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…
THE BAPTISM OF THE LORD Mt 3: 13-17 by Father Mike Stubbs Parents present their babies for baptism for a variety of reasons. Hopefully, it is because they want their babies to share in the…
by Father Mark Goldasich “So, earning a little extra money on the side?” That comment, made by a recent visitor to my office at The Leaven, puzzled me. Seeing the confused look on my face, he…
A psychoanalyst might interpret a dream to help a patient arrive at a better self-understanding. The dream might reveal deep-seated desires or fears.
Tucked in the octave celebration of the great solemnity of Christmas is the feast of the Holy Family.
On Dec. 8 I awoke at 6 a.m. and was anxious to see what had happened with the weather.