Vol 13 Issue 22 ~ Editor: Rev. Fr. Courtney Edward Krier
May 30, 2020 ~ Vigil of Pentecost
1. What is the Holy Eucharist
2. Pentecost Sunday
3. Mary, Queen
4. Family and Marriage
5. Articles and notices
At least 620 Christians have been killed in Nigeria by Islamic militants during the first five months of 2020, according to a new report.The report by the International Society for Civil Liberties & Rule of Law details how militant Fulani herdsmen and the Boko Haram have intensified their anti-Christian violence in the African country by destroying places of worship, schools and homes. MORE
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday pledged to annex parts of the occupied West Bank in the coming months, vowing to move ahead with the explosive plan despite a growing chorus of condemnations by key allies. MORE
Once again, the Vatican issued a statement reinforcing its support for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, after the recently installed government of Israel announced plans to vote for the annexation of the West Bank territory. MORE
More signs of God’s influence in the United States
First off, we have Memorial Day coinciding with the end of this world Pentecost Sunday. Currently, President Trump is opening the churches in time for Pentecost Sunday.
The first Roman Catholic President was born on May 29 (two days from today).
Veterans Day falls ten days after All Saints Day.
Fortuitously, the popes Tiara is in the United States (Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in this Country’s Capital Washington DC).
Not to mention again the two witnesses and two false prophets are from the United States.
We suggested, at the beginning of April, that a “suicidewave” was imminent considering the economic devastation sparked by COVID-19 lockdowns. In the last nine weeks, 38.6 million Americans have lost their jobs and were thrown into instant poverty. Many were already skating on thin financial ice even before the pandemic, and now they’ve fallen through, drowning in insurmountable debts, no savings, and limited lifelines. MORE
SINGAPORE — Offering a rare and surprising bright spot in the COVID-19 pandemic, Vietnam began easing its nationwide lockdown Thursday following an aggressive containment campaign that has meant few infections and no deaths in an Asian nation initially believed to be at great risk from the coronavirus. MORE
News media using Apocalyptical terms more than the Fathers, Ha.
More than 9,300 store closings were announced in the US in 2019, smashing the previous record of roughly 8,000 store closures in 2017, according to an analysis by Business Insider. MORE
Can you Imagine, we have to pay for this criminal to have a sex change?
The prisoner, Adree Edmo, said Idaho’s failure to provide the procedure violated the Eighth Amendment’s ban on cruel and unusual punishment. MORE
In this case, they’re dealing with the God of the United States, President Trump, Ha. In Christ, Joseph
Southern Iran is currently suffering an unprecedented plague of locusts that has already caused billions of dollars worth of damage. MORE
CHINA’S secretive Wuhan virus lab – at the centre of claims around the origin of COVID-19 – has admitted that it had been performing experiments on “three live bat coronaviruses” – sparking soeculation of a cover-up. VIDEO
It all started with the Angel Gabriel. Hail full of Grace.
Now, Martin Luther changed that to, Highly favored one. So in the beginning we had the “Our Father” the “Hail Mary” full of Grace… pray for us sinners… Then came the “Apostles Creed”. I believe in God the Father Almighty… which eventually became the Rosary in the 1400’s.
Believe it or not, the early Lutheran’s continued reciting the Rosary up until 75 years ago. Just as all women wore head covering in Church up until 75 years ago.
Category 3 Tropical Cyclone Amphan is barreling northward toward the mouth of the Bay of Bengal on Tuesday and is forecast to make landfall in West Bengal, India, just south of Kolkata, on Wednesday. The storm is prompting officials in the states of Odisha and West Bengal, as well as in neighboring Bangladesh, to try to evacuate 3 million people out of harm’s way, given that this region is among the most vulnerable parts of the world to storm-surge flooding. MORE