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Preparing to Vote

Only a few weeks from the upcoming election, I offer a few thoughts in hope that they may be helpful in preparing to vote.

A deacon thanks a priest

“But you, man of God, pursue righteousness, devotion, faith, love, patience, and gentleness.

Crossing Over to Eternal Life

I don’t know about you but I frequently have the experience of having a gap between what I want to do and what I actually accomplish.

Pastoral Care of the Family Calls for Missionary Conversion

The Catholic Church is often accused of offering people an unrealistic set of requirements in her teachings on marriage.

Find Jesus, the love of your life, in your neighbors

This past weekend, Catholic Charities of Kansas City – St. Joseph celebrated with the universal Church, a momentous occasion …

Where is heaven?

There we were, in the living room, having just enjoyed hot apple crisp for dessert.

Which Clique Are You?

I don’t know about you, but for me the pleasant feeling of being in the “in group” or the pain of being excluded by a social clique is not just a distant high school memory.

Life-giving love: The beauty of being loved first

New parents who are excited about their yet-to-be-born child have already fallen in love.

God has no Grandchildren

In this Sunday’s Gospel Jesus is asked the question, “Lord, will only a few people be saved?”

Every nation’s true treasure

This past week a news story got my attention.

Thursday
September 29, 2016
Newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph