Archive | December, 2015

On the Way

As this marks my first column for the Catholic Key, I think it important to explain the title of this privileged space in which I hope to encourage, strengthen, and teach through our diocesan newspaper.

Teens experience the Church’s universality at National Catholic Youth Conference

“You could hear a pin drop” is how many described the experience of 24,000 teens and adults on their knees in complete silence as the Eucharistic presence of Jesus was processed into Lucas Oil stadium.

What if God was one of us?

Many years ago a song came out by a singer named Joan Osborne.

U.S. martyrs in El Salvador met terror with love, faith

Afraid? They were absolutely terrified, said Marie Dennis, co-president of Pax Christi International.

St. Michael’s Veterans Center breaks ground for Phase II

December 15 dawned grey and chilly, but the excitement generated by military veterans, Deacon Dan Powers, CEO of Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph and several staffers, Mayor Sly James, bankers and City officials was palpable and warming.

Gala raises awareness of hunger and funds to fight it

Gala parties are always great fun —food, music, conversation and people.

Prime Healthcare helps fund Cristo Rey-KC educations

Cristo Rey-Kansas City High School, established in 2006 under the sponsorship of the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth, calls itself, “a school that works,” …

Holy doors opened as diocese begins Year of Mercy

If William Shakespeare was correct and mercy “droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven,” then the Jubilee Year of Mercy got off to a great start in Kansas City.

Local organization will help Third World families access clean water

Here in northwest Missouri as in most developed countries, a glass of clean water is taken for granted.

Our Lady of Guadalupe School celebrates its centennial

Our Lady of Guadalupe School was founded December 12, 1915, the feast of its patroness.

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