To know, grow and bear fruit that will last

I spent several summers working at a greenhouse propagation farm.

A lesson on trusting the message of an angel

This week’s gospel presents us with a crisis of faith and its resolution.

The Weight of Glory

We all believe in things we cannot see.

What every Catholic is called to do

What one thing is every Catholic called to do?

The Ascension of our Lord

This week on Thursday the Church celebrates the Ascension of our Lord. This feast has been transferred to Sunday in our diocese. The Ascension celebrates the entry of Jesus’ humanity into divine glory in God’s heavenly domain, forty days after his Resurrection. The readings for this Mass contain two accounts of Jesus’ Ascension. In the […]

Spiritual Lessons from a Backyard Gardener

You can learn a lot about God from gardening.

The Resurrection is more than spiritual

Have you ever heard someone describe themselves as “spiritual but not religious”?

“My God, my God, why have you abandoned me?”

We begin Holy Week with Palm Sunday. What memory does Psalm Sunday bring to your mind?

For God so loved the world

A yearly, national survey of 2,050 registered dietitian nutritionists (RDN) named celebrities and social media as the greatest source of fake news about nutrition and dieting. In particular, they named Facebook as the number one source of nutrition misinformation. When it comes to trusting authority, at times we are justified in being suspicious. We might […]

A Life-changing Encounter with Christ

Charlie’s chance encounter had literally changed his life.

July 22, 2018
Newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph