Camino de Santiago, a pilgrimage for Jesuit

For more than 1,000 years, pilgrims have walked the 800km, 497-mile Camino de Santiago, the Way of St. James, in France and Spain.

A miracle maybe, but a blessing definitely

It was around 10 a.m., Sept. 28, and the pilgrims from the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph who had traveled to Philadelphia for the pope’s visit

Pope Francis speaks with the Father’s love

Pope Francis was the main purpose of the pilgrimage to Philadelphia.

Feelings of prayerful excitement common as pilgrimage begins

It was a pilgrimage months in the planning, but finally Sept. 23 arrived.

Sion students participate in national Pope Watch party

Several hundred grey-uniformed high school students gathered in the gymnasium at Notre Dame de Sion High School to watch live coverage of Pope Francis’ address to a joint session of the United States Congress Sept. 24.

America’s Pro-Life Half Marathon set for October 24

Vitae Foundation and LIFE Runners are hosting the Second Annual America’s Pro-Life Half Marathon/5K on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015, at Katy Trail State Park in Jefferson City.

Saint Junipero Serra, evangelizer and founder of cities

It did not happen without controversy, because it cannot be denied that the Spanish colonization of California also brought with it a near-genocide of the native people.

Nativity House, a place where moms and their babies can be whole

Three young women sit in the living room, Morgan on the floor tickling her baby boy, Cristen rocks her baby in a rocking chair, and Jennifer sits quietly on the couch

Project Rachel offers healing for the wounds of abortion

Raegan Ratterman was a pro-life sidewalk counselor who discovered that God wasn’t finished healing her yet from the two abortions she experienced as a young woman.

‘I pledge to serve you with generosity, kindness, and charity’

It is with faith and trust in the grace and love of Jesus Christ and in God’s providential designs, that I accept the appointment of our Holy Father, Pope Francis, to be the seventh bishop of the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph.

October 10, 2015
Newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph