Tag Archives: Scott McKellar

The Holy Door

Pope Boniface VIII instituted the practice of celebrating Jubilee Holy Years in Rome in 1300.

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.

The Jubilee Indulgence

As part of the celebration of the Year of Mercy, Pope Francis has emphasized that a special Jubilee Indulgence will be available to the faithful as part of the celebration.

‘Buy Me a Boat’

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

What is a Pilgrimage?

The act of going on a pilgrimage has a long history in Christian tradition.

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.

Why do we need an Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy?

Pope Francis has declared the coming the year from December 8th 2015 to November 20th 2016 as an Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy.

What is a Jubilee Holy Year?

The Year of Jubilee was first implemented by the ancient Israelites at God’s command as a system of debt relief and assistance to the poor.

‘But who do you say that I am?’

A recent Pew study surveyed practicing Catholics and 68 percent of them responded that “having a personal relationship with Jesus” was essential to being Catholic.

The First Come-to-Jesus-Meeting

In the world of urban slang, it has become increasingly popular to hear someone refer to a Come-to-Jesus-Meeting.

November 27, 2015
Newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph