May 15, 2020

Dorothy Day, co-founder of the Catholic Worker Movement and its newspaper, The Catholic Worker, is depicted in a stained-glass window at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in the Staten Island borough of New York. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz)

Dorothy Day: Model of Mercy

She provided a voice to the unheard. Pope Francis acknowledged that in his speech last September to the US Congress.
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Jesus walking n the field with his disciples

Exploring the World Jesus Knew

This scholar takes a look at the environment that helped shape salvation.
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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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Capuchin Franciscan Sister Maria Elena Romero reading

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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The Pope looking at a statue

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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Fauci’s dedication to public service formed at Jesuit high school

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, has emerged for many as the voice of reason and integrity as the nation confronts the novel coronavirus pandemic.
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