Tag Archives: Deacon Scott McKellar

Prepare the Way of the Lord

On this Second Sunday of Advent, our readings draw our attention to St. John the Baptist and his role as one who prepares the way of the Lord.

Having the Mind of Christ

It would be hard not to notice these days that many young people are leaving the Church.

‘Lord, I want to see’

Although the story of blind Bartimaeus is undoubtedly a real incident in Jesus’ life, there are many hints in the text of a secondary spiritual meaning.

Causing Scandal

Modern psychological research has demonstrated that each of us were created with an inner need or appetite to seek out ‘emotional support’

I have called you friends

In today’s Gospel, Jesus poses a question that is relevant to each of us. Jesus asks, “But who do you say that I am?”

Sink your teeth into Him

Today’s Gospel is the conclusion of a long story that we have been following in the readings for the past few weeks.

To know, grow and bear fruit that will last

I spent several summers working at a greenhouse propagation farm.

The Weight of Glory

We all believe in things we cannot see.

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 […]

The Resurrection is more than spiritual

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

Monday
December 17, 2018
Newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph