Tag Archives: Pandemic

Oh Jesus… what happened to us?

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SCOTUS Order Quashes California Effort to Restrict Worship

CV NEWS FEED: A Supreme Court order issued Friday reiterated that houses of worship in the State of California are free to gather at 25% capacity. The unsigned order spoke for the majority, with Justices Elena Kagan, Stephen Breyer, and Sonia Sotomayor … Continue reading

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The New Normal

By Father David Nix at Padre Peregrino: A Cuban grandmother recently wrote:  “Communism thrives on chaos, that’s why it’s always referred to as a ‘revolution.’ And that is what’s happening right now. It takes advantage of any situation to promote … Continue reading

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Bishop Schneider: Lockdown is a trial that can bring about great ‘spiritual benefit’

May 22, 2020, LifeSiteNews: Bishop Athanasius Schneider said Catholics should accept the situation brought about by the pandemic as a trial, suggesting that such acceptance will produce great spiritual benefit for the Church, “a greater spiritual benefit as if we … Continue reading

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The Pandemic and Times of St. Catherine of Siena (Virgin and Doctor)

From Saint Andrew Daily Missal: * “The Holy Order of Preachers which yesterday offered a red rose to Jesus risen again, offers Him today a lily of dazzling whiteness” – (Liturgical Year by Dom Guéranger) St. Catherine of Siena (1347-1380) … Continue reading

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Saints for the Pandemic (video) and St George

Fr Andrew Allman, parish priest of St Clare Catholic Church in the Diocese of Lancaster, England, has posted a video about helpful Saints we may pray to for assistance during the pandemic. We should perhaps add to this list of … Continue reading

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Archbishop Viganò on COVID-19 and the Hand of God

From The Remnant: Editor’s Introduction: During this seemingly apocalyptic moment, we must be ever mindful of the fact that, despite the great apostasy that’s been unfolding in the Church for decades, God Himself has not abandoned us. Good priests all … Continue reading

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Francis: Coronavirus is nature’s “revenge”, “tantrum”, “cry” for help

From Fr Z’s blog: I am not making this up. This is not The Onion.  Neither is this Eye of the Tiber. From Breitbart: Pope Francis: Coronavirus Pandemic Is Nature ‘Throwing a Tantrum’ ROME — Pope Francis told a Spanish … Continue reading

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Coronavirus updates from Rome: Vatican Allows General Absolution in Some Cases

Latest updates from the Eternal City in lockdown since March 10 Edward Pentin   March 20, 4.10pm In a second of two decrees, the Apostolic Penitentiary today ruled that in view of the difficulty in priests hearing confessions during the … Continue reading

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De Mattei: Gregory and the Coronavirus of his time

Roberto de Mattei at Rorate Caeli: An aura of mystery surrounds the Coronavirus, or Covid-19, as we don’t know either its origins or the real data of its diffusion, nor of its possible consequences. What we do know however, is … Continue reading

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Outside Italy, European churches begin ‘guidance to halt COVID-19 spread’

A man prays inside an empty Catholic church in Milan March 1, 2020. European churches have begun guidance for Masses in attempt to halt the spread of the coronavirus. (Credit: Yara Nardi/ Reuters via CNS.) By Simon Caldwell at Crux: … Continue reading

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