Posted by Erin Butler on 03/17/2017

The traditional Irish meal to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day is corned beef and cabbage. But what happens when St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Friday during Lent, when Catholics are required to abstain from meat? For some dioceses, you may still be able to enjoy your corned beef and cabbage.

Posted by Erin Butler on 03/8/2017
Novena Day 9: Put Jesus first, for He is our only hope

Posted by Erin Butler on 03/8/2017
Novena Day 8: Let your light shine

Posted by Erin Butler on 03/8/2017
Novena Day 7: Be salt to others

Posted by Erin Butler on 03/8/2017
Novena Day 6: Be known by your acts

Posted by Erin Butler on 03/8/2017
Novena Day 5: Evangelizing with respect

Posted by Erin Butler on 03/8/2017
Novena Day 4: God gives us the tools we need to evangelize

Posted by Erin Butler on 03/7/2017
Novena Day 2: We have been saved

Posted by Erin Butler on 03/7/2017

During the season of Lent, we are called to renew our relationship with God through prayer, fasting, and almsgiving as we prepare to celebrate the Passion, death, and Resurrection of our Lord, Jesus Christ. This year, we ask you to join the CatholicTV Webathon Novena by dedicating a portion of your prayer to the New Evangelization. We will pray a novena as we seek to strengthen our mission of evangelization through television.

Posted by Erin Butler on 03/7/2017

Hearing the word “evangelize” can seem intimidating. It is easy to come up with reasons why we would not make a good evangelist. “I don’t know enough theology … Evangelizing is for people who are outgoing … Isn’t being Catholic different from being Evangelical?” The list goes on. That last reason is true—Catholic is different than Evangelical. However, all Catholics are called to evangelize—to spread the faith to our nonbelieving or fallen away brothers and sisters.

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