We have been invited by the School Sisters of Notre Dame (St. Louis) to join with religious congregations, friends, family, associates, and co-workers in a collaborative “Day of Prayer” on November 3rd – Election Day in the United States.
This prayer was shared at the very beginning of our awareness of the enormity of the pandemic. We share it again, as we come to the end of six months of confinement.
While it has been very difficult to gather in prayer during this time of physical distancing, the need for prayer is heavily felt.
LCWR (The Leadership Conference of Women Religious) is partnering with other faith leaders calling for all people to spend time during the weekend of May 29-31 to lament and mourn the 100,000 persons who will have died in the United States from COVID-19, and to pause at noon on June 1 to honor the deceased.
Pope Francis is inviting all Christians to join an initiative to pray, fast, and perform works of charity on 14 May, to implore God for an end to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Turin’s Cathedral will be making the image of its Holy Shroud available through television and social media channels on Holy Saturday.
Traditionally, one receives the Sacrament of Reconciliation during Holy Week. During this time, it is impossible for most of us to do so.