A Time for Friends

Holy Week is about more than a reflection of events that occurred so very long ago. The events of this week are about NOW. It is about being present to the suffering and sacrifice of Jesus Christ. This week unites our sufferings with His, our death with His, and our life with His. The events … Continue reading A Time for Friends

An Everyday Steward is Grateful

This is the last in a 6 week Everyday Stewardship series that highlighted 6 characteristics of an Everyday Steward. Look back through the weeks here on The Main Thing Blog and in LPI's Connect to read them all. Have a Blessed Holy Week! Passion Sunday – 2016 When I was younger I used a reflection … Continue reading An Everyday Steward is Grateful

An Everyday Steward is Committed

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. 5th Sunday of Lent – 2016 I had a conversation … Continue reading An Everyday Steward is Committed

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

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!

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