Pope Francis delivers an extraordinary blessing “To the City and to the World” on Friday to pray for an end to the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic. In his meditation, the Pope reflects on Jesus’ words to His disciples: “Why are you afraid? Have you no faith?” Full text included.
Archbishop Christian Lépine of Montreal and Auxiliary Bishop Marc Pelchat of Québec wish to send a message of hope to as many people as possible during the fight against this pandemic and have asked Catholic churches in their dioceses to ring their bells for 10 minutes, starting at 12 noon, beginning Sunday, March 29 through every Sunday until Easter.
Here is Archbishop Lépine's fourth pastoral letter.
“As the leaders and representatives of religious communities in Quebec, we affirm that faith is a fundamental aspect of our lives. ”
Here is an article explaining ways to remain in spiritual communion with others and Christ when we are restricted from receiving sacramental Communion.