15Sep San Francisco Catholics plan Eucharistic processions to ‘Free the Mass’

Catholic Herald reports:

The Archbishop of San Francisco has called Catholics to participate in Eucharistic processions across the city on September 20, which will join together and walk past city hall before public Masses are said outside the city’s cathedral … Read the rest

15Sep The reign and ruination of medieval England’s favourite relic

An interesting read from Michael Carter in The Tablet…

Relics of the Holy Blood were (indeed, still are) venerated across Europe. They proliferated in the 12th and 13th centuries, a time of intense, and often highly emotional, devotion to Christ … Read the rest

15Sep Caritas Greece calls for support for Lesbos refugees and for locals

The Director of Caritas Hellas talks about the situation on the ground in Lesbos after Europe’s largest refugee camp burnt to the ground and calls for the shared responsibility of European nations.

By Linda Bordoni 

Tension is high on the

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15Sep 15 September, 2020. Our Lady of Sorrows

As she watched Jesus die, Mary's heart was broken. Long before, old Simeon had linked Jesus' suffering with that of his mother: 'a sword will pierce your own soul too.' When our own troubles are hard to bear, we can look to Our Lady of Sorrows as our inspiration and our help.