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Mind may play tricks on your soul. (Spanish) IMAGINACIÓN, MEMORIA E INTELIGENCIA.

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Blanca nos invita a mantener nuestra salud espiritual, manteniendo activas y positivas nuestra mente, nuestra imaginación y nuestra memoria. Por Blanca Ahumada Otero

Gender Violence during COVID 19 (Spanish) Violencia en tiempos de COVID 19.

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A partir del comienzo de la cuarentena por la Pandemia del COVID-19, las autoridades de México alertaron sobre el aumento en las llamadas de mujeres a los servicios de ayuda sobre violencia ejercida hacia ellas. La escalada parecía alarmante y provocada por el encierro con sus agresores en su hogar. En esos meses las llamadas aumentaron en un 110% con respecto al año pasado. Y el mensaje que se trataba de sacar de esta campaña era que las mujeres estaban en más riesgo en su hogar que en otro lado. Pero las características de las llamadas dejan ver que eran más llamadas de mujeres solteras que casadas, lo que desmiente que el matrimonio sea una estructura patriarcal que aumenta la violencia de pareja como algunos movimientos alegan. Además las llamadas eran de más mujeres empleadas en comparación con menos llamadas de las que están dedicadas al hogar, que contradice la teoría de los movimientos feministas que la emancipación es la única forma de salvar a la mujer de l

Near to God in times of Pandemic. (Spanish) Cerca de Dios en tiempos de Pandemia.

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Por Lourdes de Domenzain

Dreary Outside, Self-Isolating Inside

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I'm writing this partly as a followup on Thursday's "Self-Isolation in the Family" post. And partly because I got frustrated with what I'd been trying to write today. My son is still sick, and it's a damply dismal Saturday afternoon. Outside temperature is 40 degrees Fahrenheit, 4 Celsius.... ...The family’s self-isolation went up a notch when Bishop Kettler said that churches should close their doors.... More at A Catholic Citizen in America .

Self-Isolation in the Family

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COVID-19, the pandemic coronavirus disease, has come to my house. Maybe. My son has been sick. Yesterday he had a telephone checkup. I don't know what the official term is for a medical interview conducted via telephone. He's been told to self-isolate.... More at A Catholic Citizen in America .

Staying In this Weekend

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(My desk: clutter/knickknacks/curios and all.) The COVID-19 pandemic didn't affect my weekly routine until last Tuesday. That's when Bishop Kettler announced that public Masses in the diocese are suspended until April 13. The St. Faustina Adoration chapel here in Sauk Centre closed the next day. The good news there is that our Perpetual Adoration schedule hasn't changed. More at A Catholic Citizen in America .

Mass Suspended: COVID-19 and the Common Good

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Catholic churches in the St. Cloud diocese aren't shutting down. Pastoral care will continue. But today our bishop announced that public Masses won't happen in the diocese until after April 13.... More at A Catholic Citizen in America .