Like the old song says, "Summer time, and the livin’ is easy.”
In a recent article, entitled "How We Created the First Synthetic Cell,” Dr. J. Craig Venter waxes broadly about how his research team succeeded in constructing a bacterial cell out of its component parts.
When some significant event happens in our life, we can often remember very distinctly where we were and what we were doing with great detail.
I miss my dad.
For the 19th consecutive year, The Leaven emerged a winner at the annual Catholic Press Association convention, held this year in New Orleans, June 2-4.
Though their roots lie in the Crusades of the 11th century, the Equestrian Order of the Knights and ladies of the Holy Sepulcher remain passionately active a millennium later — globally as well as locally.
Joined in scholarship, brotherhood and hospitality, two young monks stood before one bishop to give themselves to Christ in ordination — one as a deacon; the other as a priest.
"I'm probably the only podiatrist in the world who paints icons,” said Olathe Prince of Peace parishioner Raphael Nguyen during an iconography workshop sponsored by Good Shepherd Parish here.
While it may cost an arm and a leg to live in the state of New York these days, it may soon cost a liver or kidney to die there.
Whenever we receive holy Communion, we often focus upon the graces we obtain, the spiritual strength it offers us. We are getting something out of it.