My mom gave me a small, framed copy of The Serenity Prayer. I have always kept it on my bathroom counter as a reminder of how to live.
The Women’s Care Center made the difficult decision to close its front lobby and offer only limited services at both of is Milwaukee locations.
Our church doors will be locked this year and though there will be churches streaming this holy celebration, we will not smell, we will not touch; we will not receive the bread and the wine.
I know Lent is a time when many people desire to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation, but this Lent is not like any other.
Fr. Sergio Rodriguez experienced tragedy early in life. When he was 5, his father was killed by guerrillas in their hometown of Chaparral, Colombia, and soon after he was sent to live with his grandmother so his mother could work as a teacher in a remote mountain village far away.
The Milwaukee Catholic Mamas Facebook group is a veritable brain trust of great ideas and nifty resources for surviving an apocalyptic quarantine situation while keeping your family’s sanity — and souls — intact.
Probably not a soul on the face of the earth planned to give up Mass for Lent this year.
Possessing a strong faith nourished by the vibrant devotional life of her family, Eleanore Dias puts her talents at the disposal of the Church, working with the Archdiocesan Intercultural Ministries to advance the Gospel message throughout the Asian and Pacific Islander Catholic communities.
Their answer was Courageous Communion: Daily Living for Quarantined Catholics, a website that offers not just spiritual resources but “a vision for how to approach this current situation,” said Pete Burds, director of the JPII office.
Since it’s impossible to know how long we will be in this state of spiritual and physical “social distancing,” it takes a little creativity when it comes to maintaining both our health and our relationship with the Lord.