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Spiritual Stress Workout

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 8/03/20

Fr. Mannon, a Catholic writer, challenges us to take very seriously adding a “spiritual stress workout” to our daily regimen for dealing with stress during this pandemic.  Here are some exercise suggestions from the saints he recommends for staying spiritually healthy during these chaotic times. “Cast your cares ... Read More »

Faith Not Fear!

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 8/03/20

The Corona virus is striking fear and panic into the hearts of many of us as this global pandemic seems endless.  The Bible tells us of the many plagues and epidemics that man has suffered down through the ages……so this is nothing new for the Church.

How we choose ... Read More »

My Strength and My Courage is in the Lord! Psalm 118

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 7/06/20

Today, as never before, we need courage “one day at a time.”  Daily, ordinary people valiantly face things that are hard or frightening.  Each day we wake to another day of responsibilities while facing physical or emotional problems, family or financial burdens.

Courage for each of us means finding ... Read More »

A Reflection on the Meaning of Suffering

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 6/29/20

St. John tells us that God is Love and when you love someone you want what is best for them.  Why then all the suffering in our lives and in the world?  We ask ourselves why does God allow it if he is all powerful and truly seeks our ... Read More »

Holy "To Do" List!

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 6/24/20

St. Teresa of Avila said “Do we want to be saints? If not, why not?

St. Catherine of Sienna said “All the Way to heaven is heaven.”

Leading holy lives is the Way to sainthood and heaven.  Remember Christ is the Way and we need to stay centered on ... Read More »

The Lord is My Shepherd, I Shall Not Want

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 6/10/20

Psalm 23

During this time of suffering and isolation we all have an opportunity to turn to the Lord as King David did in writing this deeply touching psalm.  In his youth he was a shepherd so he understood the dependence of the sheep on the shepherd.

In the ... Read More »

Archbishop Chaput’s Address at Notre Dame on Oct 11, 2019

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 6/10/20

Highlights from Things Worth Dying For: The Nature of a Life Worth Living!

Archbishop Chaput’s Address at Notre Dame on Oct 11, 2019

June 8, 2020

Chaput pointed out that when we are talking about things worth dying for we’re really talking about the things worth living for that ... Read More »

Does Prayer Work in a Crisis?

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 5/04/20

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 ... Read More »

Companionship-Friends for the Journey

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 4/27/20

During this time of social distancing and isolation we miss that treasure beyond price ….faithful friends that accompany us on our faith journey.  It is said that true friendship isn’t about being inseparable, it’s being separated but nothing changes.

Here is some “holy home work” from writer Mary ... Read More »

Why Does God Allow Evil to Happen?

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 4/22/20

David Valone, a member of the Spiritual Friends group offers his understanding of the pandemic and other disasters in the light of Faith and Divine Revelation.   Click on the link to read more.

Does God Allow Evil