3. Letter from the trenches (Amedeo Capetti, MD, infectious diseases expert and consultant to the WHO)
I wonder if closed churches contribute to this or this time of challenge starts to reverse it?
9. This seems a bit much: Virginia governor makes attending church a criminal offense
17. Strangest news of the day? (Though I’m certain there is competition)
Washington National Cathedral just found 5,000 respirator masks in their crypt (!) and are delivering them today to two DC hospitals https://t.co/gzG1T585BI
— Michelle Boorstein (@mboorstein) March 25, 2020
18. Like this:
In Italy today, a priest decided to live-stream a mass due to COVID-19. Unfortunately he activated the video filters by mistake. pic.twitter.com/zu2qwAlCyT
— Gavin Shoebridge (@KiwiEV) March 24, 2020
20. If you don’t already follow Robby George on Twitter, you really want to:
Daily Banjo Minute — Day 5
— Robert P. George (@McCormickProf) March 25, 2020
PLUS: I mentioned these Quarantine Lectures that are starting up Thursday night from the Dominican friars at the Thomistic Institute. I’ve signed up and have no doubt they will be worthwhile.
Today is the feast of the Annunciation on the Catholic calendar — nine months to December 25. What on earth will life look like then? Well, the Incarnation will still be real. Today seems well-timed, in a Providential-care kind of way. Here’s Sting’s “Gabriel’s Message”: