Good Friday is the day Catholics commemorate the death of Jesus. So why do we call it GOOD Friday? How can we come to a deeper appreciation of this day?
In the Catholic view of Holy Week, Holy Thursday is considered to be the institution of the Eucharist/Holy Communion. In this Catholic Central episode, Eucharist 101, we go behind the bread and the wine to see what it’s all about.
The saints exist as inspirations for us, as well as heavenly friends and intercessors. In this brief 8-minute video Catholic Central introduces you to what saints are and a few of the more well-known ones.
Some people are confused about how Catholics view Christ’s mother, Mary, whom we also call the Mother of God. In this Catholic Central, episode we introduce you to Mary and learn about her place in the Church.
Nobody likes to admit to committing sins, but we all do – and some of them are far worse and more damaging than others. If you’ve already stumbled, there’s always Reconciliation/Confession, but Catholic Central has some ideas to help you avoid problems in the first place.
Plenty of cable channels love to program for Christmas, but Lent and Easter are usually reserved for sketchy Christian-themed documentaries of questionable accuracy, and the occasional faith-centric movie, special or miniseries.