May 15, 2020

Dorothy Day: Model of Mercy

Dorothy Day has been called many things. After her death in 1980, David O’Brien, writing in Commonweal, called her “the most important, interesting, and influential figure in the history of American Catholicism. “

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Exploring the World Jesus Knew

The Incarnation of the Word of God took place in the land of Israel (also known as Palestine) 2,000 years ago.

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Statue of Saint Isidore the Farmer

Saint Isidore the Farmer

A married man known for his love of prayer, Saint Isidore the Farmer is one of the five saints of Spain. Saint Isidore worked on the estate of a wealthy landowner and thus attained the title of farmer.

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COVID-19 is God’s call to live differently, pope says

The worldwide coronavirus pandemic is not God’s judgment on humanity, but God’s call on people to judge what is most important to them and resolve to act accordingly from now on, Pope Francis said.

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Cloistered life offers lessons for the world during COVID-19

People often telephone Sister Maria Elena Romero, a Capuchin Franciscan Poor Clare in Wilmington, Delaware, to ask for her to pray for a personal intention, to sound out a problem, sometimes just to cry.

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Pope Francis’ prayer to Mary during COVID-19

Under your protection, we seek refuge, Holy Mother of God. Do not disdain the entreaties of we who are in trial, but deliver us from every danger, O glorious and blessed Virgin.

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