New Scenarios in the Coronavirus Era: Politics, History, Theology

The theme of my conversation is: The new scenarios in Italy and in Europe during and after the Coronavirus crisis. I will not speak about this theme from a medical or scientific point of view as I do not have this competence. I will instead consider the argument from...

Bishop Donald J. Hying: “God will get us through this”

MADISON, Wisconsin — While the decision to suspend public Masses at more than 100 Catholic parishes was “the hardest thing I could possibly do,” the coronavirus pandemic presents the faithful an opportunity to become more […] Read the Whole Article at its...

Pittsburgh procession will ask for divine protection from coronavirus

Pittsburgh, Pa., Mar 17, 2020 / 03:55 pm (CNA).- Fr. Nick Vaskov wanted to do something. He wanted to invoke God’s protection against the pandemic of the coronavirus, and call for the protection of the saints. He wanted to give witness to faith. So he decided to have...

Further Liturgical Responses to the Coronavirus Pandemic (Mar 17)

Dear Faithful,           We are living in extraordinary times.  The Coronavirus (COVID-19) is now a global pandemic.  It has affected every aspect of our daily lives.           As of today, the Government of Alberta has now declared a state of emergency under the...

The Coronavirus and Sitting Quietly in a Room Alone

Blaise Pascal said, “All of humanity’s problems stem from man’s inability to sit quietly in a room alone.” The great seventeenth-century philosopher thought that most of us, most of the time, distract ourselves from what […] Read the Whole Article at its...

ONE IDEA….

….organised with a neighbour. We’re putting a note through everyone’s door suggesting that at 6pm every day, we go to the front of our homes and call out and wave to each other. At least that way we can keep in touch and in addition to greetings...

How are Catholics coping with school closures?

Washington D.C., Mar 17, 2020 / 03:00 pm (CNA).- The coronavirus pandemic has caused Catholic schools across the United States to close. With no clear timeline for when they might reopen, parents, students, teachers and schools are finding innovative ways to balance...