Faith in the Time of Crisis in the MSBS Community
Keywords:Faith, Crisis, Formation, Meditation, Reflection, Adoration
This research presents how faith is affected during a crisis. It has significance to aspirants, postulants, novices, and sisters, for they are under formation. It is also important to religious people struggling with their faith due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Using purposive sampling, twenty-five members of the Missionary Servant of the Blessed Sacrament (MSBS) Congregation were chosen to respond to a survey questionnaire prepared by the researchers. The data gathered were analyzed and interpreted through frequency, percentage, and mean. The results revealed that the COVID-19 crisis had strengthened the respondents in terms of their spiritual life. This includes the respondents’ expression of their faith in God in meditation, reflection, adoration, Gospel sharing, modular class, prayer, and celebration of the Holy Mass. The study shows that to be a missionary. There is no complaining. One walks with God and trusts in Him. The respondents entrust their life to God through serving and loving others. Their only desire is to know God, love Him, and make Him loved by all men.