Daily Archives: 20 March 2006

Gaudium et Spes 30

Gaudium et Spes 30 starts with a caution of no more me-and-Jesus: Profound and rapid changes make it more necessary that no one ignoring the trend of events or drugged by laziness, content him (or her-)self with a merely individualistic … Continue reading

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Gaudium et Spes 29

Gaudium et Spes 29 seems tame, though there was a day when it would have read radical: Since all (people) possess a rational soul and are created in God’s likeness, since they have the same nature and origin, have been … Continue reading

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On Saint Joseph

From Benedict’s angelus address, translated and posted on Zenit: His greatness, like Mary’s, stands out even more because his mission was developed in humility and in the hiddenness of the house of Nazareth. Moreover, God himself, in the person of … Continue reading

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Golden Jubilee Begins

Our diocesan jubilee began yesterday. In 1956, the dioceses of Missouri were reorganized. Jefferson City and Springfield-Cape Girardeau were formed, and the old sees of St Joseph and Kansas City were merged. Even though both dioceses date to the 19th … Continue reading

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No Snow, But Still a Headache

No snow day … yet. But a fraction of a sick day. The predicted six to ten inches of snow has yet to hit the ground; all we have in KC right now is a cold, hard rain–not even freezing … Continue reading

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