Catholic Straight Answers
Easter & Lent
What is the sudarium of Oviedo?
How does the Last Supper relate to Passover?
Fat Tuesday and Questions About Lent
I am an elderly person, and I remember having to fulfill the Easter Duty. Does that still apply?
Why does the date for Easter change and what are the origins of the word Easter?
What is the Triduum and when does it begin?
What is the Easter duty?
What is Shrove Tuesday? Is there any reason why people have a pancake dinner on Shrove Tuesday, the day before Ash Wednesday?
What are the origins of the Stations of the Cross?
What are the origins of Lent? Did the Church always have this time before Easter?
What are the origins of Ash Wednesday and the use of ashes?
What are some of the different Easter customs, like Easter eggs, bread, etc.?
Do pretzels really have anything to do with Lent?