Catholic 101: What is the Creed?

Published Jul 1, 2020 in Catholic 101, Spirituality ~ Approx 7 mins

“I believe in one God…” We pray the Creed together every Sunday at Mass. But what exactly is the Creed? Where did it come from? What are we saying when we recite it? Our latest addition to the Catholic 101 series gives some background on the profession of faith in the Creed.

Struggling with Live-Stream? A Different Way to Have Liturgy at Home

Published Apr 17, 2020 in Faith & Family, Prayers, Spirituality ~ Approx 3 mins

With sheltering-in-place during the coronavirus pandemic, it can feel like the only option for liturgy is watching a live-stream Mass on a screen. But the Mass isn’t the only form of liturgy in the Catholic Church. What do you know about the Liturgy of the Hours? It’s a form of liturgy that can be prayed anywhere, with anyone. And it’s a very participatory prayer, which makes it great for small groups and families. Learn more about it here, along with how you can put it into practice in your own home!

Life Changes from Lent and Coronavirus: What TJP Readers Are Doing

Published Mar 16, 2020 in Current Events, Lent, Spirituality ~ Approx 3 mins

Both the season of Lent and the current coronavirus crisis are desert experiences. Just as we adapt new practices during Lent, we are experiencing radical changes in our lives with the spread of COVID-19. Last month, we reached out to TJP readers about how they are praying, fasting, and giving alms this year. Many of you responded. Read the responses, along with the graces that readers are receiving. You’ll find that these words echo even stronger amid the uncertainty and anxiety of the current crisis.

Catholic 101: Intro to the “Liturgy of the Hours”

Published Jul 18, 2019 in Catholic 101, Spirituality ~ Approx 5 mins

What do you know about the Liturgy of the Hours? Never heard of it? Too tired or busy to give it a try? Or just not interested? The latest addition to our Catholic 101 series gives a basic introduction to the Liturgy of the Hours, the daily public prayer of the Church. It’s a prayer for the whole Church, and it might be the perfect prayer for you!