I am so excited to be hosting and presenting a 12-part webinar series on Building a Vibrant Parish! Each month of 2019, we will be exploring how to make our church communities clearer reflections of the Kingdom of God. Join me and my many guests on the journey toward helping to strengthen the Body of … Continue reading Register NOW!
Thank you to everyone at this year's ICSC Conference in Nashville that helped to make such an awesome event! We finally released the new book and gave away 1000 copies. The feedback already has been great! If we didn't meet in Nashville, where might we meet down the road? Maybe Gary, IN this Saturday for … Continue reading THANK YOU!
If you are only following the blog here at this website, you may have wondered where all the posting has gone. You are also missing out on MANY other blogs. Visit the blog page at http://4lpi.com/blog/ for my Everyday Stewardship blogs and more! That being said, my friends and I will be working hard in the near … Continue reading Blogs, Blogs, & More Blogs
Advent begins December 3 this year and it will be here before we know it! Advent is a time of preparation for Christmas, but it can only be fruitful if we spend some time preparing for the preparation. Here are just 4 things we can do now to ensure that on the first Sunday of … Continue reading 4 Tips to Prepare Your Catholic Parish for Advent
Last year, parishes across North America gave out the printed booklet, Everyday Stewardship Advent 2016. It featured a reflection for each day, followed by a daily stewardship challenge. We received great feedback and were happy to enrich the lives of many during this season of preparation. THIS YEAR, Everyday Stewardship Advent 2017 will be entirely … Continue reading Are You Ready?
An Everyday Stewardship Reflection for the 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time 2017 Sometimes when I ask one of my children about who they were with or about a classmate at school they answer me with, “You don’t know them.” Apparently, since I do not know him or her personally, I do not need to know … Continue reading Do You Know Him?
by The Main Thing Blog friend, Teresa Keogh This week work has brought me to Palermo, Sicily. I needed to leave home at 4.30am on Thursday to get to London Heathrow to check in. In the departure lounge there were seats that said ‘Re-charge here’ – of course, the sign referred to cell phones, but … Continue reading The Gift of Faith
I recall the summer of 1980 when I went to stay with my Grandparents for six weeks. They had a 10-unit apartment building on the Intracoastal in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, a very prominent area of town. My plan was to work for my grandfather painting, doing yardwork and basic upkeep. I had calculated the amount … Continue reading Secret Ambition
An Everyday Stewardship Reflection for the First Sunday of Lent 2017 Can you believe Lent is here already? It seems like not that long ago I was decorating a Christmas tree! Time waits for no one and that is why it is important to make a mindful commitment now to not let this Lenten season … Continue reading Lent is HERE!