• Some days, the losses we have sustained from the COVID-19 pandemic seem almost too great to comprehend.

    A statue of Jesus is seen as cemetery employees fill in the grave of meat-packing plant employee Saul Sanchez in Greeley, Colo., April 15, 2020, after he died of a COVID-19-related illness. (CNS photo by Jim Urquhart, Reuters)

  • Dealing with the loss of a loved one in a time of pandemic can be especially challenging.

    Chaplain Bill Simpson of Shawnee, Okla., prays with a patient undergoing testing for coronavirus at SSM Health St. Anthony Hospital April 23, 2020. (CNS photo by Nick Oxford, Reuters)

  • Today's responsorial psalm uses brief excerpts from the lengthy Psalm 104, a paean to God's work as Creator.

    People in London walk among bluebells in the Epping Forest April 18, 2020. (CNS photo by Toby Melville, Reuters)