Capitol Hill prayer service ties together mental health and faith

In the nation’s capital — where stress, anxiety and mental health challenges sometimes impact the lives and work of those in government service, in legal and other professions, and individuals and families — St. Joseph Church on Capitol Hill hosted a “Come as You Are” Holy Week Prayer Service for Mental Health.

Of worrying and wild things

We all worry. We worry about the future, about all the things that could go wrong. On the one hand, it’s good to be prepared, but worrying is a spiritual problem. A very human one, but a problem nonetheless.

Effie Caldarola: Where do we find joy?

“The key question is, Where do we find the peace and joy that surmounts … nagging anxieties? How do we make Jesus our center?”