What Happens During Holy Week?

Holy Week is the last week of Lent. Holy Week Colors: In most churches, the decorations are red to symbolize the blood of martyrdom. Some churches remove all decorations on Good Friday, veiling anything that can’t be removed in black or purple. Holy water is also removed from the fonts in churches on Good Friday … Continue reading What Happens During Holy Week?

St. Patrick’s Day is a Catholic Feast Day

Blessings of St. Patrick’s Day to you all. While we enjoy all the celebrations, we must remember, of course, that St. Patrick’s Day is a Catholic feast day and so in that spirit, I've collected a few prayers and blessings specifically related to St. Patrick and to St. Patrick’s Day with which to bless you … Continue reading St. Patrick’s Day is a Catholic Feast Day