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Amanda Evinger
“The sword would not have reached Jesus if it had not pierced Mary’s heart.” —St. Bernard
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Jim Schroeder
“Our Father, Who Art in Heaven, Hallowed be Thy Name…”
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Patty Knap
No one bothers to pray if they don’t think, in their hearts, that someone might be listening.
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Fr. Michael P. Orsi
This difficult time is an opportunity to grow in faith.
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Joseph Pronechen
With the country grinding to a halt, it’s time to consider Our Lady of America’s words and take them to heart.
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Jimmy Akin
Among other things to know, it is not necessary that palm branches be used in the procession. Other forms of greenery can also be used.
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Deacon Steven D. Greydanus
As a deacon, I’m supposed to be a servant. I find myself in the position of being unable to serve others, and, indeed, relying on others to serve me.
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Elizabeth McClung
The ends do not justify the means.
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Edward Pentin
Latest updates from the Eternal City in lockdown since March 10.
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Michael O’Neill
This American-born foundress of an Italian religious order was declared venerable in 2019.
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Kathy Schiffer
When the city of Constance was beset by the plague in 1414, prayers and processions asked St. Roch to bring healing.
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John Grondelski
We need to “physically distance” even while we keep our social ties close — because the physical matters.
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Ines Murzaku
In Lent through kenosis one is emptied and purified. It is kenosis that allows one to rediscover priorities, establishing a right relationship with beauty and setting us free.
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Patti Armstrong
“I consider that the sufferings of this present time are as nothing compared with the glory to be revealed for us.” (Romans 8:18)
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Susan Klemond
During the coronavirus lockdown, many dioceses and religious communities are offering virtual retreats on the internet.
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Alexandra Greeley
Ladies from the Diocese of Arlington in Virginia share their meatless soup recipes for your Lenten enjoyment.
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Kathy Schiffer
‘The sacraments are the spiritual Personal Protective Equipment of Catholics,’ say the petitioners in a widely-circulated open letter. ‘They enable us to work in the field hospital of the sick and dying.’
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Regis Martin
“At the time appointed by God, the only Son of the Father, the eternal Word, that is, the Word and substantial Image of the Father, became incarnate; without losing his divine nature he has assumed human nature.” (CCC 479)
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Joseph Pronechen
“The Lord promises us through St. Faustina that the soul that will venerate, or honor, this image will never perish.”
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Dr. Grazie Pozo Christie
COMMENTARY: Banning the elective procedure all makes perfect sense to health care professionals and the larger public — but not to abortion proponents like Planned Parenthood.
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Edward Pentin
Usually making pilgrimages to the Eternal City’s ancient ‘station churches’ during Lent is a much-loved tradition for Romans and visitors, but under lockdown few remain open.
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Patrick Reilly
This time together in the home can be a blessing to both parents and kids. Seize the opportunity.
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Alyssa Murphy
‘With Your Spirit’ is an online Mass and devotional database built by Catholics for Catholics during this coronavirus pandemic.
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Fr. Roger Landry
COMMENTARY: This is a time for special dedication, when poor Lents can be salvaged and good Lents can be perfected.
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E. Christian Brugger
DIFFICULT MORAL QUESTIONS: If a Catholic politician supports transgender ideology, should he or she be denied Holy Communion?
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Susanna Spencer
Let us grieve over the distance, long for our Lord in the Eucharist, and stay close to him in our hearts.