When I meet with engaged couples to prepare them for marriage, I sometimes explain customs and traditions associated with weddings.
"No changing!” Perhaps these words came out of my mouth a bit more forcefully than I’d intended, judging from the look on Leaven managing editor Anita McSorley’s face.
Last week, in this space, I encouraged every member of the Archdiocese, during the month of October, to make a personal commitment to pray the rosary daily.
The Bible clearly identifies the kingdom of God and its relationship to children. Children possess an innate goodness that is pleasing to God.
I have it on good authority, meaning something I heard once somewhere, that once upon a time in this country some bishops would assign a priest to preach on hell.
"Being Christian is not the result of an ethical choice or a lofty idea, but the encounter with an event, a person, which gives life a new horizon and a decisive direction.”
A few years ago, I traveled to Europe on vacation.
Ever hear of Ole Bull?
I was truly pleased by the 20,000 Catholics who came to Kauffman Stadium on May 25, the feast of Corpus Christi, for an afternoon of eucharistic adoration and the praying of the Global Living Rosary…
Several months ago some summertime visitors to the parish were chatting with me after Mass.