Posts Tagged ‘Covid and faith’

Did faith fall off a cliff during COVID?

Thursday, November 24th, 2022

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, many lost the habit of churchgoing after almost every church in the country closed down their in-person services and shifted online. But did some of them give up on God? Sociologists like Michael Hout want to know. Hout, a professor of sociology at New York University, has long tracked the Read more

3 post-Covid spiritual tips for keeping your sanity and sanctity

Monday, October 10th, 2022
sanity and sancity

Recently in The New York Times, guest writer Francis Sanzaro wrote a beautiful reflection on the experience of walking. Often we think of walking in terms of what it can deliver us: A reduction of anxiety! An increase in creativity! Our much-vaunted steps! He says we’ve got it all wrong. The real gift of a walk Read more

Children disengaged from church during lockdowns

Monday, November 22nd, 2021

An international study of the effect of the pandemic on the faith of young people and families has found widespread disengagement and disconnection, and that many failed to return to church after lockdowns eased. The study, based on research carried out in the UK, United States, Brazil, and Canada in June, suggests that children felt Read more