Bishop’s Column

Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Today, April 4, 2018, we mark 50 years since the violent death of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in Memphis, Tennessee.

What’s Our Plan?

Over the weekend I had the opportunity to watch bits and pieces of the Masters golf tournament.

Learning from Saint Joseph

This past weekend several of our parishes expressed devotion to Saint Joseph by holding popular customs of prayer and the traditional Saint Joseph tables filled with cookies and food.

On Being a Good Umpire

As the days get a bit longer and a bit warmer, many are looking forward to baseball season (I know I am).

Reflections on Flags at Half-Mast

On Sunday, driving up and back from Saint Joseph, I was struck by all the flags flying at half-mast,

Our Catholic Schools — More Important Than Ever

In case you missed it, last week was Catholic Schools Week across America.

America’s Fault Line

Most of us are familiar with the major geological fault lines that run through the United States

On the Way

As our pilgrim Church journeys through this holy season of Advent towards the great celebration of Christmas

The Importance of Common Ground

Much has been made about the extreme polarization that has developed across the country.

Love Over Lies

I just returned from a weekend at the National Catholic Youth Conference in Indianapolis,

Monday
April 23, 2018
Newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph