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Why Rejoin the Community for Sunday Eucharist?

Why Rejoin the Community for Sunday Eucharist?

By Jean Flannelly, SC Until the pandemic, I was able to boast, no claim, that for seventy-three years as a Catholic, I missed Sunday Mass, only three times. That’s saying that I missed Mass three times out of a possible three thousand, seven hundred ninety-six times....
A Time of Deepening Contemplation

A Time of Deepening Contemplation

Despite the challenges of sheltering in place, the past months have been a time of deepening contemplation and a call to live the Beatitude: Blessed are they who mourn. As I understand what this blessing meant in Jesus’ time, to sorrow over the suffering of the people...
To Heaven on Horseback

To Heaven on Horseback

“If only we keep courage, we will go to heaven on horseback instead of idling and creeping along.” – St. Elizabeth Ann Seton (Collected Writings [CW] 2:156) St. Elizabeth Ann is looking toward the sunset, pondering heaven. At second glance, Betty looks to have mounted...