(Editor’s note: Archbishop José H. Gomez adapted the following from a message written in his capacity as president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. Here he offers practical reflections on how to enter into these mysteries of Holy Week in these extraordinary and challenging times.)
Future generations will look back on this as the long Lent of 2020, a time when disease and death suddenly darkened the whole earth. As we enter into Holy Week, these most sacred days of the year, Catholics here in Los Angeles and across the United States and the world are living under quarantine, our societies shut down by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
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