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Why ‘40’ days in Lent? — Forty carries a sense of...

There are many numbers that stick in our head, and indeed in the idioms of our language and culture. From TV, we remember Agents...

Bishop Malooly’s homily at Cathedral Mass on Ash Wednesday marking the...

Jim Maucher of St. Paul Parish in Delaware City receives ashes from Bishop Malooly during Ash Wednesday Mass at the Cathedral of St. Peter...

Use Lent to snap out of apathy to sin, poverty, indifference...

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Lent is a time to shed lazy, un-Christian habits and snap out of one’s apathy toward people harmed by...

Lent should be time of grace, defeating temptation, pope says

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — The 40 days of Lent are a time of spiritual renewal in preparation for Easter, but they also are...

Season of repentance: Ash Wednesday, Feb. 22, is the first day...

  The Catechism of the Catholic Church teaches us that the days of the season of Lent “are intense moments of the church’s penitential practice....

Via Crucis invites youth to participate in 2012 pageant

WILMINGTON — Children from New Castle County and nearby locations in Pennsylvania and Maryland are invited to participate in the 2012 version of the...

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