Monthly Archives: March 2020

St. Julian of Norwich – Relevant Today

Coronavirus: Mystic’s ‘relevance’ to self-isolating world By Nic Rigby – BBC News, East – 30 March 2020 Share Dr Janina Ramirez has written the book Julian of Norwich: A Very Brief History A 14th Century mystic who spent a lifetime … Continue reading

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Christians not immune to Coronavirus!

One dead, dozens sick after Illinois church revival service, many confirmed with coronavirus Nate Flannagan  Fri 27 Mar 2020 22:13 GMT A worship service takes place at the The Life Church of Glenview in IllinoisThe Life Church of Glenview/Facebook At least … Continue reading

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Worship online – Dunedin, New Zealand

Congregations still connected By John Gibb – OTAGO DAILY NEWS   Dunedin churches are using phones and some sophisticated social media initiatives to give help and share religious reflections in the fight against coronavirus, after services were suspended. The new dean … Continue reading

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Devil’s Advocates in the U.S.?

Best of Right Wing Watch – 3/27/20 Here are the top five posts from People For the American Way’s RightWingWatch.org of the past week. Click on the images or headlines for the articles. Trump Asks Pastors to Pray for Reelection, Calls Nov. … Continue reading

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Pope Francis and his ‘Urbi et Orbi’

COVID-19 is not God’s judgment, but a call to live differently, pope says Mar 27, 2020 by Cindy Wooden, Catholic News Service Vatican This article appears in the Coronavirus feature series. View the full series. Pope Francis leads a prayer service in an empty St. Peter’s … Continue reading

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Pope Francis on Reconciliation

Coronavirus indulgences evoke Francis’ ‘ridiculously-pardoning’ church Mar 26, 2020 by Joshua J. McElwee Theology – Vatican This article appears in the Coronavirus feature series. View the full series. ROME — Announcement of the Vatican’s offering of new plenary indulgences to those around the world affected by … Continue reading

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An American View of Present Isolation

COMMENTARY What do we learn from this place where we don’t want to be? Mar 25, 2020 by John Gehring – ‘NATIONAL CATHOLIC RECORDER A man in Washington wears a face mask during the outbreak of coronavirus March 19. (CNS/Reuters/Joshua Roberts) Before … Continue reading

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