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Bishop Koenig celebrates arrival of Lenten season with Ash Wednesday Mass:...

Bishop Koenig called for Catholics in the Diocese of Wilmington to be especially attentive to the principles of Lent -- prayer, fasting, almsgiving –...

Ash Wednesday: God’s invitation to each of us today is ‘Return...

I spotted him sitting there as I hurried across the street, his head nodding from exhaustion and his light jacket doing little to shelter...

Ash Wednesday: It’s easy for us to say we want to...

One of the challenges we Catholics face is the way in which our liturgical calendar almost becomes like white noise in the background. There is...

Priests awakened by burglary, police arrest intruder at St. Mary Cathedral...

PORTLAND, Ore. -- On Ash Wednesday at 3:27 a.m., Portland police officers were dispatched on a report of a burglary in progress at St....

For Lent, Pope Francis says to ask if one’s life is...

VATICAN CITY -- Lent is a time to reconsider the path one is taking in life and to finally answer God's invitation to return...

Ash Wednesday in Diocese of Wilmington: Lenten season under way amid...

Ash Wednesday ushered in the 2021 Lenten season in the Diocese of Wilmington and around the world as pandemic regulations altered some of the...

Our Lenten Journey, Feb. 17, 2021

Welcome to The Dialog’s Lenten Journey for 2021, “Forty Days, Forty Deeds.” Throughout the season, we will be offering suggestions for acts of prayer, kindness...

Italian theologian Father Ermes Ronchi says ashes mark a beginning of...

VATICAN CITY — Ash Wednesday and Lent are a time to recall that new life emerges from the ashes and that spring blossoms from...

Ash Wednesday: Looking at Lent through the lens of St. Clare...

Last year's Lent felt as if it never ended. There was not the usual release and elation of Easter as I watched from my...

Philippine archdiocese to allow churchgoers to distribute ashes to family at...

MANILA, Philippines -- An archdiocese in the Philippines will allow churchgoers to distribute ashes among family members at home to mark the beginning of...

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