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Lea Dacanay

About the Blogger

Lea Dacanay is a Vicariate Stewardship Consultant in the Stewardship and Development Office of the Archdiocese of Chicago. She serves as a consultant to parish stewardship professionals and parish leadership groups in their efforts to educate and inspire the community about stewardship. She is also a spiritual director and a licensed massage therapist.

Blog posts by Lea Dacanay

  • Monday, July 04, 2011

    Being Christ to Others Through Stewardship

    “Christ has no body now on earth but yours, no hands but yours. Yours are the eyes through which He is to go about doing good. Yours are the hands with which he is to bless people now.” St. Teresa of Avila


  • Monday, August 03, 2009

    “Hope Is Stronger Than Memory”

    I am sure that all of us have received a forwarded email at least once that required us to  “pass this along to 10 people in the next X minutes or days” or the worst luck shall hound us for all eternity.  Although I consider these emailed chain letters irritating, I often find that for the most part, the main content of these emails is good – usually inspiring.  Today, someone sent me a “Christian Cartoon” email, with of course that request at the very end.  However, the request started a little differently. It said, “Concentrate on this sentence… When God takes something from your grasp, He’s not punishing you but merely opening your hands to receive something better…. The will of God never takes you where the Grace of God will not protect you.”  Where I am at right now, that sounds like God talking to me through the email.