This Advent I’m Thinking About Death

  Dec 2, 2020  Blogs, Spirituality ~ Approx 3 mins

November, we formally mark the recollection of our beloved dead, has passed away. Now we’re in the season of Advent, a penitential season, a time to take stock of what we need and whether we’re willing to wait for it. And, as if All Souls and Advent weren’t a reminder of death, we’re still living in this pandemic, which has claimed the lives of nearly 1.5 million people worldwide. This might sound dire, but we’re in Advent, so there is hope! Hope in our waiting. Take a moment and reflect with me on waiting!

Facing Death and Finding Hope in Light of COVID-19

  Mar 23, 2020  Current Events, In the News, Spirituality ~ Approx 3 mins

The outbreak of COVID-19 has reminded the world, young and old alike, that we will face our own death someday. For many of us, this fear has never been more immediate. But the mystery of our Christian faith tells us that death doesn’t have the final word. How can our faith help us to find hope even amid the fear and anxiety of the current pandemic?