Author Archives: The Leaven

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Armaggedon theory

“I think we can express faith in a way kids understand more,” said Oyler, a member of Our Lady of the Presentation Parish in Lee’s Summit, Mo., and lead vocalist for the band. “Music is…
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Graveyard shift

From the handful it started with six years ago, Wollenziehn said, the Graveyard SHIFT has grown to about 60 people. The service projects, in particular, she said, have helped unify the group.
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Compassion on call

“I have become convinced,” she concluded, “that only when men and women understand God’s plan for their sexuality will the crisis pregnancies and the horror of abortion end.”
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A helping hand

“There’s this amazing recognition that priests have the gift of entering into people’s lives at such important times — in moments of conversion, crisis, and great joy,” he said. “I might go from a funeral…
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Archdiocese goes Twitter

Even the “techno- challenged” among us have probably heard of the social networking service called Twitter. But popular media may have presented a distorted view of how it’s used.