Wednesday, April 1, 2020057The Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments has approved a special "Mass in the Time of Pandemic" to plead for God's mercy and gift of strength in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
Friday, March 27, 20200116It is Friday, the 27th of March. The harbingers of spring are all around us as we wait out the COVID-19 pandemic. Spring comes with a gust of hope when we can see the leaves and the grass turning green. We can hear the songs of the birds and have our hearts filled with rejoicing.
Thursday, March 26, 20200154She had become nearly forgotten. Little is known about the young woman who was killed for her Christian faith, presumably in the second century A.D. But now, a pandemic is shedding light on her: St. Corona.
Wednesday, March 25, 2020040Bishop Edward J. Burns and Auxiliary Bishop Greg Kelly asked Christians throughout North Texas to join the 1.3 million Catholics in the Diocese of Dallas in praying the Our Father at noon on March 25. Bishop Burns also asked the leaders of other denominations to join in this effort and several pledged their congregants to the effort,...
Sunday, March 22, 20200289In response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Pope Francis said he will give an extraordinary blessing "urbi et orbi" (to the city and the world) at 6 p.m. Rome time March 27.
Friday, March 20, 2020023While conferences and meetings can be postponed for months because of the coronavirus pandemic, the liturgies of Holy Week and Easter cannot, with the exception of the chrism Mass, said the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments.