Browsing the 2021 archive of Everyday Evangelization

What are You giving up for Lent?

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 2/22/21

The church has given us the powerful spiritual practice of fasting which means doing without something for a period of time.  Fasting teaches us to disciple our will to say no to ourselves, to detach and make room for God in our lives.

Many of you might already ... Read More »

Heaven or Hell

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 2/14/21

Mother Angelica of EWTN said “one day there won’t be ashes on your forehead, there’ll be ashes in your coffin.  We are all going to be ashes.”

During Lent, the Church challenges us to face our own mortality.  Life is short and there is an urgency to have us ... Read More »

Make A Holy Sandwich

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 1/26/21

Today we are asked to lead a spiritual life which is Christ centered.  What better way to do this than to say the name of Jesus over and over.  It’s important to realize that this is a “heavenly chosen name.”  In Luke 1:30 the Angel tells Mary “Behold ... Read More »

HOPE

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 1/17/21

Hope looks for the good in people instead of harping on the worst.

Hope opens doors where despair closes them.

Hope discovers what can be done instead of grumbling about what cannot.

Hope draws its power from a deep trust in God and the basic goodness of human nature.

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The Big "D"

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 1/11/21

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 ... Read More »

Lonliness!

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 1/07/21

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 »

Be Not Afraid

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 1/03/21

As we begin 2021, are you looking at the year ahead with fear or with hope?  There are certainly a lot of reasons to choose “fear”, aren’t there?  During this devastating pandemic, many people are filled with anxiety about the future.  Will there be more terror attacks worldwide, more ... Read More »