Time online: Monday 16 March 2020


Isn't the Internet great when, for example, you wonder about the word quarantine and its connection with Lent? There is so much good online that we can settle for the merely interesting. God's spirit is delightfully present when we find life and inspiration unexpectedly, when we have the time and opportunity to allow ourselves to be digitally blessed.

Among the excellent resources published by the Health Services Executive in Ireland in this trying time is Minding your mental health during the coronavirus outbreak; it offers a timely reminder about managing your news and media diet. It sometimes takes a little work to push through the news and to find Good News. Thankfully, there are many resources for prayer and reflection online: