Archive | May, 2015

Donnelly College awarded major National Science Foundation grant

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Donnelly College announced at an April 17 press conference that it will receive federal funding for Project S4, providing scholarships for nearly 60 students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. The National Science Foundation (NSF)’s S-STEM program awarded the college $619,800 for Project S4 (Scholarships and Supports for STEM Success). The grant will provide scholarships […]

Mercy and Truth in Action: Pastoral Care of the Family

We seem to live in a time when many (Catholics and non-Catholics alike) don’t seem to be very well-informed about how the average Catholic priest responds to situations like cohabitation before marriage, the use of contraception, the needs of a person who experiences same sex attraction and other similar situations

‘You are a garden of the Lord’ – Benedictine makes her First Monastic Profession

God as the master gardner and the beauty of death bringing new life were the themes of the First Monastic Profession of Benedictine Sister Maria Gara, OSB on May 2

Our church’s story needs to be told — and we all need to tell it!

For as long as I serve as Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph, when the publication dates coincide, I will be writing columns both for the readers of The Leaven in Northeast Kansas and the subscribers to the Catholic Key in Northwest Missouri.

St. Patrick students win at Greater KC Science Fair

Every year the Greater Kansas City Science and Engineering Fair challenges and inspires grade and high school students to try their hands at experiments or inventions.

Deacon Bryan Amthor

Tarkio will be very proud. One of their own will be ordained as a priest of the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph on May 23, and he gives credit to his Tarkio upbringing.

Deacon Ryan Koster

Music also hath charms that can lead a young man to the priesthood.

Deacon Gabriel Lickteig

Lots of seminarians about to be ordained can point to lots of people who helped them along the way.

Christian Colon goes 2 bat 4 Kansas City’s hungry

Now batting against hunger for the recently departed Billy Butler, Royals’ infielder Christian Colon.

The Ascension completes the Paschal Mystery

The Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord commemorates the bodily ascension of Christ into heaven which is recounted in Acts 1:1-11, which is our first reading this Sunday. We are told that Jesus appeared to the disciples “during forty days” (Acts 1:3) after his resurrection and then He ascended into heaven before them. This […]

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