On Dec. 31, 2007, a long line of priests solemnly processed into Holy Family Church in Kansas City, Kan., to celebrate the funeral Mass of Msgr. Heliodore Mejak.
Like any parish bazaar worth its salt, it included a raffle.
In my first column this year, I mentioned that I had just returned from a retreat for bishops from Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and Iowa.
In Kansas, there are no mountains. Sometimes we will honor a very large hill with that title, but that is more symbolic than anything
I suppose that I should give the archdiocesan attorney a call before trying this, but it sure sounds like a great idea to me.
Last week, I had the opportunity to celebrate Mass and have dinner with eight of our Catholic school mothers who receive assistance from the Catholic Education Foundation (CEF). It was a very inspirational evening.
If you've been trying to sell your house lately, you know why I’ve been praying for a miracle.
“Christ is the reason for these schools. The unseen but ever-present teacher in our classes, the model of our faculties and the inspiration of our students.”
Nick Blaha is a seminarian for the archdiocese from Holy Spirit Parish in Overland Park.
In 1665, the bubonic plague was ravaging Cambridge, England.