Archive | October, 2017

Homeless, pregnant teens find a home at Mother’s Refuge

Three decades ago, a group of men and women living in Eastern Jackson County were concerned about the increasing numbers of pregnant teenaged girls.

Avila’s Truman Lecture features Latina author Reyna Grande

As the lights of Avila University’s Goppert Theatre dimmed Oct. 18, and chitchat quieted, a dark-haired woman walked on stage and approached the podium.

St. Joseph celebrates 100 year anniversary of Fatima with Rosary rallies

“A hundred years ago, it was raining just like today,”

Catholic Relief Services responds to the cry of the poor worldwide

Where people are poor and hungry, victims of hurricanes, typhoons, landslides or earthquakes, war or explosions, the Catholic Church is there to help.

MCC Anniversary workshops focus on pro-life, social justice & education issues

A staple of the annual Missouri Catholic Conference assembly is the workshops.

Jesus’ call to love

During the 17th century, there was an evil tyrant named Oliver Cromwell, who was Lord Protector of England.

Sisters formerly in diocese celebrate 50th anniversaries of professions

Four religious sisters who served in the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph for many years, but have since left the diocese, are celebrating 50 years of consecrated life.

Lamar and Rita Hunt honored with NCEA Elizabeth Ann Seton Award

Every year, the National Catholic Educational Association presents the Elizabeth Ann Seton Award to individuals whose support and/or service impacts Catholic education and the well-being of America’s youth.

Regis Parish holds prayer vigil in solidarity with immigrants and refugees

A babble of tongues recited the Rosary in several languages as Catholics, and other Christians and persons, joined to pray and stand in solidarity with immigrants and refugees the evening of October 7,

MCC celebrates 50 years as the voice of Missouri’s Catholic church

It all started with education. In 1965 Congress enacted the Elementary and Secondary Education Act,

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