Bishop’s Column

Big Resurrection and little resurrections – Annual Day of Prayer April 26, 2017

This week Christians celebrate the definitive event in history, the bodily Resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.

Consecrating the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph to the Immaculate Heart of Mary

One of the hidden and dangerous temptations of the Christian life is to think we can manage on our own, and call upon God only when we need reinforcements

At the Movies

This past week, our diocesan staff was led in a day of recollection by Father Donald Gibbs, O.S.B., a monk of Conception Abbey

As Lent begins

Many things could be said about the season of Lent which we began this Ash Wednesday, March 1st.

Knowing the Narrative

I recently overheard someone remark on the bias of certain media organizations that “their story is written before they even show up to report on it.”

Whom will we let into the lifeboat?

Of the many memorable moments in the Oscar winning film, Titanic, one in particular came to mind this week.

Dreams are greater than plans

This week we marked the annual national holiday which honors the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., among our greatest Americans.

What’s on Your Mind?

Most of us are familiar with the old adage, “out of sight, out of mind.”

Science vs. Faith: a False Dichotomy

On a recent evening, I attended a presentation by Drs. Pilar Calva and Mercedes Wilson at Arrupe Hall on the campus of Rockhurst University.

The End is Near

It sounds foreboding and depressing, but it’s not.

Wednesday
October 18, 2017
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