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Today’s secular world throws curve balls at us all the time. AskACatholicPriest is a Q&A feature that anyone can use. Just type in your question or send an email to AskAPriest@rcspirituality.org and you will get a personal response back from one of our priests at RCSpirituality. You can ask about anything – liturgy, prayer, moral questions, current events… Our goal is simply to provide a trustworthy forum for dependable Catholic guidance and information. So go ahead and ask your question…

“Ask a Priest: Are Pants Appropriate for Women?”

Q: Could you please clarify the Church’s guidelines on modesty for women? I’ve read several sites that state women cannot wear pants, shirts lower than the two fingers below the pit of the throat, or sleeves above the elbow, but I was not sure if this was an actual teaching. Also, I do rowing, a sport which requires... Get the Answer!

The Widow’s Might: A Retreat Guide For Lent – Audio

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Prayer, Penance, and Loving Service! Weekly Message 2-24-2015

Dear Fellow Digital Missionary, pax Christi: I really loved writing and filming The Widow’s Might. It’s amazing to me that Jesus made such a dramatic point about the widow’s... Read More

“Ask a Priest: Why Aren’t Vasectomy Reversals Required?”

Q: My husband had a vasectomy 27 years ago. We have both confessed the sin, but I struggle with intimacy — I think maybe due to the sin. I understand the Church says he does not need to undergo a reversal. Why not!? It seems to me that the condition of a firm purpose of amendment isn’t satisfied. This leads me to... Get the Answer!

“Ask a Priest: Is There a Chance for Me, a Lukewarm Catholic?”

Q: My mother passed away when I was very young, and my father’s faith is not non-existent but I wouldn’t call him a practicing Catholic. There were years when we didn’t go to Mass at all. Now, my aunt, God bless her, takes us to Saturday evening Mass every week. It’s an incredible blessing. However,... Get the Answer!

Study Circle Guide: INSIDE THE PASSION

This Study Circle Guide is especially useful during Lent. It can also be adapted as a small-group activity during a faith-experience like a mission or a non-silent weekend retreat. The... Read More

The Widow’s Might:
A Retreat Guide for Lent

Giving is better than getting, according to the Lord; generosity leads to greater happiness (“blessedness”) than cupidity. And yet, popular culture in our post-modern... Read More

“Ask a Priest: Should Extraordinary Ministers Stand Behind the Priest at the Consecration?”

Q: I’m an extraordinary minister of Holy Communion who is uncomfortable with what I might be asked to do the next time I’m to serve. A friend said that before the processional in the Mass she was to serve in, the ministers were asked for one of them to stand behind our priest as he said the words of consecration,... Get the Answer!

Now Available! The Widow’s Might and more… Weekly Message

Lent begins tomorrow and we want to enhance your Lenten journey. To experience the blessedness that comes from keeping spiritual things first and material things second, is one... Read More

Study Circle Guide: INSIDE THE PASSION

This Study Circle Guide is especially useful during Lent. It can also be adapted as a small-group activity during a faith-experience like a mission or a non-silent weekend retreat. The... Read More

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