Bishop’s Column

Reflections on Flags at Half-Mast

On Sunday, driving up and back from Saint Joseph, I was struck by all the flags flying at half-mast,

Our Catholic Schools — More Important Than Ever

In case you missed it, last week was Catholic Schools Week across America.

America’s Fault Line

Most of us are familiar with the major geological fault lines that run through the United States

On the Way

As our pilgrim Church journeys through this holy season of Advent towards the great celebration of Christmas

The Importance of Common Ground

Much has been made about the extreme polarization that has developed across the country.

Love Over Lies

I just returned from a weekend at the National Catholic Youth Conference in Indianapolis,

The Amazing Drama of India

Sunday before last, I landed a bit after 9 p.m. in Delhi, India, and joined my other three traveling companions as part of a Catholic Relief Services (CRS) delegation

Thoughts on the Hubble Telescope

Recently, one of the segments on the weekly television show 60 Minutes was about the amazing discoveries that the Hubble telescope has provided in its many years in space.

Why Commemorate the Reformation?

On the night before his sacred Passion and death, Jesus prayed that those who belonged to him would be one.

Praying for Enemies

As we offer our prayers of intercession for the victims of Hurricane Harvey and Irma, we are reminded too of the need for prayers of petition in our world.

Friday
August 17, 2018
Newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph