Missouri’s Catholic bishops issue statement on the death of George Floyd and its aftermath

By Helen Osman | June 3, 2020

This tragedy tears open a wound that hasn’t completely healed in Missouri following the death of Michael Brown. It also once again opens up our state and nation to unnecessary violence and destruction. The Roman Catholic bishops of Missouri have issued a statement in response to the death of George Floyd and its aftermath.The statement,…

1 June 2020

By Helen Osman | June 1, 2020

Come, Holy Spirit! We’re in the next phase of our pastoral planning, and getting ready for the summer…

25 May 2020

By Helen Osman | May 25, 2020

Derek Hooper will be ordained to the diaconate on May 30, Bishop’s prayer intention for June and a special Pentecost retreat in Spanish are in this week’s Monday Morning Memo

Crece en Sabiduría y Fe

By Erin Boeckmann | May 22, 2020

¿Cómo puedes desarrollar una fe que permanezca firme cuando las circunstancias cotidianas te desaniman? ¿Dónde puedes obtener la sabiduría necesaria para tomar las decisiones correctas en la vida? El libro de Santiago nos ofrece respuestas alentadoras a estas y muchas otras preguntas. De hecho, Santiago ofrece consejos muy prácticos para los asuntos más apremiantes que…

El Poder de la Mujer que Ora

By Erin Boeckmann | May 22, 2020

En El poder de la mujer que ora, Stormie Omartian les recuerda a las mujeres que todo lo que necesitan, quieren y desean en sus vidas como mujeres ¡solo puede lograrse por medio de Dios! También les da a las mujeres provechosas y muy útiles guías de oración y oraciones, para ayudarlas a abrir sus…

Director of Parish Religious Education and Youth Ministry – Annunciation Parish, California MO

By Denise Barnes | May 21, 2020

Reports to: Pastor and is supported by Religious Education and Family Life Committees. Job Summary: The Director of Religious Education and Youth Ministry will have a heart for sharing the “Good News” and helping people grow as disciples of Jesus Christ and his Church.  The Director will build and administer a total parish catechetical and…

East of Eden

By Erin Boeckmann | May 18, 2020

ISBN 10: 0142004235  You may have read Of Mice and Men or The Grapes of Wrath in high school, but may be less familiar with this title by author John Steinbeck. East of Eden retells and reshapes the Book of Genesis. Set in Salinas Valley, California, this story follows two families—the Trasks and the Hamiltons—who have reenacted the fall of Adam and Eve…

The Friendship Project: The Catholic Woman’s Guide to Making and Keeping Fabulous, Faith-Filled Friends

By Erin Boeckmann | May 18, 2020

ISBN 10: 1594717613 Michele Faehnle and Emily Jaminet are busy wives, mothers, and volunteers. They are also friends, Catholic speakers, and the dedicated coauthors of Divine Mercy for Moms, which continues to inspire women to come together to pray, study, and live in friendship around the Divine Mercy devotion. In the midst of their active lives, Faehnle and…

Unleashed: How to Receive Everything the Holy Spirit Wants to Give You

By Erin Boeckmann | May 18, 2020

ISBN 10: 1594715998 Sonja Corbitt was an evangelical Baptist before she converted to Catholicism. In Unleashed, she shares her passion for the scriptures by weaving the Word of God with her own experiences to show readers how the Holy Spirit flows through their lives in relationships, prayer, and even in times of suffering. Sonja Corbitt’s passionate faith and…

Word by Word: Slowing Down with the Hail Mary

By Erin Boeckmann | May 18, 2020

ISBN 10: 1594716404 Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee. Most Catholics can easily recite the words of the ever-familiar Hail Mary prayer. But how many of us take time to reflect on what we are saying, to truly internalize the profound beauty and meaning behind each word? In Word by Word, Editor Sarah…