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Vandalized monument at Our Lady of the Assumption Church in Bloomingburg, New York.

Attacks on Catholic Statues Continue Over Weekend

Recent weeks have seen acts of vandalism and destruction at Catholic churches across the United States, including arsons, decapitations, and graffiti. In addition to the most recent attacks, in the last two weeks statues of Christ and the Virgin Mary have been attacked in Florida, Tennessee, New York, and Colorado.

Fletcher Abner with his first Communion rosary. The rosary he is holding was made by his grandmother, Shirley Jones. She has made more than 20 for her grandchildren on their first Communion.

Jesus Is Longing for This Day

As churches across the country resume public Masses, those eagerly awaiting the sacraments of first Communion and confirmation reflect on the unexpected blessings of their delay and their upcoming big day.