Browsing the July 2017 archive of Everyday Evangelization

Beauty is indeed a good gift of God!

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 7/30/17

St. Augustine recounts in his autobiography, Confessions, an experience he had during the singing of the Mass: “How I wept when I heard your hymns and canticles, being deeply moved by the sweet singing of your Church!  Those voices flowed into my ears, truth filtered into my heart, and ... Read More »

What is the meaning of Life?

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 7/22/17

Father Joseph Burke, SJ believes that the central issue faced by people who are away from the church is: What gives life meaning?  “A lot of people have lost that sense of meaning” he explains. “They begin to ask themselves, “What is my life all about? Why do ... Read More »

Joy is the Serious Business of Heaven . . . CS Lewis

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 7/15/17

There is a tendency to confuse happiness with joy.  We often think they are synonymous.  Happiness is more a reaction to pleasure, like eating an ice cream cone or reading a good book.  It is an emotional reaction in which we experience a state of well-being that can disappear ... Read More »