In the midst of this crisis in which we live, we want to share with you some good weekly news, news of hope, important or simple acts and gestures that unite us as a community of men and women of faith-driven by the force of hope.
“Virtual” Mass never substitutes in-person participation
In a Letter to the Presidents of Episcopal Conferences, the Congregation for Divine Worship affirms the necessity of a return to the normality of Christian life, where the health care crisis permits, saying that assisting at a virtual Mass cannot be compared to the physical presence of the faithful at a liturgy.
Pope at Angelus: forgiveness and mercy helps avoid suffering, wars…
At Sunday’s midday Angelus prayer, Pope Francis reflects on the day’s Gospel of the parable of the unmerciful servant saying if we do not strive to forgive and love, neither we will be forgiven and loved.
It pays to be kind: improving workplace culture through kindness.
Some businesses are leading the way in creating a culture of kindness at work, and measuring it too.
Kindness might not be the first thing to spring to mind when you think about work. But more businesses are recognising that it is just as important to company culture as communication or collaboration.
The art of self-kindness – and how it helps us cope with stress
Self-kindness can boost our mental health and help us navigate stressful situations. This is what we can do to nurture more of it.
Observing the breeze blow gently through the trees, savouring the delicate taste of a morning cuppa and curling up with a diverting novel in hand: far from being an extravagance, as these acts of self-kindness have sometimes been treated, they are in fact the fundamental building blocks of strong mental health.