Guest Columns

‘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

The Church is a Field Hospital: pastoral care of the Divorced

The previous article in this series considered the Pope’s advice to spouses who experience difficulties that may lead to separation and even divorce.

Pope Francis’ movie of mercy

A few months ago, I wrote a brief reflection on one of Pope Francis’ favorite films: “Rome, Open City.”

Encountering Lazarus

This following quote may look familiar.

A deacon thanks a priest

“But you, man of God, pursue righteousness, devotion, faith, love, patience, and gentleness.

Friday
March 24, 2017
Newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph