Be ashamed of being a sinner but trust in God's great mercy, Pope preaches (Zenit) At a Mass celebrated in the chapel of Domus Sanctae Marthae on March 30 (video), Pope Francis preached on the readings of the day. The Pope invited those watching the Mass to pray the act of spiritual communion by Cardinal Rafael Merry del Val (1865-1930). The Mass concluded with adoration and Benediction of the Most Blessed Sacrament and the chanting of the Ave Regina Caelorum.
'What will happen will be catastrophic,' Haitian religious superior predicts (Fides) “There is no clean water anywhere to wash your hands as required, there is no electricity in the houses, and there are not even hospitals,” said Father Renold Antoine, the Redemptorist superior in Haiti. “Many people live on the streets. As Redemptorists we offer our help not only spiritual[ly], but also materially, by placing water tanks in some spaces so that people can at least wash their hands.”
Holy See flies flags at half-staff (Vatican Press Office) “Today, in solidarity with Italy, the Holy See will fly flags at half-mast in mourning, to express its closeness to the victims of the pandemic in Italy and around the world, to their families and to those who generously fight to bring it to an end,” Matteo Bruni, director of the Holy See Press Office, announced on March 31.