iOS app Android app

Newtown Prayers

5 Simple Steps To Cultivate Healing During Times Of Tragedy

David Magone | Posted 02.18.2013 | Healthy Living
David Magone

In a situation like this, it can be so hard to know what to do. Lacking other practical options, and having no way to protect those who have already been harmed, it can be easy to be overtaken by intense anger and other destructive emotional states.

A Prayer For Newtown

Radhanath Swami | Posted 02.16.2013 | Religion
Radhanath Swami

In our grief over the tragic loss of these beautiful lives we may find solace in knowing that no evil, not even death itself can harm their immortal souls. For they are forever the precious children of our Lord.

After Newtown, A Call For Spiritual Activism Around Gun Violence: Fasting for Peace

Charles Howard | Posted 02.15.2013 | Religion
Charles Howard

My spirit was unusually burdened. Being burdened is different than being saddened or concerned. A burden calls for action and movement.

Faithful Fill Pews In Newtown Seeking Answers On How God Let Shooting Happen

AP | ALLEN G. BREED and PAT EATON-ROBB | Posted 12.16.2012 | Religion

NEWTOWN, Conn. -- Six-year-old Jennifer Waters came to Mass on Sunday at Saint Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church with a lot of questions. "The littl...

Gaudete Sunday: How Can You Feel Joy After Newtown Shooting?

Rev. Emily C. Heath | Posted 02.15.2013 | Religion
Rev. Emily C. Heath

How can you feel any joy when someone decides to take their anger or pain or whatever else it was out on six- and seven-year-olds and the people who had dedicated their life to them?

Pope Praying For Families Of Newtown; 'Deeply Saddened' By Senseless Violence'

AP | Posted 12.16.2012 | Religion

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Benedict XVI told pilgrims and tourists in St. Peter's Square on Sunday that he is praying for the families of the 20 children an...

A Believer's Response To The Connecticut Shooting: We All Suffer Together

Simran Jeet Singh | Posted 02.13.2013 | Religion
Simran Jeet Singh

This tragedy forces me to ask the same question that Guru Nanak asked in response to atrocities committed against innocent civilians - "eti mar pai karlane tai ki dard na aaiaa (O God! Didn't you feel pain upon witnessing such a slaughter?)."

A Christmas Prayer

Max Lucado | Posted 02.13.2013 | Religion
Max Lucado

These killings, Lord. These children, Lord. Innocence violated. Raw evil demonstrated.