Three years ago, the archdiocese initiated pastoral planning on the parish level in response to changes in population and personnel, and a desire to use resources more efficiently.
The phone rang at 12:30 a.m. The connection was bad.
Two heads are better than one, the old saying goes.
The Community of the Lamb is asking for help as it establishes its first North American presence right here in the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas.
When Father Marianand Mendem first came to the archdiocese in 2002, he had no intention of staying.
In the course of a week, the ranks of the archdiocesan clergy were increased by four.
An archbishop couldn’t get a better present for his anniversary of ordination as a priest.
Michael Schuttloffel may be young, but the new executive director of the Kansas Catholic Conference has spent almost one-third of his life working in government.
“The rosary becomes a habit you can’t live without — like eating,” believes Father Bob Burger. “It feeds the spiritual life.”
"No rosary, no dinner. That was the deal.”