Guest Columns

2017 OCYP Annual Report: A 5-year Reflection

As we publish this 5th edition of the work of the OCYP, I asked myself this question

Donors I have known

Since June 2002, my job of Planned Giving Director has allowed me to interact with literally thousands of donors to encourage “ultimate gifts.”

A blight on America’s foreign policy record

Just over a year ago, the U.S. House of Representatives, the U.S. Senate and the State Department all unanimously declared that ISIS was committing genocide against Christians and other religious minorities in the Middle East

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

‘Where charity and love prevail’

This coming weekend on March 4, 2017, the St. Joseph MO offices of Catholic Charities will be dedicated in the memory of Deacon Martin J. Goedken

Why we do penance

We have entered once again into the season of Lent.

Being fully human in life, work and social relationships

A new liturgical year began. We journeyed through Advent.

Jumping into the pool

There is a story of a man who saw another man drowning in a swimming pool.

A Gift from the Magi

Advent is the beginning of a new liturgical year

Resolve doubts and move on

As a boy at this time of year, our large family eagerly anticipated the smells of cookies, pies, dressing

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December 16, 2017
Newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph