Archbishop Naumann recognizes the Sisters, Servants as tremendous gifts to the archdiocese
by Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann Today’s Leaven features a joint pastoral letter co-authored by Bishop Robert Finn and myself entitled: “Our Moral Responsibility as Catholic Citizens.” I encourage you to read it carefully and reflect…
Catholics called to exercise moral leadership
My May 9 column, making public my request to Gov. Kathleen Sebelius not to present herself for reception of holy Communion until she had sought to repair the public scandal of her long-standing support for…
The following are my top ten reasons why every member of the Archdiocese should participate on Sunday, May 25, in the afternoon of eucharistic adoration and the praying of the Global Living Rosary for peace
On the day of my return (Monday, April 21) from the exhilarating experience of participating in Pope Benedict’s pastoral visit to the United States, I learned that Governor Kathleen Sebelius had vetoed the Comprehensive Abortion…
As you read in last week’s Leaven, I was blessed to have the opportunity, both in Washington and New York, to participate in many of the liturgies and events of Pope Benedict’s recent pastoral visit.
In January 1999, Pope John Paul II celebrated Mass in what is now the Edward Jones Dome, the stadium where the St. Louis Rams play. In January 2000, the Rams won the Super Bowl.
Pope Benedict, in his recent encyclical letter, “Spe Salvi — On Christian Hope,” recognizes that we all have many personal hopes that change with the various stages of life.
This week, I continue with reflections on Pope Benedict’s second encyclical letter, “Spe Salve — On Christian Hope.”