In recent weeks and as a result of the pandemic occasioned by the Coronavirus many Catholic Christians across the world have been unable to break bread with Jesus, to celebrate mass with a priest present and to receive the body and blood of the Lord.They have not been able to hear the words that Jesus spoke to his disciples while he was still with them; “take and eat, for this is my body, take and drink for this is my blood”.
Frequent readers will recognize our dear Father Leo Polselli, C.S.C. Father Leo has written some beautiful reflections for your special family Rosary prayer on Good Friday … a most unusual Good Friday in the midst of a pandemic. You may use these reflections with your family at home, or with family and loved ones gathered online! Simply forward the document to them ahead of time so they can follow along. (There are helpful notes throughout the document for families new to Rosary prayer.)
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We don't want you to miss this. Holy Cross priest, Father David Guffey, the National Director of our media ministry, Family Theater Productions, wrote a beautiful article for the National Catholic Register.
In Scripture a covenant is a sacred unbreakable bond between parties that makes them family and is sealed with blood sacrifice. It is binding on the parties even if one is not faithful to it.
Dear sisters and brothers in Christ, how can we find hope during these troubled times? We need to remember the impossible is possible through faith in God’s mercy. With the mercy of God, goodness can flow abundantly.
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