Browsing the 2018 archive of Everyday Evangelization

Be Not Afraid!

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 12/27/18

As we begin 2019 are you looking at the year ahead with dread or with hope?  There are certainly a lot of reasons to choose “dread” aren’t there?  Many people are filled with fear and anxiety about the future.  Will there be more terror attacks worldwide and  more ... Read More »

The Gift

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 12/17/18

Christmas is all about gift giving!  Many of us take a name tag off the Christmas tree on the altar area and give a gift to a needy child.  Santa and his elves working busily away at the North Pole to bring that special gift to the kids ... Read More »

Advent . . . A Time of Preparation!

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 12/17/18

Advent is a time of waiting.  It is also a time of preparing for the coming of Jesus.  Here is a simple but powerful prayer that will draw you closer to the Lord everyday of Advent.  Plan to use it all year long and comment at any time ... Read More »

SOS: Save Our Souls

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 12/17/18

During this holiday season most of us are inundated with requests for money to help the poor.  On the altar area there is a Christmas tree with the names of families who can’t afford gifts.  We pay for the materially poor in an age of overwhelming prosperity from ... Read More »

Advent

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 12/05/18

On Black Friday, all of us watched the enormous crowds rushing through the malls and stores as people frantically started buying gifts preparing for Christmas.  Here is how we should be preparing for the real gift of Christmas.

The Church gives us these four weeks before Christmas as ... Read More »

Silence is Golden

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 11/28/18

Here are some nuggets of wisdom from a talk given by Fr. Cedric Pisegna. Enjoy! In several places in scripture holy men intent on hearing God’s voice looked for it in fire, wind and earthquakes. Amazingly, they heard his whisper like voice in the silence.  It is said that ... Read More »

Stewardship is a Way of Life-Live it!

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 11/14/18

The Stewardship Ministry invites all parishioners to be good Stewards of their time, talent and treasure in the service of God and others in our community. Here are some of the ways we help you live it. We provide a directory of over 30 Ministry opportunities to guide ... Read More »

Sacrifice

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 11/08/18

What does sacrifice look like? I think of those who serve in the Armed Forces. They have sacrificed much for my freedom and to work towards real peace in our world. I think of those in service to our Church: priests, deacons, and religious. Their lives are dedicated to ... Read More »

The Emotional Jesus by James Breig

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 11/04/18

This book points out how we can know Jesus differently by becoming aware of the emotions Jesus felt when he walked around the Holy Land and what he did with his emotions.  It is also about what these emotions mean for us today.

Here are a few examples ... Read More »

Trust

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 10/30/18

In Luke 12:7, Jesus tells us “Don’t be afraid!  The little sparrows are not forgotten by God!  Why, even the hairs of your head are numbered.  He knows every detail of our lives and you are worth more than the sparrows.  Nothing is hidden from Him and nothing ... Read More »