Steven Salido Fisher is a hospital chaplain at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.

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A hospital chaplain reflects on the power of memory during COVID-19

Perspective: I'm writing because it's been three months since Rodolfo died. I write to show you a complicated, extraordinary life. I want to reveal what I know of that life to you and how it ended.


On the power and promised protection of La Virgen de Guadalupe

Perspective: The story of La Virgen de Guadalupe as I know it begins at my abuela's bedside, where, as my siblings hummed Santa Marias beside me, I'd slouch my posture and begin counting the stars on La Virgen's cloak.