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DAILY READINGS – SATURDAY
Saturday’s Mass Readings.
SAINT OF THE DAY – SATURDAY
Saint Charles Borromeo
DAILY READINGS – SUNDAY
Sunday’s Mass Readings.
SAINT OF THE DAY – SUNDAY
Saints Elizabeth and Zachariah
MICHELANGELO’S “SECRET ROOM” OPENS REGULARLY FOR VISITORS
Michelangelo’s secret room, containing charcoal drawings attributed to the artist, will be open to small groups of visitors at the Museum of the Medici Chapels from November 15, 2021, to March 30, 2024. Visitors can spend a maximum of 15 minutes inside the room with a limit of four people per group and 100 people per week. Tickets are available to purchase starting October 31, 2021.
MALE ON WOMEN’S FIELD HOCKEY TEAM HOSPITALIZES OPPONENT WITH ‘SIGNIFICANT FACIAL INJURIES’
A male high school field hockey player named Sawyer Groothuis hit a female opponent in the face during a game, resulting in the girl being sent to the hospital for injuries. The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association permits male players to compete in women’s sports and vice versa. However, some local news outlets ignored Groothuis’ role in the incident during their coverage, leading to backlash on social media.
ST. JOHN PAUL II’S EXTRAORDINARY DEVOTION TO THE EUCHARIST
Pope St. John Paul II emphasized spending time with Christ through the Eucharist as the Church’s greatest wealth. He believed that it renews spirits, empowers Christians to witness Christ’s presence, and should shape a Christian’s life.
KAMALA HARRIS’ STEPDAUGHTER PROMOTING $8M GAZA FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN: ‘ABHORRENT’
Ella Emhoff’s Instagram fundraising campaign has garnered over $7.8 million for Gaza’s children. The charity organization behind it, the Palestinian Children’s Relief Fund, has raised over $21 million in 2021. There is no mention of the Israeli children killed in the Hamas conflict, and Emhoff has not declared her personal donations or her religion, stating that she is not Jewish. The Republican Representative Jeff Van Drew has expressed concern that Hamas would launder the aid money.
‘SADNESS IN OUR HEARTS’: ARMENIAN CHRISTIAN RECOUNTS FAMILY’S ESCAPE FROM NAGORNO-KARABAKH
During the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, over 100,000 Armenian Christians fled due to Azeri military aggression. Seeking self-sovereignty under the Republic of Artsakh, the predominantly Armenian Christian population faced a military campaign by the Azeri government. After a nine-month blockade, the Armenians surrendered, and some Artsakh officials and a civilian were charged with war crimes and treason.
HUNDREDS OF PRO-LIFE STUDENTS FIGHT TO PREVENT PASSAGE OF OHIO ABORTION REFERENDUM
Campaigners in Ohio are opposing Issue 1, which aims to add a constitutional right to abortion. Susan B. Anthony Pro-Life America and Students for Life of America are leading the campaign against the proposal and encouraging people to vote “no.” However, some voters lack understanding of the implications of the ballot measure.
FEDERAL COURT RULES ABORTIONISTS CAN SUE ARIZONA TO OVERTURN EUGENICS LAW
Abortion providers can continue their lawsuit challenging Arizona’s Senate Bill 1457, which bans abortions based on genetic conditions, race, or gender, according to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. The panel determined that the providers have legal standing and could face prosecution under the law, which was initially blocked but later allowed to take effect after the Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization.
PERPETUAL EUCHARISTIC ADORATION FROM OUR LADY OF THE MOST BLESSED SACRAMENT SHRINE, MIDDLETOWN, NEW JERSEY
Catholics for Catholics aims to provide easy access to nuns or monks for prayer requests, as this resource is no longer easily available due to various factors. The organization believes that prayer is essential for the soul and wants to reconnect people with these prayerful individuals who spend their lives in devotion.
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