Dear Families:

Without a doubt, this season of Lent feels like none I have ever experienced. With COVID-19 keeping everyone at a social distance, things are rather unsettling. My husband and I were talking the other night; we feel stressed and overwhelmed by all the unknowns and mixed messages on the news and social media. Knowing this is how we feel, we recognize how deeply this is impacting our children.

As adults seek to gain control over this situation buy purchasing a years’ worth of toilet paper and assortments of canned products that they hope to never need to eat, many children are left feeling a bit out of control. However, there is so much our children can do for others. Here are a few suggestions: