I have been anticipating this year for a very long time. However, as with everything we dream about, the reality is seldom the same.
As I read the Christmas story from the first chapters of the Gospels of Matthew and Luke, I am amazed by the fortitude of Mary and Joseph. Nothing was going as they had long dreamed or ever expected!
Traditional Christmas Eve and Christmas Day masses may not operate as normal. Just like so many other organizations in 2020, churches have adapted and found ways to follow social distancing protocols while still allowing for followers to worship.
As St. Paul often wrote at the outset and/or conclusion of his writings and sermons: “Grace, mercy, and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.”
Times like these in human history, when fear pervades and even the coolest and calmest of heads around us seem to not be so cool or calm anymore, we sense our vulnerability.
During this challenging year, I have found it encouraging and helpful to write out my prayers. For me, this is practicing the verse, "Casting all your care upon Him, for He careth for you" (1 Peter 5:7 KJV). By writing out these concerns, I am transferring those troubling issues to the Lord.…
Recently, as I was praying, the Lord began to speak to me about the coronavirus and the different tragedies that have been taking place on the earth.
Williamsport—I think it is safe to say, considering the pandemic, that we are craving healing and unity in ways we had not imagined possible a few months ago.
Churches across North Central Pennsylvania are finding ways to worship during covid-19 distancing, whether online, in parking lots, or in person.