Excerpts from the Chancery Notice CHN/CN/2020/010. Pending the stabilization of the COVID-19 pandemic, the following new clergy appointments and parish transfers will now be in effect from 1 September 2020, instead of the originally published date, 1 June 2020.
Indeed, Easter is even more real during this period of Covid-19 because, stripped of the material and external celebrations, the Lord is asking us how we have died to ourselves and started to live the new life of Easter. What matters most about Easter is not merely the external celebrations, not even the pomp and solemnity of the Easter Triduum which we are accustomed to in the past, but the new life of Christ in us
Excerpts from the Chancery Notice CHN/CN/2020/009 on the closure of the physical workplace of Chancery Office and Chancery Archives from 7 April to 4 May 2020, suspension of the processing of some Chancery services, and social visit to our senior clergy.
We are facing one of the most challenging crises in our time. No disease or virus has in recent history infected so many thousands and killed so many in the world within a short span of time. In the face of this Covid-19, many of us feel helpless in the fight against it. Even governments around the world realize how inadequate they are in handling this spread of the virus or to prevent death.