The ordination of our next cohort of permanent deacons is rapidly approaching.
Deacons, in the person of Christ the servant and bridegroom, remind all the baptized — male and female — to embrace the universal call to service in the church.
The pilot episode of “Everybody Loves Raymond” had one of the funniest sitcom scenes I’ve ever seen.
This year, we celebrate the fifth anniversary of our first ordination class of permanent deacons.
We’re very much creatures of habit. We grow accustomed to set ways of doing things and it can be unsettling to have our routine disrupted, even when the change is a positive one. For…
I guess you can say that when it comes to the diaconate in Kansas City, we are going from zero to 60 in about a decade!
The Becket list, part serious and part whimsical, contains things I would like to do before the end of the year.
Yet, we must always strive to speak the truth in love. The truth is liberating, not condemning.
We might all agree that a “new evangelization” is necessary but, as Catholics, we might not consider evangelization a “home game.” We’re not very good at it.
If you know Jesus, go tell somebody else about him. If you don’t know Jesus, seek out someone who does. You’ll be glad you did.