Jesus

Everyday Stewardship: My Children Need Jesus

I cannot offer much to calm the fears of my children other than give them love. However, I can lead them to the one who has the power to truly defeat anything or anyone that seeks to harm them. His name is Jesus. Click here to read the full post

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World Smile Day is Coming!

World Smile Day is coming up in a few weeks, a day dedicated to doing random acts of kindness for the people we encounter in our daily lives. Of course we should embrace that effort throughout the year, but if we can get people, religious and non-religious, to do more good for even one day, it’s […]

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The Mind

Stewardship of the Mind

We have been given our mind and intellect as gifts from God. As good stewards we are called to cultivate knowledge and develop our reasoning skills and offer them back to God and to the Body of Christ. Click here to read the full post

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WMOF

What to learn at the World Meeting of Families

The World Meeting of Families next month in Philadelphia aims to lead families to know their importance as a gift from God and to help them open their hearts to Jesus Christ. The family “is the place where we feel most loved, most protected, most safe, valued,” said Father William Donovan. “After the gift of […]

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Pope Francis

Let Mercy Flow Throughout the Land

As good stewards we must consider how we will not only seek mercy for ourselves in this extraordinary time, but also how we will be instruments of mercy to those around us. Who is in need of your forgiveness? Who needs to hear you speak about God’s mercy for them? Click here to read the full […]

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Father Pyotr celebrating Mass in Be’er Sheva, Israel.

The Dream of the Kingdom

For Sunday, September 6, 2015, 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Last Saturday evening, at Mass in Be’er Sheva, Israel, the young Polish pastor asked a strange question, “How do you get here?” His answer, too, was strange, “Go to the end of the world and turn left!” He proceeded to remind the ten of us in […]

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No silver bullet

There Is No Silver Bullet

Some feel like if they only had this or that, won the lottery, or got rid of something else they would be complete, or at least better off than they are now. Unfortunately, there is no silver bullet for becoming successful or happy. It’s a choice to be the best and do the most with what we […]

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Cathedral

Church Revitalization: 5 Reasons It Works (When It Works)

Everybody is talking about Evangelization and Discipleship these days. There are also no shortage of people willing to tell churches how to do it. Then there are the people who are successfully doing it and it all comes down to just a few things that healthy growing parishes have in common. Click here to read the full […]

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Everyday Stewardship: Answering the Question of “Why?”

Stewardship must never be reduced to simply ministry fairs, commitment cards, and stewardship directories. These tools teach us how to practice our stewardship, but they are not stewardship in of themselves.So why do we share our time, talent, and treasure? What does it matter? Click here to read the full post

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Praying

Making God a Priority in Your Catholic Home

As Catholics, our priorities are directed by our love for God and love for our neighbor. We must be in relationship with God in prayer  and we must share that relationship within our own families. Here are some resources to help you and your parishioners. Click here to read the full post

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Back to School

Good School Stewardship

Kids are headed back to school but are they being good stewards while they’re there? Here are ten important lessons for Christian parents to instill in their children to ensure this school year is lived for the glory of God. Click here to read the full post

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A cross lying on a wood table.

Dialogue at the Table

For Sunday, August 30, 2015, 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time Over the past several years, we have heard the term “cafeteria Catholic” employed in a variety of ways. In more conservative circles, it is largely viewed through negative lenses referring to individuals who want to pick and choose the type of “Catholicism” that suits them, thus […]

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