Category: Everyday Stewardship

EVERYDAY STEWARDSHIP~RECOGNIZE GOD IN YOUR ORDINARY MOMENTS

April 9, 2022

A God Who Knows How It Feels

Christ could have spoken anything from the cross, so why did he choose to recite Psalm 22? And why is it so important that we recite that same Psalm at today’s Mass?

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EVERYDAY STEWARDSHIP~RECOGNIZE GOD IN YOUR ORDINARY MOMENTS

April 2, 2022

Make a Way

What’s your comfort zone: emotionally, professionally, personally? We all have one. But did you realize that you can have one spiritually? Think about what you like and what you don’t particularly enjoy when it comes to church,

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EVERYDAY STEWARDSHIP~RECOGNIZE GOD IN YOUR ORDINARY MOMENTS

March 26, 2022

The Face on God’s Brochure

When a church is raising funds for a new building or a diocese is launching a stewardship appeal, there is usually someone — or several someone’s — who serves as the face of the campaign.

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EVERYDAY STEWARDSHIP – RECOGNIZE GOD IN YOUR ORDINARY MOMENTS

March 19, 2022

Stoking the Lenten Fire

I think we all can acknowledge that there’s a certain fatigue that comes over us all as we near the end of the Lenten season. Next week is Laetare Sunday, and I find that as soon as those pink vestments start coming out of storage,

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EVERYDAY STEWARDSHIP~RECOGNIZE GOD IN YOUR ORDINARY MOMENTS

March 12, 2022

The Resurrection and Spiritual Hangriness

I want to talk about being hangry. I’ll give you a quick description of hangriness, though I warn you, it doesn’t come from the Oxford English Dictionary.

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EVERYDAY STEWARDSHIP~RECOGNIZE GOD IN YOUR ORDINARY MOMENTS

March 5, 2022

Filling the Basket This Lent

Lent calls us into deeper everyday stewardship because it beautifully creates opportunities to be mindful of the call of Christ in even the most mundane moments of our day.

Many of us will participate in the time-honored tradition of doing penance,

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Everyday Stewardship ~ Recognize God in Your Ordinary Moments

February 26, 2022

Planted in the House of the Lord

Grocery delivery apps are all the rage these days, and I can’t deny the convenience of tapping your finger a few times and seeing your week’s shopping dropped on the doorstep.

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Everyday Stewardship ~ Recognize God in Your Ordinary Moments

February 19, 2022

Thanking God for Missing Spears

Imagine how Saul must have felt when he awoke from his sleep and saw his spear missing from its resting place. Now imagine how he felt when he realized that the person who had it was the same person seeking his life — and there he sat,

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Everyday Stewardship ~ Recognize God in Your Ordinary Moments

February 12, 2022

Planted Near Water

We all know that there are times when life can feel, as Jeremiah writes, empty and wasted. There are moments when we think we resemble a barren bush, thirsting in the desert sun.

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Everyday Stewardship ~ Recognize God in Your Ordinary Moments

February 5, 2022

The gift of the Mission

Early on in my work in parish ministry, I had to deal with a tough human resources situation, letting some staff members go and stepping into a role that demanded more of my time and energy.

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Everyday Stewardship ~ Recognize God in Your Ordinary Moments

January 29, 2022

First Corinthians and the Stewardship of Social Media

“Love is patient, love is kind …” As familiar as these words are, they never seem to stray into the territory of becoming trite or silly. At their core they communicate a truth about us and about our Creator that never fails to inspire.

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Everyday Stewardship ~ Recognize God in Your Ordinary Moments

January 22, 2022

Plant Your Works in the Word

One of the things about Scripture is that even the smallest word and shortest phrase can be critical to the overall message. When you take a quiet moment to rest with the Word,

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