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Third World Apostolic Congress on Mercy to be Held in Bogata, Colombia

In 2008, Pope St. John Paul II issued his encyclical entitled Dives in Misericordia (Rich in Mercy).

Pearls of Wisdom

John Steinbeck wrote a novel entitled “The Pearl” in which a poor family in Mexico has a child who was bitten by a scorpion.

Let it rain

One day a boy was walking along the seashore and came upon thousands of starfish that had washed ashore by the tide.

A Plan of Life: Trying to Get to Heaven

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.

St. John Francis Regis: Intercede For us

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.

Manna in the Desert

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.

Thanks Be to God for our New Priests and Deacons

When I came to the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph ten years ago and was ordained a bishop, I received a very special gift from the priests.

Come, Spirit of Peace

The marvel worked at Pentecost by the Spirit of God, as recorded in the Acts of the Apostles, is that people from all over the Mediterranean region hear the Sprit filled disciples in their own languages.

We Are Moving Forward in Faith

Following are comments made by Bishop Robert W. Finn at the groundbreaking ceremony for St. Michael the Archangel High School on May 3 in Lee’s Summit:

Two New Saints for the Church and the World

Divine Mercy Sunday is celebrated on the Sunday after Easter. The observance exists, in large part, because of a Polish nun, Sr. Mary Faustina Kowalska, (1905-1938), canonized in April of 2000, as St. Faustina by Pope John Paul II. She received many visions and locutions from God and came to be His apostle for a […]

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August 01, 2014
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