Everyday Stewardship Reflections

I Am What I Am

Don’t you feel inspired when you hear a good conversion story? I know I do. Especially tales of how people overcame addiction or despair to find satisfaction in the presence […]

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The Good News of Catholic Schools

There are many reasons why people decide to deepen their relationship with God or become fully initiated into the Catholic Church. Each person has a unique story and journey. It […]

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To Teach as Jesus Did

No school community is perfect, Catholic or non-Catholic, and I remember the times when koinonia was fractured due to human frailty and the immaturity of youth. However, it was the […]

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The Choice for Catholic Schools

I grew up in a home with one Catholic parent and one un-baptized parent. I attended Mass every Sunday with my mother, but I wouldn’t classify her as a fully […]

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Singing Good Vibrations Unto the Lord

When my wife was pregnant with our first child, I remember putting headphones on her stomach and playing classical music and the Beach Boys so my unborn child could develop […]

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Never Let the Water Run

In this Year of Mercy, I have been trying to reflect (and practice) more on the Corporal and Spiritual Works of Mercy.  The current water contamination crisis in Flint, Michigan* […]

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Something Beautiful

I love the way my children sometimes clean their rooms. They will take all their stuff that is out and covering everything and shove it their closet and under the […]

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Stewardship is Everything

I often tell people perhaps my favorite author on stewardship is usually not thought of as a stewardship writer at all: Catherine Doherty. She was like a Russian Canadian Dorothy […]

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Goliath! You Are Going Down!

I remember one Vacation Bible School I planned in the past years having David and Goliath roaming around all day and David had a chance to slay Goliath over and […]

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Sweet Jesus, It’s Cold!

I cannot believe how cold it is here in North Carolina this morning. 14 degrees! We are not well equipped for that kind of cold around here. Winter weather is […]

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Surprised By God – Again!

After a pretty mild winter in England we are suddenly experiencing a cold patch that reminds us that it is winter. Last week I had a full ‘to do’ list […]

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These People Are Gifts

When I look back over my life I see so many people who played an important role in my becoming who I am today. Some of them taught me about […]

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