The coronavirus pandemic has increased parish financial concerns due to the decrease in giving.
Like other people of goodwill, I want to be part of the solution for putting an end to the sins of prejudice, discrimination and racism.
Trained in sciences, a Jesuit brother and Benedictine abbot discuss how science has been a part of faith and how the two complement one another.
“When you couldn’t go anywhere else – churches were closed, even playgrounds were cordoned off – you could still walk in the woods. So we did, religiously.”
“Doomscrolling” refers to the pattern of scrolling through social media in the midst of a pandemic and social unrest and being flooded with morbid messages that elicit an almost physical discomfort.
“I favor teaching young children about race relations and the pitfalls of making assumptions based on skin color by being ever vigilant, listening for their questions.”
“What if we focus on the body of Christ and let everything organize itself around that?”
“Everyone recognizes that we can’t simply go back to living exactly as we did before. How should Catholics think about the choices we face?”