Tag Archives: Father Matthew Bartulica

Candlemas of Innocents: opportunity for parents to grieve and heal

Megan Marley A healing Mass for parents who have lost a child in miscarriage, infancy or abortion was held on the feast of the Presentation February 2 at St. Mary’s parish in Independence. Over 80 people attended the Saturday night Mass in Latin, which began with a candlelit procession into the main church from the […]

Candlemas of Innocents: A remembrance of lost infants

The tradition of Candlemas takes its roots from Luke’s Gospel, when Mary completed a ritualistic cleansing 40 days after Jesus’ birth

Community begins ad experimentum at St. Mary Parish

During a Solemn High Mass at St. Mary’s Church June 9, the Filiae Laboris Mariae community began.

Mass of Innocents remembers lost infants

Like the original Presentation of Jesus in the Temple, Candlemas this February 2 at St. Mary’s Church was bittersweet.

New altar blessed, dedicated in historic St. Mary’s Church

There’s something about a Catholic church that has stood, steadfast and sturdy, on the same corner for more than 150 years,

Women’s Clinic baby shower

Baby showers honor moms-to-be, and are a special treat for them.

Hot time in Sugar Creek as parish celebrates patrons’ feast

If you can’t stand the heat, stay out of St. Cyril Parish?

July 08, 2020
Newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph