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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.

The Mission of the Family is to Strengthen and Deepen Love

What is a family without love?

The Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, Mother Teresa and a Seminarian’s Morning Prayer

This past weekend, I watched a movie about Mother Teresa, our patroness at Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph.

Do You Love Your Enemies?

The psalm response for this Sunday’s liturgy is “I praise you, LORD, for you raised me up and did not let my enemies rejoice over me.”

Keep Your Kids Catholic: Sharing your Faith and Making it Stick

Marc Cardaronella, diocesan Director of the Bishop Helmsing Institute, has written a very timely book about the need for parents to share their faith with their children.

Make your summer Christian

As a child, the best part of my summer vacation was the beginning—having that whole stretch of time before me, anticipating all the fun days ahead.

Tuesday
July 26, 2016
Newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph