Browsing the August 2021 archive of Everyday Evangelization

Can I Pray with You?

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 8/30/21

There are times during our day we come across people who are suffering or in need.  They can be family members, friends, people we work with or complete strangers.  We wish we could reach out to comfort them and soothe away the worry and ache in their hearts.

There ... Read More »

Follow Me!

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 8/23/21

There are 58 Gospel verses about “following” Jesus.  Let’s take a look at some of them and see what we can learn about being his disciple from Jesus, himself.

First, in Matthew 4:18 and Mark 1:19, we see Jesus approach his first four Apostles with the command “Follow me ... Read More »

The Centurian's Prayer

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 8/15/21

As Jesus entered Capernaum, a centurion came toward to him and said “Lord, my servant is lying paralyzed at home, in terrible distress.” And He said to him, “I will come and heal him.”  But the centurion answered Him “Lord I am not worthy to have you come under ... Read More »

Confession is Good for the Soul

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 8/09/21

People often ask “do I have to go to confession.  I’m a good person.

I can talk to God directly.  I don’t need a priest.”  Today, the long lines waiting to go to confession are gone and the use of the sacrament has declined dramatically among Catholics.

Are we ... Read More »

Practice Makes Perfect!

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 8/01/21

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 we ... Read More »