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100th Anniversary of Fatima Apparitions

PODCAST: May 13th is the 100th anniversary of Mary, Mother of God appearing to three shepherd children in Fatima, Portugal.  She gave them three secrets about the fate of the world and asked everyone to pray for peace and for the souls in Hell.  She also allowed up to 100,000 people see the Miracle of the Sun so that all may believe!

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The Annunciation of the Lord

PODCAST: March 25th is the solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord, when the Archangel Gabriel visited Mary of Nazareth and announced she had been chosen to be the Mother of God. We can learn a few valuable lessons from this story, including trusting in God and that nothing is impossible with Him.

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Lent Begins with Ash Wednesday

PODCAST: Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent, a 40 day period of abstinence and fasting which prepares us for Easter. Learn the history of Lent and how and why we practice this penitential season each year. Five Minute Faith also has a suggestion to help you make this the most spiritual Lenten season yet!

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The Feast Day of the Conversion of St. Paul

PODCAST: Today's patron saint of writers, publishers, authors and the press, Paul's conversion to Christianity literally knocked him off his (high) horse.

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Traditions of Advent

PODCAST: Advent is the four Sundays leading up to Christmas. Many Christian denominations have different traditions during Advent. How does your church celebrate Advent in preparation for the birth of Christ?

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