Life in lockdown is changing our sense of time

By Jenni Rusell in THE TIMES, 23 April 2020 In the giant psychological experiment that is the national lockdown we’re acutely aware that the penalties aren’t equally shared. Everyone is confined, everyone is cut off, everyone is fearful about whether the economy is silently collapsing beneath us, everyone lives with a simmering unease about whether…

God does not send plagues to teach us things, though we can learn from them

By Richard Leonard S. J. in THE TABLET, 22 April 2020 Some Christians seem to have a very limited image of the Holy Trinity: nasty God the Father in heaven; sweet, lovely Jesus … and the bird! While the creeds teach that there is one God in three persons, they act as one in creating,…