An Everyday Steward is Accountable

For the 5 Sundays of Lent and Passion Sunday, the Everyday Stewardship reflection will look at each of the 6 characteristics of an Everyday Steward, as contained in the book of the same name. Check back each Thursday on the Main Thing Blog for that Sunday’s reflection. 3rd Sunday of Lent – 2016 What happens when people … Continue reading An Everyday Steward is Accountable

I Love LA!

Every year, thousands and thousands of Catholics from around the country come to Los Angeles for the LA Congress for Religious Education. I will be there Friday, Saturday, & Sunday and we will be debuting the Everyday Stewardship book in Spanish! If you are on your way to LA, I will see you in the … Continue reading I Love LA!

Don’t Be a Sourpuss!

There are many voices out there today that paint a bleak picture of the Church and her ability to overcome secular culture and evangelize a broken world. They keep lamenting, "Look how bad everything is!" The jump from Church scandal to declining priestly vocations to empty pews. Sometimes, there are strong and important points to … Continue reading Don’t Be a Sourpuss!

An Everyday Steward is Prayerful

For the 5 Sundays of Lent and Passion Sunday, the Everyday Stewardship reflection will look at each of the 6 characteristics of an Everyday Steward, as contained in the book of the same name. Check back each Thursday on the Main Thing Blog for that Sunday’s reflection. Have a fruitful Lent! 2nd Sunday of Lent – 2016 … Continue reading An Everyday Steward is Prayerful

A Cure for the Pain

"And forgive our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us." JESUS CHRIST So this morning, after several weeks of the pain in my cracked tooth getting worse, went and got a root canal. The pain had gotten progressively worse and also unpredictable, sometimes feeling fine and sometimes throbbing like nobody's business. Also, a … Continue reading A Cure for the Pain

Snow Day Stewardship

If you live a part of the world where snow falls at least occasionally in the winter, you probably have experienced the event of a snow day. That's when schools are cancelled, government is shut down, and some businesses are closed. Parents often need to take a personal day to stay with their children. In … Continue reading Snow Day Stewardship

It’s a Friday in Lent, So Why Do I Crave a Hamburger?

You know, there really aren't that many Fridays in Lent, so you would think not eating meat for us Catholics would be no big deal. But every year there are people asking things like, "Can I order a pepperoni pizza at midnight?" I remember being in college, a Catholic college mind you, and at midnight … Continue reading It’s a Friday in Lent, So Why Do I Crave a Hamburger?

An Everyday Steward is Mindful

For the next 5 Sundays of Lent and Passion Sunday, the Everyday Stewardship reflection will look at each of the 6 characteristics of an Everyday Steward, as contained in the book of the same name. Check back each Thursday on the Main Thing Blog for that Sunday's reflection. Have a fruitful Lent! First Sunday of … Continue reading An Everyday Steward is Mindful