SATVRDAY EDITION

MORNING ISSUE:
The Ultimate Solution for Communion in Time of the Coronavirus – Fr. Z’s Blog
Elizabeth Wurtzel Made a Mess of Her Life, & Ended Up Dying as She Lived – David Mills
Live Perpetual Adoration Of The Blessed Sacrament – EWTN Poland
Violation of Anonymity of Penitents Seeking Confession – Fr. Z’s Blog
Painting of the Day: Breaking Home Ties by Norman Rockwell – Tony Esolen via Magdalen Col.
Why Does This Church Have A Stone Paratrooper Hanging From It? – Billy Ryan at uCatholic
Pentecost: Seeing Red for All the Right Reasons (Catholic Mode Blog) – Meghan Ashley Styling
R.R. Reno Does the Right Thing – Jennifer Fitz at Sticking the Corners
Pakistani Imam Turns From Islam To Follow Christ – Kevin Zeller at Mission Network News
God Bless Texas (& Us All) During the Covid-19 Quarantine – Stacy A. Trasancos, Ph.D.
5 College Priest-Chaplains on Catholics & Campus Life – Jim Graves at NC Register
What Is A Civilization Worth? – Rod Dreher at The American Conservative
Loving the Lord in the Midst of Distractions – Marissa Standage at Ignitum Today
Maximilian Kolbe A Saint in Auschwitz – Pete Socks at Catholic Stand
Hong Kong Catholics are Right to Fear Beijing’s Henchmen – Michael Sainsbury at UCA News
Our Place in Heaven – Fr. Nicholas Blackwell, O. Carm., at Catholic Stand
“Lost in Translation”: The Sequence Veni Sancte Spiritus (Part I) – Gregory DiPippo at NLM
How To Get Donors – Brice Sokolowski at CatholicFundraiser.net
Galileo, the Catholic Church, & the Impact on Science – John Clark at Magis Center
In Search of the Promised Land: Saint Brendan’s Voyage – Andrea Maraschi at Medievalist.net
Sydney Churches Open – But Why Did It Take So Long? – Kevin Donnelly, Ph.D., at The C. Weekly
Covid-19 Relief & Saving Catholic Schools – Mary Rice Hasson & Theresa Farnan at Public Dscrs
“Existential Inertia” vs. Almighty God – Dennis Bonnette, Ph.D., at Strange Notions
Catholic Church Suffering Violence in Ethiopia, Eritrea – Crux

LITERATURE & BOOK REVIEW(S):
The Moral Journey of the Philosophic Nature in Plato’s “Republic” – Andrew Seeley, Ph.D., at TIC

CHINESE CORONA VIRUS:
What St. Paul Did During His Two Years of “Sheltering-in-Place” – Susan Klemond at NC Register

OBITUARY(IES):
RIP, Peter V. Sampo, Ph.D., Founder of Magdalen College – Anthony M. Esolen, Ph.D.

OTHER LINK(S):
Is It Sinful to Accept Donations from a Masonic Lodge? – E. Christian Brugger, Ph.D., at NC Rgstr

THE SAMIZDAT HERALD:
The Age of Decadence – Ross Douthat at The New York Times
Wokeness & Child Sexualization – Rod Dreher at The American Conservative
Silicon Valley’s Latest Fad is Dopamine Fasting, Not as Crazy as It Sounds – A. Trevor Sutton
The NHS: The god That Failed – Fr. Ben Johnson at Transatlantic Blog
The Troubling Ideals at the Heart of Abortion Rights – Erika Bachiochi at The Atlantic
A Rorschach Epidemic
– Christopher F. Rufo at City Journal
Identity As Ideology – Theodore Dalrymple at First Things
Revisiting the “Armenian Question” – Mark L. Movsesian at Law & Liberty

LATE FRIDAY EDITION

EVENING ISSUE:
German Bishop Quits Synodal Forum Endorsing ‘Polyvalent Sexuality’ – CNA via The CWR
Pittsburgh Dioc. To Close Parishes; Ignoring Issues Related to Vatican II – Fr. Allan J. McDonald
Live Perpetual Adoration Of The Blessed Sacrament – EWTN Poland
That Didn’t Take Long – Donald R. McClarey, J.D., at The American Catholic
Islam’s Trojan Horse – William Kilpatrick at Crisis Magazine
German Bishops’ Head Calls For Synod On Priestesses – Cameron Doody at Novena
How To Get Donors – Brice Sokolowski at CatholicFundraiser.net
Was the Royal Commission Hand in Glove with the “Get Pell” Campaign? – Michael McAuley
An Easter Miracle – Jean Elizabeth Seah at Ignitum Today
Pentecost: Seeing Red for All the Right Reasons (Catholic Mode Blog) – Meghan Ashley Styling
The Fall of Constantinople – Steve Weidenkopf at Catholic Answers Magazine
The Sign of the Ultimate Revolutionary – Bob Drury at Catholic Stand
No Mass & Communion? Let Faith Trump Feelings – Jeffrey A. Mirus, Ph.D., at Catholic Culture
A Missive From a Mother to Her Heavenly Father – Barbara Padolina at Catholic Stand
Before & After: Texas Restoration by Ecclesiastical Studios & Sons – John Paul Sonnen at LAJ
Religious Freedom in Peril as Red China Passes New Hong Kong ‘Security Laws’ – Jon. McKeown
Wisconsin: Churches Specifically Targeted with Restrictions as Other Buildings Open – Fr. Zed
Now Or Never: A Plea for Concerted Traditionalist Action & Unity – John C. Rao, Ph.D.

CHINESE CORONA VIRUS:
A Little Perspective, Please? “Imagine You Were Born in 1900. . .” – Fr. Z’s Blog

BONUS NEWS LINKS:
Saint of the Day Quote: Blessed Richard Thirkeld – Donald R. McClarey, J.D., at TACatholic

OTHER LINK(S):
Judge Sullivan & a Load of Bricks – Donald R. McClarey, J.D., at The American Catholic

THE SAMIZDAT HERALD:
Weimar Minneapolis: The Day After – Rod Dreher at The American Conservative
Progressive Politicians Watch as Minneapolis Burns
– Willis L. Krumholz at City Journal
How Infectious Disease Defined the American Bathroom – Elizabeth Yuko at City Lab
5 Rules of British Style, According to a London Design Insider – Elly Leavitt at Domino
Twitter Needs to Fact-Check These Tweets from Prominent Liberals – Sohrab Ahmari at NY Post

THVRSDAY EDITION

Simply Raw Anti-Catholic Hatred In Maryland, Banning The Eucharist – P. Zummo via TACatholic
Spectacular B as in B, S as in S; James Martin, Cardinal Zuppi, & Homosexuality – Fr. Z’s Blog
Live Perpetual Adoration Of The Blessed Sacrament – EWTN Poland
Pixar Targets Children With Their First Gay Lead Character – Michael Brown, Ph.D., at The Stream
Germany for the Win! – One Mad Mom
“Rigid, Cold, Misguided” That’s How the Monastery of Bose Thanks Its Founder – S. Magister
Still Waiting for Full Accountability on Abuse – Fr. Gerald E. Murray at The Catholic Thing
Don’t Tell Him Or He’ll “Correct the Translation” of Gloria in Excelsis – Fr. John Hunwicke
By Rights I Should be an Atheist, But I Feel a Pull Towards Catholicism – Heather Tomlinson
Shy NYC Cabbie Combats Evil with a Cell Phone – Jamey Brown at Catholic Stand
Extraordinary Evangelization In Extraordinary Times – George Weigel at First Things
The Top 5 Misconceptions about Music at Mass, & More! – Jennifer Donelson-Nowicka at NLM
The Five Abodes of Saint John – Susan Skinner at Catholic Stand
Is Indifference to the Poor Mortally Sinful? – E. Christian Brugger, Ph.D., at National Cth Register
In Defense of Distributism – Shane Schaetzel at Complete Christianity
Shuttered Churches Could Fuel Death Of Catholic Newspapers – Clemente Listi at Rlgn Unplggd
Silence – Kat Larson at Ignitum Today
Pope Francis Will Name Charles de Foucauld a Saint, Who Was He? – CNA via The CWR
Pentecost: Seeing Red for All the Right Reasons (Catholic Mode Blog) – Meghan Ashley Styling
Christianity Gets Normal – Michael Warren Davis at Crisis Magazine
Donor Fatigue, Does It Really Exist? – Brice Sokolowski at CatholicFundraiser.net
Knights of Columbus Founder Fr. Michael McGivney to be Beatified – Catholic News Agency
Religious Liberty in a Hostile Age – Mark David Hall, Ph.D., at Law & Liberty
Research Using Cells of Illicit Origin & Vaccines from Fetal Tissue – Ch. O. Tollefsen, Ph.D.

LITURGY:
Holy Water & Super Soakers Don’t Mix, Priests Say – CNA via The Catholic World Report

CHINESE CORONA VIRUS:
How Long Should Parishes Live Stream Masses Once Churches Opened? – Fr. Allan J. McDonald
What Role Has Prayer Played in Driving Down Covid-19 Deaths? – Msgr. Charles Pope at CiM

BONUS NEWS LINKS:
Pope Clears Way to Sainthood for 3, Advances Causes of Others – J.A. Esteves at CNS via Crux

THE SAMIZDAT HERALD:
A Viral Video May Keep Biden’s Nasty Little Habit in the Public Eye – Andrea Widburg at TAmTh
The Bankrupt Irishman Who Created the Dollar Sign by Accident – Dan Hess at Atlas Obscura
‘Contact Tracing’ Of Dissidents – Rod Dreher at The American Conservative
10 Pioneer-Era Apple Varieties, Thought Extinct, Found in Pacific Northwest – AP via L.A. Times
The Role Ex-Nazis Played in Early West Germany – Spiegel International
A China-India Clash Would Be Xi Jinping’s Grand Mistake
– Michael Rubin at The Ntnl Interest

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