Scripture

Cleanse My Lips

Several years back, I was having a conversation with some family members.

The Pope’s Acceptable Year of the Lord: A Time to Experience Mercy and Forgiveness

Several weeks ago, on December 8, 2015, Pope Francis launched the Jubilee Year of Mercy by throwing open the massive Holy Door at St. Peter’s Basilica

Jesus’ Baptism and Ours

The Feast of the Baptism of the Lord, closes the Christmas season and opens it outward into Ordinary time

What if God was one of us?

Many years ago a song came out by a singer named Joan Osborne.

Carving out space for God

A couple of weeks ago I went on a men’s four-day silent retreat at Broom Tree Retreat Center in South Dakota

The Greatest Story Ever Told

Over the past few weeks I have been reading J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Hobbit” to my sons.

Wherever you go, I am here

In the summer of 2014, my wife, four young sons and I said good-bye to family, friends, and neighbors as we packed up our house in Kansas City and moved to Omaha, Nebraska

Bearing the shame and dishonor of Christ

This past Sunday, October 18th, Pope Francis canonized four saints including the first ever married couple to be canonized in modern times, Louis and Azélie-Marie or “Zélie” Martin.

‘Buy Me a Boat’

“I ain’t rich, but I damn sure wanna be.

The Wildness of God’s Love

I have been married almost 30 years but I still remember the first time I went out for coffee with my future wife.

Friday
February 12, 2016
Newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph