Stuck because of COVID-19? How to make a Spiritual Communion.

Where I am, in the Cupboard Under The Stairs, the local county has decreed that gatherings of 250 or more, including religious events, are banned.  You can still go to nearly every other sort of place, but not church if there are 250 people.  Fine or imprisonment!   I...

Rediscovering the Form of Things: On My Work To Date

I would like to recall a scene of almost two decades past. I was in my first year of doctoral work and was studying, at home on a bright Sunday afternoon. I found myself reflecting […] Read the Whole Article at its Original...

Amid coronavirus pandemic, pope's Easter liturgies closed to public

Vatican City, Mar 14, 2020 / 04:56 pm (CNA).- Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Pope Francis’ liturgies for Holy Week and Easter, which usually include the presence of thousands of people, will be held without public attendance this year. According to an online notice...

Coronavirus Latest from Rome

By Edward Pentin | UPDATES (Rome time)   March 15, 12.15am Vatican announces on the website of the Prefecture of the Pontifical Household that all liturgical celebrations of Holy Week “will take place without the physical… Read the Whole Article at its Original...

Coronavirus Update: What Every Catholic Needs to Know

By Coronavirus Update | Prayer March 12: Pope Francis Asks for Mary’s Protection of Rome Against Coronavirus (Hannah Brockhaus/CNA) March 11: Cardinal Turkson’s Message During Coronavirus Pandemic: ‘Prayer is Our strength’… Read the Whole Article at...

Third Sunday of Lent

The Readings for the Third Sunday of Lent focus on thirst. In the First Reading from the Book of Exodus, the Lord gives abundant water to the Israelites who are thirsting in the desert. In the Gospel and in the Second Reading we see that there is also a spiritual...