"Yesterday's Facebook network issue caused the main Facebook site to be down for hours. Other apps owned by Facebook - WhatsApp, Instagram, Messenger and others - were also silent. Early reports indicate that the server problem was not the work of a security issue or hacker.
"For some, the event meant that they were just interrupted from their causal scrolling and leisurely social connections. For others, the day meant a host of issues at work, since many businesses widely use Facebook and its various properties.
"Here we have the opportunity to pause, however, and reflect on Monday's events. Do they have anything significant to say in terms of the spiritual life?"
recent commentary, Father Patrick Briscoe, O.P.,
reflected on some spiritual lessons one may learn from this Facebook outage.
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