chuches closed during pandemic
May 28, 2020

Today's reflection is brought by Fr. Michael Schleupner. We're so grateful for all of his shared wisdom through our blog! Let's take a few moments to read his thoughts about something many of us are missing and something we've had to add to our daily lives. For the Common Good Closed churches and masks – my focus for today! The governors of Maryland and of many states have significantly limited the number of people allowed at worship services ... Continue reading...

mental health during pandemic
Apr 25, 2020

Psychologist, author and speaker Dr. Robert J. Wicks offers this insightful reflection today and provides really helpful information about monitoring our mental health during the pandemic. He will be presenting “Simple Care of a Hopeful Heart: Strengthening Your Inner Life In Challenging Times” at our Center on Saturday, November 14. You can click here to read more about this retreat and Dr. Wicks. The "Small Things" During a Pandemic There has been a great deal of coverage ... Continue reading...

butterfly emerging
Apr 16, 2020

Sr. Elaine Davia, the area leader for the Sisters of Bon Secours, USA, offers today's reflection and a poem as we distance ourselves from our normal routines. Let's take a deep breath and focus on these words of comfort and goals for patience. Our Sisters of Bon Secours in Ireland have a unique name for their need to stay indoors because of the virus. They call it “cocooning”. What a beautiful and hopeful image. The caterpillar ... Continue reading...