Browsing the 2020 archive of Everyday Evangelization

The Prince of Peace

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 12/21/20

Did you ever wonder why Jesus, the Messiah, who could have written his own life story, came to us as he did?  He could have come as a mighty warrior and ruled over us with an iron fist.  Why did he choose to enter into time in such ... Read More »

No Room At The Inn?

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 12/07/20

During December people spend a lot of time preparing for Christmas by decorating their homes and getting caught up in the busyness and commercialization of the season.  The many demands we face tend to distract us from the real purpose of this beautiful holiday……the birth of Jesus.

We spend ... Read More »

Advent: A Time of Preparation

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 12/01/20

Advent is a time of waiting.  It is also a time of preparing for the coming of Jesus.  Here is a simple but powerful prayer that will draw you closer to the Lord every day of Advent.  Plan to use it all year long to stay centered in ... Read More »

Give Me A Grateful Heart O Lord!

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 11/23/20

What are you grateful for this Thanksgiving?  What are you on your knees for as you look back on 2020?

First, we can all agree to thank those pilgrims who had the courage to leave a comfortable life in England to face a desolate wilderness in the harsh ... Read More »

Comfort and Consolation

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 11/09/20

A friend recently shared that she feared she would never again see her loved one who had died.  Hopefully she will find comfort in St. Paul’s letter to the Thessalonians (4:13-18) where he reminds us………

“We do not want you to be unaware, brothers and sisters, about those who ... Read More »

All Saints Day

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 11/02/20

Dear Holy Ones,

The Catholic Church invites all of us to become saints.  Every generation has its’ call to sainthood.  Starting with the apostles, the early Church was grown in the blood of the Christian martyrs who died for the faith.

Saints down through the ages offer role ... Read More »

153 Words That Can Change Your Life!

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 10/26/20

In his book “I Heard God Laugh” Matthew Kelly developed a Prayer Process that teaches you HOW to pray. He considers this a game changer to be used by ordinary people anywhere, at any time in their spiritual life. It was designed to grow with you. It teaches people ... Read More »

A Biblical Walk Through Respect for Life

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 10/19/20

While watching the mass on EWTN last week, I was reminded of the strong pro-life messages throughout the word of God, old testament and new.  How appropriate this is, since October is Respect Life Month in the Church!  The mass readings on Tuesday October 6 contain two of the ... Read More »

Just a Reminder of What Spiritual Friendship Is!

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 9/28/20

What exactly is spiritual friendship?  How is it different from regular friendships?  Mary Poust in her book, “Walking Together Discovering the Catholic Tradition of Spiritual Friendship,” says spiritual friends are two people bound together by a love of God.  They walk side by side with God always between them.

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Live Holy Moments!

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 9/21/20

Author Matthew Kelly asks “What does the world need now?

Holy moments!  That’s all!  History is a collection of holy and unholy moments.  Our desire to see the world change is a desire to see the holy moments outweigh the unholy ones.

What is a holy moment?  It ... Read More »