Even during a time of social isolation because of the Coronavirus pandemic, the Sunday liturgy continues to offer nourishment for prayer and reflection during the whole week – whether we are meditating on the readings, or participating in a television broadcast of the Mass and making a spiritual Communion.
A month ago, along with Alexandre Warnet, a climate activist in Laval, I launched a citizens' petition to Québec’s National Assembly to close stores on Sundays. More than 1,150 people have already signed it. In two months, as of August 29, the petition will be removed from the Website. I invite you to sign it, and have it signed by others.
On the Solemnity of Sts Peter and Paul, Pope Francis invites us to be builders of unity and prophets of God’s heaven on earth. In keeping with health precautions, the Holy Father celebrated Mass at the “Altar of the Chair” in St Peter’s Basilica, with the participation of a limited number of the faithful.
Here is the testimony of the Baronian family that explains how they went through this ordeal with the help of God.
The Misión Santa Teresa de Ávila had to close its doors when the measures related to the COVID were announced, but the mission was relatively ready to go online, and to use social media, to continue to stay in touch with the community despite the events.