Browsing the September 2018 archive of Everyday Evangelization

San Damiano Revisited

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 9/26/18

One day when St. Francis went out to meditate in the fields he was passing by the Church of San Damiano which was falling apart in disrepair.  Prompted by the Spirit he went in to pray.  Kneeling before the crucifix he heard a voice coming from it saying ... Read More »

Don't be the Weakest Link!

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 9/19/18

This month the Pew Research Center released these facts about American Catholics.  The Catholic Church is larger than any other single religious institution in the US with over 17,000 parishes and roughly 51 million Catholics.  The most significant challenges it faces today are decline in membership with only ... Read More »

Calling All Grandparents!

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 9/09/18

“How important grandparents are for family life, for passing on the human and religious heritage which is so essential for each and every society!  How important it is to have intergenerational exchanges and dialogue, especially within the context of the family, where grandparents transmit the experience and wisdom of ... Read More »

Wake Up Call!

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 9/04/18

In the parable of the marriage feast, Jesus tells us that the kingdom of heaven is like a king (God) who gave a marriage feast for his son.  He sent his servants out to call those who were invited to the marriage feast but they would not come. ... Read More »