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What is the real story of Valentine’s Day?

What is the real story of Valentine’s Day?

Every February 14, across the United States and in other places around the world, candy, flowers and gifts are exchanged between loved ones, all in the name of St. Valentine. But who is this mysterious saint, and where did these traditions come from? Find out about the history of this centuries-old holiday, from ancient Roman …

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The five laws of the Church?

The five laws of the Church?

1. To assist at Mass on all Sundays & Holy Days of obligation – The solemnity of Mary on New Year’s  Day (January 1), Assumption (August 15), All Saints’ Day (November 1), Immaculate Conception (December 8) and Christmas (December 25). 2. To fast & to abstain on the days appointed. 3. To confess our sins …

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The 5 Church Precepts, do you Know them?

The 5 Church Precepts, do you Know them?

The precepts of the Church are duties that the Catholic Church requires of all the faithful. Also called the commandments of the Church, they are binding under pain of mortal sin, but the point is not to punish. As the Catechism of the Catholic Church explains, the binding nature “is meant to guarantee to the …

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