Mass cancellations: There will not be a 6pm Latin Mass at St. Ann this Wednesday March 11. Please check the bulletin for schedule changes.
The Hidden Rebellion movie premiere – Wednesday March 11, 7:30pm at Belmont Abbey College (Student Commons building): Sensus Fidelium, run by our friend Steve Cunningham is hosting a viewing of the Hidden Rebellion, a movie about the Vendee martyrs in France in 1793 who rose up to defend the Catholic faith against the French Revolutionary government. This is a Catholic film produced by Catholic filmmaker Daniel Rabourdin who will be present at the premiere to answer questions about the film and about the Vendee rebellion. For local questions contact Steve Cunningham at: firstname.lastname@example.org Please see below image for movie details or visit the film website at: https://www.hiddenrebellion.com/
Solemnity of St. Joseph – Thursday March 19: St. Joseph’s Seminary is sponsoring a Solemn High Latin Mass at 12:00 PM. The Feast of St. Joseph is a 1st class/Solemnity in the Church, and as such Lenten practices are lifted for this day.
Other related news:
Webinar – “What are the traditional Catholic Rules on Dating and Courtship” – Tuesday March 10, 7pm Eastern: Our friends down at UnaVoce Georgia (the Latin Mass group in Georgia) are hosting a webinar conference call with a theologian on the topics of dating and courtship, which is something of interest to many Latin Mass and homeschool families. To join in on the free conference-call dial: (605) 313-5111 and enter access code of 725-230. You can listen in and ask questions. If you’d like to join in on the conference call by internet:
click here: https://www.freeconferencecall.com/apps and enter the access code of “unavoce” to join the conference. For more information visit: http://unavoceofga.blogspot.com/2020/02/traditional-catholic-rules-on-dating.html
Carolina Family Coalition kick-off – Thursday March 19, 7pm: Catholic Pro-life leaders in Charlotte are launching a new group to defend the family against the secular culture and promote the traditional teachings on life, family and culture. Please join us for our kick-off event on the Feast of St. Joseph 7pm at the Cathedral’s Family Life Center with food, remarks by clergy and laity, and a silent auction fundraiser. To register or learn more visit: www.cfckickoff.eventbrite.com
Prayers for the repose of Bishop Jugis’ mother: Sadly, Bishop Jugis’ mother, Margaret Jugis passed away last week. As you may recall his father passed away in December. Please pray for the repose of Mrs. Jugis’ soul. To see obituary visit here: https://www.dignitymemorial.com/obituaries/charlotte-nc/margaret-jugis-9075719
The Church & illness outbreaks: Below are a few links on how the Church responds during a time of widespread illness. You may find the story of St. Charles Borromeo inspiring.
- Historian Roberto De Mattei – How St. Charles Borromeo braved the epidemic of his time: https://rorate-caeli.blogspot.com/2020/03/de-mattei-how-st-charles-borromeo.html
- A Catholic Survival Guide for the COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic, by Deacon Nick Donnelly: https://rorate-caeli.blogspot.com/2020/03/a-catholic-survival-guide-for-covid-19.html
The monks who bought their own Scottish island: On lighter things, the traditional monks, Transalpine Redemptorists, have a nice write up in the BBC today which you will enjoy: https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-north-east-orkney-shetland-51725946