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The "cathedra" that bishops sit on has a long and rich history in the Catholic Church.
In the early Church every Thursday was a mandatory day of feasting, not fasting.
According to St. John of Damascus, we fast four times a year to combat the weaker side of our temperaments.
For many centuries, Catholics celebrated a special penitential season with a specific spiritual focus.
From the Roman Ritual, this prayer is often prayed with a relic of the holy cross in hand.
Often distributed on the feast of the Presentation of the Lord, blessed candles are powerful spiritual additions to the home.
Oscar Romero, Rose of Lima, Martin de Porres, and JPII are the saints whose relics were embedded
You may still see Christmas decorations in Catholic churches on this liturgical celebration.
The days and weeks after Epiphany were traditionally their own season.
Can you name them all?