Browsing Everyday Evangelization

Which Way are You Going?

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 7/10/18

Technology is a marvel today.  Every car comes equipped with a GPS that shows us the best way to get to our destination or to get home. 

We always want the fastest way to get there with as few delays as possible.  We want the most direct way ... Read More »

"Barb"

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 6/25/18

Barb at the 5 Year Anniversary Festival, 2017

 

Barbara Ann Swiecki April 18, 1952-June 13, 2018

How can we describe the gift that Barb Swiecki was to St. Marianne Cope parish?  Two words come to mind “tough and tender.”

She provided the leadership over the past 5 ... Read More »

A Father's Love Letter

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 6/25/18

 

My Child,

You may not know me but I know everything about you (Psalm 139:1),

for you were made in my image (Genesis 1:27).  I knit you together in your mother’s womb (Psalm 139:13).  You are not a mistake, for all your days are written in my book ... Read More »

“Where your treasure is, there will be your heart.” Matthew 6:19

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 6/25/18

Money is an important area to the Lord.  In Mark 10:17-27 we read of a wealthy young man who comes to Jesus and asks “Good master, what must I do to earn eternal life?”  He had kept all the commandments, obeyed all the rules, yet he wanted more.

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God is With Us!

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 6/25/18

A joyful theme that runs through the Feasts of Pentecost, The Most Holy Trinity, and The Body and Blood of Christ, is the reassuring message that Emmanuel! God is with us.  Always!  Let’s take a look at how each Feast bears this promise in a unique way.

Starting ... Read More »

Happy Birthday!

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 6/25/18

Pentecost Sunday is a magnificent Holy Day and it marks the birthday of the Catholic Church.  Christ ascended into heaven forty days after the resurrection but not before he gives the Church the most precious “Birthday” gift ……..the Holy Spirit.

He tells the apostles that he must ascend ... Read More »

Maximum Yield!

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 5/15/18

A branch can’t bear fruit unless it remains part of the vine.  Jesus said, “I am the vine and you are the branches.  Whoever remains in me and I in him will bear much fruit, because without me you can do nothing.  Anyone who does not remain in me ... Read More »

Does Prayer Work?

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 5/08/18

Dr. Larry Dossey, in his book Prayer Is Good Medicine, takes a look at what research in the medical field has turned up regarding the healing effects of prayer.  He asks us to keep in mind the following scientific facts as we pray for others and ourselves.

In the past ... Read More »

Be Transformed!

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 4/23/18

During this grace filled Easter season as we head toward Pentecost let us pray for a renewal of the Holy Spirit to transform our hearts.

The Apostles in the upper room were transformed from frightened followers to fearless messengers of the ‘Good News” when Christ “breathed” the Holy Spirit ... Read More »

The Empty Tomb…no fairy tale

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 4/16/18

The “eye witnesses” to the empty tomb and to Jesus’s appearances afterward are rooted in history.  This includes Peter, Mark, Matthew, John and Luke; whose written accounts appear in the New Testament.  Also, over 500 witnesses encountered him during the forty days before his ascension.  His resurrection is one ... Read More »