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Holy Thursday: Catholic Baby Names

If you are Catholic and expecting a child within the remainder of April, it is important to live as children of the light and perform actions that are good, just, and true during Lent. It is essential to celebrate Lent as a family and to teach your child the importance of faith and good will. For parents-to-be, here is a list of baby names derived from the Bible that will be a perfect fit for your soon-to-be.


John (Hebrew): God is gracious; in the Bible, one of the Apostles
Luke (Greek): A man from Lucania
Mark (Latin): Dedicated to Mars, the God of war
Matthew (Hebrew): A gift from God


Eve (Hebrew): Giver of life; a lively woman
Mary (Latin/Hebrew): Star of the sea/from the sea of bitterness
Sarah (Hebrew): Princess, lady; in the Bible, wife of Abraham
Theresa (Greek): A harvester