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COMMENTARY: Turn to the Savior of the world who conquered death when fear or anxiety strikes.
By Sue Ellen Browder, EWTN News, 3/24/20
Sue Ellen Browder writes from Lander, Wyoming, home of Wyoming Catholic College.
The global coronavirus pandemic has made it clear how interconnected, vulnerable and fragile mankind is–and how undivided we are in our unity against death. As fear of this disease haunts Americans’ minds and hearts to the point it’s paralyzing our nation, I’m reminded how many times Christ told us, “Be not afraid,” and I feel compelled to ask a serious question. If we as Catholics truly believe that when we receive Christ in the Eucharist we’re receiving “the fountain of immortality,” shouldn’t we be more stouthearted in the face of this news than the secular culture around us is?
As we journey through Lent, joyfully anticipating the bright new day of Christ’s Easter Resurrection, this seems an appropriate time to take stock of our spiritual lives and remember what that word salvation really means. When the prophet Isaiah 12:2 says, “I will trust and not be afraid; for the Lord God is my strength and my song, and he has become my salvation,” what’s he talking about? What exactly has Christ saved us from? ….
Read more here: https://www.ncregister.com/daily-news/christ-provides-the-antidote-to-fear-amid-coronavirus