Guest Columns

A campaign to send a hug

Guest Commentary by Sister Constance Veit, LSP Summer is usually a lot of fun in our Homes. The elderly enjoy getting outdoors for picnics, gardening and community outings, especially when they include a stop for ice cream. Not so this year! As summer wears on with no end to the pandemic in sight, the mandated […]

Epiphany Values

On the beautiful celebration of the Epiphany we met the Magi,

Catholic school education is the best gift you can give a child

Catholic Schools Week (CSW) is traditionally a week where the Catholic community within the United States honor and celebrate Catholic schools.

2017 OCYP Annual Report: A 5-year Reflection

As we publish this 5th edition of the work of the OCYP, I asked myself this question

Donors I have known

Since June 2002, my job of Planned Giving Director has allowed me to interact with literally thousands of donors to encourage “ultimate gifts.”

A blight on America’s foreign policy record

Just over a year ago, the U.S. House of Representatives, the U.S. Senate and the State Department all unanimously declared that ISIS was committing genocide against Christians and other religious minorities in the Middle East

Consecrating the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph to the Immaculate Heart of Mary

One of the hidden and dangerous temptations of the Christian life is to think we can manage on our own, and call upon God only when we need reinforcements

‘Where charity and love prevail’

This coming weekend on March 4, 2017, the St. Joseph MO offices of Catholic Charities will be dedicated in the memory of Deacon Martin J. Goedken

Why we do penance

We have entered once again into the season of Lent.

Being fully human in life, work and social relationships

A new liturgical year began. We journeyed through Advent.

Wednesday
December 02, 2020
The Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph