An important part of Holy Family Parish here was absent in the body, but present in the spirit, for its 100th anniversary Mass on Sept. 7.
Poverty and need never take a vacation
by Fr. Mitchel Zimmerman “If you wish to be perfect, go, sell what you have and give it to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me,’ said Jesus. When…
Even though I’m entering my 17th year of teaching middle school, I still get this question all the time: “So, are you ready to go back?”
Refugees put down roots in shadow of Kansas City skyline
Wrapping up their 150th jubilee celebration, the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth put on a concert for the ages
For 28 years, you’d see Sister Mary Erwin Baker bustling around the campus here of the University of Saint Mary, her arms full of teaching materials for her math or computer science classes.
Design excellence, stunning photos, and heart-touching stories enabled The Leaven to walk away with six awards from the 2008 Catholic Media Convention, May 28 to 30 in Toronto.
The ruts in the roads still held water from the previous days’ rain as a small caravan of monks from St. Benedict’s Abbey drove the gravel road from Atchison through the Missouri River flood-plain to…
My childhood was encased in a gentle time. With no other children in the neighborhood, my playmates were anything that moved. Nature was woven into my happiness.