Browsing the 2018 archive of Everyday Evangelization

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 »

Does Prayer Work?

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 5/08/18

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 the past ... Read More »

Be Transformed!

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 4/23/18

During this grace filled Easter season as we head toward Pentecost let us pray for a renewal of the Holy Spirit to transform our hearts.

The Apostles in the upper room were transformed from frightened followers to fearless messengers of the ‘Good News” when Christ “breathed” the Holy Spirit ... Read More »

The Empty Tomb…no fairy tale

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 4/16/18

The “eye witnesses” to the empty tomb and to Jesus’s appearances afterward are rooted in history.  This includes Peter, Mark, Matthew, John and Luke; whose written accounts appear in the New Testament.  Also, over 500 witnesses encountered him during the forty days before his ascension.  His resurrection is one ... Read More »

Congratulations Angel Care!

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 4/12/18

Excellus BlueCross BlueShield selects 13 Rochester area nonprofits to share in $91,200 for health and wellness programs

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Thirteen nonprofit Rochester area organizations are receiving Excellus BlueCross BlueShield’s Community Health Awards. Each award recipient will receive up to $4,000 allocated by the company to help fund health ... Read More »

A Powerful Tool for Evangelization

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 4/08/18

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 merciful ... Read More »

He is Risen!

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 4/01/18

 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 ... Read More »

Forgive them . . .

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 3/25/18

Peter asks Christ how often we should forgive and Christ answers . . . “70 X 7 times.”  In the Lord’s prayer we ask for forgiveness and in turn we are asked to forgive those who have sinned against us.

We are not to count the number of ... Read More »