Sister Esther Fangman, OSB, has not experienced violence or torture firsthand. Yet, in listening to her clients share their stories, she has found herself drawn into a cause that is “dear to the church.”
Sister Martina Rockers remembers carrying supplies across the parking lot from St. Agnes High School to the brand-new Bishop Miege High School here the day the school opened.
One hundred years ago on Dec. 1, a group of marauding desert bandits dragged a priest/hermit out of his simple hut, assaulted him, bound him with ropes and threw him in a ditch.
Students at Church of the Nativity School here were decked in royal blue as they were welcomed into the school gymnasium by former Kansas City Royals players Dec. 6.
When immigrants from Mexico came north to the United States, one of the riches they brought with them was a fervent devotion to “Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe” — Our Lady of Guadalupe.
Visitors to the Giving the Basics warehouse see well-organized bins, barrels and carts. Teresa Hamilton sees containers brimming with dignity and success for the needy.
by Carolyn Kaberline Special to The Leaven OLATHE — Any family with a religious vocation certainly feels blessed. But Dick and LuAnne Montgomery experienced a double blessing when two of their sons decided on religious…
All it took was a simple activity to unite two unlikely groups of parishioners at Holy Trinity here.
It looks like speed dating.
Father Thomas Nicholas Hesse did not consider retirement the end of his priestly ministry but, rather, a different phase.