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What Happens When a Person is Blessed by a Priest? Spiritual and Temporal Benefits – Father Ralph Weimann at CatholicLink Blog

Byzantine New Year – Gregory DiPippo at New Liturgical Movement

Four Saints Who Survived Horrific Storms and Droughts – Cerith Gardiner at Aleteia

What Catholics Told Me – David Griffey at Daffey Thoughts Blog

Cosi Fan Tutti – Father John Hunwicke at Mutual Enrichment Blog

Is Teilhard de Chardin being Rehabilitated and Who is That, Anyway? – Luke Coppen at The Pillar

Love Letters to the Liturgy: The Communion Rail – Cynthia Millen at Catholic Stand

The Yin and the Yang – Ben Butera at The American Catholic

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Jimmy Lai Marks 1,000th Day in Jail Awaiting Trial

Sebastien Lai, son of the pro-Democracy Catholic, has not seen his father in three years and worries for his health as his dad suffers from diabetes and was diagnosed with high blood pressure in 2021 while in prison.