine Word Missionaries on October 4, 2022
The question of why Catholics pray for the dead is one that often troubles non-Catholics and Catholics alike. If death is the termination of earthly life, why would we bother to pray for the deceased if their opportunity to repent and turn to ... Read More

What Is Almsgiving? Understanding the Third Pillar of Lent

By Divine Word Missionaries on February 26, 2021
"Not to enable the poor to share in our goods is to steal from them and deprive them of life. The goods we possess are not ours, but theirs." (Catechism of the Catholic Church, No. 2446) For 40 days each year, we come together to ... Read More

20 Almsgiving Examples and Ideas for Lent

By Divine Word Missionaries on February 10, 2021
“Giving alms” is a powerful concept with a rich history, but even the phrase itself can sound mysterious to our modern ears. What does it mean to give alms? Why is almsgiving a central pillar of Lenten practice, alongside prayer and ... Read More

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