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Holy Week: Staying Home

Holy Week starts tomorrow. Together with Easter, it’s the high point of the Catholic calendar. I’d be going to Our Lady of the Angels — the parish church — on Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday AKA Holy Thursday, Good Friday and … Continue reading

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Dreary Outside, Self-Isolating Inside

I’m writing this partly as a followup on Thursday’s “Self-Isolation in the Family” post. And partly because I got frustrated with what I’d been trying to write today. My son is still sick, and it’s a damply dismal Saturday afternoon. … Continue reading

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Staying In this Weekend

(My desk: clutter/knickknacks/curios and all.) The COVID-19 pandemic didn’t affect my weekly routine until last Tuesday. That’s when Bishop Kettler announced that public Masses in the diocese are suspended until April 13. The St. Faustina Adoration chapel here in Sauk … Continue reading

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Mass Suspended: COVID-19 and the Common Good

Catholic churches in the St. Cloud diocese aren’t shutting down. Pastoral care will continue. But today our bishop announced that public Masses won’t happen in the diocese until after April 13: “Bishop Kettler: Public Masses in diocese suspended through April … Continue reading

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