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But they that will be rich fall into temptation…

Jesus teaches us not only that riches are to be despised, but they are also full of danger. They are the root of seducing evils and deceive the blind human mind by hidden deception. God rebukes rich fools who think … Continue reading

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St. John Climacus

In his famous work known as The Ladder of Divine Ascent, St. John Climacus writes how our life can be perfected in a union with Christ. He illustrates 30 steps that are necessary to reach Jesus and the Kingdom of … Continue reading

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Judgment

Have you ever considered that Stewardship is necessary for individual Salvation? Many verses in the Bible and reflection¬†from the Holy Fathers clearly focus on the fact that we will be judged by how we use the gifts that God has … Continue reading

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Love your enemies (and your manager, associates, competitors…)

In Matthew 5:42-44, we reflect upon the verse “love your enemies and bless those who curse you.” When we think of Stewardship within daily life, how we act, or react, it is an area that deserves focus. From a business … Continue reading

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OK – I cried!

I remember when I was a child, getting up early in the morning and going somewhere before the sun rose was a special moment. This was the same for my son, Christopher, when he was 11 years old. We woke … Continue reading

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Be thankful for everything! Our Stewardship of Gratitude

St. John Chrysostom’s reflection on Ephesians… What then? Are we to give thanks for everything that befalls us? Yes; be it even disease, be it even penury. For if a certain wise man gave this advice in the Old Testament, … Continue reading

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Urgency and Obedience!

As we consider Stewardship throughout the Bible, reflect upon the urgency and obedience that we are called to when following Christ. The same urgency and obedience that is necessary as Stewards of our parish. We must become Stewards immediately, not … Continue reading

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