Everyday Stewardship Reflections

Jesus crying

A Glimpse of Heaven

Christian community is always strongest in the face of tragedy. We can easily say that it is unfortunate that we can’t all come together as strong when times are good. […]

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Oscar Romero

God’s Microphones

Working in a parish offers me the privilege of walking side by side with some of the most heroic and faithful people I have encountered.  These people do not have […]

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Everyday Stewardship

My oldest son was having a tougher time than expected in his first year of college. In high school he expected to get As and be one of the smarter […]

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Pentecost

Everyday Stewardship: Pentecost 2015

Living a stewardship way of life as a committed disciple of Jesus is not easy. In fact, we are guaranteed to fail. That inevitable failure is called sin. Grace makes […]

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Candles

What is God Waiting For?

There will always be challenges in our lives and in the world. When life is messy it is easy to ask “What is God waiting for?” Maybe we should not […]

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Everyday Stewardship

When I was around the age of six, my good friend Max moved away. I had known him for fewer than two years, but I was so fond of him […]

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Ascension

Everyday Stewardship: Ascension 2015

There is a great need in our current world for more Jesus sightings. You used to hear about Elvis sightings from time to time, but we do not need sightings […]

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Basketball

Everyday Stewardship: Sixth Sunday of Easter 2015

Do you remember being a child and deciding on captains to choose sides for a game of kickball, soccer, or other sport requiring little more than a ball? Kids sat […]

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Pope Francis

Surprised By God

Since 2013, Pope Francis has captivated the world with his remarkable display of discipleship.  And just when we think we’ve got him figured out, he surprises us again!  “Let us […]

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Campus

Family Time

People say your kids are grown up and out of the house before you know it.  Some say it’s like the blink of an eye.  In some ways that is […]

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Unleashing Catholic Generosity

This is the first of 3 documents from The Notre Dame Institute for Church Life that provide important information for shaping the message of what we are offering in a […]

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Eucharist

Everyday Stewardship: Fifth Sunday of Easter 2015

In The Life of a Christian Steward: A Reflection on the Logic of Commitment, published by the International Catholic Stewardship Council, one reads, “To be most effective in service to […]

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