UK Parliament to go red for #RedWednesday

The Houses of Parliament in Westminster are to be floodlit red for #RedWednesday, the initiative which calls on people to shine a light on persecution and stand up for faith and freedom.

Get ready to light up red

More than 30 cathedrals, churches and schools from the west coast of Scotland to the south coast of England have so far pledged to take part in #RedWednesday as the UK prepares to stand up for faith and freedom.

How to Approach Communion Well

Alex provides some reflections and advice on what to do near the end of Mass when we’re approaching the priest for Holy Communion and receiving Jesus.

Why do Catholics light candles?

One of the oldest Christian practices, here we look at the reason Catholics use candles as both symbols and prayer intentions.

Why do Catholics pray to Mary?

A common misconception amongst non-Catholics is that Catholics pray to Mary like she is a deity, in the same way that the ancient Greeks prayed to the goddess Athena, or Hindus pray to Shiva. Here, Mairead explains why Catholics pray to Jesus’ mother.