Archive | April, 2011

Schools pass the test: All receive accreditation

You’re in, St. Gregory of Maryville. So are you Bishop Hogan Memorial of Chillicothe, Holy Rosary of Clinton and Holy Cross of Kansas City.

Charities receives grant to tackle unemployment

With help from Catholic Charities, 125 Kansas City young adults without high school diplomas may soon be on the path to well-paying careers.

Giving birth to happiness

For the fourth time now, my wife has given birth to one of our sons. Baby Peter Jiron was born on April 3. When a child is born, an indelible change takes place in the depths of the heart and the world is forever changed. When it was time to take my wife and newborn […]

Marian apparitions at Fatima brought to life in community play

Three children stood awestruck by the gleaming sight of a beautiful lady who appeared out of a cloud.

Sister Benedict Petry, lsp

Little Sister of the Poor Benedict Petry, 95, died April 2 at the Jeanne Jugan Center, surrounded by her community of Little Sisters, residents and friends. She is survived by one sister, Mary Ann Petry, Gallup, NM, nieces and nephews, and her Little Sisters of the Poor community. Frances Petry was born in Long Island, […]

St. Andrew science projects nominated for National Science Fair

St. Andrew was a fisherman, not a scientist, but the middle school students at St. Andrew the Apostle School sure seem headed in that direction.

Cardinal William Baum Soon to Celebrate 60 Years as a Priest

I recently had the good fortune to chat with Cardinal Baum, retired Archbishop of Washington D.C. and Emeritus “head” of various significant posts in the Vatican. A recent article by George Weigel, printed in the Catholic Key, (March 18, page 10) noted an extraordinary milestone in the life of this holy Churchman who was raised […]

Listening with the ear of your heart

It is often easier to see God’s hand at work in hindsight. St. John Baptiste de la Salle said, “The sure sign that God is active in your life is that you will be led where you did not plan to go.” This rings true in my own experience of forty-two years. As a Colorado […]

Sion remembers a special friend during annual Memorial

It was synergy. Bronia Roslawowski and Notre Dame de Sion High School fed off each other’s love.

Bishops bring comfort of sacraments to the sick, suffering

Rita Seago knew why she came. “God’s will be done,” she said

August 12, 2020
Newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph