COVID-19 Coronavirus Resources and Opportunities

Below are some resources, reflections, action items, and other opportunities for engagement in our mission here in the SCSJ during this time of the COVID-19 pandemic. Even though we are not physically together on campus, we can still stand in solidarity with each other and be connected with our communities in service, faith, and justice. Scroll through this page to read, reflect, watch, learn, and advocate!

Resources and Opportunities from our Omaha Homelessness Outreach Community Partners – Learn more

Local Community Engagement Resources and Opportunities – Learn more

Resources and Opportunities from the Division of Student Life’s ‘Mind, Body, Spirit’ page


Examen for Life during COVID-19  (Ignatian Solidarity Network)

An Examen for Those In Quarantine or Shelter in Place (Ignatian Solidarity Network)

Embracing the Uncertainty: What I Learned from my Evacuation during the 2014 Ebola Outbreak (Ignatian Solidarity Network)

Coronavirus and our Public Policy Pathology (Ignatian Solidarity Network).

Faith in the time of Coronavirus (America Magazine)

Communitas ad dispersionem in the Time of Coronavirus (Jesuits of Canada and the United States)

Coronavirus Has Shifted Reality, and My Mind and Heart Are Scattered (The Jesuit Post)

Praying in the Time of the Virus Crisis (Creighton Online Ministries)

Prayers during the Coronavirus Pandemic (Xavier University)

Education, Action Items, and Resources

Coronavirus is worsening inequality: Here’s how you can help (Jesuit Conference Office of Justice and Ecology)

Take Action: Tell Congress to Support Vulnerable Communities Amid COVID-19 (Jesuit Conference of Canada and the United States)

ACTION ALERT: Health and Safety for All at Our Border (Ignatian Solidarity Network)

Resources and Updates from Catholic Relief Services 

U.S.-Mexico border humanitarians scramble to curb coronavirus (America Magazine)

The coronavirus outbreak is a test of our systems, values and humanity (United Nations Refugee Agency)

6 Ways to Stand in Solidarity with Refugees (Jesuit Refugee Service)

Local Omaha community responses/resources (NOISE – North Omaha Information Community Supporting Everyone)

Justice for Immigrants Coronavirus Resource Page (U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops)

SHARE Omaha – list of nonprofits impacted by COVID-19 and how you can help

Advocacy Resources from the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC)

Other Self-Care Resources

5 TED Talks That Will Help You Manage Anxiety and Build Resilience 

Ten Percent Happier LIVE (Guided Meditation resource)

Resources from the Gravity Center in Omaha

Podcast from the Center for Action and Contemplation (Enneagram-focused)