The coronavirus has exposed the fault lines of injustice. Millions of people have lost their jobs–and millions more must either work or starve. Millions of people are isolated at home–and millions more must live tightly together.
Sr. Ogutu, who serves in Kenya, shares a reflection on her personal experience with COVID-19. “The COVID-19 pandemic is here to reveal the glory of the Lord. Let us be patient and wait on Him in prayer and adoration just as Martha and Mary did.”
Time spent away from the outdoors can leave our spirits feeling down and yearning to connect with creation. But the Network for Grateful Living and sound recordist Lang Elliott have made it easy for all of us to bring the sounds of nature into our homes.
Pope Francis has invited Catholics everywhere to participate in Laudato Si’ Week, 16-24 May. We’re coming together as a Catholic family to reflect, pray, and prepare for a more just and sustainable tomorrow.
Agustina Rodríguez Ortiz de Rozas and Verónica Galindez planned on hosting an in-person meeting with Argentine Laudato Si’ Animators this month. But, like most well-organized intentions during the COVID-19 pandemic, their plans were derailed.
As people of faith, we must find opportunities in crises, search for bright spots amidst seas of darkness. Catholic institutions, especially, can be leaders of hope in difficult times like these.