She was born Adele Louise Marie Mandat-Grancey, 177 years ago, September 13, 1837, in the family’s castle in Burgundy, France.
A few weeks ago we encountered Peter trying to walk on water.
Someone recently showed me a column written by someone which seemed to set out to “de-bunk” the Bible.
The Blizzard of 77 was the worst snow storm to affect my hometown of Buffalo, NY.
In 2008, Pope St. John Paul II issued his encyclical entitled Dives in Misericordia (Rich in Mercy).
John Steinbeck wrote a novel entitled “The Pearl” in which a poor family in Mexico has a child who was bitten by a scorpion.
One day a boy was walking along the seashore and came upon thousands of starfish that had washed ashore by the tide.
Our ultimate goal as followers of Jesus Christ and members of the Catholic Church is to get to heaven and to help others reach eternal salvation as well.
This past Monday, June 16, was the Feast day of St. John Francis Regis, and I enjoyed being at the parish in South Kansas City for the celebration of Holy Mass and a reception.
Whenever we leave loved ones for an extended period of time, it is customary for us to give them a memento that reminds them of our love and presence in their lives.