Over the past few weeks I have been reading J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Hobbit” to my sons.
Pope Boniface VIII instituted the practice of celebrating Jubilee Holy Years in Rome in 1300.
In the summer of 2014, my wife, four young sons and I said good-bye to family, friends, and neighbors as we packed up our house in Kansas City and moved to Omaha, Nebraska
I want to express my gratitude to the priests, deacons, religious and laity of the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph for your prayers, support and encouragement these past six months
This past Sunday, October 18th, Pope Francis canonized four saints including the first ever married couple to be canonized in modern times, Louis and Azélie-Marie or “Zélie” Martin.
A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to accompany the Little Sisters and Brothers of the Lamb to visit the residents of the Juvenile Correctional Facility in Topeka.
As part of the celebration of the Year of Mercy, Pope Francis has emphasized that a special Jubilee Indulgence will be available to the faithful as part of the celebration.
“I ain’t rich, but I damn sure wanna be.
Many people have asked me about my impression of the recent Pastoral Visit of Pope Francis to the United States.
The act of going on a pilgrimage has a long history in Christian tradition.