On the Anniversary of the Pandemic
“Do not let your hearts be troubled. Believe in God, believe also in me. (John 14:1 NRSV)
On March 12 2020, the World Health Organization officially declared the Coronavirus to be a pandemic.
On March 16, 2020 the province of Ontario recommended the closure of all recreation programs, libraries, private schools, daycares, and churches and other faith settings.
This week we commemorate the one year anniversary of the Coronavirus pandemic, an event that has changed lives worldwide. It simply repeats the obvious to try and recount how different the world is today from a year ago and how uncertain the future remains, even with a vaccine. This truly is a once in a century event.(more…)