Catholic principles of ordinary and extraordinary means of preserving life can aid society’s approach to pandemic, the Illinois bishop says in a recent essay.
Surveys show a significant rise amid COVID-19 in mental-health issues, including suicidal thoughts, substance abuse, anxiety order and depression — with younger adults particularly at risk.
Educational analysts explain that Catholic and other private schools are a national benefit, and allow families the choices they need to provide the best outcome for their kids.
Creative initiatives are key to emerging from the pandemic to educate students well.
Ralph Martin and Renewal Ministries have drawn attention to the 44-year-old prognostication, which now appears especially prophetic.
Seph Schlueter says he wants to “wake up Christians to live the life that God has called us to, a life of worship and intimacy and mission.”
Stay-at-home orders and other restrictions intended to prevent or slow the spread of the coronavirus have struck many Catholic apostolates at the heart of what they do, whether it is performing corporal acts of mercy or engaging in evangelism.
Despite the negative impact the pandemic is inflicting on their own bottom lines, they are determined to ease the burdens of others.