Epiphany Values

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

The Baptism of Jesus

The season of Advent is a time of preparation to make our hearts ready for an encounter with the flesh and blood humanity of Jesus.

Building a relationship with Jesus

The gospel on this Fourth Sunday of Advent, the last Sunday before Christmas, presents Matthew’s narrative of Jesus’ birth.

A New Poverty

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

Building a relationship with Jesus

Advent is a season of watching and preparing.

Giving Thanks in All Circumstances

Next week Americans will celebrate the national holiday of Thanksgiving.

The Ultimate Decision

This week’s second reading, Colossians 1:12-20, is a Christological powerhouse.

Turning 60 Twice

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

Proof of God’s Love

Pharisees and scribes frequently confront Jesus in the Gospels, but in this passage, Sadducees question him.

Help from Mary

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

September 23, 2020
The Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph