Jesus lies in Mary’s arms again

As we enter the solemn days of Holy Week, our thoughts turn to Christ’s Passion. They also turn to Mary, standing at the cross (Jn 19:25). Depictions … Read More

Now what do I do with the old palms?

Question I have some old palms and was trying to figure out how to dispose of them since I missed bringing them to church to burn for … Read More

With spring comes the passion flower

Flowers  symbolize Easter — from the pure white lily to the purple and yellow crocus and fragrant hyacinth. But another flower comes to us before Easter and … Read More

The soldier who held the lance

What happened to the lance that pierced Jesus’ side as his dead body hung on the cross? We have all heard the Gospel stories of the Passion … Read More

How did the number 40 enter Lent?

Question I know there are 40 days in Lent. What is the significance of the number 40 in the Catholic faith? – Green Bay Answer The number … Read More