October 2013

Archives for October 2013.

Girls on the grow

American Heritage Girls offers alternative to Girl Scouts by Joe Bollig joe.bollig@theleaven.org KANSAS CITY, Kan. — These girls wear uniforms, earn proficiency badges, belong to troops, go camping and recite an oath. But they don’t…
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Physicist makes the scientific case for God

by Jill Ragar Esfeld jill.esfeld@theleaven.org [symple_column size=”two-third” position=”first” fade_in=”false”] OVERLAND PARK — “You’re going to have to be our boots on the ground,” Father Robert J. Spitzer, a Jesuit priest and former president of Gonzaga…

Inspired art

Prayer helps seminarian tap his creative side by Carolyn Kaberline As a graduate student in architecture at the University of Kansas, Gerard Alba got to help design and build a building on the KU campus.…

Day of the dead

Holiday project celebrates lives by Jessica Langdon jessica.langdon@theleaven.org KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Skeletons and skulls lined the hallways of Holy Name School here recently, but the brightly colored figures were no Halloween decorations. “We’ve been…
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Teach us to pray

Christ’s Peace House of Prayer offers something for everyone by Joe Bollig joe.bollig@theleaven.org EASTON — The woman had left the Catholic faith years ago as a teenager. As far as she was concerned, that door…