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

FRIDAY EDITION

No Gods Before Me: Leaving Merton Behind – Rob Marco at Catholic Spiritual Direction
Live Perpetual Adoration Of The Blessed Sacrament – EWTN Poland
With Sex Abuser Jean Vanier, There Were Problem Signs for Years – Patrick Coffin at The Stream
March 27 Pope Blessing Carries Plenary Indulgence – Fr. Richard Heilman at Roman Catholic Man
Above My Paygrade – Ben Butera at The American Catholic
The Future of Catholicism & Your Lenten Appeal – Brice Sokolowski at CatholicFundraiser.net
The Cry of Lucetta Scaraffia Against Another Plague: Abuse of Women in the Church – SMagister
What is Wrong With the World? – Kat Larson at Ignitum Today
‘Catholic Democrat’ Is an Oxymoron – Peter Maurice at Crisis Magazine
Get to Know the Church Fathers: A Reading List to Deepen Your Faith – John Burger at Aleteia
What is a Plenary Indulgence? – Carol Glatz at Catholic News Service
Ask Father: A Priest Wants to be Able to Celebrate Easter in the Extraordinary Form – Fr. Z’s Blog
Tradition & Betrayal: Responding to Scandal with Adoration – John Johnson at Adoremus
The Daily Procession at the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem – J.P. Sonnen at Liturgical Arts Journal
Grandparents We Need Your Prayers! – Pete Socks at Catholic Stand
Hebrews: Old Covenant Abolished; New Covenant Established – J. Mirus, Ph.D., at Cthlc Culture
Praying Our Way Through the Pandemic – Laura DeMaria at Catholic Stand
Children’s Author Inspired by Faithful Catholic College – Newman Society
Mass Appeal: The Floral Midi Easter Dress (Catholic Fashion Blog) – Meghan Ashley Styling
U.S. Hospitals May Issue DNR Orders on Coronavirus Patients Without Their Consent – Life News
Lessons to be Learned from the Hidden Christians of Japan – Meg Hunt-Kilmer at OSV News
Sisters’ Struggle Reveals Risk To Disabled – Marilyn Rodrigues at The Catholic Weekly
Cardinal Zen: ‘Terrible’ Vatican-China Deal Sending Catholics ‘to Catacombs’ – Ed Pentin at NCRg
The Mark of Unity in the Catholic Church – Efran Menny at Medium|Catholic Age
Canonical Commentary on New Pontifical Decrees On TLM Saints’ Days & Prefaces – Rorate Cæli
‘It Takes a Father’: New Book Highlights Consecration to St. Joseph – Fr. Don. Calloway at NCReg
Iran’s Imprisoned Christians Face Yet Another Danger: Covid-19 – L. Gilbert at Religion Unplggd

THE SAMIZDAT HERALD:
China Is Lashing Out Because Wuhan Flu Has Unmasked It To The World – S. Maitra at The Fdrlst

POLITICS:
The Catholic Case for the Current President – Joe Bukuras at Clarifying Catholicism
Planned Parenthood Continues to Push Abortion Despite Coronavirus Pandemic – NC Register

LENT:
Ten Ways We Can Practice Fasting – Fr. Ed Broom, O.M.V., at Catholic Exchange
Lenten Soup Recipe: Rustic Potato & Leek Soup – Alexandra Greeley at NC Register
Lent in the Time of Covid-19: Attaining Holiness in the Midst of a Pandemic – T. O’Malley at OSV

CHINESE CORONA VIRUS:
The Amazing H-E-B
– Rod Dreher at The American Conservative
Covid-19 is a Chastisement from God – Shane Schaetzel at Complete Christianity
Only in a Godless Society. . . – Anita Moore, O.P., Esq., at V for Victory!
The Real Crisis – Donald R. McClarey, J.D., at The American Catholic
Coronavirus Latest From Rome – Edward Pentin at National Catholic Register

Quick Link(s):
Your Moral Betters at Work – Donald R. McClarey, J.D., at The American Catholic

Announcement(s):
New Release: T & T Clark Encyclopedia of Second Temple Judaism – Michael Barber, Ph.D.
My Latest Book has been Published! Read the Introduction Here. . . – Leila Miler

Video(s):
An Introduction to the Theology of the Mass (The Divine Symphony) – David L. Gray
Overcoming Spiritual Discouragement With Fr. Timothy Gallagher – Catholic Link
Episode 2 of My Online Course on JP2 on Suffering in Christ – Dawn Eden Goldstein, S.Th.D.

Podcast(s):
Studying the Western Tradition in Wyoming – Mark Bauerlein at First Things

THVRSDAY EDITION

EVENING UPDATE:
Live Perpetual Adoration Of The Blessed Sacrament – EWTN Poland

MORNING ISSUE:
The Dark Side of Luther – by Steve Wood – Steve Ray at Defenders of the Catholic Faith
Fakebook Blocking Or Deleting Live-Streamed Catholic Masses – Fr. Z’s Blog
What’s Wrong With the Singleness Obsession? – Cecily Lowe at Catholic Stand
Seven Catholic Authors to Read While Social Distancing – Stephen Beale at Catholic Exchange
Is the Coronavirus ‘Nature’s Revenge’? – John Zmirak, Ph.D., at The Stream
The Shepherds the Church Needs Now – Janet E. Smith at National Catholic Register
“Wittenberg” In Synodal Slow Motion – George Weigel at First Things
Virginia Governor Makes Attending Church Criminal Offense Amid Pandemic – CNA via Nwsmn
Art for the Domestic Church from Daniel Mitsui – Shawn R. Tribe at Liturgical Arts Journal
On Tolkien’s “Fairy Stories” – Nayeli Riano at The Imaginative Conservative
Despite Age & Lung Condition, Pp. Francis Continues to Meet People – Ed Pentin at NC Register
Lima Parish Hosts Rooftop Holy Hour for Neighbors Confined to Home – CNA via The CWR
Notes from a Week of Quarantine – Paul Kniaz at Catholic Stand
As Church’s Expands Online Footprint During Virus, So Does Pornography – Elise A. Allen at Crux
Sickness & Silver Crown: How St Louis Univ Survived 1849 Epidemic – Joe Slama at CNA
Her Most Chaste Spouse – Fr. Boniface Hicks, O.S.B., at Catholic Spiritual Direction
Mass Appeal: The Floral Midi Easter Dress (Catholic Fashion Blog) – Meghan Ashley Styling
The Christian Background to Communist China’s Best Hospitals – William Huang at Mercatornet
Blossom Like the Lily – Erin Cain at Ignitum Today
Age Discrimination & Rationing During Coronavirus Crisis – A. DeSanctis at National Review
How to Fundraise During the Covid-19 Pandemic – Brice Sokolowski at CatholicFundraiser.net
Pope Francis Condemns Abortion: “Every Human Life Has Value” – Micaiah Bilger at Life News
Christ on the Mount of Olives: Beethoven’s Passion Oratorio – M. De Sapio at The Imaginative. . .
Baptism as Resurrection: Readings for 5th Sun. of Lent Explained – The Sacred Page

THE SAMIZDAT HERALD:
Coronavirus Chronology: The CCP Is Responsible, Here is the Evidence – Massimo Introvigne
Oxford-Based Gp Stops Using WHO Data of Coronavirus Reporting, Citing Errors – Jon Miltimore
Airlines Shouldn’t Be Given Better Bailouts Than Small Businesses – G. Boorman at The Fdrlst

POLITICS:
Globalism is Dead – Long Live Patriotism – Shane Schaetzel at Complete Christianity
A New Fusionism – R.R. Reno at First Things

CHINESE CORONA VIRUS:
Rome: Famous 1522 Plague Procession Crucifix Moved to St. Peter’s – Fr. Z’s Blog
Covid-19 & the New Death Calculus – John Waters at First Things
A Prayer to the Virgin in the Time of Contagion – Marcia Segelstein at National Catholic Register
Ethicists, Lawyers See Dangers in Rationing of Scarce Health Resources – Catholic News Service
Cardinal Cupich: Chicago Church Bells Toll for Those Affected by Virus – Vatican News
Catholic Charities Continue to Serve Amid Coronavirus Threat in US – Peter Jesserer Smith

LENT:
“All of Creation Rejoiceth in Thee”: A Byzantine Hymn to Mary for Lent – G. DiPippo at Nw Lt Mv

Announcement(s):
Ordinariate Becomes 14th U.S. ‘Restored Order’ Diocese – Peter Jesserer Smith at NC Register
Bishop Steven Raica to Follow Bishop Baker as Head of Birmingham Diocese – CNA via The CWR
Vatican Updates Guidelines for Holy Week Liturgies During Coronavirus – CNA via Newsman
CDF Decree: New Saints for the Extraordinary Form (TLM) Liturgical Calendar – Fr. Z’s Blog
Welcome to the TheSacredPage.com 2.0 – Michael Barber, Ph.D., at The Sacred Page
CDF Decree: New Prefaces for the Extraordinary Form (TLM) Liturgical Calendar – Fr. Z’s Blog
Our First Catholic VR Meetup Is Happening This Saturday! – ChurchPOP

Video(s):
My Online Course on JP2 on Suffering in Christ – Dawn Eden Goldstein, S.Th.D.
Bishop Lopes at our Toronto Conference – Ch. Mahon at Anglicanorum Cœtibus Society Blog

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