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March 27, 2020

A Lenty Lent, benefits to working from home, pants with nobody inside them, and more (7 Quick Takes)

We have only two weeks left until Easter, and I can’t decide whether Lent has been fast or slow. It’s just been…very Lenty.
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A quarantine concert

Letting things be might be the hardest thing about this crisis. Recognizing that things are outside my control is never easy. But it’s especially hard to know that the greatest and most selfless gift I can give to others is to do nothing.
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Online Masses in ASL for Deaf Community

Resources for the Deaf During The Pandemic Masses Livestreamed in American Sign Language: Sunday Masses Livestreamed in American Sign Language St. John’s Deaf Center, Detroit – Fr. Mike Depcik Sunday 11:30 a.m. ET  Facebook live  https://www.facebook.com/deafmass. Archdiocese of Philadelphia – Fr. Sean Loomis Saturday 5:30 pm ET – Facebook live  https://www.facebook.com/DeafCatholicPhilly/ or www.CatholicDeafPhilly.org Archdiocese of...
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I’ve been exposed to the coronavirus — I think

What I came to learn during my confinement is that you don't have to have symptoms to be a carrier of COVID-19 and spread it to others.
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COVID-19 is not God’s judgment, but a call to live differently, pope says

The worldwide coronavirus pandemic is not God's judgment on humanity, but God's call on people to judge what is most important to them and resolve to act accordingly from now on, Pope Francis said.
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Texas Catholic family’s quarantine dancing video goes viral

Within 72 hours of Ali Hoffman's March 21 Facebook post, the video went viral, racking up nearly 5 million views and more than 183,000 shares.
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Pandemic casts spotlight on a nearly forgotten martyr: St. Corona

She had become nearly forgotten. Little is known about the young woman who was killed for her Christian faith, presumably in the second century A.D. But now, a pandemic is shedding light on her: St. Corona.
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