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Show Notes for Friday, 4/24/2020

Good morning! On today’s show, Matt Swaim and Anna Mitchell welcome Dr. Matthew Bunson to discuss how the Church reacted to the 1918 outbreak of the Spanish Flu, and how it compares to what the Church is doing in response to COVID-19. Other guests include Fr. Hezekias Carnazzo to preview the Sunday Mass readings, Dale Ahlquist on what GK Chesterton had to say about the end of the world, and Ed Condon on how various U.S. bishops are managing their response to the pandemic. Plus news, weather, sports and a whole lot more…

Fr. Hezekias Carnazzo is online at instituteofcatholicculture.org.

Dr. Matthew Bunson is online at ewtnnews.com.

Ed Condon is online at cathollicnewsagency.com.

Dale Ahlquist is online at chesterton.org.

Christen Aquino is online at viacatholic.org.

Ken Craycraft is online at athenaeum.edu.

Bobby Schindler is online at lifeandhope.com.

Rhonda Gruenwald is online at vocationministry.com.

Joseph Pearce, author of Literature: What Every Catholic Should Know.

Catherine Fishlock is online at stgertrude.org.

Fr. Philip-Michael Tangorra, author of Holiness and Living the Sacramental Life

Prayer of Pope Francis to Our Lady, Health of the Sick

O Mary,
you always shine on our path
as a sign of salvation and of hope.
We entrust ourselves to you, Health of the Sick,
who at the cross took part in Jesus’ pain, keeping your faith firm. You, Salvation of the Roman People,
know what we need,
and we are sure you will provide
so that, as in Cana of Galilee,
we may return to joy and to feasting
after this time of trial.
Help us, Mother of Divine Love,
to conform to the will of the Father
and to do as we are told by Jesus,
who has taken upon himself our sufferings and carried our sorrows
to lead us, through the cross,
to the joy of the resurrection. Amen.