Systematic Blindness

How can you fight something you cannot see properly?—An Officer in Training with Canadian Armed Forces

 As Canada languishes in this protracted period of medical martial law, the Lord has provided us with an opportunity to reflect on our lives and what the future may hold for those who persist in ignoring Him and His own natural moral law.

It’s Saturday morning at the end of a protracted heat spell in July. And the following is a snapshot of Canada taken from headlines across the country, a la finance minister Bill Morneau’s recent fiscal snapshot of Canada, replete with startling news of the current $343 billion national deficit – six times higher than the $56-billion shortfall posted by the Harper government during the 2009 economic recession – and with a falling national credit rating and no plan to curb spending anytime soon.

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SECAM: Annual Celebration of SECAM Day Scheduled for August 2

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA

The Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM), a continental body of Bishops has reminded the Catholic faithful that the annual SECAM day celebration will be held on Sunday, August 2.

“Normally, 29th July of every year is SECAM Day. It is a day set aside for all members of the Family of God in Africa and the surrounding Islands to pray for, identify with, and support SECAM. When 29th July falls on a weekday, SECAM Day is celebrated on the following Sunday, and the collection is taken for the purpose. This year, it is expected to be held on August 2,  2020,” a letter addressed to all Secretaries-General of Conferences indicates, explaining the reason for change of dates.

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Pope Goes to Summer Camp

The Holy Father on July 20, 2020, visited the children participating in Estate Ragazzi (Summer Kids Camp) that is taking place inside Vatican City State these days. The children were eating breakfast in Paul VI Hall, according to the statement by the Director of the Holy See Press Office, Matteo Bruni.

Pope Francis visited each table, conversing with the children. He also visited the play areas set up inside the Hall and spoke with the summer camp “counselors”, responding to their questions and thanking them for their work.

A little while later, sitting down with the children, the Pope encouraged them to make new friends. “People who only know how to have fun by themselves are selfish. You have to be together, with friends, to have a good time.” Finally, before returning to Santa Marta around 10:00, he greeted the people managing the camp and thanked them for their work.

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