Browsing Everyday Evangelization

Recharge Your Batteries

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 2/20/19

Paul’s letter to the Romans, Chapter 13, focusses on a series of short but powerful recommendations.  These heartfelt passages deal with three types of love.

First, Paul reminds us “to keep loving one another as brothers and sisters...”  As our faith is based on our relationship with God ... Read More »

The Safety Net

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 2/13/19

We are called to honor the poor and to give them precedence, out of the conviction that they are the true presence of Jesus in our midst.  “As you did it to the least of these my brethren, you did it to me.” (Matthew 25:40). (Message of Pope ... Read More »

As the family goes, so goes the nation!

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 2/07/19

 

Many years ago, Father John Hardon, S.J. wrote an article on the “Survival of the Catholic Family”.  He warned that the Catholic family in super developed countries, like the USA, is on trial for its existence.  He foresaw the even more deadly struggles we are facing today between ... Read More »

Words of Wisdom from Carmen Bellavia

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 1/31/19

Carmen Bellavia: February 28, 1922 - May 29, 2018

This is a belated eulogy to a man who was a joyfully holy member of our parish community.  At his funeral, a booklet that he wrote was handed out titled “Words of Wisdom”.  In it Carmen wrote, “Pray for wisdom. ... Read More »

Practice Makes Perfect

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 1/22/19

The word practice means “repeated performance for the purpose of acquiring a skill or proficiency.”  People become better at something when they do it often.  If you want to be a better writer you should write every day.  Athletes practice to be the best in their fields and ... Read More »

Loneliness!

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 1/14/19

He was born in a lowly stable and laid in a manger because there was no room at the inn for him.  Then shortly after that, he and his parents had to flee from the threat of death at King Herod’s hands. Alone, they made their escape to ... Read More »

The Big "D"

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 1/09/19

Winter is the “season of darkness”.  It seems to go on forever…..but there is another kind of darkness called the “darkness of the soul.”  It seems as if the light inside us is under a bushel and can’t be seen.  It is a constant struggle to get out ... Read More »

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 »