Everyday Stewardship Reflections

Everyday Stewardship - Moving as One

Moving As One

I have coached all three of my children in soccer. One goal was to help build an awareness of where your teammates were on the pitch, much like the goal of disciples and stewards.

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Everyday Stewardship- The Greatest Gift

The Greatest Gift

What more can one say or do to demonstrate love for another when all they have has been given to another? This is the ultimate in love. This is the love Jesus had for us daily, in every church.

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Building a Family of Faith

My wife and I have used the same baptismal gown for all 3 of our children. It is a symbol of each child washed clean by the sacrament, and how faith has been passed down generations.

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Moving in The Spirit of Pentecost

This Pentecost Sunday, if you come to my Mass, you will see a sea of red all around. The choir, the lectors, the extraordinary ministers, people in the pews, will all be wearing red.

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Living Out the Good News

When the first disciples preached the Good News, their words were confirmed by “accompanying signs.” We believe that miracles still occur in our world, but few witness with their own eyes.

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The Risks and Rewards of Discipleship

During the Easter season, we reflect on being followers of the stone that the builders rejected, the crucified and risen Jesus. Like a shepherd he leads us by his voice that echoes throughout the centuries and remains real and effective even in our modern world. To be his disciple means to risk rejection in a […]

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Encountering Everyday Miracles

An Everyday Stewardship Reflection for the 6th Sunday of Ordinary Time If you witnessed a miracle, wouldn’t you want to tell everyone? If you saw the sun dance in the sky, a crippled man walk, or the Virgin Mary appear in front of you, wouldn’t you just want to shout about it from a rooftop […]

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Ordinary Gifts

An Everyday Stewardship Reflection for the 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time Sometimes we can feel like we are living the life of Job: everything is going wrong all at the same time. Everyone finds himself or herself in a valley once in awhile. How we got there is not nearly as important as how are […]

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Impacting Others in Christ

An Everyday Stewardship Reflection for the Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time When I reflect on the many years of my life, there are many people who were influential on my development as a person, a student, and a Christian. Through their graciousness and generosity, I was able to work through challenges and difficulties, becoming stronger […]

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Prayer as Compass: Are You Directionless?

An Everyday Stewardship Reflection for the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time I use GPS wherever I go and it serves me well most of the time. However, sometimes it leads me to a place that does not exist. Then there are those times when I am about to turn and the man inside my phone […]

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Mindful Living

An Everyday Stewardship Reflection for the Second Sunday of Ordinary Time Have you ever been somewhere public and days later others said they saw you there? You can find yourself surprised that they saw you and didn’t say hello. However, at least they saw you. You, on the other hand, didn’t even have any idea […]

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The Greatest Gifts

An Everyday Stewardship Reflection for the Epiphany of the Lord My mother-in-law was the best gift-giver I ever knew. One could say my parents spoiled me growing up, but there was something about her gifts to me that made me feel overwhelmed. I guess it was that after several years I still was surprised that […]

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