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Anxiety prevails in uncertain return to school, but structure at home...

The opportunity to learn is one of the gifts I appreciate most in life. The process can be difficult, but knowledge, once earned, is...

Ministry with persons with disability is what Jesus did — Maureen...

July 26, 2020, marks the 30th year anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. A milestone in societal development, the ADA provided...

Faith communities can help with medical care, healthy living environments: Maureen...

As the pandemic continues, ongoing collection and analysis of statistics related to COVID-19 increasingly reveal disparities in availability of testing, prevalence of infection and...

We should focus on psychological and spiritual health during COVID-19

Among the most difficult challenges in navigating the pandemic have been uncertainty and change over which we seem to have little control. From a novel...

In the age of COVID-19, our usual way of grieving is...

Some days, the losses we have sustained from the COVID-19 pandemic seem almost too great to comprehend. So many families and friends are mourning the...

God won’t give us more than we can handle, so God...

The pandemic has overshadowed much of the "usual" news in the world, but there is one thing it cannot, absolutely must not, take the...

We may need to ‘weep at the tomb’ before we understand...

If Lent is a time for reflection, service and sacrifice, and drawing closer to God, Easter follows with a stunningly wonderful message of joy...

Gifts of the Spirit: Fortitude provides us with never-ending perseverance

When wondering how we will get through a crisis, when we are faced with decisions that challenge our beliefs, when heaven seems far away,...

The gifts of the Epiphany: What would we bring Jesus?

If you were one of the three kings, what would you pack in your coffer to give to the baby Jesus? The question might sound...

Family holiday celebrations should not include unreasonable expectations: Maureen Pratt

As family members gather for the upcoming holidays, there might be more than sugarplums dancing in their heads. Some, perhaps many, might be inwardly...

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