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Keep that Appointment!

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 7/22/18

Most of us have a “to do” list or calendar on which we put the most important items we need to accomplish for the day from seeing the doctor to having dinner with friends.  But don’t forget the most important appointment of all and keep it daily………an appointment ... Read More »

What's New?

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 7/18/18

In Matthew 9:14, Jesus is asked why he and the apostles are not fasting like the Pharisees.  Jesus points out that you don’t put new wine into into old wineskins as it will ferment and burst through the old wineskins and destroy them.  You put new wine into ... Read More »

I AM! GK Chesterton

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 7/10/18

Gilbert Keith (GK) Chesterton won an essay contest that asked “What is wrong with the Church?”  His insightful two word answer “I am”. Chesterton, convert and brilliant defender of the faith, observed that we tend to see others as being wrong.  We have this critical fault finding attitude or ... Read More »

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 »