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Divine Mercy Sunday

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 4/11/21

This Sunday we are celebrating Divine Mercy Sunday.  This great feast has been celebrated since the year 2000 when St. John Paul II canonized St. Faustina Kowalska, to whom Jesus gave the Divine Mercy message.  John Paul told us “Be not afraid.”  He inspired us to approach the ... Read More »

He Is Risen!

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 4/05/21

Here is St. Matthew’s account of that first Easter morning when God filled the earth with hope, joy and love. The Angel said to the women, “Do not be Afraid for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. He is not here; He has risen just as ... Read More »

Three Days That Changed the World!

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 3/31/21

During the Easter Triduum we celebrate the last three days on earth of the one person who defied death with the empty tomb, Jesus Christ.  The Easter Triduum marks the end of the 40 days of Lent and the beginning of the three day-celebration of the death and ... Read More »

Lenten Themes

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 3/14/21

What are the Lenten themes that jump out at you and speak to your heart?  Here are some that may ring your spiritual bell.  Embrace all of them or that special one that will prepare you for the joy of Easter. Self-Denial and Sacrifice – Sackcloth and ashes ... Read More »

Faith Not Fear!

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 3/01/21

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

How we choose to react to it is the ... Read More »

What are You giving up for Lent?

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 2/22/21

The church has given us the powerful spiritual practice of fasting which means doing without something for a period of time.  Fasting teaches us to disciple our will to say no to ourselves, to detach and make room for God in our lives.

Many of you might already ... Read More »

Heaven or Hell

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 2/14/21

Mother Angelica of EWTN said “one day there won’t be ashes on your forehead, there’ll be ashes in your coffin.  We are all going to be ashes.”

During Lent, the Church challenges us to face our own mortality.  Life is short and there is an urgency to have us ... Read More »

Make A Holy Sandwich

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 1/26/21

Today we are asked to lead a spiritual life which is Christ centered.  What better way to do this than to say the name of Jesus over and over.  It’s important to realize that this is a “heavenly chosen name.”  In Luke 1:30 the Angel tells Mary “Behold ... Read More »

HOPE

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 1/17/21

Hope looks for the good in people instead of harping on the worst.

Hope opens doors where despair closes them.

Hope discovers what can be done instead of grumbling about what cannot.

Hope draws its power from a deep trust in God and the basic goodness of human nature.

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The Big "D"

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 1/11/21

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 ... Read More »