Mike Jordan Laskey is senior communications manager for the Jesuit Conference in Washington, D.C. He is the author of The Ministry of Peace and Justice (Liturgical Press) and lives with his family in Maryland. 

He writes The Gospel of Sports column and contributes to NCR's Young Voices blog.

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As I drown in coronavirus information, here's one thing I want to do

Young Voices: Maybe I'll try other self-care things next week, but this is where I'm starting. The threat of a loneliness epidemic is real, but we have blessed technology to at least head that off for a while.


Staying in the moment, even when the moment is repeated

Young Voices: Life with three young kids feels like the movie "Groundhog Day." I'm trying to embrace it.


The 25 best prayers of the decade

Think of this less as a true "25 best prayers" list, which is impossible for any human to assemble, and more of a "25 prayers that brought me closer to God over the past 10 years" list.


In NBA's China controversy, social justice loses out to the bottom line

The Gospel of Sports: I was suckered in by the NBA's apparent wokeness. But since a general manager got chastised for supporting Hong Kong protesters, I've been reflecting on where I turn for moral leadership.