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Lamentation and Hope of University Students During the COVID-19 Pandemic in the Light of Psalm 73

Nikolas Kristiyanto


The COVID-19 pandemic is challenging our faith and theology. Its impact is evident in our daily activities. For this reason, this article asks, “How widespread is the impact of COVID-19 on university students’ activities?” Then it tries to analyze that impact by using the structure of Psalm 73: (1) the credo, (2) lamentation, and (3) hope. It then provides a simple pastoral strategy to accompany the university students during this
difficult time. This strategy involves all lecturers at every faculty in the university to redesign the teaching materials that can help students to reflect and to deepen their experiences during this difficult situation.

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