Guest Columns

Discovering joy in giving and receiving love

We have all seen marriages with an imbalance between the spouses where one of them does most of the giving and the other is mostly disengaged.

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.

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.

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.

Of Solidarity and Social Concern

We have all likely encountered a storm that literally shook our house it was so intense;

Alone No Longer: Marriage, Children and God

No one in a family should have the experience of being alone and without help.

Learning from “The Joy of Love”

After an Ordinary Synod of Bishops it is customary for the Pope to write an apostolic exhortation to provide a summary of the proceedings and synthesize the results of the input received from the bishops in attendance.

‘All of us rest in the Father’s hand’

When Jesus speaks about ‘his sheep,’ who is He including?

Our mission flows from an encounter with Jesus

Following is the text of Archbishop Naumann’s homily given at the annual White Mass for medical professionals at St. Thomas More Parish on Feb. 20:

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August 27, 2016
Newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph