Jonathan came out of the Army, and tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, messed up.
It had to be the Beatitudes.
I like to think the somber title of this reflection is inspired by pious meditation on the Sunday Scriptures.
Only a great teacher can be remembered by children not born until decades after his death.
By Kevin Kelly Catholic Key Associate Editor KANSAS CITY — The Kansas City Plan Commission March 17 once again unanimously rejected a scaled-down plan to rezone land now occupied by the vacant St. Francis Xavier School for construction of an 85-unit, 237-bed Bellarmino dormitory targeted for Catholic university students. The site, at 53rd Street and […]
Sometimes, even an archbishop needs an extra push before he takes the plunge.
The use of the Paschal Candle has origins reaching at least to the third century, and may have a more ancient connection to the Jewish practice of lighting a candle at the end of the Sabbath. The blessing of the Paschal candle at the Easter Vigil and its use throughout the year is rich in […]
April 13, 2014, was a Sunday like any other — attending church with family, making plans for family dinner, visiting relatives and sharing activities — until the unthinkable made it horrific.
By Kevin Kelly Catholic Key Associate Editor MARYVILLE — There’s a quote about the elderly that Francesca Brownsberger will never forget: “Our bodies and minds are going weak, but our spirits are getting stronger.” “I wish I knew what saint said that,” said Brownsberger, who ministers to the elderly at five Maryville nursing homes and […]