Browsing the January 2019 archive of Everyday Evangelization

Words of Wisdom from Carmen Bellavia

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 1/31/19

Carmen Bellavia: February 28, 1922 - May 29, 2018

This is a belated eulogy to a man who was a joyfully holy member of our parish community.  At his funeral, a booklet that he wrote was handed out titled “Words of Wisdom”.  In it Carmen wrote, “Pray for wisdom. ... Read More »

Practice Makes Perfect

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 1/22/19

The word practice means “repeated performance for the purpose of acquiring a skill or proficiency.”  People become better at something when they do it often.  If you want to be a better writer you should write every day.  Athletes practice to be the best in their fields and ... Read More »


Posted by Kathy Steiner on 1/14/19

He was born in a lowly stable and laid in a manger because there was no room at the inn for him.  Then shortly after that, he and his parents had to flee from the threat of death at King Herod’s hands. Alone, they made their escape to ... Read More »

The Big "D"

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 1/09/19

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 struggle to get out ... Read More »