Tag Archives: Keith Jiron

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

Highway to Heaven

Last spring, on April 25, my wife and I experienced one of the saddest moments of our lives together.

Singing His Praises

The other day when I came home from work, my wife showed me a letter that my eight-year-old son, Michael, had written

For Mom and Dad

This Advent Season, as I prepare for Christmas, I dedicate this article to my mom and dad.

The Father’s Voice

Nearly six years ago, my wife, two sons, and I were traveling to Denver to celebrate the Holidays with my family.

Sink or Swim

Recently I took all four of my young sons to a swimming pool by myself.

The Classroom of Silence

Over Labor Day weekend my wife spent a couple of days on a private retreat at the Franciscan Retreat Center in Independence.

Food for the Journey

A favorite bedtime story that I have been telling my young sons for years is about traveling to the mountains of Colorado and going camping and fishing.

October 21, 2016
Newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph