Almsgiving, a pathway to conversion

Image of Alms for the poor through ChristI was greatly blessed to be invited to speak at the Houston Catholic Young Adult Lenten Retreat, hosted by St. Edward Catholic Church in Spring, TX.  My talk was on almsgiving and conversion. In my preparation, I spent some time meditating on two great Saints from the 5th century, St. Leo the Great, and St. Augustine who had a lot to say about this topic. When we give… do we give our whole self? Do we give from a heart of love for God and our neighbor, or are we checking “that” box? Let’s dive deep!

Download my talk outline HERE.

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Joe McClane is the General Manger of KSHJ 1430 AM on the Guadalupe Radio Network, Catholic radio in Houston, TX. Joe spent the last five years serving as the Director and Events Coordinator for the Fullness Of Truth Catholic Evangelization Ministries based in North Houston. Joe has been married, going on thirteen years, to Michelle, and they homeschool their five children. Joe and his family are parishioners of Annunciation Catholic Church in downtown Houston.
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