The Upper Room Crisis Hotline 

She’s talked to murderers, abusers, and even those wrestling with the occult. Sister Mary Frances Seeley and volunteers answer all calls with a message of God’s unconditional love and prayerful support.
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God Is the Artist

Sadness is inevitable, but God doesn’t want us wallowing in it. Sometimes a short walk or a conversation with a friend can give our spirits a lift.
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We Are Not Alone

Core to the Christian Gospel for Franciscans is the realization that the God of the universe decided to enter into our world, first through creation itself (Gn 1), then through the Incarnation (Jn 1), not because of sin or the ...
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Peace of Mind

Many people face the daily challenge of facing struggles with depression and anxiety. Because these battles are hidden from others to see, they can be a very lonely fight.
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Editorial: Avoiding Conflict on Thanksgiving

For those who have difficult family situations, Thanksgiving can be a dreaded event that means dashed hopes, conflict, and sadness. But it needn't be that way.
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At Home on Earth: An Antidote to Loneliness

We have a loneliness epidemic in the United States, according to Dr. Vivek H. Murthy, the US surgeon general.
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