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Vatican approves new options for Extraordinary Form
Saints canonized since 1962, when the old Missal was promulgated, may now be included in celebrations using the EF

In two decrees released on March 25, the Vatican has given approval for seven new Prefaces to be used in the Extraordinary Form (EF) of the Mass, and given instructions for the observance of new feast days in the

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Vatican approves new options for Extraordinary Form
Saints canonized since 1962, when the old Missal was promulgated, may now be included in celebrations using the EF
2020-03-26T17:51:27-07:00

Closed: 11 California Planned Parenthood locations
The silver lining of the Coronavirus pandemic

11 California Planned Parenthood centers have CLOSED until further notice due to the Coronavirus.  Staff indicate this may last until at least the end of April. Meanwhile, California has over 90 Planned Parenthood abortion centers still open. CLOSED Planned Parenthood

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Closed: 11 California Planned Parenthood locations
The silver lining of the Coronavirus pandemic
2020-03-26T15:13:39-07:00

40 Days for Life suspends vigils
Coronavirus poses too great a risk

As the Coronavirus crisis worsens, heroic doctors and nurses are risking their lives working countless hours to fight the pandemic. At the same time, public health officials warn of a looming shortage in medical supplies, equipment, and facilities.

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40 Days for Life suspends vigils
Coronavirus poses too great a risk
2020-03-25T15:07:34-07:00

Pleasanton parish offers drive-through confessions
At St. Augustine Catholic Church, the line of cars on Saturday looked like something outside a fast-food window

In Pleasanton the sacrament of confession is still personal — though decidedly no longer up-close. Here, parishioners of the St. Augustine Catholic Church can see their priest from the comfort of their cars during the coronavirus shelter-in-place. The pastor

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Pleasanton parish offers drive-through confessions
At St. Augustine Catholic Church, the line of cars on Saturday looked like something outside a fast-food window
2020-03-23T15:32:54-07:00

Chaffey College student wants to be liberated
Religion has a bad connotation for Valentina, who grew up Mormon, Catholic and Protestant

California Catholic Daily reporter, Mary Rose, visits a California college each week and asks students about God, good, and evil. Interview with Valentina, who is studying nutrition to be a yoga instructor, outside the Campus Center East at Chaffey College

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Chaffey College student wants to be liberated
Religion has a bad connotation for Valentina, who grew up Mormon, Catholic and Protestant
2020-03-22T20:03:49-07:00

Worth driving to: Sacred Heart Church, Red Bluff
Historic church lies along the Sacramento River

Name of Church Sacred Heart Address 515 Main Street, Red Bluff, CA 96080 Phone number (530) 527-2209 Website www.sacredheartredbluff.org  Mass times Saturday vigil, 5:15 p.m. and 7 p.m. (Spanish).  Sundays, 8 a.m., 10 a.m. and noon (Spanish).  Monday –

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Worth driving to: Sacred Heart Church, Red Bluff
Historic church lies along the Sacramento River
2020-03-20T11:41:55-07:00

Nowhere left in California to attend a public Mass
An unprecedented spiritual desert for many

In San Francisco archdiocese, Masses continue but with only a priest and a single altar server present: https://sfarchdiocese.org/health-alerts In Sacramento, public celebrations of the Mass have been suspended: https://www.scd.org/coronavirus/holy-mass San Bernardino Bishop Gerald Barnes suspends all Masses, with exceptions

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Nowhere left in California to attend a public Mass
An unprecedented spiritual desert for many
2020-03-19T11:10:09-07:00

The financial implications of cancelling Masses
For some parishes, no in-person Sunday collection could spell disaster

While dioceses across the country have canceled public Masses in response to the COVID-19 coronavirus, many parishes are remaining open for prayer, Eucharistic adoration, and confession, and continuing charitable work in the community. But some parishes, especially those serving poor communities,

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The financial implications of cancelling Masses
For some parishes, no in-person Sunday collection could spell disaster
2020-03-18T11:31:27-07:00

Spotted: bucket of babies so full lid won’t close
Abortion leftovers are schlepped out of Planned Parenthood in overstuffed container

Abortion facilities struggle across the nation to find vendors who will pick up and transport the remains of aborted babies for proper disposal. However, in San Luis Obispo, California, Planned Parenthood appears to have scraped the bottom of the

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Spotted: bucket of babies so full lid won’t close
Abortion leftovers are schlepped out of Planned Parenthood in overstuffed container
2020-03-17T17:29:51-07:00

Losing my religion at Cuyamaca College
Hannah grew up going to Church, but does not see any evidence for a higher power

California Catholic Daily reporter, Mary Rose, visits a California college each week and asks students about God, good, and evil. Interview with Hannah, who is undecided on a focus of study and who lives in El Cajon, outside the E

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Losing my religion at Cuyamaca College
Hannah grew up going to Church, but does not see any evidence for a higher power
2020-03-15T18:40:24-07:00