Bishop’s Column

“Accidental Monasticism”

Twice this past week, different friends compared the new reality that has beset our daily life in this time of pandemic to that of a monastery.

The Sound of Silence

Growing up in the late sixties as a child, I would listen to music with my father on our stereo

It’s the Best!

My residence is only a few blocks from the Power & Light District downtown.

Rome, Roots and Our Story

Last week I was in Rome with the bishops of Region IX (Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska and Iowa) for what is known as the ad limina visit.

‘EIM Code of Conduct Policy’ and ‘Digital, Online and Social Media Communications with Youth Policy’ updated

The Catholic Church is to share the Good News of God’s love, salvation and mercy with all people.

A New Poverty

Over Thanksgiving, I had the chance to revisit the rural area where my father was born and raised.

Giving Thanks in All Circumstances

Next week Americans will celebrate the national holiday of Thanksgiving.

Turning 60 Twice

Over the past few weeks I turned sixty years old two times.

Help from Mary

Very often, solutions to our problems are simpler and more available than we realize.

Counting Steps

With the advent of devices like Fitbit, the Apple watch, and other gadgets, it has become commonplace for people to measure daily activity such as how many steps one has taken in a day.

Thursday
July 09, 2020
Newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph