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February 23, 2021

Texas Catholics struggle with historic storm, power outages

The historic winter storms in February shattered electric plants across Texas, prompting energy providers to force blackouts across the state to preserve what fragile electricity they could generate. At least 49 deaths have been linked to the storms and subsequent power outages.

February 23, 2021

After giving up so much last year, what’s left to ‘give up’ for Lent?

Perspectives on embracing Lent even after 2020

February 23, 2021

Finding peace in praying the Liturgy of the Hours

Explore the meaning behind the "public prayer of the Church": The Liturgy of the Hours, also known as the Divine Office.

February 23, 2021

Try this Malgasy meatless dish on Friday

Vary amin’anana, or rice with greens, is a traditional dish from Madagascar. This comforting Malagasy dish, great for cool winter nights, is one of several meatless recipes highlighted by Catholic Relief Service’s Rice Bowl campaign.

February 23, 2021

UST’s MAX Studios create original Catholic videos, podcasts

Inspired by St. Maximilian’s passion and by St. John Paul II’s encyclical “Redemptoris Missio,” UST MAX Studios’ goal is to provide fresh monthly content and conversations, all through a Catholic lens.

February 23, 2021

BARROW: ‘Through my fault, through my fault, through my most grievous fault’

Doris Barrow: It should be the entire body of Christ speaking about racism speaking up against it and repenting if one finds they are contributing to its manifestation.

February 23, 2021

BLEVINS: The meaning of the festivity before the fast

We may have abandoned our prayer life. Lent is the time to discover this Jesus who came to us as a baby in the manger of Bethlehem and traveled His journey toward Golgatha. How can we do that?

February 23, 2021

MCMULLIN: Seeking truth together in dialogue

What's important when seeking and fostering community life.

February 23, 2021

Retired Air Force chaplain recalls ‘powerful ministry’ to wounded and dying

Father Thomas Gills vividly remembers the blaring sirens that signaled the incoming air arrival of critically wounded U.S. service members to Balad Air Base in Iraq.

February 23, 2021

Lent is time to grow in faith, hope, love and to share them, pope says

As Christians pray, fast and give alms during Lent, they also should consider giving a smile and offering a kind word to people feeling alone or frightened because of the coronavirus pandemic, Pope Francis said.

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