Most people in the archdiocese will never know, but a group of three nuns gave up everything they had in Mexico to come to Kansas and help the Hispanic community in Emporia.
When the Istanbul Ataturk airport was attacked by terrorists on June 28, it hit too close to home for me.
Way back in 1995, when I was still a fresh-faced journalist in my first year at The Leaven, I had the opportunity to travel to Peru and Brazil to report on Catholic missionary activities in…
Snacks for Father Pat were more like a potluck dinner.
Since starting my work at the Leven four summers ago, it has been on my personal “Leaven bucket list" to spend some time with the Benedictine Sisters at Mount Saint Scholastica in Atchison, Kansas.
When I first started writing for The Leaven many years ago, almost every reader of The Leaven would have known instantly what each of these phrases meant.
The ordination of a man as a deacon, priest or bishop is a tremendously beautiful and profound event.
Our special prayer issue “Pray As You Go” captured the unique prayer lives of ordinary people around the archdiocese.
One story you won’t find in this issue is one on Stan Schmidt.
This Friday, May 6, begins one of the most powerful prayer times in Catholic tradition.