Browsing the July 2019 archive of Everyday Evangelization

"Jesus, meek and humble of heart" Matthew 11:29

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 7/31/19

The above words mark the beginning of the Litany of Humility written by Rafael Cardinal Merry del Val.  In it he asks that God fill our hearts with humility.  In Matthew’s gospel, Jesus invites us to learn from Him “for I am meek and humble of heart.”

Humility is ... Read More »

Spiritual Friendship

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 7/31/19

“A faithful friend is a sturdy shelter: he that has found one has found a treasure.” Sirach 6:14 Who is your best friend?  What do you look for in a best friend?

Fr. Gary Caster, Catholic Chaplain at Williams College, says “It is important to gather around us people ... Read More »

Kindness is Contagious

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 7/31/19

In the early church acts of kindness were hallmarks of the faith. Helping the poor, feeding the hungry, clothing the naked, caring for the ill, and burying the dead all stemmed from Christ’s admonition to “love one another.”  The song “they will know us by our love” rings as ... Read More »

The Truth Will Make You Free (Part 2)

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 7/31/19

It seems we are meant for truth and don’t feel right when we lie.  We feel guilty because we can’t live with one another when we can’t confidently trust one another to be honest.  We put on different masks around different people.  Truth requires that we commit ourselves ... Read More »