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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.

Calling evil good and good evil

The past few weeks have shown me that (fortunately) I am still capable of being shocked.

Do Not Be Afraid!

Seeking happiness seems to come naturally to each of us.

Discovering joy in giving and receiving love

We have all seen marriages with an imbalance between the spouses where one of them does most of the giving and the other is mostly disengaged.

A Man for Our Season

Above my desk in my study is a framed print of the artist Hans Holbein’s famous portrait of Saint Thomas More

What must I do to inherit eternal life?

In this Sunday’s Gospel reading, St. Luke tells us that a certain expert in the law came forward to ‘test’ Jesus.

Christian Ideal in Families is ‘A Love That Never Gives Up’

In my own work I have found that one of the most significant obstacles that the engaged face as they prepare for marriage in the Church is that they find it very difficult to really believe that God loves them.

Passion and Purpose in Catholic Education

I was asked to begin our days together by sharing thoughts on my “vision” for our Catholic Schools.

The Experience of Love Goes Beyond Ideas

When a man falls in love with a woman, she is completely transformed in his eyes.

Wednesday
August 31, 2016
Newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph