Bishop’s Column

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,

The Amazing Drama of India

Sunday before last, I landed a bit after 9 p.m. in Delhi, India, and joined my other three traveling companions as part of a Catholic Relief Services (CRS) delegation

Thoughts on the Hubble Telescope

Recently, one of the segments on the weekly television show 60 Minutes was about the amazing discoveries that the Hubble telescope has provided in its many years in space.

Why Commemorate the Reformation?

On the night before his sacred Passion and death, Jesus prayed that those who belonged to him would be one.

Praying for Enemies

As we offer our prayers of intercession for the victims of Hurricane Harvey and Irma, we are reminded too of the need for prayers of petition in our world.

Answering Racism

This past week the “water cooler” conversation across much of America has been about one of two things:

Why Build a New Catholic High School?

I have been told that in the past year there were only 20 new Catholic high schools opened in the United States.

You Are Never Going Out of Existence

From the fourth grade on, I have worn glasses or contact lenses.

Teach Your Children Well

One of the most important duties of parents is to teach their children.

Monday
May 28, 2018
Newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph