Bishop W. Shawn McKnight smiled and nodded in approval. So did the gift he had just been handed. Members of Columbia’s three Knights of Columbus councils had auctioned off custom-made…Read More
Mozart proclaims the organ to be the “King of Instruments,” but it actually works more like a parliament. It reigns when its panoply of voices speak in harmony and balance,…Read More
A venerable institution that has helped thousands learn more about their faith is taking an even bigger step into Missouri’s Catholic parishes and families. The Knights of Columbus Missouri State…Read More
Jack Martin was steadfast in advocating for a proper resting place for deceased members of St. Anthony parish in Camdenton. He died a few weeks after Father Daniel Lueckenotte blessed…Read More
A seemingly random encounter more than 1,300 miles from home allowed Dave Clifton to share a man’s last words with his family, bringing them some peace after 40 years. “God’s…Read More
People on commercial flights are told that in an emergency, adults should put their own oxygen mask on before helping a child. In other words, people need to take care…Read More
Sister Celly Ann Amparano would say her mission in life was “to be strong and loving to the people, to be positive and to be that person who can bring…Read More
Jason Holzer woke up early on his birthday this year and went for a morning run. “That’s the best time of day,” he said. “My phone and all my devices…Read More
An update to the Program on Priestly Formation, a progress report on the establishment of a nationwide, third-party reporting system for abuse or misconduct by bishops, and a vote on…Read More
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