Bishop’s Column

Diocese Releases List of Accused Clergy

The dreadful scourge of sexual abuse of minors has wounded our entire family of faith.

Exchanging One’s Birthright

Among the unusual and instructive episodes recounted in the Book of Genesis is that of Esau,

Another Step Forward

Journeys are not made by leaps and bounds, but by a series of steps one after another.

If We Don’t Worship God We’ll Worship Something Else

A brief survey of history will show easily that humans are naturally religious; we are “wired” for worship

Is Life a Cruise or a Pilgrimage?

There was no abuse or infidelity in the marriage;

Who are Your Heroes?

One cannot help but notice that the box office is being dominated by films related to superheroes.

Life in Abundance

Around Easter every year there is often a negative story in the media of some sort about Christianity—a “downer” just as we prepare to celebrate the holiest and happiest time of the Christian year.

Some News and Notes

I would like to devote my column this week to update all in our diocese on several important topics.

Another Line Crossed

Over the past months something profoundly important occurred.

Making February Brighter

Full confession: February is my least favorite month.

Sunday
September 15, 2019
Newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph