Nick Blaha is a seminarian for the archdiocese from Holy Spirit Parish in Overland Park.
In 1665, the bubonic plague was ravaging Cambridge, England.
The guy should have been listening to the homily, but I will give this sports fan extra credit for being creative.
The cover story of the Jan. 11 edition of The Leaven featured Msgr. Heliodore Mejak, who died this past Christmas Eve at the age of 98.
In recent years, some Catholics have engaged in a dispute about baptism.
A second-grade teacher in an inner-city school often had to field questions that had nothing to do with the subject matter at hand.
Pope Benedict XVI, after seeing the great outpouring of affection by the youth of the world at the time of Pope John Paul II’s death, commented: “The church is young.”
It has been two years since I began writing these weekly columns for The Leaven.
For over 50 years, Catholic Charities, Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas, has been providing care to the people of northeast Kansas through a variety of services and ministries.
by Ron Kelsey January is a good month for us to consider what we can do to make this a better world. Reflecting upon two commemorations, in particular, will help us identify what God is…