Archbishop Smith: Living with Limit

I gather from news reports that many people are chomping at the bit right now to have medical restrictions eased so that life can begin to get back to some degree of normalcy. It has been about a month since directives from the Chief Medical Officer have placed rather...

Caritas Launches Covid-19 Response

Caritas Internationalis is part of a commission for Covid-19 created by Pope Francis. The confederation will coordinate with the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development (DPIHD) the first working group of the Commission dedicated to listening and supporting...

Archbishop Follo: Trust in God to be Welcomed by His Mercy

Second Sunday of Easter –Sunday of the Divine Mercy[1] – Year A – April 19, 2020 Roman Rite Acts 2:42-47; Ps 118; 1 Peter 1: 3-9; Jn 20: 19-31 Ambrosian Rite Acts 4:8 – 24; Ps 118; Col 2:8 – 15; Jn 20:19-31 The mercy of God. In these days of great concern for the...

Father Alphonse de Valk, C.S.B., Rest in Peace

Father Alphonse de Valk, C.S.B., went peacefully to the Lord earlier today, April 16th, 2020,  after a long life full of good works, during the glory of these days of the Resurrection. More details will likely follow, but, for now, please do keep his soul, and the...

German bishops criticise decision to maintain church service ban

Germany’s Catholic bishops’ have voiced disappointment at Chancellor Angela Merkel’s decision not to lift the ban on public church services, the German Catholic news agency KNA reports. After talks with regional government leaders, Merkel said the ban on public church...

Edmonton Catholic Schools places 708 staff on temporary layoff

The Edmonton Catholic School Division is temporarily laying off 708 staff in response to provincial government funding changes after classes were cancelled due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Read the Whole Article at its Original...