FAQ

FAQ26

Short answers to frequently asked questions about Catholicism.

Check out the latest posts
Shalone Cason

What is Holy Week?

Table of Contents Historical ContextThese are pages from Treasure Chest of Fun and Fact, which was a bi-monthly, school-year magazine by the Catechetical Guild Educational Society that ran from 1946 to 1972. Treasure Chest featured stories for Catholics that included religious subjects, American history, crossword puzzles, funny comics, and original...

Shalone Cason
FAQ

What is Palm Sunday?

What is Palm Sunday SD Cason Catholic Gallery0:00/1:501×Palm Sunday is a Christian moveable feast that falls on the Sunday before Easter. The feast commemorates when Jesus descends from the Mount of Olives towards Jerusalem, and the crowds lay their clothes on the ground to welcome...

Shalone Cason
FAQ

What is Passion Sunday?

Passion Sunday 2022 SD Cason Catholic Gallery0:00/1:001×The fifth Sunday of Lent (Passion Sunday) is called Dominica de Passione in the Roman Missal, and Dominica Passionis in the Breviary. It is also known as Judica Sunday, from the first word of the Introit of Mass. Since...

Shalone Cason
FAQ

Why is Adoration Important? (from a Protestant Perspective)

Original article by Julia Duin Why is Adoration Important from a Protestant Perspective SD Cason Catholic Gallery0:00/1:231×Last year, I did an interesting experiment during Lent where I decided to show up at a Catholic church every day to take part in something called the Adoration...

Shalone Cason
FAQ

Classic Catholic Comic Books

These books are edited and reprinted from Catholic Comics and Treasure Chest of Fun and Fact. These comics were originally published in monthly Catholic magazines by Catholic Publications and the Catechetical Guild Educational Society that ran from 1946 to 1972. These Catholic comic magazines featured stories for Catholics that included...

Shalone Cason
FAQ

Why are There Bad People in the Catholic Church?

0:00/1×Frequently Asked QuestionsAbout Bad People in the Catholic Church❓So, I've been hearing about priests abusing kids and the Vatican wasting charitable funds. But If the church is holy...why are there so many bad people in the church?✅Just like any other organization, the church...

Shalone Cason
FAQ

What is a Rite?

A rite includes all the ceremonies, prayers, and functions of a religious body. The Catholic Church is composed of 23 distinct rites, with the Roman Rite being the largest. Each rite has its own beautiful prayers and ceremonies which add to the richness of Catholic liturgical inheritance.

Shalone Cason
FAQ

What are the 12 Days of Christmas?

Historically, the ending of Christmastide was sunset on 6 January. Christmastide is commonly called the Twelve Days of Christmas. To this day, the "Christian cultures in Western Europe and Latin America extend the season to forty days, ending on the Feast of the Presentation.

Shalone Cason
FAQ

What is an Abbot?

An abbot is the title given to the superior of a community of twelve or more monks. Abbots are in charge of a monastery and control the monastery's possessions, discipline of the monks, and gives blessings.

Shalone Cason
FAQ

What is a Cardinal?

A cardinal is a bishop of the Catholic Church with special authority from the pope. Cardinals are assistants of the pope in his liturgical functions, in the care of the poor, the administration of papal finances and possessions, and the synodal disposition of important matters.

Shalone Cason
FAQ

What is Canonization?

Canonization is simply the process of recognizing people who have lived heroically virtuous lives, and elevating them so that Catholics all over the world may freely celebrate and honor them.

You’ve successfully subscribed to S.D. Cason Catholic Gallery
Welcome back! You’ve successfully signed in.
Great! You’ve successfully signed up.
Your link has expired
Success! Check your email for magic link to sign-in.
Please enter at least 3 characters 0 Results for your search