Scripture

The Capacity for Surprise

As Christmas day approaches, I find myself living vicariously through my children.

A dwelling place for God

This past summer, after two years and several failed attempts to sell our house in Kansas City, we put it back on the market.

The Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of The Universe

Pope Pius XI instituted the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of The Universe in 1925.

God Has More In Store For You

The Resurrection of the Body is probably the most unbelievable thing in Christianity.

O God, be merciful to me a sinner

The modern world has something in common with the ancient world. The ancients talked about moderating things like curiosity, external possessions and anger, but never about moderating self-esteem. Self-esteem is something our modern world greatly admires and even seems to view as fragile and threatened. There is a move to have some sports evaluated by […]

Thanksgiving: Our Door to God’s Presence

Have you ever had the experience of working extra hard on something, and even of going well beyond the normal expectation, only to have someone ignore your extra effort?

Crossing Over to Eternal Life

I don’t know about you but I frequently have the experience of having a gap between what I want to do and what I actually accomplish.

Which Clique Are You?

I don’t know about you, but for me the pleasant feeling of being in the “in group” or the pain of being excluded by a social clique is not just a distant high school memory.

God has no Grandchildren

In this Sunday’s Gospel Jesus is asked the question, “Lord, will only a few people be saved?”

Do Not Be Afraid!

Seeking happiness seems to come naturally to each of us.

Tuesday
May 23, 2017
Newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph