Archbishop Follo: the Shepherd: the Lamb who Saves the Sheep

Fourth Sunday of Easter – Year A – May 3, 2020 Roman Rite Acts 2:14 a-36 – 41; Ps 23 ; 1 Peter 2:20 b- 25; Jn 10:1-10 Ambrosian Rite Acts 6:1-7; Ps 134; Rm 10: 11-15; Jn 10: 11-18   1) He is the true Shepherd, the good one. Today’s liturgy invites us to contemplate...

Experts offer a path to reopening churches, and the sacraments

CNA Staff, Apr 30, 2020 / 04:00 pm (CNA).- As more Catholic dioceses begin to resume public Masses during the coronavirus pandemic, a group of theologians and medical experts has provided guidance for doing so as safely as possible. “With proper safeguards to prevent...

Aid groups warn COVID lockdown fueling famine

Dire predictions of a worldwide famine due to COVID-19 are already coming true, according to organizations in Africa and Asia that work with Canadian Church partners. Read the Whole Article at its Original...

Italian Churches Prepare to Resume Funerals After Eight-Week Ban

By Courtney Mares/CNA. | ROME, Italy — After eight weeks without funerals, Italian families will be able finally to gather together to mourn and pray at funeral Masses for the victims of the… Read the Whole Article at its Original...

Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder

By Tom Nash | Television Masses are a blessing. They remind us of the Church’s universal nature, e.g., EWTN liturgies from Rome or elsewhere during the Pope’s travels. TV Masses, including those broadcast locally, have also long… Read the Whole Article at its...

Watch Today’s Mass from EWTN

By Daily Mass | During this time, especially during the Lenten season, we wanted to remind you that EWTN broadcasts the daily Mass live at 8 a.m. Eastern from Our Lady of the Angels Chapel on the EWTN campus in Irondale,… Read the Whole Article at its Original...

The Extraordinary Gift of a Stay-at-Home Mother

By Jim Schroeder | It is 12:30 on a Tuesday afternoon. Our 8-month-old, Kate, has just awoken early from her nap after being unintentionally roused by her 8-year-old brother, Will, who was determined to retrieve one of his toys… Read the Whole Article at its...

The Idolatry of Eros and the Corporeality of God

I have been wondering for some time about how Christian teaching on matters sexual can be presented in more theologically substantial ways than “thou shalt not masturbate/fornicate/sodomize, etc.” Such an approach, however necessary as a […] Read the Whole...