Seeing COVID-19 through the lens of faith opens up a divine perspective. It allows us to see beyond the moment, with all its uncertainty, into eternity. It grants us the ability to understand how all things and events are included in God’s loving providential plan.
People’s attitudes are all over the place on the coronavirus. From unconcern to fear to near panic. It’s important to take the right perspective. To put things in order. Which means, as always, a primary focus on God.
I’ve just released a new book titled, “Dialogue With The Saints: Catholic Saint Stories to Catechize Youth, Teens, and Parents.” More than just a storybook on the saints, “Dialogue With The Saints” is written as an educational and catechetical tool for Catholic teens, parents, and others.
Is a bishops’ mandatum for internet sites ultimately beneficial or detrimental? To begin, could it be misconstrued as religious censorship – a figurative religious “book burning” exercise? Is something like this ultimately a good or bad thing to do? And who is ultimately responsible for censoring what people read?
Democrat presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, appeared yesterday on the leftist talk show, The View. Buttigieg opened in response to a question from Sunny Hostin saying, “I would be the most progressive president we’ve had in a half-century.”