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As the “Responsible Restart Ohio Plan” is implemented during the ongoing COVID19 pandemic allowing a gradual return to work and lifting of some of the restrictions regarding consumer, retail and services, returning to operation, we your bishops together with you are anxious for the safe return to the public celebration

by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Apr 26, 2020 / 02:01 pm MT (CNA).- The Archdiocese of Boston has assembled groups of priests — living together in strategic locations close to hospitals— to administer the anointing of the sick to COVID-19 patients. Father Tom Macdonald, vice-rector of St. John’s Seminary in

Catholic Charities distribute food at St. Michael – St. Malachy Parish, Brooklyn. April 24, 2020. Credit: Diocese of Brooklyn
by Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Apr 25, 2020 / 12:00 pm MT (CNA).- Fr. Brendan Buckley, OFM. Cap., had never heard of the Zoom before this past March and the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. After his home in the Diocese of Brooklyn became a center of COVID-19 illness

WORSHIP AND SACRAMENTS IN THE TIME OF PUBLIC HEALTH CONCERN Archdiocese of Cincinnati Revised 3/17/20 Per the decision to suspend public celebrations of all Masses/liturgies, below please find specific guidance on how best to proceed with celebrating the sacraments and allowing our sacred spaces to remain open for private prayer

Every Catholic should know the definition of a sacrament as “an outward sign instituted by Christ to give grace.” And what s grace? The “Catechism of the Catholic Church” calls grace “participation in the life of God.” That is a font that never runs dry. Moreover, the grace poured out

By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph One catechetical joke asks the question, “What is the difference between a sinner and a saint? The answer — confession. According to the Catechism of the Catholic Church, “after having attained the age of discretion, each of the faithful is bound by an obligation