[All public liturgies in the State of Ohio are currently suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic. This will be one part homily and one part pastoral message to my parishioners.]
For completely disconnected reasons this week I had several encounters with people wondering the same question. Sometimes the question was explicitly asked and put in words, not to seek an answer but just to express emotions. Sometimes the question wasn’t on their lips but from everything else they said and did I knew it was in their mind.