When the social isolation impacts of the Coronavirus began, I was talking to my kids’ shared godmother about how she was doing.
Among the many gifts of Saint Ignatius to the Church, including the founding of the Jesuit order, was the text of his Spiritual Exercises, the basis of Ignatian Spirituality.
Years ago, I helped lead a youth group to Iona, Scotland for a pilgrimage. I remember thinking how great of a gift it was, to travel there in the first place, but also to be celebrating the Eucharist in a chapel at Iona, as well as on its shores.
The best scene of the best episode of Netflix’s “The Crown” is Queen Elizabeth II’s coronation in “Smoke and Mirrors” (the fifth episode of the first season).
Every email to my children’s teachers the first three weeks of quarantine began with an apology.
In the Before Times I had an awkward relationship with my at-home Book of Common Prayer.
A formerly homeschooled kid myself, I never felt the desire to homeschool my own children.
Palm Sunday will be here in just a few short days and I am not ready for it. I’m not ready for Holy Week as a priest, as a parent, or as an individual person trying to follow Christ. And yet, it’s coming.
God provides many opportunities for families to explore the breadth and depth of our faith as we practice social distancing. Follow the Way of Love as we continue to practice faith at home in uncertain times.
“My greatest desire,” Emily Malbone Morgan wrote, “has always been to make tired people rested and happy.”