LATE FRIDAY EDITION

Don’t Be Fooled By The New Normal – Fr. Bill Peckman at Roman Catholic Man
Our Priest Cancelled Our Wedding, So Who Else Can Validly Marry Us? – Cathy Caridi, J.C.L.
Live Perpetual Adoration Of The Blessed Sacrament – EWTN Poland
Homeschoolers are About to Dump Harvard – One Mad Mom
Applause Among Bishops Must Cease – Fr. Allan J. McDonald at Southern Orders
Transgender Madness Continues – Matthew J. Franck, Ph.D., at Public Discourse
What Sister Lucia’s Vision Of Fatima Looked Like (In Her Own Words) – Theresa Zoe Williams
After the Death of Its Grand Master, Tensions Resurface in the Order of Malta – Edward Pentin
The New ‘Fra Angelico’ of the Dominican Order: Fr. Marius J. Zerafa, O.P. – John Paul Sonnen
Donor Fatigue, Does It Really Exist? – Brice Sokolowski at CatholicFundraiser.net
Stop Praying Like You Mean It – Matthew Tan, Ph.D., at Ignitum Today
Pentecost: Seeing Red for All the Right Reasons (Catholic Mode Blog) – Meghan Ashley Styling
John Paul II Did Not Cover Up Abuse Says Official to His Cause for Sainthood – uCatholic
Reflections on the Protestant Revolution – Marek Jan Chodakiewicz at Crisis Magazine
Battling Porn: How to Know if You’re Addicted – Peter C. Kleponis, Ph.D., at The Catholic Gntlmn
Minnesota Bishops Defy Gov, Resume Public Masses: We Need To Be Treated Equally – ChPOP
Word of the Day: Woman – Anthony M. Esolen, Ph.D., at Jasper via Magdalen College
Babies For Sale – Jennifer Lahl at First Things
9 Saints With Epic Beards – Theresa Civantos Barber at Aleteia
Bioethicist: Christians Doctors Must Be Forced To Do Abortions, Euthanize Patients – W Smith JD
New Templeton Prize Winner Criticises the ‘Scientism’ of Dawkins – Catholic Herald
A Unique Milanese Custom for the Feast of the Ascension – Gregory DiPippo at New Lit Mov
A Bit Messy? Those Familiar with Vespers of the Dead (Old Rite) – Fr. John Hunwicke
Surrogacy: A Problem of Human Dignity – Ines A. Murzaku at The Catholic Thing

POLITICS:
Bo-Bolsheviks & Soft Totalitarianism – Rod Dreher at The American Conservative

CHINESE CORONA VIRUS:
Church That Refused to Close During Lock Down Gets Burned Down – Fr. Z’s Blog
Protecting Grandma After the Pandemic: The Secret War on the Elderly
– Rick Becker at NC Rgstr
The Anti-Thing – David Warren at The Catholic Thing

BONUS NEWS LINKS:
A Double Standard for Islam? – William Kilpatrick at The Catholic World Report
Norma McCorvey Was Truly Pro-Life
– Rod Dreher at The American Conservative
Space Age Earthlings & the God of Creation – Maurice Williams at Catholic Stand
Persecution to Apartheid: A Very Short History of South African Catholicism – Andrew Cusack
Vatican Financial Reform Moves Steadily Along
– Edward Pentin at NC Register
Another Plague: The Abortion Experience – Sister Patricia Barnette at Crisis Magazine

Literature & Book Review(s):
Bleak House by Charles Dickens – Anthony M. Esolen, Ph.D., at Jasper via Magdalen College
Month by Month with Mary – Pete Socks at Catholic Stand

Theater/Film:
In the Field of Reformation Fiction, Two Masterpieces Stand Out – Eamon Duffy at Cthlc Herald
Top Ten Civil War Movies For Memorial Day – Donald R. McClarey, J.D., at The American Catholic

ASCENSION THVRSDAY EDITION

Games Intellectuals Play – George Weigel at Denver Catholic
A Time of Crisis, a Lack of Leadership, & the Fall of the Post-Conciliar Church – Joseph Sciambra
Live Perpetual Adoration Of The Blessed Sacrament – EWTN Poland
Dropping The Ball On Sexual Abuse: Detroit’s Vigneron, Baltimore’s Lori. . . – Janet E. Smith, PhD
Norma McCorvey Mercenary? – Donald R. McClarey, J.D., at The American Catholic
Vatican Finances, What Is Going On? The Malta Case – Andrea Gagliarducci at C. News Agency
Marian Prophecies & Covid19 – Shalom World
Rendering to Caesar in an Epidemic: The Limits of Authority – Philip Lawler at Catholic Culture
The Horrible Prevalence Of Lying – Edifa at Aleteia
Sinful Curiosity is the Root of Many Sins – Msgr. Charles Pope at Community in Mission
2,000-Year-Old Rooms Found by Western Wall – Amanda Borschel-Dan at The Times Of Israel
Story of the Day: The Winter’s Tale by Shakespeare – Anthony M. Esolen, Ph.D., at Magdalen Col.
Galadriel’s Three Locks of Hair & the Relics of the Saints – Quirino Sugon, Jr., at Ignitum Today
Atheists in Praise of Christianity? – Jonathon Van Maren at The Stream
Women & The Ministerial Priesthood – Briana Huddleston at Catholic Stand
What’s Wrong with an Amazonian Rite? – Fr. D. Vincent Twomey, S.V.D., Ph.D., at The CWR
Truth About Modernism, Grasping Decree on Our Lady of America Apparitions & More! – NC Reg
Never Neglect First Precept of the Church, Be Grateful; Tethers You to God. . . – Ch. O. Blum, PhD
10 Reasons Why the LWD is the New LBD (Catholic Style Blog) – Meghan Ashley Styling
Consecration to St. Joseph: St. Joseph, Terror of Demons! – Deacon Guadalupe Rodriguez
Conversion is a Spiritual, Cognitive, & Physical Journey – Tom Collingwood at Catholic Stand
May You Live In Interesting Times – Sean Fitzpatrick at Crisis Magazine
3 Ways Coronavirus Has Changed Catholic Fundraising – Brice Sokolowski at Catholic Fundraiser
Pp. Francis Moves Financial Records Office Under Secretariat for Economy – Hannah Brockhaus

POLITICS:
It’s Time for a Federal Voucher Program – Alexandra DeSanctis at National Review

CHINESE CORONA VIRUS:
Beware of So-Called ‘Church Approved’ Coronavirus Prevention – Susan Brinkmann at NC Rgstr
Will Everything Be Different Now? – Randall B. Smith, Ph.D., at The Catholic Thing
Incredible Food Waste – Marvin G. Perez, Michael Hirtzer, & Deena Shanker at Bloomberg
‘A Wildfire of Death’: Policy, Culture, & Coronavirus in Nursing Homes
– Matt Hadro at CNA
Improving the Odds for an Ethical Vaccine – Phil Lawler at Catholic Culture

Podcast(s):
David Torkington Podcasts Now Available – Deborah Gyapong at Anglicanorum Cœtibus. . .

Obituary(ies):
Former Jesuit Superior General Dies Aged 84 – Catholic News Agency via Catholic Herald

Other Link(s):
Kansas Investigating Sexual Abuse Claims in Breakaway Society of St. Pius X – Matt Hadro

VVEDNESDAY EDITION

Fr. Robert Sirico: What Would Fr. Neuhaus Think of ‘First Things’ Now? – Fr. Ben Johnson
Our Lady in the Weeds: Knights of Columbus Find Forgotten Grotto – Catholic News Agency
Live Perpetual Adoration Of The Blessed Sacrament – EWTN Poland
Spring 2020 Updates on the Liturgy of the Hours Second Edition – Tom B. at Tom’s Digest
Queerness: America’s Post-Christian Gnosticism – Rod Dreher at The American Conservative
Catholic Environmentalists Promote Pro-Abortion, Occult Organization – Michael Hichborn at LI
Raphael’s Long-Lost Last Paintings Before His Sudden Death Revealed – Billy Ryan at uCatholic
Abp. Costelloe of Perth Slams Confession Seal Slur – Marilyn Rodrigues at The Catholic Weekly
Analysis: Why are Shops Reopening Whilst Churches Remain Closed? – Thomas Caddick at CH
Let the Dead Bury Their Dead – Douglas Farrow, Ph.D., at The Catholic World Report
Song of the Day: Lord, Who at Cana’s Wedding Feast – Tony Esolen at Jasper via Magdalen Col.
With Lockdown Lifted, Crackdowns on Churches Intensify – Zhang Feng at Bitter Winter
Praying Deeper – Kat Larson at Ignitum Today
Why A Layman Can Head the Congregation for Divine Worship. . . – Aurelio Porfiri at Altare Dei
The Our Father Revisited In Our Times – David Torkington at Catholic Stand
When John Paul II Greeted This Young Boy, It Changed His Life Forever – Ary Waldir Ramos Diaz
10 Reasons Why the LWD is the New LBD (Catholic Style Blog) – Meghan Ashley Styling
Bloomfield Won’t Budge – But Why? – CathNews New Zealand
An Old Testament Biblical Type: Going On Our Mary Way – Ray Sullivan at Catholic Stand
The Art of the Church Cornerstone – John Paul Sonnen at Liturgical Arts Journal
3 Ways Coronavirus Has Changed Catholic Fundraising – Brice Sokolowski at Catholic Fundraiser
In a Nairobi Slum, Regina Makes a Home for Abandoned Children – Marie Mulli at Mercatornet
St. Peter Claver: A Saint Just for Me – Menny Thought’s at Convert’s Quest
Centenary of John Paul II’s Birth, Some Commentary – Fr. John Hunwicke at Fr Hunwicke’s. . .

POLITICS:
Reclaiming Social Justice – Andy Smarick & Bruno V. Manno at Public Discourse

CHINESE CORONA VIRUS:
Can Bishops Require Communion on the Hand? – Kate Scanlon at Catholic News Agency
Florida Gov. DeSantis Protected Nursing Homes, Has Less Deaths Than New York
– Fred Lucas
Open Letter From Simon Bridges To Jacinda Ardern
– Scoop
How to Get the Most Out of Spiritual Communion
– Fr. John Falder at The Catholic Weekly
Cuomo Denies His Culpability in Nursing Homes Deaths – Kyle Drennen at Life News
Houston Redemptorist Holy Ghost Parish Closes Again After Priests Test Positive – CNA via CH
The Hyde Amendment Isn’t Enough – Alexandra DeSanctis at National Review

Announcement(s):
Pope Francis Merges Alaskan Dioceses to Create Archdiocese of Anchorage-Juneau – CNA

Resource(s):
Princeton University’s Index of Medieval Art Available Free Until June 1st – David Clayton at NLM

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