MONDAY EDITION

MORNING ISSUE:
First ISIS, Then Iran: How Iran Terrorizes Some Catholics – Xavier Bisits at NC Register
The US Bishops’ Weak Defense of Their Overseas-Charity Agency – Ph. Lawler at Cthlc Culture
Live Perpetual Adoration Of The Blessed Sacrament – EWTN Poland
Bishop ‘Suspends’ Sacramental Anointing, Rescinding Controversial Policy – CNA via The CWR
Church As A Non-Essential Service – Matthew Schmitz at First Things
NYTimes Op-Ed Blames Christians, Not China, For Spread Of Virus – T. Justice at The Federalist
Why Catholics Can Believe in Evolution: Adam & Eve Given Souls – R. Kurland, Ph.D., at C. Stand
Police Raids on Italian Churches Raise Religious Freedom Concerns – Elise Ann Allen at Crux
Why the Blessing Mattered in St. Peter’s Square – Kevin M. Tierney at Medium
From Isolation to Community Solitude – Fr. Nicholas Blackwell, O. Carm., at Catholic Stand
What is Beauty. . .& Why Does It Matter? – Jeff Minick at Seton Magazine
Spiritual Communion in a Time of Coronavirus – Caitlin Marchand at Catholic Exchange
The Future of Catholicism & Your Lenten Appeal – Brice Sokolowski at CatholicFundraiser.net
Why Saint Joseph Is The Best Role Model For Men – Matthew Chicoine at epicPew
The Patriarchal Co-Cathedral of the Diocese of Jerusalem – J.P. Sonnen at Liturgical Arts Jrnl
90 Days to Style: Take My Suitcase Challenge (Catholic Fashion Blog) – Meghan Ashley Styling
Living Within Four Walls: A Guide for Modern Day Anchorites – Amy Marter at Our Sunday Visitor
Craig, Conventionalism, & Voluntarism – Edward Feser, Ph.D.
Oh Happy Day! Adventures in Ireland – Sarah Richthammer at Clarifying Catholicism
How Renaissance Florence Held Hygienic Masses During the Plague – S. Feingold at NC Register
Wyoming Gov Vetoes Bill for Medical Care for Babies Who Survive Abortions – Life News
Understanding Atrocities Committed in the Name of Christ – Efran Menny at Medium|Cthlc Age
Is the Corona Virus a Punishment from God? – Fr. Regis Scanlon, O.F.M. Cap.
Madison Dioc.: Bishop Hying’s Decree Altering Conditions for Gaining Plenary Indulgences – Z
Bishop Schneider: Cessation of Public Masses a Divine Rebuke? – Edward Pentin Consultancy

LENT:
Passion Sunday 2020 – Gregory DiPippo at New Liturgical Movement

THE SAMIZDAT HERALD:
Shipments of Urns in Wuhan Raise Questions about Red China’s Virus Reporting – NYPost

POLITICS:
Living & Dead Constitutions – J. Budziszewski, Ph.D., at Underground Thomist
Happiness for All – Mark Bauerlein at First Things
Facebook Censors Pro-Lifers, Ignores Liberal Post Wanting Pro-Lifer to “Die” – Life News
Massive New York Times Op-Ed Says the ‘Pew Gap’ is Real & Growing – T. Mattingly at Get Rlgn
Covid-19: The Need to Balance Public Health & Economic Stability – Gleaves Whitney at TIC

CHINESE CORONA VIRUS:
Remember the Chinese Communist Lies – Donald R. McClarey, J.D., at The American Catholic
Medical Staff Forced to Join Chinese Communist Party’s Virus Lies – Sh. Xinran at Bitter Winter
It Isn’t The Black Death – Gilbert T. Sewall at The American Conservative
This Week: Astonishing Responses in a Time of Crisis – Phil Lawler at Catholic Culture
Advice, Tips for Teaching Kids at Home, from a Veteran Homeschool Mom – Ch. Hanus at NCReg
Coronavirus Latest From Rome – Edward Pentin at National Catholic Register
Can’t Go to Confession During Pandemic? Consider an Act of Perfect Contrition – CNA via CWR
Coronavirus Means Quiet Times for Maritime Ministers in U.S., Canada – D. Sadowski at CNS

Podcast(s):
How to Begin Path to Discernment & Spiritual Warfare | feat. Dan Burke – Cthlc Spiritual Direction

Video(s):
Sixth Penitential Psalm: De Profundis – Donald R. McClarey, J.D., at The American Catholic
Police Tells Pro-Lifers They Can’t Pray Outside Planned Parenthood – Steven Ertelt at Life News
The Veil Removed, Short Films of What Really Happens at Mass – Sister Hel. Burns, F.S.P.

Poll(s):
Poll: Veiling & Covering Images on 1st Passion Sunday 2020, 5th of Lent – Fr. Z’s Blog

Announcement(s):
Pope Doesn’t Have Coronavirus After Vatican Does Testing – H. Brockhaus at CNA via The CWR
Holy Week at the Vatican to be Livestreamed, Without Faithful Present – Elise Ann Allen at Crux
HHS Clarifies Protections for Coronavirus Patients with Disabilities – CNA via Newsman
New Book: The State of New Testament Studies (eds. McKnight & Gupta) – The Sacred Page

SVNDAY EDITION

St. Joseph’s Apparition in America – Joseph Pronechen at National Catholic Register
Live Perpetual Adoration Of The Blessed Sacrament – EWTN Poland
How Do We Know We’re Right About the Church? – Angelo Stagnaro at National Catholic Register
Ask Father: Blessing Sacramentals Over a Live Stream on the Internet – Fr. Z’s Blog
The World Must Come to Walsingham – Michael Warren Davis at Crisis Magazine
Pope John Paul II’s Oriental Influenced Chasuble – Shawn R. Tribe at Liturgical Arts Journal
The Aim of Contemplative Meditation, According to St. John of the Cross – Catholic Exchange
Two ”Memento Mori’ Chasubles – Shawn R. Tribe at Liturgical Arts Journal
Avoiding Bitterness In Suffering: Meeting Christ In Physical Pain & Fatigue – Cthlc Sprtl Drctn
Following a Rhythm of Prayer for the Domestic Monastery – J.G. Miller at Catholic Culture
Episcopal Prelatial Dress in Eighteenth Century New Spain – Lucas Viar at Liturgical Arts Journal
A Contemporary Black Vestment Set with Memento Mori: Theorized & Realized – Lit Arts Jrnl
The Palm Sunday Procession in Medieval France – Aelredus Rievallensis at Canticum Salomonis
How to Create a Sacred Space at Home For Prayer During Coronavirus Quarantine – ChurchPOP
Making Spiritual Lemonade from the Coronavirus Lemon – Gabriel Garnica at Catholic Stand
Jean de Bernières on Humility & Communion – Rick Yoder at The Amish Catholic
Don’t Let Fear Distract You From His Holy Face – Susan Skinner at Catholic Stand
Our Identity in Christ & the Call to Forgive Others – Fr. N. Moneme, O.M.V., at Catholic Exchange

SATVRDAY EDITION

Agnostic Converts On the Spot While Pope Blesses World Amid Pandemic – ChurchPOP
A Coronavirus Great Awakening? – Robert Nicholson at The Wall Street Journal via Open Politics
Live Perpetual Adoration Of The Blessed Sacrament – EWTN Poland
Dan Burke, Former President & COO of EWTN News, Has Good News – Fr. Matthew Mary Tweet
Wherein a Seriously Annoyed Fr. Z Rants about Nurses Anointing – Updated – Fr. Z’s Blog
Answering the Most Common Objection to the Deuterocanonical Books – T. Horn at Cth Answers
Before & After: St. Catherine of Siena in Trumbull, Connecticut – Liturgical Arts Journal
When Non-Believers Wed – Byron & Francine Pirola at The Catholic Weekly
Action Item! Bishops & Priests – Exorcise & Bless! – Fr. Z’s Blog
God’s Gift of the Periodic Table – Robert Kurland, Ph.D., at Catholic Stand
As Her Lungs Failed, Therese Wrote: “I Am Not Dying, I Am Entering Into Life!” – Rorate Cæli
Love in the Time of Coronavirus: Spiritual Communion – Suellen Brewster at Catholic Stand
Be England Thy Dowry, Rededication Today – Christopher Ortega at Crisis Magazine
Mass Appeal: The Floral Midi Easter Dress (Catholic Fashion Blog) – Meghan Ashley Styling
The History of the Scapular – Fr. William Saunders at Catholic Exchange
The Future of Catholicism & Your Lenten Appeal – Brice Sokolowski at CatholicFundraiser.net
How to Make a Consecration to St. Joseph – John Clark at National Catholic Register
True Freedom – Brother Joseph Selinger, O.P., at Ignitum Today
15 Years After They Starved My Sister to Death, We Must Never Forget Terri Schiavo – Life News
Ave Maria, Gratificata – Fr. John Hunwicke at Fr Hunwicke’s Mutual Enrichment
Death by Emigration: Two Years After ISIS, Catholics Are Still Fleeing Iraq – X. Bisits at NCRgstr

THE SAMIZDAT HERALD:
Netflix’s ‘Self-Made’ Showcases Capitalism’s Inherent Ability To Uplift Minorities – The Federalist

LENT:
Making Your Quarantine Lenten – Joe Heschmeyer, J.D., at Shameless Popery

POLITICS:
Coronavirus Aid Bill Passes Senate, Blocks Loans to Planned Parenthood – CNA via Newsman
DOJ: Sex Discrimination Laws Don’t Cover Transgender Athletes – CNA via NC Register

CHINESE CORONA VIRUS:
Watching Mass at Home? Here’s 4 Amazing Ways to Improve Your Spiritual Experience – ChPOP
Memento Mori in a Time of Pandemic – Catholic News Agency via The Catholic World Report
Mass at a Distance: Devotional Aids – Joseph Shaw at The Chairman’s Blog
Illinois Religious Order Funds Hotel Initiative To Protect Homeless – P. West at CNA via Newsman

Pic(s):
Startling Visuals from Special “Urbi et Orbi” Ceremony in Rome Against the Pandemic – Fr. Z

Announcement(s):
Fr. Carron Re-Elected as President of Communion & Liberation – CNA via Newsman

Other Link(s):
Pope Francis’ Homily at Extraordinary ‘Urbi et Orbi’ Blessing – National Catholic Register

Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on email
Email
Share on whatsapp
WhatsApp
Share on linkedin
LinkedIn
%d bloggers like this: