For two decades, the Vocations Office of the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph has gathered hundreds of fifth graders together at Archbishop O’Hara High School for a very special reason:
The world needs health care professionals dedicating their lives “in imitation of the Divine physician, Jesus Christ.”
It was a rare and gorgeous 64-degree Sunday afternoon on Feb. 8.
Catholic Schools Week occurs the last week of January each year and schools across the country celebrate Catholic education.
The first thing to say about Simple House, it’s not so simple.
At a sun-filled spot in Resurrection Cemetery about 30 middle school students from St. Patrick Grade School gathered with Father Justin Hoye, pastor of St. Patrick Parish, Deacon Mike Lewis, several teachers and parents and Charlie Passantino, co-managing director of Catholic Cemeteries, to bury the cremains of Sunday Lewis in consecrated ground on Jan. 28.
Students today have unlimited information literally at their fingertips.
Finally, they are all under one roof.
Blame their father for the compassion of Father Norman Rotert.
If anybody’s mind was wandering as Bishop Robert W. Finn began his homily, he certainly brought them back to attention.