Browsing the August 2018 archive of Everyday Evangelization

What makes you happy?

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 8/28/18

Here are some “I’ll be happy when” responses . . . when I have a better job, when the kids are in school, when the nest is empty, when I retire, when I win the lottery, and finally when I lose weight.  There are as many answers to ... Read More »

Follow Me!

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 8/21/18

There are 58 Gospel verses about “following” Jesus.  Let’s take a look at some of them and see what we can learn about being his disciple from Jesus, himself.

First, in Matthew 4:18 and Mark 1:19, we see Jesus approach his first 4 Apostles with the command “Follow ... Read More »

The poor you will always have with you...

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 8/12/18

Recently, here in our parish, we had a plea for money to help feed the impoverished children of Haiti.  We are told that our gift will put life- saving meals on their plates.  It’s hard to refuse to be generous in light of the blessings and abundance we have.

Every generation going back in time seems to have experienced hunger.  In the time of the Exodus the Israelites grumbled against Moses because they were hungry.  The Lord sent down quail and bread (manna) to eat daily.  Israel came to know the Lord because of this bread from ... Read More »

Choose the better part!

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 8/12/18

We all know the story of Martha and Mary…….Jesus and his disciples stopped at their home in Bethany.  Jesus loved them and felt at home visiting with them.  Martha welcomed them with open arms.  She was like a ball of fire bustling about trying to prepare food and ... Read More »

What's on your Bucket List?

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 8/12/18

Bucket lists are things you want to do before you die…before you “kick the bucket.”  For some it might be bungee jumping, swimming with the sharks, visiting the Taj Mahal or seeing the Pyramids.  The focus on many of these lists is on sensation, thrills and pleasure for ... Read More »