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You Are Never Going Out of Existence

From the fourth grade on, I have worn glasses or contact lenses.

True Conversion Results in Fruitful Disciples

This Sunday’s Gospel is the very familiar parable of the Sower.

Teach Your Children Well

One of the most important duties of parents is to teach their children.

The Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ

It begins as a very private act.

What should I wear?

“What should I wear?” That was a question I often heard my mother ask while growing up.

An intimate sharing between friends

Have you ever experienced deep feelings of loneliness?

The Compelling Witness of Ancient Voices

For a Catholic, these 50 days that make up the Easter Season between Easter Sunday and Pentecost are a special time for savoring and reflecting on the mysteries of salvation.

Donors I have known

Since June 2002, my job of Planned Giving Director has allowed me to interact with literally thousands of donors to encourage “ultimate gifts.”

Bringing Home the Gospel

In the second reading for this Sunday, St. Peter admonishes us, “Always be ready to give an explanation to anyone who asks you for a reason for your hope” (1 Peter 3:15). This verse has become a kind of rallying cry for one approach to the world. In this view, the world is a dark […]

Christ in the Nursing Home

It is not obvious to many, but one of the places that I believe is quite sacred in our communities today is the nursing home.

Wednesday
July 26, 2017
Newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph