Tag Archives: On the Way

Making Room

It is a simple, good-natured thing when we see it.

Stumbling Out of the Gate

There is a term, borrowed from horse racing, that aptly describes getting off to a bad start:

Preparing for a Meeting

“But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.” James 1:22 This time next week I will be in Baltimore at the annual meeting of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. These meetings are the annual occasion for the bishops to make important decisions that will impact the life of the […]

Has Anything Changed?

Over the past weeks, I have received many letters from concerned Catholics over the renewed scandal surrounding child sexual abuse by Catholic clergy.

Blocking and Tackling

Most football fans know that a team’s success boils down to doing fundamental things well—in the case of football,

‘Let us hold fast to the confession of our hope without wavering …’

Since the printing of the last issue of The Key much has happened.

“A lotta stuff going on”

This week an old priest friend called when I was unavailable.

Addressing Anarchy: Humanae Vitae at 50

Fifty years ago, America experienced one of the most profoundly important years in its history, and it was a year filled with anarchy.

Paying Attention to the Signs

On a recent vacation trip, my mother and I departed to join other family members for a week on the beach in Florida.

Making Mass More Meaningful

As a pastor, one of the things I often ponder and pray about is Sunday Mass attendance.

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December 16, 2018
Newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph