Church

Keeping the Main Thing the Main Thing

For too long we have allowed our faith to be a component of our lives, rather than the lens through which we see all aspects of our life. This has […]

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Debating Stewardship

Stewardship must never be a philosophy of how much we contribute to our church in terms of time, talent, and treasure. It is much more than that. It is about […]

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The author in the Negev Desert in Israel.

Hunger in the Desert

For Sunday, August 2, 2015, 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time There it is! Right outside my window. I’m here in the Negev Desert of Israel. It’s possible that Moses and the […]

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Jesus

Learning from Jesus

The teaching of Jesus is not another opinion. His words are spirit and life, giving us this God-vision that helps us to see things the way that God sees them. […]

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House

Getting Your House in Order

How easy is it to spend all our time getting our physical house in order and having our spiritual house in disarray? We need to find time for God no […]

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Food

Everyday Stewardship: Tummies Full of Love

There are people all throughout our lives that feel like there is not enough in this life for them. But with our actions of love, they miraculously are filled with […]

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Pope Francis

5 Things to Know about Pope Francis’ Visit to Philly

Pope Francis’ two-day stop in Philadelphia may garner more attention in the city than the signing of the Declaration of Independence. This is projected to be one of the largest events […]

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Evangelizing with Joy

One of the most effective ways to evangelize is not preaching hellfire and brimstone all the time (although there is a place for that) but to watch for conversations and […]

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Enough to Go Around

For Sunday, July 26, 2015, 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time Is there enough to go around? Living in an industrialized nation, it can be easy to forget how much poverty there […]

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God Smiling On Us

The second characteristic of an “Everyday steward” is that he/she is prayerful. It would seem that would be a given. Certainly any follower of Jesus is called to pray. However, this […]

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Sand Dollar

Sand Dollars and People

We are all like sand dollars; carefully crafted for a special purpose out of God’s immense and limitless love. We are all created whole but most end up broken in […]

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women

What Woman Theologians Have Done for the Church

Catholic women theologians have helped form both lay and ordained church leaders’ understanding of liturgy, scripture, ethics, pastoral ministry, spirituality, faith formation, theology, and the church itself. This means that […]

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