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The Flowers of Tomorrow

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 3/06/17

Did you ever wonder what Christ was thinking when he chose the 12 apostles? In the gospel reading of the calling of the twelve names are rather matter of factly read off.

Let’s start with James and John or as Jesus called them “The Sons of Thunder”. Today we ... Read More »

"Come and See"

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 3/06/17

Welcoming Catholics Home (WCH) is our parish invitation to fallen away Catholics to “come and see”. It is a 6 week support program helping fallen away Catholics return to the active practice of their faith.

During the 6 weeks, they share their stories in a relaxed non judgmental atmosphere. Many ... Read More »

An Invitation

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 3/06/17

The largest religious group in the country after Roman Catholics is fallen away Roman Catholics. About 20 million to be precise and growing every day. The majority of these folks don’t join another faith. When asked why they don’t return to their faith, most answer “no on ever invited ... Read More »

The Smile Ministry

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 3/06/17

A common complaint among the grads of our Welcoming Catholics Home program, for fallen away Catholics, is that they don’t feel “welcome” when they return to the church. They long for the feelings of “connection and belonging.”

Some returnees actually attended  protestant or evangelical churches where they were targeted ... Read More »

A New Year's Resolution

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 3/06/17

In his article “In Hoc Anno Domini”, Vermont Royster points out that when Christ was born the whole world was in bondage, there was one state and that was Rome and one master and that was Tiberius Caesar.

Everywhere there was civil order and stability but everywhere there was something ... Read More »

The Prince of Peace

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 3/06/17

Isaiah…his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of peace.

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 ... Read More »

The Gift

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 3/06/17

Christmas is all about giving. Many of us take a name tag off the Christmas tree on the altar area and give a gift to a needy child. Santa and his elves are busy working away at the North Pole to bring that special gift to the kids and ... Read More »

A Christmas List

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 3/06/17

Advent is filled with hustle and bustle as we shop for everyone on our Christmas list trying to find the perfect gift. It’s probably a good time to take a breather, find a few moments of silence and look at the real gifts we should give one another.

The ... Read More »

Advent: A Time of Preparation

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 3/06/17

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 everyday of Advent. Plan to use it all year long and comment at any time on ... Read More »

SOS: Save Our Souls

Posted by Kathy Steiner on 3/06/17

During this holiday season most of us are inundated with requests for money to help the poor. On the altar area there is a Christmas tree with the names of youngsters whose families can’t afford a gift for them. We may for the materially poor in an age of ... Read More »