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Devotions and Feasts

Our collection of articles on the many different expressions of love and fidelity that arise from the intersection of one's own faith, culture, and the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

What does the word “Annunciation” mean?

The name for March 25's solemnity is full of spiritual meaning.

Follow Mary’s F.I.A.T. to say yes to God

Our Lady is the model for bringing God's will to our lives.

Why do Catholics use crucifixes that show Jesus on the cross?

The use of crucifixes by Catholics follows an ancient tradition that honors the supreme sacrifice of Jesus.

Novena prayer to Our Lady of the Annunciation

This prayer helps to enter into the spirit of the obedience that permeates the Annunciation.

Semana Santa in Seville, Spain: A Holy Week celebration like no other

There is no better time to visit Seville than during the Holy Week, to witness one of the most mesmerizing Catholic traditions in the world.

Meditate on the 5 Sorrows of Joseph (and their corresponding Joys)

His life with Jesus was truly filled with ups and downs

Why the saints turn to St. Joseph

From Bernard of Clairvaux to Teresa of Avila to mystics closer to our own day, this patron is the go-to on every front.

A simple trick to grow close to St. Joseph: Pray his joyful mysteries

Merely turning your attention to his place in these five events will bring you life-changing insights.

This mystic says God led Mary in her own “novena” to prepare for Gabriel’s visit

This private revelation can encourage us to join with Our Lady in special prayer for the next nine days.

The fascinating history of the “We adore you, O Christ” prayer from the Stations of the Cross

The saint who gave us this prayer is best known for his love of the poor.

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