Two great events in the last weeks are fresh in my memory as I share a few thoughts on Vocations this week.
This first week of November I participated in the annual meeting of the Bishops of Missouri and the Major Superiors of Religious Orders. It is an opportunity we have each year to visit, get to meet each other — since some of the superiors are newly elected — and talk about our shared mission in […]
The Extraordinary Synod of Bishops on Marriage and the Family has just concluded.
Elsewhere in today’s Catholic Key you will read about the stewardship and oversight of a very important part of our diocese
She was born Adele Louise Marie Mandat-Grancey, 177 years ago, September 13, 1837, in the family’s castle in Burgundy, France.
Someone recently showed me a column written by someone which seemed to set out to “de-bunk” the Bible.
In 2008, Pope St. John Paul II issued his encyclical entitled Dives in Misericordia (Rich in Mercy).
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.
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.
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.