Everyday Stewardship Reflections

Where is the Happiest Place on Earth?

Have you ever been to Disneyland or Disney World? Disney is quite an amazing operation. What they do to make your visit as memorable as possible is perhaps the most […]

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No Longer I

It is interesting the number of high school juniors and seniors that start getting involved in many school clubs, civic organizations, and even church activities. Don’t get me wrong. The […]

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Embodied Mercy

In Matthew chapters 5-7 Jesus delivers the greatest sermon the world has ever known. Christians should read these three chapters frequently.  In fact, we would do well to memorize them. […]

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Stewardship: Not a Passing Trend

There have been many times in the Church where we as Catholics latch on to trends and movements, attracted by a new concept or idea of how we should practice […]

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Mama Irene

My wife is always posting on social media about children who have been adopted or children who are seeking to be adopted. My wife was adopted. This fuels her desire […]

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Summertime Should Be Mindful Time

Can you believe that Summer is here? If you are reading this outside of the US, Summer might not be as near, but here in the United States we just […]

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Jesus is the Melody

When I was younger, for many years I helped lead the music for our parish liturgies. The “more grand” liturgies stand out to me: First Communion, Confirmation, Christmas, etc. It […]

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A Bit of God in All of Us

I remember being in first grade and making my mother a coffee mug for Mother’s Day at school. It was made of plastic, but I made a drawing on paper […]

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Breathe Through Me

My youngest son has occasional bouts with asthma. When it hits him, he feels like he is almost drowning, gasping for air. It is a terrible thing to think about, […]

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Loving Presence

In my experience, the most common phrase used to express sympathy to someone who has lost a loved one is “I’m sorry for your loss.” It’s a very nice sentiment […]

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A Vote for Freedom

I cannot stay silent. This year in American politics has been anything but ordinary. You may certainly find aspects of any or all current candidates for President of the United States […]

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Don’t Throw Stones – Build Something Instead

An Everyday Stewardship Reflection for Seventh Sunday of Easter 2016 I am currently dealing with my third and youngest child going through middle school. I am convinced that the middle […]

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