Hundreds of people turned out to celebrate Pope Francis declaring Father Augustus Tolton “venerable” during a Mass with Cardinal Blase J. Cupich Oct. 14 at St. Philip Neri Church in…Read More
Joyful but resolute, the priests processed into St. Pius X Church in Moberly. They gathered at Christ’s altar as ministers of His death and Resurrection, to beg for assistance for…Read More
Sister Kathleen Wegman of the School Sisters of Notre Dame (SSND), diocesan director of pastoral and charitable services, has announced that she is retiring, effective Nov. 30. She reached this…Read More
Missouri’s Roman Catholic bishops are encouraging voters to support a specific effort to expand eligibility for MO HealthNet, the state’s Medicaid program. Medicaid, funded by the federal and state governments,…Read More
Father David Maher wore his cross from Madonna House on his heart. It symbolized that he had emptied himself, renounced all attachment to earthly possessions and learned to live and…Read More
The Church cannot exist for its own sake. It must be constantly focused on awakening a desire in all people to know, love, and serve God. Pope Francis insisted on…Read More
A crisp, sunny Saturday afternoon, two blue baskets, a banner and an antiphonal litany of intercession. These are what people passing one of Gasconade County’s busiest intersections saw the afternoon…Read More
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