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          New community gets help from Kansas
               By Joe Bollig
                  leaven staff                                                                                                                                             Apostles of the
    KANSAS CITY, Kan. —
                                                                                                                                                                            Interior Life
Vince Huber once had a                                                                                                                                                        the apostles of
choice to make: become a                                                                                                                                                  the interior life is a
seminarian for the Arch-                                                                                                                                                  public association of the
diocese of Kansas City in                                                                                                                                                 catholic faithful that
Kansas or be one of the                                                                                                                                                   has separate male and
first members of a new                                                                                                                                                    female branches.
religious community in                                                                                                                                                        the female branch
Rome.                                                                                                                                                                     was founded in rome
    Huber, from Church of                                                                                                                                                 on april 12, 1990, by
the Nativity in Leawood,                                                                                                                                                  father salvatore scorza,
chose Rome instead of                                                                                                                                                     a priest of the diocese
home.                                                                                                                                                                     of rome. the members
    Now, in an unforeseen                                                                                                                                                 dedicate their lives to
twist, he will serve both.                                                                                                                                                God and to an aposto-
    Thanks to an agree-                                                                                                                                                   late of evangelization
ment between the reli-                                                                                                                                                    and spiritual direc-
gious community called                                                                                                                                                    tion. the community’s
the Apostles of the Inte-                                                                                                                                                 charism and rule of
rior Life and the archdio-                                                                                                                                                life were approved by
cese, Huber and four other                                                                                                                                                the diocese of rome in
seminarians will become                                                                                                                                                   1996.
— at least temporarily —                                                                                                                                                      msgr. vince Krische
archdiocesan priests after                                                                                                                                                and other priests of the
ordination.                                                                                                                                                               archdiocese of Kansas
    Archbishop Joseph F.                                                                                                                                                  city in Kansas invited
Naumann will ordain Hu-                                                                                                                                                   the apostles to law-
ber and three other men                                                                                                                                                   rence in 2003. there,
to the transitional dia-                                                                                                                                                  they established a house
conate on Aug. 21 at the                                                                                                                                                  and began to provide
St. Lawrence Center. The                                                                                                                                                  spiritual direction to
four men will be ordained                                                                                                                                                 students at the st. law-
to the priesthood in early                                                                                                                                                rence catholic campus
2011, with a fifth man be-                                                                                                                                                center.
ing ordained a transitional                                                                                                                                                   in 2009, the apostles
deacon at that time, and                                                                                                                                                  established their provin-
then a priest later that                                                                                                                                                  cial house in overland
year.                                                                                                                                                                     park.
    Three of the men are                                                                                                                                                      today, the apostles
Americans and two are                                                                                                                                                     are recognized by the
Italians. They have visited                                                                                                                                               diocese of rome and the
Lawrence during the past                                                                                                                                                  archdiocese of Kansas
three summers, where                                                                                                                                                      city in Kansas. world-
the female branch of the                                                                                                                                                  wide, the apostles have
Apostles has a house.                                                                                                                                                     14 vowed women, four
    “The Apostles of the                                                                                                                                                  in formation, and two
Interior Life, which is a                                                                                                                                                 discerning.
public association of the                                                                                                                                                     in the United states,
Christian faithful, does                                                                                                                                                  there are three female
not have, as of this time,                                                                                                                                                branch apostles in law-
the canonical status of be-                                                                                                                                               rence, three in overland
ing a religious order,” said                                                                                                                                              park, and three at col-
Father Gary Pennings,                                                                                                                                                     lege station, texas.
archdiocesan vicar gen-                                                                                                                                                       the male branch of
eral.                                                                                                                                                                     the order was formally
    “They’re not [in] the                                                                                                                                                 established in rome by
                                     Members of the male branch of the Apostles of the Interior Life were installed as lectors and acolytes on Feb. 22 at the Church of
                                                                                                                                                                          father scorza in 2007.
 Turn to “BrotHErS” on page 7        St. Ann at the Vatican. the community’s founder, Father Salvatore Scorza, stands in front of (from left) Vincent Huber, Edward
                                                                                                                                                                          all five men — three
                                     Ahn, Alessandro Borraccia, Scott Kallal, and Mirco Sosio.
                                                                                                                                                                          americans and two
Seminarians at a glance                                                                                                                                                   italians — live and study
                                                                                                                                                                          in rome. after their
                                                                                                                                                                          ordinations and incardi-
Vincent Huber                      Scott Kallal                     Edward Ahn                         Mirco Sosio                       Alessandro Borraccia             nation as priests of the
n archdiocese of Kansas            n diocese of springfield, ill.   n archdiocese of chicago           n diocese of como, italy          n archdiocese of milan,          archdiocese of Kansas
  city in Kansas                   n second year of study for       n third year theology              n third year theology               italy                          city in Kansas, they will
n first year of study for licen-     a licentiate in sacred         n pontifical lateran               n pontifical lateran              n second year theology           minister part time in
  tiate in sacred theology           theology                         University                         University                      n pontifical lateran             Kansas, and study part
n pope John paul ii institute      n pontifical lateran             n ordination to transi-            n ordination to transi-             University                     time in rome.
  for marriage and family            University                       tional diaconate: aug. 21          tional diaconate: aug. 21       n ordination to the                  the apostles also
n ordination to transi-            n ordination to transi-          n ordination to priest-            n ordination to priest-             transitional deaconate:        have a growing number
  tional diaconate: aug. 21          tional diaconate: aug. 21        hood: early 2011                   hood: early 2011                  early 2011                     of lay associates, the
n ordination to priest-            n ordination to priest-                                                                               n ordination to the priest-      majority of whom are in
  hood: early 2011                   hood: early 2011                                                                                      hood: mid-to-late 2011         the archdiocese.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Heath care reform takes center stage
                                                                               LIFE WILL BE VIcTOrIOUS

                Catholics urged to contact ‘swing votes’ on health care
I                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  archbishop says cha’s
     was deeply troubled to learn that                                                                          Catholic Health Association
     Sister Carol Keehan, the chief
     executive for the Catholic Health                                                                             contact information                                       Archbishop NAumANN’s                                    support of senate
                                                                                                                                                                                    weekly cAleNdAr
Association, has urged members of
the House of Representatives to vote
                                                                                                               find information at the web site at: www.
                                                                                                  , or call sister carol Keehan at (800)            March 19
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   health care reform Bill
for the Senate Health Care Reform
Bill. This action by the Catholic Health
                                                                                                            230-7823 or (202) 296-3993.                                 sixth anniversary of arrival in Kansas city
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   provides political cover
Association could not come at a more                                                                        the House language, has invited Presi-                      mass for the little sisters of the lamb                                               By Joe Bollig
critical time.                                                                                              dent Obama and/or the Democratic                                                                                                                    leaven staff

    As I write this article, House                                                                          leadership to use the Hyde Amend-                           the catholic way recording
Speaker Nancy Pelosi is promising
                                                      Message to members of the
                                                                                                            ment language or similar language                                                                                                   ANSAS CITY, Kan. — Arch-
a vote soon on health care reform,                     House of representatives                             in several other already-enacted bills
                                                                                                                                                                        March 20
                                                                                                                                                                        mass for the nocturnal adoration group —                                bishop Joseph F. Naumann
even while members of the House                       “i am pleased that the house health care              that clearly prohibit federal funding of                    all saints, Kansas city, Kan.                                           has joined a growing num-
leadership admit they do not yet have             bill maintains the long-standing policy against           abortion. To date, they have refused to                                                                                             ber of bishops who have crit-
enough votes for passage. One of the              federal funding of abortion. on the other hand,           accept language that has been used for                      March 20-21                                                             icized the Catholic Health
most critical groups standing in the              the provisions on abortion funding in the current         decades to prevent federal funding of                       pastoral visit — st. michael, axtell; holy                 Association’s support for the Senate
way of passage by the House is pro-life           unamended senate health care bill are seriously           abortion. The president and the Demo-                       family, summerfield                                        Health Care Reform Bill.
Democrats.                                        deficient and unacceptable. i urge you to work            cratic leadership reject this tried-and-                                                                                  The U.S. Conference of Catholic
    The Catholic Health Association’s             to uphold essential provisions against abortion                                                                       March 22
                                                                                                            true language protecting taxpayers                                                                                     Bishops and several individual bishops
                                                  funding, to include full conscience protection                                                                        U.s. conference of catholic Bishops pro-
position, in effect, provides cover for                                                                     from having to fund abortion, all the                                                                                  have spoken out in opposition to the bill
                                                  and to ensure that health care is accessible and                                                                      life committee meeting — washington,
any member of the House who chooses               affordable for all. i urge you to oppose any bill         while claiming that they do not want                                                                                   because they believe it allows for fed-
to buckle under the pressure of the               unless and until these criteria are met.”                 to change current policy. If this is really                                                                            eral funding of abortion and lacks con-
president and the Democratic leader-                  to send a prewritten, instant e-mail to con-          the case, why not use the language that                     March 23                                                   science protection.
ship to accept government funding of              gress go to the web site at:               has proven effective?                                       administrative team meeting                                   In his column in this week’s Leaven
abortion. They can now defend them-               action. the phone number for the U.s. capitol                Of course, abortion is not the                                                                                      (see page 2), Archbishop Naumann said
selves by pointing out that Catholic              switchboard is (202) 224-3121. if you have dif-           only problem with the Senate bill.                          priests personnel meeting                                  he was “deeply troubled” to learn that
health care leaders recommended they              ficult getting through to your representative at          For instance, the bill fails to provide                                                                                Sister Carol Keehan, chief executive of
vote for the bill.                                the capitol, call his or her local office. for those      adequate conscience protection for                          confirmation — most pure heart of mary,                    the CHA, urged members of the House
    The Catholic Health Association’s             phone numbers, you can find information at                                                                            topeka
                                                                                                            health care professionals as well as                                                                                   of Representatives to vote for the Sen-
                                                  the web site at:
leadership took this action knowing                                                                         institutions. One would think that the                                                                                 ate’s health care legislation.
that the U.S. Conference of Catholic                                                                        Catholic Health Association would be                        March 24
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      He wrote that by voicing its support,
Bishops continues to urge members of                   List of key members of the                           extremely concerned about conscience
                                                                                                                                                                        lunch meeting with hispanic ministry
                                                                                                                                                                        priests                                                    the CHA has provided political cover
the House of Representatives to vote                   House of representatives                             protection. However, if the Catholic                                                                                   to House members who wish to vote
against the Senate bill, unless a way                                                                       Health Association is willing to com-                       confirmation — st. John the evangelist,                    for the Senate’s bill, and that the CHA
is found to amend the bill to prohibit            Illinois:
                                                                                                            promise on government funding for                           lawrence                                                   has taken this action knowing the U. S.
                                                  Jerry costello - (202) 225-5661
federal funding of abortion and pro-                                                                        abortion, then who needs conscience                                                                                    bishops opposed the legislation.
                                                  daniel lipinski - (202) 225-5701
vide conscience protection for health             Indiana:                                                  protection?                                                 March 25                                                      “I think the Catholic Health Associa-
care professionals as well as health              Joe donnelly - (202) 225-3915                                I do not doubt the laudable inten-                       catholic education foundation meeting —                    tion, to go off on its own in its position
care institutions. The National Right to          Brad ellsworth - (202) 225-4636                           tions of Sister Keehan and the Catholic                     christ the King, Kansas city, Kan.                         against pro-life groups and the leader-
Life Committee, as well as every other            Baron hill- (202) 225-5315                                Health Association. No doubt they                                                                                      ship of the Catholic Church, is very dis-
creditable pro-life organization, rec-                                                                      want to find a way to extend health                         dialogue with Benedictine college theol-
                                                  Kansas:                                                                                                                                                                          tressing,” said Archbishop Naumann, in       Health care reform continues to invite controversy. Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann has joined a growing number of bishops who have been critical of
ognizes that the Senate bill allows for           Jerry moran - (202) 225-2715                                                                                          ogy and philosophy students
                                                                                                            care coverage to those who are not                                                                                     an interview prior to publishing his col-    the Catholic Health Association’s support of the Senate Heath Care reform Bill.
unprecedented government funding                  lynn Jenkins - (202) 225-6601                             being served or not being served well                                                                                  umn. “I have no doubt of the good in-
                                                  dennis more - (202) 225-2865                                                                                          March 28
for abortion.                                                                                               by the current system. Providers of                                                                                                                                 of dollars in new funding for Commu-             off the table and out of play leaves us
    Sister Keehan claims: “On the                 todd tiahrt - (202) 225-6216
                                                                                                            health care see gut-wrenching ex-
                                                                                                                                                                        11 a.m. palm sunday mass — cathedral of                    tentions of those in the Catholic Health
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                nity Health Centers will be available for        still looking for a way to meet [Presi-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Where to go for
                                                                                                                                                                        st. peter, Kansas city, Kan.                               Association, but their good intentions
moral issue of abortion, there is no              Louisiana:
                                                                                                            amples of those that the current health                                                                                do not mitigate the effects of their poor    elective abortions; and three, there are         dent Obama’s] and our concern to                            more information
                                                  Joseph cao - (202) 225-6636
disagreement. On the technical issue                                                                        care system is failing. However, it is                                                                                 judgment.”                                   no conscience protections written into           provide health care for those millions                  the U.s. conference of catholic Bish-
of whether this bill prevents federal
funding of abortions, we differ from
                                                  dale Kildee - (202) 225-3611                              not permissible to try to improve the
                                                                                                            quality of life for some by cooperating
                                                                                                                                                                              Archbishop keleher’s                                    In a letter published March 15 on the     the bill.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   “This analysis of the flaws in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 whose primary care physician is now an
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 emergency room doctor,” said Cardinal
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ops has produced a number of docu-
                                                  Bart stupak - (202) 225-4735                                                                                                      weekly cAleNdAr                                CHA Web site, Sister Carol, a Daughter                                                                                                            ments and other resources, many of
Right to Life.”                                                                                             in the killing of the most innocent and                                                                                                                             legislation is not completely shared by          George.

                                                  Minnesota:                                                                                                                                                                       of Charity, called the coming vote on                                                                                                             them on its web site, to help catholics
    I find this statement by Sister               James l. oberstar - (202) 225-6211                        vulnerable members of our human                             March 20                                                   the Senate bill a “historic opportunity      leaders of the Catholic Health Asso-                                                                 understand the church’s teaching about
Keehan either incredibly naïve or                 North Dakota:                                             family.                                                     8 a.m. pro-life mass — sts. cyril and                      to make great improvements in the lives      ciation,” wrote Cardinal George. “They                        wo basic principles shape              legislation concerning health care.
disingenuous. Either the bill permits             earl pomeroy - (202) 225-2611                                To believe that President Obama                          methodius, Kansas city, Kan.                               of so many Americans.”                       believe, moreover, that the defects that                      the bishops’ concerns that                 to access these documents, go to:
previously prohibited government                  Ohio:                                                     and/or the Senate and House leader-                                                                                       She conceded that the bill was            they do recognize can be corrected af-                        the health care needs of all 
funding of abortion or not. This is not a         steve driehaus - (202) 225-2216                           ship will correct these abortion issues                     March 21                                                                                                ter passage of the final bill.”                               will be taken care of, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   flawed, but lauded it as a major first                                                                                                            ficial_documents.shtml.
technicality.                                     charles a. wilson - (202) 225-5705                                                                                    confirmation — st. Joseph, shawnee                                                                         “The bishops, however, judge that                          that the expansion of health
                                                                                                            at a later date is foolish. They are the                                                                               step. She also voiced “major concern on                                                                                                               additional announcements, fact
                                                  marcy Kaptur - (202) 225-4146                                                                                                                                                                                                 the flaws are so fundamental that they           care does not expand abortion funding
    The U.S. Conference of Catholic                                                                         ones responsible for making members                                                                                    the life issues.”                                                                                                                                 sheets, commentary, letters and
                                                  tim ryan - (202) 225-5261                                                                                             confessions, curé of ars, leawood
Bishops, in its analysis of the Senate                                                                      of Congress accept government fund-                                                                                       Sister Carol said that people would       vitiate the good that the bill intends to        or force everyone to pay for abortions.             statements can be found at the
                                                  John a. Bocceri - (202) 225-3876
bill, identifies these specific problems          Pennsylvania:                                             ing of abortion as an integral part of                                                                                 have to write a separate check for abor-     promote,” he continued. “Assurances                 “Because these principles have not               UsccB’s secretariat for pro-life
                                                                                                                                                                        March 22-24
with it: 1) The bill appropriates $7 bil-         christopher p. carney - (202) 225-3731                    so-called health care reform. President                     Basilica shrine of the immaculate con-                     tion coverage according to this legis-       that the moral objections to the legis-          been respected, despite the good that               activities web site at: http://www.
lion for services at community health             Kathy dahlkemper - (202) 225-5406                         Obama has gone back on many of                              ception meeting                                            lation, and that monies for abortion         lation can be met only after the bill is         the bill under consideration intends or   
centers that can be used directly for             Jason altmire - (202) 225-2565                            his campaign promises, but has been                                                                                    coverage would be kept in a separate         passed seem a little like asking us, in          might achieve, the Catholic bishops re-             index.shtml.
elective abortions; 2) The bill uses              mike doyle - (202) 225-2135                               scrupulously faithful in his promises                       March 25                                                   account, and thus no federal dollars         Midwestern parlance, to buy a pig in a           gretfully hold that it must be opposed                  a particularly good in-depth
federal funds to subsidize health plans           paul e. Kanjorski - (202) 225-6511                        to Planned Parenthood and others in                         confessions — church of the ascension,                     would be used to fund abortion.              poke.”                                           unless and until these serious moral                analysis, “response to professor Jost
that cover abortions. By subsidizing              Texas:                                                    the abortion industry to advance their                      overland park                                                                                              The bishops’ disagreement with the            problems are addressed,” said Cardinal
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      “The insurance reforms will make the                                                                                                           on abortion funding,” can be found
plans that cover abortions, the federal           henry cuellar - (202) 225-1640                                                                                                                                                                                                CHA is not a matter of mere “quibbling           George.
                                                                                                            agenda.                                                                                                                lives of millions more secure, and their                                                                                                          at:
government will expand abortion cov-              solomon p. ortiz - (202) 225-7742                                                                                     March 28                                                                                                over technicalities,” said the cardinal.            The USCCB has urged the Senate to
                                                                                                               I urge you to contact your represen-                                                                                coverage more affordable,” she wrote.                                                                                                             index.shtml.
erage and make abortions more acces-                                                                                                                                    confessions — church of the nativity,                                                                      “The deliberate omission in the Sen-          adopt the language of the House bill,
                                                  tom perriello - (202) 225-4711                            tative to urge him/her to vote against                                                                                 “The reforms will eventually make af-
                                                                                                                                                                        leawood                                                                                                 ate bill of the necessary language that          which follows long-standing policy, in
sible; 3) The bill uses the power of the          West Virginia:                                            the Senate bill, unless someone finds a                                                                                fordable health insurance available to
federal government to force Americans             alan B. mollohan - (202) 225-4172                         miraculous way to fix all of its prob-                                                                                 31 million of the 47 million Americans       could have taken this moral question             the Hyde Amendment, of prohibiting                   There is a very great danger that
to pay for other people’s abortions,              nick rahall - (202) 225-3452                              lems. Moreover, although there are                       cans throughout the country.                                  currently without coverage.”                                                                  federal funding for abortions.                    Catholics will be confused by the mixed
even if they are morally opposed to                                                                         none in Kansas or Missouri, I encour-                       Finally, I encourage you to contact                           She also said the bill had a “wonder-                                                         Archbishop Naumann said that the               messages coming from the CHA and the
abortion.                                                             find information at:
                                                                                                            age you to contact the members of                        Sister Keehan and the Catholic Health                         ful provision” that would provide $250       “I think it borders on the                       CHA’s leadership apparently misunder-             U.S. bishops, he said.
    If the Senate had wanted to prohibit                                                                    Congress who have been identified as                                                                                                                                                                                 stands the content of the Senate’s bill.             “I think there’s a huge danger of
federal funding for abortion, all they                                                                      the critical swing votes on health care
                                                                                                                                                                     Association expressing to them your
                                                                                                                                                                     disappointment in their willingness to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   million over 10 years to help vulnerable
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   women who are pregnant or already
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                absurd to not realize the                           “I think it borders on the absurd to           confusion, and whether the people at
had to do was accept the language
that had been adopted by the House
                                                  ing majority. The Senate rejected this
                                                                                                            reform. These House members hold
                                                                                                            the fate of the entire nation in their
                                                                                                                                                                     accept government-funded abortion as                          parents. Sister Carol also lauded the bill   reason the Senate did not                        not realize the reason the Senate did
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 not accept the language of the House
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   the Catholic Heath Association under-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   stood it or not, that’s precisely what
                                                                                                                                                                     part of health care reform.                                   for including adoption assistance.
of Representatives by an overwhelm-                  Congressman Stupak, who authored                       hands. They need to hear from Ameri-                                                                                      But on March 15, Cardinal Francis         accept the language of the                       [bill],” he said.                                 they are being used to do — to create
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   George, archbishop of Chicago and                                                                “It’s obvious that they did not want           confusion,” said Archbishop Naumann.
                                                                                                                                                 Published weekly September                  Postmaster : Send address chang-      president of the USCCB, also made            House [bill]. It’s obvious                       to prevent government funding of abor-            “I think Catholics should understand
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 tion,” the archbishop continued. “The fact        that the bishops are the teachers of the
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            Hayden grads carry high school’s values with them                                                                                                                                                      High school fostered two priestly vocations from one class
         By Marc and Julie Anderson                                                                                                                  school council member, not to mention                        continued from page 4
                   special to the leaven                                                                                                             filling in wherever else there’s a need.            Sally Hubbell said. “We truly believe
                                                                                                                                                         “I kind of picture myself as a cheer-           that everything we have is a gift from
    TOPEKA — Some kids agonize over                                                                                                                  leader and a person who fills in wher-              God, and we are called to use those gifts
their choice of high school.                                                                                                                         ever necessary,” said Brennan-Emmert.               for the benefit of others — not just our
    Not so with Jennifer Brennan-Emmert.                                                                                                             “If the first-grade teacher says, ‘I need           own.
For her, the choice was easy.                                                                                                                        such-and-such,’ I say, ‘OK, I’ll do that for            “We both believe every child has the
    “[Hayden] was comfortable,” said                                                                                                                 you.’ I love it.”                                   right to a Catholic education, and it is
Brennan-Emmert, a 1989 Hayden grad-                                                                                                                      Like Brennan-Emmert, Vance and                  everyone’s responsibility to provide
uate. “You felt part of a large family                                                                                                               Sally Hubbell said the role of Hayden               that education,” she continued. “It is
and, while you might not always see eye                                                                                                              cannot be overstated in their lives.                wonderful to excel in academics, but
to eye with your brother or sister — just                                                                                                                The couple began dating their senior            children need to learn how to have a re-
as in your own biological family — you                                                                                                               year and, after graduating in 1964, the             lationship with God and how to know,
still wanted to see everyone succeed                                                                                                                 pair said Hayden and the Topeka Cath-               love, and serve him and their neighbor.
and cheered for everyone there. All the                                                                                                              olic community continued to be a major              This is the part of our education that
teachers helped with that.”                                                                                                                          influence in every aspect of their lives.           brought us a great deal of happiness
    It’s no wonder that Hayden had that                                                                                                              Like Brennan-Emmert, the couple had                 and satisfaction in our lives.”
family feel for her. Several members                                                                                                                 a lot of family members who attended                    Like the Hubbells, Teresa Thomas,
of her family went there. In fact, when                                                                                                              Hayden. Counting their own four chil-               who graduated in 1969, said her years
listing all her family members who                                                                                                                   dren, they estimate nearly a dozen                  at Hayden were ones full of rich experi-
were Hayden graduates, she stopped                                                                                                                   members of their family have gradu-                 ences that she continues to draw upon.
counting at around 50. That included                                                                                                                 ated, representing three generations.                   “I can still remember vividly our
her grandparents and parents as well as                                                                                                                  Since their own graduations, the                senior retreat — a day of darkness fol-
some of her aunts, uncles and cousins.                                                                                                               Hubbells have become active in Most                 lowed by a day of light,” said the secre-
    Hayden truly is an “alma mater” —                                                                                                                Pure Heart of Mary Parish and also                  tary for Sacred Heart-St. Joseph Parish,
the Latin phrase which means “nour-                                                                                                                  in Hayden High School’s Parents and                 a combined parish with churches in
ishing mother” or “fostering mother.”                                                                                                                Alumni for Catholic Education (PACE)                both the downtown and Oakland areas
Within the city of Topeka, perhaps no                                                                                                                organization, which raises money for                of Topeka. “This retreat focused on re-
other high school exemplifies that de-                                                                                                               the school through fundraisers, includ-             lationships: from fantasy, to history, to
scription better than Hayden, the city’s                                                                                                             ing concession stands at athletic events            our very personal ones with each other.
only Catholic high school.                                                                                                                           and an annual auction.                              It was in total contrast to the earlier re-
    Hayden High School, founded in                                                                                                                       Through the years, Vance Hubbell, a             treats which had been days of almost          Andrea Hillebert, principal of Mater Dei and a
1911 as Topeka Catholic High School                                                                                                                  business owner, has served on the PACE              total silence and inner reflection.”          member of Hayden High School’s class of 1988,
by Father Francis Hayden, pastor of As-                                                                                                              board, solicited donations for the auc-                 “That is not to say that the earlier      took time off from her administrative duties to
sumption Parish, has educated four and                                                                                                               tion and helped with the alumni golf                ones were not good in their own way,”         play atomic blasters with a few students. the
sometimes five generations of some                                                                                                                   tournament. He has also held positions              she continued, “but the new concept           girls — Josulyn Salsbury (left) and Mary Mcguire
Topeka families. Due to its unique po-                                                                                                               on both the parish and finance council,             felt almost radical in its opposition to      — eagerly await final instructions prior to the
sition as the only Catholic high school                                                                                                              served with his wife as a lead couple for           the normal paradigm. I have applied           start of the activity.
in a city of 122,600, the student popu-                                                                                                              the region’s marriage preparation pro-              things I heard and discovered in those
lation (currently 650) draws from all                                                                                                                gram and brought Communion to the                   two days over and over throughout my
seven Topeka parishes.                                                                                                                               homebound.                                          life.”                                        Sally and Vance Hubbell, 1964 graduates of
    Like one’s own biological mother, it                                                                                                                 Sally Hubbell, who said she was                     For Andrea Hillebert, principal of        Hayden, show off their prayer corner, an area
has fostered close bonds between To-                                                                                                                 blessed to be a stay-at-home mom, has               Mater Dei School and a 1988 graduate,         set aside in their bedroom for daily prayer. to
peka Catholics and nourished her chil-                                                                                                               also been an active parishioner, sharing            this coming fall will mark the beginning      the Hubbells, the prayer corner is a symbol
dren with the Gospel message.                                                                                                                        in some ministries with her husband,                of a new chapter in her connection to         of how richly god has blessed their lives as a
    “Hayden is blessed with four and five                                                                                                            but also serving as an hourly coordina-             Hayden: The oldest of her four children       result of their connections with Hayden High
generations of family members who                                                                                                                    tor for perpetual adoration, as a sacris-           will begin his freshman year. She, too,       School and the greater topeka Catholic com-
                                                                                                                     leaven photo by marc anderson
have attended the high school,” said                                                                                                                 tan and a member of the parish’s family             said the values and friendships formed        munity.
                                            Jennifer Brennan-Emmert, class of 1989, lights a candle in the chapel of the funeral home owned by                                                                                                                              leaven photos by marc anderson
Hayden principal Mark Madsen. “The                                                                                                                   life committee.                                     during her years at Hayden have served
                                            her parents. She estimates at least 50 members of her family, including her parents, have gradu-
shared value of religious education,                                                                                                                     The Hubbells have made a host of                her well professionally and personally.       gious vocations, including those of two of
                                            ated from Hayden High School.
the excellence in academic and athletic                                                                                                              friends within the Topeka Catholic                      “Hayden encouraged us to serve in         the city’s seven pastors, Father Tim Haber-
performance, and the experience of the          “Ben Meseke cared about everybody,”               Meseke’s words have helped her                     community — many as a result of their               our community, to participate in the          korn, pastor of Sacred Heart-St. Joseph,              the Kansas Neurological Institute, the VA    Topeka as it continues to lead the city
close community spirit is why so many       she said. “He was kind, considerate and            countless times, said Brennan-Emmert,                 connections to Hayden High School.                  sacraments and to do the right thing at       and Father Jerry Volz, pastor of St. Mat-             hospital and nursing homes.”                 in academic performance and excel-
families have continued to send their       caring. . . . He expected and demanded             who directs the funeral home owned by                 Their children then formed friendships              all times,” she said.                         thew Parish, both 1984 graduates.                        “Hayden is the only Catholic high         lence and in service to the community,
children to Hayden High School. They        a lot out of everyone, but if there was a          her parents, particularly when she has                with the children of many of their par-                 “I use these same principles in my           “I would say that it was the little things         school in Topeka and thus represents         he said. All students practice steward-
want for their children what they expe-     kid on the basketball team who needed              been especially close to families bury-               ents’ friends, and so forth. At the time            work as an educator and in my role as         at Hayden that influenced me to eventu-               the entire city and surrounding area,”       ship in their individual parishes and
rienced when they were at Hayden.”          new basketball shoes and couldn’t afford           ing a loved one.                                      of their interview, the Hubbells were               mother,” she continued. “For my Faith         ally accept the call to the priesthood,” said         Father Volz continued. “It is truly a sign   throughout the city, as well as do their
    Generations of Topeka Catholics         them, he would buy them.”                             And he has served as an example                    preparing for vacation with two other               in Action (a semester-long service proj-      Father Volz. “I recall the religion classes           of the universal Catholic Church, as it      parents, showing a communal owner-
have sent their children to Hayden             “He also talked constantly about                of selfless service. Partly thanks to                 Hayden families.                                    ect completed during one’s senior year),      that formed me in the teachings of the                includes youth from various social and       ship and responsibility for its success.
because of the faculty and staff that       having a positive mental attitude,” she            Meseke, she has become a very active                      “Our parents and our Catholic ideals            I worked at the Capper Foundation,            church. I recall a class on death and dying           ethnic backgrounds — rich and poor —            “Stewardship is the key to the success
personified the great Hayden spirit.        continued. “He said the right positive             member of Mater Dei Parish. Currently,                have inspired us to want to help others,”           which was such a positive experience,         and the trip we took to a funeral home and            coming together and having a common          of the church universal as well as in To-
Brennan-Emmert remembers one in             attitude makes all the difference in the           she serves as a room mother, Girl Scout                                                                   I chose education as my area of study.”       cemetery. I recall the Faith in Action class          bond of faith.”                              peka,” he said. “And Hayden is a great
particular.                                 world.”                                            leader, parish council member and                         turn to “HIgH SCHooL” on page 5
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Hayden has also fostered several reli-    that took me to serve in environments like               Hayden is a blessing for the city of      example of stewardship in action.”

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                                                                                                                                                       JoCo Catholic high schools                                                                                                                                                                                  Jon Feder, a member of st. michael
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               the archangel parish in leawood and Boy
                                                                                                                                                         plan information fairs
                                                                                                                                                       Kansas city, Kan. — all parents of           Brothers will split time between Kansas and Rome                                                                                                                               scout troop 92, has
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   earned the rank of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   eagle scout.
                                                                                                                                                    5th-, 6th- and 7th-graders are invited to                                                                                                said Sister Pieper. “Years might go by
                                                                                                                                                    attend one of the Johnson county catholic
                                                                                                                                                                                                            continued from page 1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                “We are extremely happy                      before we could approach another, so
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      for his service
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   project, feder
                                                                                                                                                    high school fairs that will be held at three
                                                                                                                                                    elementary schools on three evenings in
                                                                                                                                                                                                    canonical category that would allow
                                                                                                                                                                                                    them to incardinate or attach priests
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                and grateful to Archbishop                   this is the most reasonable path. On
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             a sentimental basis, we’ve got a rela-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   collected tattered
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   american flags from
                                                                                                                                                    april. these include: holy trinity school,
                                                                                                                                                    93rd and pflumm in lenexa, on april 13
                                                                                                                                                                                                    to their organization,” he continued.       Naumann for being so                         tionship with this archdiocese, this                                                  his parish and troop
                                                                                                                                                                                                    “Since they don’t have that capacity,                                                    archbishop, and the vicars general.
                                                                                                                                                    from 7 to 9 p.m.; st. Joseph school, 59th
                                                                                                                                                    and flint in shawnee, on april 14 from 7
                                                                                                                                                                                                    they need to find another entity, such      generous. The priesthood                     This just seemed more rational and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   for two months and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   conducted a formal
                                                                                                                                                                                                    as a diocese, to which their priests                                                     reasonable.”
                                                                                                                                                    to 9 p.m.; and holy cross school, 8101 w.       could be connected.”                        is not anyone’s right. It’s                     There is no set number of years the                            EAgLE SCoutS american flag retire-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   ment ceremony at
                                                                                                                                                    95th in overland park, on april 20 from
                                                                                                                                                    7 to 9 p.m. the purpose of the fairs is to
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Huber and the other members of
                                                                                                                                                                                                    the male branch of the Apostles of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                an honor that Archbishop                     male Apostles will serve within the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             archdiocese, said Sister Pieper. That
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               st. michael the archangel school on flag
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               day, June 14, 2009.
                                                                                                                                                    give parents a brief look at area catholic      Interior Life are grateful for this help-   Naumann esteems us                           depends on how long it will take for

                                                                                                                                                    high schools to help with the process of        ing hand from Kansas.                                                                    the Apostles to achieve the necessary
                                                                                                                                                    discerning the best one for their child.           “We are extremely happy and              enough to trust our                          canonical status. It might take years.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Nathan Jones, a member of Boy scout
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    troop 101 and im-
                                                                                                                                                    representatives from Bishop miege, st.          grateful to Archbishop Naumann for                                                           “I think [the arrangement] is mu-
                                                                                                                                                    James and st. thomas aquinas will be            being so generous,” said Huber, a           formation and give us                        tually beneficial,” said Father Pen-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    maculate conception
                                                                                                                                                    on hand to provide general information                                                                                                                                                                                          parish in louisburg,
                                                                                                                                                    about each school.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    2000 graduate of St. Thomas Aquinas
                                                                                                                                                                                                    High School in Overland Park. “The
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                this huge blessing.”                         nings. “It enables the Apostles of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Interior Life a mechanism for getting
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    has achieved the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    rank of eagle scout.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    priesthood is not anyone’s right. It’s                                  Vincent Huber,   their candidates ordained and incar-                                                   he was honored in
                                                                                                                                                    talent show celebrates women                    an honor that Archbishop Naumann              Apostles of the Interior Life seminarian   dinated, and at the same time allows                                                   a court of honor
                                                                                                                                                                                                    esteems us enough to trust our forma-                                                    us to have some priests that will be                                                   ceremony on Jan. 2 at
                                                                                                                                                        lawrence — “Genius of women,” a             tion and give us this huge blessing.”       them still have to finish their stud-        available at least part time to assist in                                              the church.
                                                                                                                                                    talent show that celebrates the beauty,            Although the five men will offi-         ies,” said Sister Susan, who is at the       parish ministry.”                                                                         for his eagle
                                                                                                                                                    dignity, and gifts of all women, will be held   cially be archdiocesan priests, they        Apostles’ Overland Park provincial              “Another thing, too, is that even-                             project, Jones installed a commercial
                                                                                                                                                    on april 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the Gridiron        will live in community. The location        house. “Also, they will be with the          tually the Apostles of the Interior life                          grade flag pole in front of the rectory at
                                                                                                                                                    Ballroom of the Burge Union at the Univer-      hasn’t been determined, said Sister         founder [Father Salvatore Scorza]            who are being ordained priests hope                               immaculate conception. it was then land-
                                                                                                                                                    sity of Kansas here. the event is sponsored     Susan Pieper, president of the female       who received the [new community’s]           to offer spiritual direction for parish                           scaped with paver bricks engraved with
                                                                                                                                                    by the institute of faith and culture at the    branch of the Apostles. They will           charism.”                                    priests,” he continued. “It’s really im-                          the priests’ names and years of service at
 ‘NEWSMAKErS’ F. Naumann (center) and Bishop robert Finn on March 8 at the World War I Museum at the Liberty
 Jill Jensen interviews Archbishop Joseph
                                                                                                                                                    st. lawrence catholic campus center.
                                                                                                                                                        Both women and men come together to
                                                                                                                                                    share songs, music, dance, poetry, reading,
                                                                                                                                                                                                    likely be assigned to serve as associ-
                                                                                                                                                                                                    ate pastors at different parishes in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   The Apostles asked the archdio-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                cese to incardinate the “Brothers,” as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             portant if they are going to [do this]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             that they have some idea of what a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               the church, from 1886 to the present.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    same city or general area.                  the male branch members are called,          parish priest does. This will give them
 Memorial for “Newsmakers,” four-and-a-half minute segments that will air on time Warner and Comcast. the bishops taped two segments with           and artwork that honor true womanhood,             “The plan is for the Brothers [the       because they have established a very         the opportunity to work alongside                                    Eagle Scout policy: the leaven prints
 topics ranging from pornography to vocations to KEXS Catholic radio. the interviews are scheduled to air near the beginning of “CNN Headline       with all its richness and diversity.            five male branch members] to live           good relationship with the archbish-         diocesan priests and to learn the in-                                eagle scout notices on a space availabe
 News” (Ch. 36 on Comcast; Ch. 43 on time Warner) and will air at 54 minutes past the top of the hour. they will continue to air until the end of       those participating in the show are KU      and minister in the archdiocese in          op and the people of the archdiocese.        tricacies of parish life, and thus be-                               basis. all notices should have the scout’s
 May. the interviews are also available “on Demand” at no charge and can be viewed on the Leaven’s Web site.                                        students. admission is free, but donations      July, August and September, and then           “This archbishop and archdiocese          come better equipped to minister to                                  name, parish, troop number as well as his
                                                                                                                                                    will be accepted.                               to go back to Rome because most of          — more than any other —know us,”             priests.”                                                            eagle project. notices can be e-mailed to:
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   (white shirt) and Jake Miller (blue    Photos by Chris Vaughan
                     show their elders
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   shirt) give their team a pep talk
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   during a break in the action.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   SEttINg It uP                                        “Actually we had one kid talk to us
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     about a girl problem one time. It was
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Dominic Kraly prepares to inbound the ball in a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     funny,” he said. “Some of them don’t have
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   game against the CYo team of good Shepherd,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     older brothers they can talk to, and I’m
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     glad they feel comfortable talking to us.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   coaches decided to return                            The coaches also gave their team some
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      “I think they’re great coaches,” he said.      spiritual guidance. If they saw a player at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   “They teach us a lot, and we have fun at          Mass, especially serving, they would start
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   practice.                                         that player or give him extra playing time.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      “I always shot with two hands, and                “We would always try to make them
           By Jill Ragar Esfeld

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   now I shoot with one hand. They taught            understand their faith comes first,” said
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   me a lot of plays. And I never used my piv-       Miller. “Tony had to leave from a game
             ANSAS CITY, Kan. — Bishop                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               the other day because he had to go serve.”
             Ward High School graduates                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ot foot before; they taught me that, too.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      And he thinks their youth is an advan-            And they encouraged their eighth-
             Jake Miller and Matt Orozco                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             grade players to continue with Catholic
             love basketball so much they’re                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       tage.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      “They could teach us more, and they            education.
             willing to make some serious                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               “There were a lot of kids talking about
sacrifices for the sake of the game.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               don’t forget stuff easily,” he said. “You
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   know old people; they forget stuff.”              going to [a public school], and we would
   Or, more accurately, for the sake of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              always tell them to go to Ward — never
students of Resurrection at the Cathedral                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            leave the Catholic education if they
Grade School, so they could learn to love
the game, too.
   Miller, a parishioner of Cathedral of St.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Fundamentals                             could,” said Miller.

Peter and a freshman at the University of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Because they had five players this year
Kansas in Lawrence, drove back and forth                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           who had never touched a basketball,                “They are good kids and
to Kansas City, Kan., three nights a week
and on weekends to help coach Resur-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   there were a lot of lessons that needed to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   be taught.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      players. They’re really
rection’s seventh/eighth-grade boys CYO                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               “Our ultimate goal was to teach them            coachable. You can tell them

team.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              how to play, but to also teach them team-
   Orozco, a St. Agnes, Roeland Park,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              work, because none of them had ever                something once, and they’ll do
parishioner, shifted his work schedule to                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          been part of a team before,” Miller said.
nights so he could make all the practices                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             But Orozco and Miller also said they            it right away. Plus, we
and games.
   “I’d go to practice from 6:30-8:30
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   worked hard at keeping the team positive.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      “There was a game they lost by three
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      get to play ball with them, too.”
[three evenings a week] and after that I’d
go straight to work, till five in the morn-      PuSH It                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           points,” recalled Miller. “Matt and I told
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   them to keep their heads up because it
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Matt Orozco,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Resurrection CYO coach
ing,” he said. “On weekends, if it was an        Alex Villanueva looks for a weakness in his op-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   wasn’t that they didn’t play well — they
8 o’clock game or an afternoon game, I’d         ponent’s defense as he sets up the resurrection
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   played their hardest; they did everything
just stay up and wait for the game.”
   Orozco is also a part-time student at
                                                    The next year, when Miller was a se-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   they could.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      “It was just that the other team was                     ‘Their boys’
Johnson County Community College. It’s                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             better and the other team won. If that’s
hard to tell when he sleeps.                     nior, he happened to be talking with An-                                                                                                                                                       tALK It oVEr                                       the way they’re going to lose, then that              This year, the last game of the season
   The sacrifices, though, paid off.             drew about CYO basketball.                                                                                                                                                                     Andrew Huey talks strategy with Coach Miller       comes down on me and Matt.                        fell on Miller’s birthday once again, but
                                                     “I knew he’d never had a real coach,”                                                                                                                                                      during a timeout in resurrection’s final game of      “That doesn’t come down on the kids.”          the results were not the same.
                                                 he said. “They got a new coach every year,
   ‘Assistant’ coaches
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                the season.                                           Overall, it was a successful season.                “Even though we lost,” said Huey, “we
                                                 and teachers had filled in, just so the kids                                                                                                                                                                                                         “We did pretty good,” said Andrew. “We         all huddled around out in the parking lot,
                                                 could play.”                                                                                                                                                                                       “We talked about it and we decided . . .       were five and two in the season and then,         and parents came up to shake Jake’s and
    “When we took over the [seventh-                CYO rules require that coaches be 21                                                                                                                                                        we kind of owed it to them to come back            in the final tournament, we took fourth.”         Matt’s hands and said, ‘Please come back
grade] team last year, we had eight kids         years old. But Miller wondered if he could        of taught me and Matt the whole business     they would cheer her name when they                                                             this year,” said Miller.                              And the team knew the coaches were             again next year.’
on the team and none of them wanted to           coach the boys under the supervision              side of it — how to schedule practices and   broke from a huddle.                          tEAM PortrAIt                                         But this year, in addition to attending        pleased with those results.                           “Jake’s grandma made cupcakes and
play basketball past seventh grade,” said        of Andrew’s mother, Joanne Huey. He               all.”                                                                                      the resurrection CYo basketball team: (back       community college, Orozco was working                 “Because we gave it our 100 percent,”          brownies and packed a cooler of soda for
Miller. “This year we have 12 kids.”             shared the idea with Orozco, who said he              The first season went well. Parents                                                    row) Sal Chinchilla; coaches Matt orozco, Jake                                                                                                         the kids.”
    The way these coaches figure it, that’s
success, regardless of what the score-
                                                 would be willing to help.
                                                     “So I told Joanne to take the team
                                                                                                   were pleased with the coaching style and
                                                                                                   filled the stands every week. Bishop Ward
                                                                                                                                                            Rebound                           Miller, and Joanne Huey; Dominic Kraly; Andrew
                                                                                                                                                                                              ramirez; and gustavo Pena; (front row) Baltizar
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                a one-to-midnight shift. And Miller was a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                student at KU, living in Lawrence.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   said Tony.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Huey, who had the opportunity to                   Even after the game, talking it over
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     with his mom, Miller felt nothing but
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    “So Matt switched his whole work               observe two seasons as “head coach,”
board reads.                                     over,” said Miller. “We would actually            seniors and former graduates who knew           Miller’s mother, Brenda Miller, attend-    gurrola; Andrew Huey; Alex Villanueva; Anthony    schedule, which has been really hard               couldn’t be more impressed with her “as-          pride.
    “It’s not all about winning,” said Orozco.   coach, and we would just have her sit on          Miller and Orozco also came to cheer the     ed many of the team’s games and was es-       torres; and Dustin Yonts.                         on him,” said Miller. “And I’ve struggled          sistant” coaches.”                                    “He said they did everything they were
“It’s about grabbing the rebounds and ev-        the bench.”                                       team.                                        pecially proud of her son’s coaching style.                                                     coming back every night.”                             “I think what Matt and Jake have done          asked to do, and he wasn’t even upset that
erybody getting experience.”                        “So, technically, I’m the head coach,”             “I think it meant so much to our boys       “They exemplified what CYO and             ing along the way.”                                   “But I’ve never looked back and said           for these boys is build up their charac-          they lost,” she said. “He told me how well
    Resurrection eighth-grader Andrew            said Huey. “But this is really their baby.        to see the boys from high school there,”     coaching are supposed to be,” she said.          Last year, the Resurrection team fin-          it’s a bad idea,” he added. “It’s been hard        ter, build up their self-esteem, give them        the team had done and that they could
Huey, Miller’s neighbor and his incentive        I’m just there because of the CYO techni-         said Huey.                                       Huey agreed, saying that Miller and       ished the season winning the third-place          at times, but I’ve always thought it was           confidence — not just on the basketball           not have expected any more out of their
for coaching CYO, explained his coaches’         cality, and I’m happy to be there. I’m the            “Matt and Jake not only got support      Orozco always stayed focused on the love      trophy on Miller’s 18th birthday.                 worth it.”                                         court, but in life,” she said.                    boys.”
philosophy.                                      team Mom.”                                        from the team parents and friends, but       of the game and teaching the fundamen-           “That was a good birthday present,” he             Orozco agreed.                                    “These guys went beyond coaching.                  Andrew will graduate from Resurrec-
    “They were happy if we gave 100 per-            Ann Golubski, who coaches fifth- and           from their own parents,” she added.          tals.                                         said.                                                 “They are good kids and players,” he           These guys became their friends,” she             tion this year, but hopes to try out for bas-
cent for the game,” he said, “if we tried        sixth-grade teams at Resurrection, taught         “Even Jake’s grandma would come to the          “We had some challenging games,               And that made it hard to let the team          said. “They’re really coachable. You can           added.                                            ketball at Bishop Ward next year.
our best.”                                       the boys the ropes of CYO basketball.             games.”                                      some challenging calls,” she said. “Matt      go.                                               tell them something once, and they’ll do              Orozco admitted their players often                And what will he remember most from
    Miller and Orozco met playing basket-           “Without her, I would not have under-              As a matter of fact, Grandma Dottie      and Jake always kept their cool. They just       “We thought it would just be a one year        it right away. Plus, we get to play ball with      confided in them during water breaks              his CYO experience?
ball at Bishop Ward. Orozco, a year ahead        stood how to do anything,” said Miller.           became the team’s number one fan and         wanted to make sure the kids understood       thing,” said Orozco. “But we decided to           them, too.”                                        and asked for advice about everything                 “To always play my hardest and not
of Miller, graduated in 2008.                    “You know, it really is a job, and she kind       inspiration — so much so that sometimes      what happened. They were always teach-        come back and do it again this year.”                 Eighth-grader Tony Clark is happy his          from school grades to family problems.            lose confidence in myself,” he said.
10 NATION                         THE LEAVEN • mArcH 19, 2010                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                THE LEAVEN • mArcH 19, 2010                    world 11
 100 Anglican parishes seek to
     join Catholic Church                         Court ruling                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Conference                                         Abuse cases show need for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              greater women’s role

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       views growing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            vatican city (cns) — a greater pres-

                                                on ‘under God’
    orlando, fla. (cns) — about 100
traditionalist anglican parishes in the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ence of women in decision-making roles in
United states have decided to join the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  the church might have helped remove the
catholic church as a group. meeting in                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  “veil of masculine secrecy” that covered
orlando, the house of Bishops of the
anglican church in america voted to seek
entry into the catholic church under the
                                                 in pledge just                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         religious role                                  priestly sex abuse cases, a front-page
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        commentary in the vatican newspaper
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        said. the article said that despite calls by

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        in public life
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        popes and others for welcoming women

                                                common sense
guidelines established in pope Benedict
Xvi’s apostolic constitution “anglicano-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                into equal, though diverse, roles in the
rum coetibus” (“Groups of anglicans”),                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  church, women have generally been
said a march 3 statement. the anglican                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  kept out of positions of responsibility.
church in america is part of the tradi-            SAN FRANCISCO (CNS) — A fed-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 By John Thavis          as a result, the church has failed to take
tional anglican communion, a group              eral appeals court’s ruling upholding                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       catholic news service       advantage of the many talents and con-
of churches which separated from the            the constitutionality of the phrase “one                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                tributions that could have been provided
worldwide anglican communion in 1991.           nation under God” in the Pledge of Al-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The role of              by women, it said. the article, published
the traditional anglican communion              legiance is a “breath of fresh air from a                                                                                                                                                                                                                             religion in public life, long written off         march 10 by l’osservatore romano, was
claims 400,000 members worldwide.               court system that has too often seemed                                                                                                                                                                                       cns photo/alessandro Garofalo, reuters
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      by many in secular societies, is growing          written by lucetta scaraffia, an italian
                                                to be almost allergic to public referenc-                                                                                                                  PAINtINg oF ArtISt CArAVAggIo DISPLAYED outSIDE HoME WHErE HE WAS BorN — A painting of                     steadily around the world and demands             journalist and history professor who has
the request means the 100 anglican                                                                                                                                                                         of Baroque artist Michelangelo Merisi, known as Caravaggio, is seen on a wall near the house where
church in america parishes will ask for         es to God,” according to the head of the                                                                                                                                                                                                                              closer attention by civil authorities,            been a frequent contributor to the vatican
                                                Knights of Columbus.                                                                                                                                       he was born in the northern Italian town of Caravaggio March 8. A selection of Caravaggio’s work           speakers at a Rome conference said.               paper in recent years. as an example of
group reception into the catholic church                                                                                                                                                                   is on display at the Scuderie del Quirinale building in rome, celebrating the work of the Baroque
in a “personal ordinariate,” a structure           Carl A. Anderson, supreme knight,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      “Religion has been and will continue          what the church has lost by not taking
                                                also called the March 11 decision by a                                                                                                               cns   master on the 400th anniversary of his death.                                                              to be a powerful force that shapes and is         advantage of women’s contributions, sca-
similar to dioceses for former anglicans                                                      ‘StAtIoNS oF tHE CroSS’ APPLICAtIoN For IPHoNE — this image shows screenshots from the

                                                                                                                                                                                                               museums lend Caravaggio
who become catholic. churches under             three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit                                                                                                                                                                                                                             shaped by historical experiences,” said           raffia pointed to the “painful and shame-
                                                Court of Appeals, based in San Francis-       itunes page that describes an application for the iPhone titled “Stations of the Cross,” which was                                                                                                                      Miguel H. Diaz, U.S. ambassador to the            ful situations” of sexual abuse by priests
the personal ordinariate can retain their                                                     developed by Ave Maria Press.
anglican character and much of their            co, a “victory for common sense.”                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Vatican.                                          against the young people entrusted to
                                                   The Knights of Columbus, which led                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     “In our times, we have all witnessed

                                                                                                      yes, there are iPhone apps
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        their pastoral care. “we can hypothesize

                                                                                                                                                                                                              masterpieces to Rome exhibit
liturgy and practices — including married
priests — while being in communion with         efforts to persuade Congress to add the                                                                                                                                                                                                                               the positive as well as the negative im-          that a greater female presence, not at a
the catholic church. the anglican church        phrase to the pledge in 1954, joined the                                                                                                                                                                                                                              pacts of religion at the level of national        subordinate level, would have been able
in america is the third group of anglican       case as defendants when it was filed in                                                                                                                                                                                                                               and international relations,” Diaz said.          to rip the veil of masculine secrecy that in
churches to respond positively to the
vatican’s invitation.
                                                2005 by California atheist Dr. Michael
                                                Newdow, a physician with a law de-
                                                                                                        designed for Catholics                                                                                        By Father Matthew Gamber
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 catholic news service
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             century and revolutionized painting
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             with his realistic style, using common
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             people as models and depicting stark
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      “Today, consensus is on the rise that no
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      nation can bypass the contribution of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      religion if we are to address successfully
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        the past often covered the denunciation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        of these misdeeds with silence,” the ar-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ticle said. “women, in fact, both religious
                                                   Writing for the majority in the 2-1                                By Mark Pattison             mystery to pray on which day. It even                                                                     contrasts between darkness and light.                    the signs of our time.”                           and lay, by nature would have been more
Mentors at transitional shelter                 opinion, Judge Carlos T. Bea said, “Not                             catholic news service          knows where the user left off if the ro-
                                                                                                                                                                                                              ROME (CNS) — Three Caravag-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          He spoke at a conference March 11 on          likely to defend young people in cases of
                                                                                                                                                                                                           gio masterpieces, originally painted in               The Rome exhibit of his work con-
   help homeless seniors                        every mention of God or religion by our                                                            sary is interrupted. The app also has                   Rome but now part of U.S. museum col-             tained a mix of sacred and secular                       Christians, Muslims and their relation-           sexual abuse, allowing the church to avoid
                                                government or at the government’s di-             WASHINGTON (CNS) — In a world                    Spanish and French capability.                                                                            themes that shows the range of Cara-                     ship with civil authority, sponsored by the       the grave damage brought by these sinful
    phoeniX (cns) — ozanam manor, a                                                                                                                                                                        lections, returned to Rome as part of a
                                                rection is a violation of the Establish-      that boasts continual technological                     In California, the Riverside Press-                                                                    vaggio’s career, which was cut short                     Italian Catholic magazine “30 Giorni.”            acts,” it said.
transitional senior housing facility here run                                                                                                                                                              historic exhibit of the artist’s work.
                                                ment Clause” of the First Amendment           change, the iPhone by Apple has gained               Enterprise daily newspaper reported                                                                       when he died at age 39 of the flu.                           Fred Dallmayr, who teaches political
by the society of st. vincent de paul, offers                                                                                                                                                                 In a way, the paintings are on a pil-
                                                to the U.S. Constitution.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             theory at the University of Notre Dame,
much more to its guests than a bed and
                                                   “The pledge is constitutional,” Bea
                                                                                              near-iconic status. Even Apple boasts                that a San Bernardino priest will use an                grimage back to their birthplace, said                Paintings such as “The Adoration of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      told participants that today’s “post-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Homilies should be under eight
                                                                                              there are more than 140 million applica-             iPhone app to deliver daily inspirational               Elizabeth Lev, a Caravaggio expert and            Shepherds” and “The Annunciation” hang
three meals a day. it provides casework-
ers and mentors to help homeless men
                                                added. “The Pledge of Allegiance serves       tions — or “apps,” in Apple-speak — that             video messages.                                         professor of art history at the Rome              near images of the slightly drunk “Bac-                  secular” society offers a role for religion       minutes, says synod office head
                                                to unite our vast nation through the          users can obtain for their phones.                      Divine Word Father Michael Man-                                                                        chus” and the lusty cupid of “Love Con-                  that was foreseen when Christ urged his               vatican city (cns) — homilies should
and women get back on their feet again.                                                                                                                                                                    campuses of Duquesne University and
                                                proud recitation of some of the ideals            It only follows that there would be              ning, who hosts a show on cable tele-                                                                     quers All.” But no matter the topic, Lev                 followers to be the “salt of the earth” — a       be no longer than eight minutes — a
Jeanne o’Brien, a mentor at the shelter                                                                                                                                                                    the University of St. Thomas.
                                                upon which our republic was founded           some clever Catholics who have devised               vision’s Trinity Broadcasting Network,                                                                    said, what was new about Caravaggio was                  term that Dallmayr said rejects religion’s        listener’s average attention span, said the
for nearly a decade and a member of the                                                                                                                                                                       “The bulk of Caravaggio’s greatest
                                                and for which we continue to strive:          apps to bolster people’s faith.                      will make his iPhone debut in April.                                                                      how he used the people and atmosphere                    retreat from the world as well as its com-        head of the synod office. priests and dea-
home’s advisory board, meets with some                                                                                                                                                                     hits were produced in Rome, so U.S. mu-
                                                one nation under God — the founding               Dave Brown of Bend, Ore., invented a                And, just in time for Lent, Ave Maria                                                                  of real Roman street life in his art.                    plete assimilation with the political order.      cons should also avoid reading straight
of the ozanam residents for about an hour                                                                                                                                                                  seums allowing these works to return
                                                fathers’ belief that the people of this na-   virtual rosary-beads app as a sign of thanks-        Press has developed its own app: a Sta-                                                                       “When Caravaggio painted a holy                          Modern societies and faiths are               from a text and instead work from notes
each week to help with life skills, while                                                                                                                                                                  home to commemorate the 400th an-
                                                tion are endowed by their Creator.”           giving after doctors found a successful bone-        tions of the Cross app. While already                                                                     story, he didn’t reflect the world of lux-               struggling to achieve this balance,               so that they can have eye contact with
case managers often help with untangling                                                                                                                                                                   niversary of their creator’s death strikes
                                                   “Today, the (9th circuit) court got        marrow match for his kindergarten-age                available free at Apple’s online iTunes                                                                   ury and ease, he painted the men and                     and avoid the “derailment” of religion            the people in the pews, said archbishop
government bureaucracy and making                                                                                                                                                                          me as more than fitting,” Lev said.
                                                it absolutely right: Recitation of the        daughter in 2008, curing her of her leuke-           app store, it was to be unveiled during                                                                   women working in the street,” she said.                  through its privatization or its politici-        nikola eterovic, secretary-general of
sure these seniors become qualified for                                                                                                                                                                       The show, simply titled “Caravaggio,”
                                                pledge is a patriotic exercise, not a reli-   mia.                                                 the Los Angeles Religious Education                                                                       “While other artists airbrushed mod-                     zation, he said.                                  the synod of Bishops. in a new book
future work. o’Brien has helped with basic                                                                                                                                                                 opened in February and runs until June
                                                gious prayer,” Anderson said in a March           Brown used his know-how to design                Conference, to be held March 19-21.                                                                       els to a plastic perfection, Caravaggio                      A recent report recommending more             titled, “the word of God,” the archbishop
literacy skills or showing residents how to                                                                                                                                                                13 at the Scuderie del Quirinale, an ex-
                                                11 statement. “Best of all, the court said    an iPhone app that allows the user to                   An announcement by Ave Maria said                                                                      gave us rough bare feet, filthy clothes,                 positive and sensitive U.S. engagement            highlighted some tips that came out of
keep a calendar and stay organized. she’s                                                                                                                                                                  hibition space in central Rome that once
                                                that the words ‘under God’ add a ‘note        pray the rosary. The small screen has                the app works on both the iPhone and                                                                      wrinkled faces and dirty fingernails,”                   of religions around the world briefly took        the 2008 synod of Bishops on the Bible.
also just there to talk with people. “maybe                                                                                                                                                                housed the pope’s horses and carriages.
                                                of importance which a pledge to our           animated beads that can be moved with                the iPod Touch and features artwork by                                                                    Lev said.                                                center stage in a talk by R. Scott Appleby,       the vatican newspaper, l’osservatore
it’s the mother in me, and wanting people                                                                                                                                                                     Michelangelo Merisi, who later
                                                nation ought to have and which in our         a touch. Corresponding prayers pop up                Michael O’Brien. It is based on a biblical-                                                                   Lev thinks that the exhibit presents a               director of the Joan B. Kroc Institute for In-    romano, reproduced a few passages from
to succeed and not feel down,” o’Brien                                                                                                                                                                     called himself Caravaggio, was a native
                                                culture, ceremonial references to God         on the screen, along with devotional                 based Way of the Cross conceived by                                                                       challenge to all who see it.                             ternational Peace Studies at Notre Dame.          the book in its march 10 edition.
said of her volunteer work at the shelter.                                                                                                                                                                 of Milan who came to Rome in the 16th
                                                arouse.”                                      images. The application knows which                  Pope John Paul II in 1991.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         anyone interested in joining or learn-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         ing more about the ladies of charity is
mation about the school, visit the Web site at: Interested candidates may call (913)
                                                                 growth and beauty and removal of hazardous limbs or
                                                                 problem trees. Free consultation and bid. Safe, insured,
                                                                                                                                of current projects, visit the Web site at: www.swalms.
                                                                                                                                com. Call Tillar Swalm at (913) 375-9115.                          overland Park apartment - 1 BR; $550/mo. Great               20       archbishop emeritus James
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             p. Keleher will celebrate the archdioc-           23      a healing Mass, sponsored by
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           host its hall of fame induction cere-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           mony and dinner at 5:30 p.m. on march
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           27. five individuals who represent the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         welcome to attend. the cost is $12 per
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         person. for information or to rsvp by
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         march 31, contact pam franchett at (913)
268-3155.                                                        professional. Brad Grabs, Green Solutions of KC, (913)                                                                        location — near Oak Park Mall off 95th St. and Hwy. alt.
                                                                                                                                                                                               69. Large bedroom and living room, bathroom, kitchen          esan monthly pro-life Mass at 8 a.m.           archdiocesan charismatic prayer groups,        legacy and tradition of Bishop ward will      592-2706.
                                                                 244-5838.                                tim the Handyman - Insured; free estimates. Car-
     Principal - Maur Hill-Mount Academy, Atchison, is                                                                                                                                         and dining area. Lots of closet space, plus bsmt. with        on march 20 at sts. cyril & methodius          will be held at 7:30 p.m. on march 23 at       be honored. tickets cost $125 per per-
                                                                                                                                pentry: new and repair deck, doors, windows, siding,
seeking a faith-filled, proven leader for our Catholic, in-
ternational, college preparatory, day and residency high
                                                                              Yardwork and tree trimming
                                                                            Many references. Insured and bonded.
                                                                                                                                screens. Plumbing: faucet, garbage disposals, toilets.
                                                                                                                                Electrical: switches, outlets, ceiling fans, light fixtures.
                                                                                                                                                                                               storage unit provided. Dishwasher, washer/dryer. Access
                                                                                                                                                                                               to swimming pool and play area. Call David at (785) 554-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             church, 44 n. mill, Kansas city, Kan., fol-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             lowed by a rosary procession to an abor-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             tion clinic four blocks away. eucharistic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            curé of ars church, 9401 mission rd.,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            leawood. father dennis wait will pre-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            side; fellowship follows.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           son. to rsvp, visit the web site at: www.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ; contact amy nelson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           at (913) 371-6901; or send an e-mail to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             9   the Johnson County Unos will
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         hold their monthly meeting and pot-
school. Maur Hill-Mount Academy is a coeducational,                          Local parishioner. Free estimates.                 Light landscape: fill dirt, trimming, planting, garden till-   7787 or (913) 248-1007.
comprehensive, 9th - 12th grade school with 178 students                                                                                                                                                                                                     adoration is available for those not pro-                                                     her at:                 luck dinner at 5 p.m. on april 9 at st.
                                                                                    Call (913) 620-6063.                        ing and mulching. Serving Johnson County. Call Tim at
enrolled and 50 staff employed. The school, accredited                                                                                                                                             Living at its best on a budget! - 1 BR apt., with rent    cessing; Benediction concludes services                                                                                                     pius X church, 5601 woodson, mission.
                                                                                                                                (913) 859-0471.
by the Kansas State Department of Education and the                                                                                                                                            based on income; all utilities paid; no voucher needed.       at 9:45 a.m.                                      the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220                the Johnson County Unos will gath-         Bring meat casseroles, salads, vegeta-
                                                                     Machine quilting - by Jenell Noeth, Basehor. Also,
AdvancEd international accreditation agency, offers a full                                                                                                                                     Section 8 assistance. Great location, only 5-10 minutes                                                      central ave, Kansas city, Kan., will offer     er for the 4:30 p.m. Mass on march 27         bles or desserts — enough to feed 8 — or
                                                                 quilts made to order. Call (913) 724-1837.                         the Drywall Doctor, Inc. - A unique solution to
complement of activities in addition to a college prepara-                                                                                                                                     from The Legends in Kansas City, Kan. Edwardsville Court         St. Aloysius and St. Theresa par-           a five-part personal growth series for         at st. pius X church, 5601 woodson, mis-      $5 to pay for your meal.
                                                                                                                                your drywall problems! We fix all types of ceiling and wall
tory curriculum. MH-MA prides itself in educating young                                                                                                                                        Apartments Highrise, 531 S. 4th St., Edwardsville. Call       ishes will host “set our hearts on fire,”      women from 6:30 - 8 p.m. on tuesdays,          sion. Dinner will follow at applebee’s,
                                                                     Caregiver needed - Looking for a companion to              damage — from water stains and stress cracks to texture
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             a one- day retreat for women, from 9

men and women in the Benedictine tradition — prayer,                                                                                                                                           (913) 441-6007. EHO. Handicap accessible.                                                                    beginning march 23. this program is de-        6800 Johnson dr., mission.
                                                                 keep elderly lady company a few nights or mornings             repairs and skim coating. We provide professional, timely
work, and community. In order to lead the school’s                                                                                                                                                                                                           a.m. - 2 p.m. on march 20 at st. aloysius      signed to increase self-confidence and
                                                                 each week. Light housekeeping and meal preparation.            repairs and leave the job site clean! Insured and serving
faith initiatives, the new principal will be expected to                                                                                                                                                                                                     church, 615 wyandotte, meriden. the            develop more positive relationships at             the Greenway Auction will be held on
be a practicing Catholic, a person of great faith, and a
                                                                 Extra time may be offered for summer when main
                                                                 caregiver is away. Must like dogs and be flexible. Prefer
                                                                                                                                the metro since 1997. Call (913) 768-6655.
                                                                                                                                                                                               Vacation                                                      guest speaker will be patty schneier
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             from the archdiocese of st. louis. to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            home and at work in order to achieve a         march 27 at McGilley Field House on the
registered and active member of his or her parish. In ad-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   higher level of success. for information       campus of saint mary University, 4100 s.
                                                                 someone without small children. Call (913) 449-6303.                          Adept Home Improvements
dition, the new principal must be skilled in curriculum                                                                                                                                            Ski cabin in Winter Park, Colo. – 2 BR, 1 BA, on          register, mail a $10 check, payable to st.     or to register, call (913) 906-8990 or visit   4th st., leavenworth. the auction ben-
                                                                                                                                                Where quality still counts!
and instruction, staff development, and general school                                                                                                                                         free ski shuttle route. $110/night. Call (913) 642-3027. To   theresa church, to: p.o. Box 42, perry         the web site at:         efits Xavier elementary and immaculata
                                                                     Caregiving - Everyone wants and deserves the                                  Basement finishing,
operations. The principal is expected to be the instruc-                                                                                                                                       view pictures, visit the Web site at: cabin.forcadeassoci-    Ks 66073. for information, call ruth at                                                       high school. count on delicious food, fun,       there are 14 men in the My House
                                                                 BesCare for their loved ones at an affordable price. We                           Kitchens and baths,
tional leader of the school. Experience with residential
secondary education and experience in Catholic school
                                                                 provide hourly, daily, weekly, or around-the-clock care
                                                                 including weekends and holidays. You can count on Bes-
                                                                                                                                                 Electrical and plumbing,
                                                                                                                                                  Licensed and insured.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          (785) 597-5663.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  a memorial liturgy for deceased
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               24       “when your family changes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            through separation or divorce: what
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           and silent and live auctions. doors open
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           at 5 p.m. tickets cost $35 at the door. for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           information, call (913) 682-7801 or visit
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         men’s groups that have broken free from
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         pornography for over one year! also, the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         My House women’s group is available
leadership are preferred. Interested individuals should          Care. Call (913) 638-5385.                                                           (913) 599-7998                               Ski vacation - Winter Park, Colo. 2 BR, 1 BA; sleeps
complete the principal application on the education of-                                                                                                                                        6. Fully furnished, fireplace, rec. center with pool & hot    loved ones will be held at 8 a.m. on           women need to Know to protect them-            the web site at: www.greenwayauction.         for wives and loved ones who are heal-
fice’s Web site at: and send cover let-                                                                                                                                      tub. $125/night; $750/week. Call Joe Frederick at (913)       march 20 at curé of ars church, 9401           selves,” a program for women, will be          org.                                          ing from the effects of their loved one’s
                                                                     Caregiving - Mature lady experienced with elderly              Custom countertops - Laminates installed within
ter, resume, and pastor letter of reference by March 24,                                                                                                                                       385-5589.                                                     mission rd., leawood. the bereavement          offered from 1 - 2:30 p.m. on march 24 at                                                    struggles. for more information, visit the
                                                                 care will care for your loved one in their home. Good          5 days. Cambria, granite, and solid surface. Competitive
to: Maur Hill-Mount Academy, c/o Dr. Kathleen O’Hara,
Superintendent of Schools, Archdiocese of Kansas City
                                                                 references, reliable transportation, well qualified. Avail-    prices, dependable work. Call the Top Shop, Inc., at (913)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             ministry will have its monthly meet-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             ing following mass in the father Burak
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            the Keeler Women’s Center, 2220 cen-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            tral ave., Kansas city, Kan. for informa-         30     in commemoration of the 30th
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         web site at:

in Kansas, 12615 Parallel Pkwy., Kansas City, KS 66109.
                                                                 able any time. Honest and dependable. Leawood, OP and
                                                                 Prairie Village areas. Call Flora at (816) 322-9956, mobile,
                                                                                                                                962-5058. Members of St. Joseph Parish, Shawnee.
                                                                                                                                                                                               For sale                                                      room. the topic will be “that’s how it is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             . . . with grief and loss.” for information,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            tion or to register, call (913) 906-8990       anniversary of the assassination of arch-         the Singles of Nativity, for all singles
Documents may be e-mailed to:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         or visit the web site at: www.mountosb.        bishop oscar romero, the salvador faith       35 and up, welcomes newcomers to its
                                                                 or (816) 921-8223, home.                                            tile and painting - Complete tile and paint repairs
                                                                                                                                                                                                    residential lifts - Buy/sell/trade. Stair lifts, porch   call (913) 649-2026.                           org/kwc.                                       accompaniment committee will host a           weekly Bible study on sundays at 9 a.m.
                                                                                                                                and renovation. Ceramic, porcelain, certified limestone
     Pastoral associate - St. Nicholas Parish, Hays, Kan.,                                                                                                                                     lifts, ceiling lifts and elevators. Recycled and new equip-                                                                                                 showing of the movie “romero” at 7:30         in the nativity conference room, 3800 w.
                                                                      Caregiving - We provide personal assistance, com-         tile master. Complete interior paint services and dry-
is seeking applications for the position of Pastoral Associ-
ate. If interested, call (785) 628-1446 or visit the Web site
                                                                 panionship, care management, and transportation to the
                                                                 elderly and disabled in home, assisted living and nursing
                                                                                                                                wall texture finishes. Over 20 years experience. Fully
                                                                                                                                licensed. Service 7 days a week. Contact Mike at (913)
                                                                                                                                                                                               ment. Member of St. Michael the Archangel Parish,
                                                                                                                                                                                               Leawood. Call Silver Cross KC at (913) 393-2042.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                the Shawnee Knights of Columbus,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             council no. 2332, will host their final pol-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             ka dance of the season on march 20 in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               25      the Rockhurst University Li-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            brary Guild will host its annual critique
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           p.m. on march 30 at the Tivoli Theatre,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           4050 pennsylvania, Kansas city, mo.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           for information, contact Julie spaeth at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         119th, leawood, followed by 10:30 a.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         mass. for information, send an e-mail to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         randall at:
at:                                          facilities. We also provide respite care for main caregiv-     488-4930. Member of Church of the Ascension Parish,
                                                                                                                                                                                                   New Kansas Irish book - “Irish Settlers of Kansas:        their hall, located at 11221 Johnson dr.,      luncheon on march 25 at the carriage           (816) 510-1713.
                                                                 ers needing some personal time. Call Daughters & Com-          Overland Park.
     Part-time bowling machine mechanic - St. John’s                                                                                                                                           Memories of the Pioneer Life,” a book by Patricia Cal-        shawnee. the cost of $35 per couple (or        club, 5301 state line rd., Kansas city,                                                          St. Thomas Aquinas High School

                                                                 pany at (913) 341-2500 and speak with Laurie, Sara or
Catholic Club, Kansas City, Kan., is looking for someone                                                                                                                                       lahan Walkenhorst, Father John Lahey and Ellen Cre-           $20 per individual) includes a rib-eye         mo. award-winning author diane eick-                                                         will offer a variety of summer camps
                                                                 Gary.                                                               Homeowners - We recently ran an ad for our con-
to maintain a six-lane house in the church’s men’s club.                                                                                                                                       gan Anderton, is packed with handed-down-through-             steak dinner. doors open at 6:30 p.m.;         hoff will be the guest speaker. the cost                                                     for girls and boys in grades K - 8. these
                                                                                                                                struction services that mistakenly informed that us-
All late model 1960s Brunswick equipment. Call Kenny                                                                                                                                           families memories of Irish pioneer life. This collection      dinner will be served at 7 p.m.; dancing       is $30 per person. all proceeds will ben-                                                    camps are a great way to learn and de-
                                                                     retired nurse - Will provide child or elder care, do       ing an unlicensed lead-based contractor could result
at (913) 788-9758.                                                                                                                                                                             of real names, places and stories is now condensed            to the sounds of the Brian mccarty Band        efit the rockhurst University library. for                                                   velop skills in an enjoyable, positive,
                                                                 housecleaning, run errands, and provide transportation         in fines of up to $32,000 against the homeowner. We
                                                                                                                                                                                               into one exciting read. Cowboys and Indians, disastrous       will follow. for information or to rsvp,       information or to rsvp, contact tori at                                                      catholic setting. camps include baseball,
                                                                 to/from appts. Reasonable rates, excellent references.         have recently been informed that the fine is against the
    Bishop Ward High School - Is seeking a physics/
chemistry teacher for the 2010 - 11 year. Applicants
                                                                 Years of experience with seniors. Call Pam at (913) 579-
                                                                                                                                contractor. We apologize for any inaccuracy or inconve-
                                                                                                                                nience this may have caused. In most cases, lead work
                                                                                                                                                                                               weather and Civil War tales abound, along with stories
                                                                                                                                                                                               of the clergy who helped build the beloved churches and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             call dan nicks at (913) 631-4633.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 the Knights of Columbus, council
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            (816) 501-4807.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                “Give yourself credit,” a six-week
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              3    Singles Extravaganza 4, a citywide
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           singles event, will be held from 6 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         basketball, cake decorating, dance team,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         cross country, football, sewing, soccer,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         softball, volleyball, youth speed and agil-
should contact Mr. Dennis Dorr, principal, at (913) 371-                                                                        can be performed at nominal cost or within the normal          schools of the Plains. $20. Call Pat at (816) 228-7452 or
1201 or send an e-mail to him at:                                                                                                                                          send an e-mail to her at:                 no. 2608, will host their annual auction       program on personal credit topics for          - midnight on april 3 at the Doubletree,      ity, and wrestling. for information or to
                                                                     Do you or your parents need help at home? - For            construction cost. Thank you, In-Land Construction
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             for the seminarians on march 20 in the         women with credit problems or those            overland park. every singles group in         register, call michelle at (913) 319-2416
                                                                 as little as $60 per week, Benefits of Home-Senior             Services LLC. For additional information, call (913)
     Financial representative - Due to the success                                                                                                                                                                                                           basement of sacred heart church, 312           who want to avoid credit problems, will        the Kc metro area is invited to join for      or visit the web site at: www.stasaints.
and growth of the Knights of Columbus, we are adding
                                                                 Care can provide assistance with personal care, shop-
                                                                 ping and many other daily needs. For details, visit our
                                                                                                                                839-8500 or send an e-mail to: in-landconstruction@
                                                                                                                                                                         Childcare                                                     ne freeman, topeka. the Knights will
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             provide the meat and beverages; bring
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            be held from 1 - 3 p.m. on thursdays,          a jam-packed evening of fun, inspiration,     net/summercamps.
financial representatives in the Kansas City and Empo-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      beginning march 25, at the Keeler Wom-         and entertainment. sign up now to enjoy
                                                                 Web site at: or call (913) 422-1591.
ria areas. This position is ideal for a determined, high-                                                                                                                                          Licensed parents day out program - For special            a covered dish to share. the doors will        en’s Center, 2220 central ave., Kansas         the mingle hour, exhibit booths, bands,          El Centro, Inc., will offer classes in fi-
                                                                                                                                                  EL SoL Y LA tIErrA
energy, high-expectation, professional, self-disciplined,                                                                                                                                      needs children, ages one-year to kindergarten. I am a         open at 5:30 p.m., with the auction fol-       city, Kan. for information or to register,     and dancing to the sounds of dJ Zepster.      nancial literacy, home improvement, and
                                                                     Increase your income – Interest rates are low,                             *Commercial & residential
independent individual desiring to serve others, yet earn                                                                                                                                      member of Queen of the Holy Rosary Parish in Overland         lowing dinner. donated auction items           call (913) 906-8990 or visit the web site      for information or to register as an ex-      home buyer education. the classes are
                                                                 but a gift annuity with the Catholic Foundation of                                  * Lawn renovation
a better-than-average income. We provide top-rated fi-                                                                                                                                         Park. I have many years of experience in the field, and       are still being accepted. for information      at:                      hibitor, visit the web site at:   free and open to the public. all classes
                                                                 Northeast Kansas often pays effective rates of over 10                                   * Mowing
nancial products to our members and their families and                                                                                                                                         excellent references. Call Mary Catherine at (913) 709-       or to donate, call John reb at (913) 235-                                                              are held at 650 minnesota ave., Kansas
                                                                 percent for the rest of your life. Your gift benefits your                       * Clean-up and hauling
will provide excellent benefits and training. For informa-                                                                                                                                     5884.                                                         5875, frank davis at (913) 235-5845, or           the Sanctuary of Hope, 2601 ridge                                                         city, Kan. participants are asked to pre-
                                                                 parish or another Catholic organization of your choice                         * Dirt grading/installation
tion or an interview, contact John A. Mahon, 307 Dakota,
Holton KS 66436; or call (785) 364-5450.
                                                                 in the archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas. You may
                                                                 even get a tax deduction. For information, call (913)
                                                                                                                                                    * Landscape design
                                                                                                                                                      * Free estimates                             Part-time after school care needed - For 9-yr-old
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Bill reeb at (913) 271-6798.                   ave., Kansas city, Kan., will host a re-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            creation of the Last Supper from 7 - 8:30         8   the music department at Bishop
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         register. for dates and times of classes,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         call (913) 677-0100.

                                                                 647-0365.                                                                   Hablamos y escribimos Ingles!!
                                                                                                                                                Call Lupe at (816) 252-3376
                                                                                                                                                                                               boy in our Olathe home. Approx. 12 - 13 hrs. per week.
                                                                                                                                                                                               Must be 16 or older, dependable, and able to provide             21     Blessed Sacrament Church,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             2203 parallel ave., Kansas city, Kan., will
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            p.m. on march 25. for information or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            to rsvp, contact Julie at (913) 321-4673
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            or send an e-mail to her at: julie@
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Miege High School, 5041 reinhardt dr.,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           roeland park, will host a barbershop
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           concert at 7 p.m. on april 8 in the audi-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             El Centro, Inc., will organize volun-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         teer income tax preparation assis-
                                                                                                                                                                                               three references. Salary based on experience. Contact
    Clutter getting You Down?- Let Us Help You Get               Home Improvement                                                                                                              Len at (913) 638-0355.                                        present “highlights from mozart’s requi-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             em: taking a deeper look” at 4 p.m. on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             torium. the concert will feature a perfor-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           mance by the district champion central
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         tance for households earning less than
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         $49,000 per year. these sessions are
Organized! For a free consultation, contact Kevin, your
professional organizer/handyman, at (913) 271-5055.                  Interior and exterior painting and wallpaper               Real Estate                                                    Wanted to buy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             march 21. this event will be performed                                                        standard chorus and second-place win-         free and open to the public. sessions to
Insured/references.                      removal - 30-plus years experience. Quality work; ex-
                                                                 cellent references; reasonable rates. Senior discount.             Land for sale in Archie, Mo. - 47 beautiful, wood-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             by mark volk on piano and the newly as-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             sembled vocal chamber group caelestis
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             harmonia. a freewill offering will be col-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               26      Catholic Community Hospice
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            will host Stations of the Cross at 7 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           ner harmony explosion, joined by the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           stag singers and the stag tones Quartet.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           tickets cost $5 at the door.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         be held either at catholic charities, 2200
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         central ave., Kansas city, Kan., or at liv-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         ing waters fellowship church, 217 w. park
    Housecleaning - Southern Johnson County area.                Member of St. Ann Parish, Prairie Village. Call Joe at         ed acres. Two ponds alongside the Grand River. Call (913)                              ***WANtED***
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 I buy coins, older watches,                 lected.                                        on march 26 at curé of ars church, 9401                                                      st., olathe. for information on dates and
Experienced, dependable, trustworthy. Affordable rates.          (913) 620-5776.                                                631-5644.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                silverware, slot machines,                                                                  mission rd., leawood.                             the Ladies of Charity of Metropoli-        times of classes, contact catholic chari-
Call Kathy at (913) 593-3795.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   old rifles and shotguns,                     the Knights of Columbus, council                                                           tan Kansas City will gather for Mass at       ties at (913) 621-1504 or living waters
                                                                     Painting, exterior and interior, drywall proj-                  two-story, 4 Br, family home - On a cul-de-sac
                                                                                                                                                                                                                stoneware crocks and jugs,                   no. 13012, of st. matthew parish, 1000            Holy Family Church, 274 orchard st.,        10 a.m. on april 8, followed by a general     fellowship church at (913) 780-1655.
    Husband and wife cleaning team - Reasonable                  ects, powerwashing, rotted window sills repaired               within walking distance of St. Thomas Aquinas High
                                                                                                                                                                                                           old furniture from basement or attic.             s.e. 28th st., topeka, will host a benefit     Kansas city, Kan., will host adoration of      meeting and luncheon, at church of
rates; references provided. Call (913) 940-2959.                 - Quality products. 20 years experience. References. Call      and JCCC. Updated, open kitchen and family room, fin-
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Call Chris at (913) 593-7507 or (913) 642-8269        breakfast from 7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. on       the Blessed sacrament and Benediction          the nativity, 3800 w. 119th st., leawood.
                                                                 (913) 341-7584.                                                ished lower level, office/sitting room off master. Spa-
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14 COMMENTARY                                             THE LEAVEN • mArcH 19, 2010                                                                                                                                                                                                            THE LEAVEN • mArcH 19, 2010                local news 15
                                                                                                            mArk my WOrdS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                love of neighbor evident in ACTs 2010 results
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Lee and Judy (Grady) Finegold,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            of curé of

                                                           When’s the last time you did something new?
                                                                                                                                                                                                          KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The annual            provided in our parishes, such as re-         An ACTS Allocation Review                                                 ars parish,
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Archbishop’s Call to Share (ACTS)            ligious education, our liturgies, and      Committee, comprised of clergy and                                           leawood,
  Catholic Press Association                                                                                                                                                                           reached an important milestone this          family life ministries, could not exist    lay volunteers, reviews each fiscal                                          will celebrate

                                                                                                                                                                                                       month, surpassing the 2010 target in         without the support and expertise of-      year’s proposed budgets and grant re-                                        their 50th
       Award Winner                                       t’s almost March 20, time for spring                                                     and tried it out. My fears were base-
                                                                                                                                                                                                       funds pledged.                               fered through the ministries of the        quests, submitted by ministries and                                          wedding
 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997,                      to spring! Until it gets here officially,                                                less; my excuses, lame. It was actually
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Thirty percent of the 62,000 regis-       archdiocese,” Father Halvorson said.       organizations that will be funded by                                         anniversary
1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003,                       ponder this little story by How-                                                         refreshing to see new scenery and to
                                                                                                                                                                                                       tered households in the archdiocese             The ACTS was established more           the past year’s Call to Share proceeds.                                      on march 26.
2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
                                                      ard Hendricks, a professor at Dallas                                                         come into town from a different direc-
                                                                                                                                                                                                       have contributed to the appeal, which        than 35 years ago to further Christ’s      Father Gary Pennings, vicar general-         ANNIVErSArIES                  the couple
                                                      Theological Seminary and a Promise                                                           tion.
                                                                                                                                                                                                       has exceeded its $4.2 million goal. The      ministries throughout northeast Kan-       moderator of the Curia, coordinates          was married on march 26, 1960, in san ma-
                                                      Keepers speaker:                                                                                 Doing something new, no matter
                                                                                                                                                                                                       average sacrificial gift is holding steady   sas.                                       this group’s work.                           teo, calif. their children and their spouses
Archbishop Edward o’Meara                                There was once a student who                                                              how small, makes us aware of things; it
                                                                                                                                                                                                       at $22 per month. The                                                                                       Last year’s ACTS pro-    are: Kevin and sarah finegold; Brian and
       Award Winner                                   worked in the college dining hall. On                                                        wakes us up from our winter doldrums.
                                                                                                                                                                                                       money raised sustains                                                                                   vided funds this year for    sally finegold; and dennis finegold. they
                                                      his way to work early each morning, he                                                       As nature is renewed around us at this
 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999,                  walked past the home of one of his pro-         things in the same way at the same time      time of year, we’re to be renewed as
                                                                                                                                                                                                       the operations of more                                                                                  more than 40 pastoral        also have five grandchildren. a family
         2001, 2002, 2003                                                                             over and over again you might catch                                                              than 40 agencies and                                                                                    ministries and Catholic      celebration in florida is planned for
                                                      fessors. Through a window, he could                                                          well. Our Lenten disciplines should
                                                                                                      yourself wondering: Is this all there is?                                                        ministries serving the                                                                                  organizations, includ-       august.
                                                      see the light on and the professor at his                                                    have prepared us well for this. Our
                                                                                                      If so, then you’re ready for some spring                                                         21-county archdiocese.                                                                                  ing Catholic Charities,
                                                      desk. At night, the student stayed at the                                                    prayer, fasting and almsgiving should
                                                                                                      cleaning.                                                                                           “Each day in the arch-                                                                               the Catholic Education          Barbara (Harter) Leonard Deters,
                                                      library until closing. On his return trip                                                    have made us more aware of our
                                                                                                          Start with your physical world. The                                                          diocese, hundreds of miracles of God’s          “Our priests and lay leaders work       Foundation, the permanent diaconate,                                  members of sa-
                                                      home, he would again see the professor                                                       habitual patterns, especially those that
                                                                                                      simple act of opening up windows                                                                 grace and love happen in our parishes,       very hard to coordinate this effort in     Villa St. Francis, the retired priest med-                            cred heart parish,
                                                      at his desk, poring over his books and                                                       are sinful and destructive, and given us
                                                                                                      and doors to let in some fresh air and                                                           schools and agencies,” said Archbishop       their parishes. It requires many hands     ical fund, the school office and Perfect                              Baileyville, will
                                                      notes.                                                                                       a head start on embracing a new and
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Joseph F. Naumann. “The thousands            to do the Lord’s work and to help the      Wings, campus ministries at four col-                                 celebrate their

                                                         After class one day, the professor           sunlight can send the dark staleness of      better life.
                                                                                                      winter packing. Then toss out some old                                                           of individuals who have made sacrifi-        archdiocese achieve this important         leges, tuition assistance, Schools of                                 50th wedding
                                                      was walking through the courtyard                                                                Soon we’ll be entering into the holi-
                                    oF tHE                                                            stuff. Hunt down items that are unused,                                                          cial gifts to Call to Share make these       goal,” said Lesle Knop, executive di-      Faith, El Centro, a parish and school                                 anniversary on
                                                      when this student approached him                                                             est time of the church’s year. The best

     WEEK                                                                                             dusty, broken, or simply not liked. Get                                                          miracles possible by providing the nec-      rector for the archdiocesan office of      emergency aid fund, and many others.                                  march 21. the
                                                      with several lecture questions to clarify.                                                   way to celebrate it is by participating
                                                                                                      them out the door and into the hands of                                                          essary resources. I am so grateful to        stewardship and development. “Every           In 2009, more than $4.8 million                                    couple was mar-
                                                      Finally, the student asked, “Would you                                                       in the special liturgies of the Triduum.
                                                                                                      someone who can use them . . . or into                                                           everyone who made a donation or of-          dollar raised in the Archbishop’s Call     was pledged to fund the $3.9 million                                  ried april 26,
                                                      mind if I asked you a more personal                                                          If you’ve never been to Mass on Holy
                                                                                                      the dumpster.                                                                                    fered a prayer for Call to Share. Thank      to Share is needed urgently.”              2009-2010 budget, with more than                                      1960, at sacred
                                                      question?”                                                                                   Thursday night, to the Good Friday
                                                                                                          Next, look inward. Although there                                                            you for helping the church to bring the         “The ACTS annual appeal is the          $400,000 available to parishes in the                                 heart. a dinner
                                                         “Of course not,” said the professor.                                                      service or to the Easter Vigil, make
“I think it borders on the                               The student asked, “Well, every day          is certainly comfort in routine, there’s     this the year to treat yourself to these
                                                                                                                                                                                                       love of Jesus and the light of the Gos-      time to express financially the com-       form of rebates. Rebates of 50 percent       for family and invited guests will be held
                                                                                                      also the danger that it can make us dull.                                                        pel to thousands of children, adults         mitment we have to our Catholic com-       of every dollar raised that exceeds the      at valentino’s banquet room, followed by
absurd to not realize the                             I walk by your house and you are so
                                                      intent at work. What keeps you study-               Here’s a silly example from my life: A
                                                                                                                                                       In fact, all through the Easter season
                                                                                                                                                                                                       and families.”                               munity given in the second great com-      parish’s target are given back to parish-    an open house reception from 1:30 to 3:30
                                                                                                                                                                                                          The Clergy Advisory Committee,            mandment: to love your neighbor as         es. Many parishes use these funds for
  reason the Senate did                               ing? You never seem to stop.”                   new exit to Tonganoxie and Eudora was
                                                                                                      recently opened off of I-70. For months,
                                                                                                                                                   — through May 23 this year — com-
                                                                                                                                                                                                       which provides input on stewardship          yourself,” Knop said.                      additional pastoral causes. More than
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            p.m. hosting the celebration are their chil-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            dren and their spouses: connie and roy
                                                         The professor answered, “Well, you                                                        mit yourself to doing something new
not accept the language                               see, it’s all for you students. I would         I’d promised myself I’d try it out, but      each day. Start with some spiritual
                                                                                                                                                                                                       and ACTS, has been led for the past
                                                                                                                                                                                                       year by Father Ric Halvorson, pastor of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Bob and Judy Vohs, members of St.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Ann Parish in Prairie Village, served as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               97 percent of last year’s pledges have
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               been fulfilled.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            winkler, corning; wanda and Bob sharon,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Kansas city, Kan.; Brenda and Kevin ste-
                                                      rather have you drink from a running            every time I intended to, I talked myself    things: Try a new form of prayer, read a
  of the House [bill]. It’s                           stream than from a stagnant pool.”              out of it: I’m not sure how paying the       spiritual book, meditate on an unfa-
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Holy Trinity Church in Paola.                this year’s honorary chairpersons. The        For more information about ACTS           phenson, pennsburg, pa.; mike and Barb
                                                                                                                                                                                                          “Our parishes are the most immedi-        theme of “Love,” concluded the trilogy     beneficiaries or to make an online gift,     deters, Kansas city, mo.; and neil deters,
  obvious that they did                               (Adapted from a story found in “Sow-
                                                      er’s Seeds of Encouragement: Fifth
                                                                                                      toll works (since there is no live atten-
                                                                                                      dant in the booth and I might be stuck
                                                                                                                                                   miliar book of the Bible, attend a talk
                                                                                                                                                   on a spiritual topic, or go on a retreat.
                                                                                                                                                                                                       ate place that our families participate      of “Faith” and “Hope,” the themes of       visit the Web site at: www.calltoshare.      Baileyville. they also have 14 grandchil-
                                                                                                                                                                                                       in our faith. Many of the ministries         the last two years.                        org.
   not want to prevent                                Planting” by Brian Cavanaugh, TOR.)             at the gate for all eternity); there might   These new experiences can reenergize                                                                                                                                                     dren and five great-grandchildren.
                                                         Which are you: a stagnant pool or a          be a “veteran exit-er” behind me who         our faith and help us to know our God
       government                                     running stream? I would suspect that            will think I’m an idiot when I try the       a little better, the One who “makes all
                                                      there are a lot of “stagnant pools” out         exit for the first time, am stumped, and     things new.”
  funding of abortion.”                               there, especially after the long and            he has to wait for me; it really is out of       As our catechumens are plunged into
        Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann                  rough winter that we’ve just expe-              the way for me. In short, I just didn’t      the waters of baptism, let’s recommit
                                                      rienced. You’re probably stagnant if            want to do something different and           ourselves anew to that running stream
                  See story on page 3                 you find yourself merely enduring life          unfamiliar; it scared me.                    of Life. Last one in’s a rotten egg!
                                                      rather than savoring it. If each day                Well, the other day on my way back
                                                      seems a drudgery — you do the same              from Kansas City, I simply went ahead

                                                                                                          THE gOSpEL TrUTH

     SCrIPturE rEADINgS
                                                             Jesus’ words reach through mobs to individuals
            FIFtH WEEK oF LENt
                                                          t certain unfortu-                                                                       went away one by one, beginning with
                                                                                                                                                   the elders.” The elders, who should
                    March 21                              nate moments, mob                                                                        have taken the lead in the pursuit of
            FIFTH SUNDAY OF LENT                                                                                                                   justice, now take the lead in the move
Is 43: 16-21; Ps 126: 1-6; Phil 3: 8-14; Jn 8: 1-11   violence has cast an ugly                                                                    toward mercy.
                                                      mark on our nation’s his-                                                                       As individuals, the members of
                   March 22                                                                                                                        the crowd were able to recognize
                    Monday                            tory.                                                                                        their own need for mercy. They were
  Dn 13: 1-9, 15-17, 19-30, 33-62; Ps 23: 1-6;           For example, in January 1901, a                                                           reminded of the fact that they also
                  Jn 8: 12-20                         lynching party forced its way into the                                                       were sinners, even if they had not
                                                      Leavenworth County jail and carried             ing out justice. They point out that the
                                                                                                      law of Moses condemns her to death           committed the exact same sin as the
                  March 23                            off a young black man who was then                                                           woman whom they wanted to stone.
      Toribio de Mogrovejo, bishop                    chained to a stake and burned alive.            and they would like Jesus to ratify their
                                                                                                      judgment: “Now in the law, Moses com-        As individuals, they were forced to
  Nm 21: 4-9; Ps 102: 2-3, 16-21; Jn 8: 21-30            Fred Alexander, 22, had been held                                                         face the guilt that they could ignore as
                                                      in the investigation of an assault upon         manded us to stone such women. So
                                                                                                      what do you say?”                            members of a mob.
                   March 24                           a young white woman. At first, the mob                                                          I have never believed in the notion
                 Wednesday                            intended to hang him on the                                    In a sense, they are invit-
                                                                                                                  ing Jesus to become part of      of collective guilt. When we look upon
   Dn 3: 14-20, 91-92, 95; (Ps) Dn 3: 52-56;          courthouse grounds, but in-                                                                  ourselves as part of a group, we are
                                                                                            FIFTH SUNDAY          a lynch mob. It does not ap-
                  Jn 8: 31-42                         stead took him to the scene of                                                               able to evade responsibility for our own
                                                                                               OF LENT            pear that they want to bring
                                                      the young woman’s murder,                                                                    actions. We can pass the blame on to
                                                                                               Jn 8: 1-11         the woman to trial. Instead,
                    March 25                          where he was doused with                                                                     others. It is only when we look upon
      THE ANNUNCIATION OF THE LORD                    coal oil and set afire as he                                they want to drag her to her
                                                                                                                  death.                           ourselves as individuals that we accept
 Is 7: 10-14; 8: 10; Ps 40: 7-11; Heb 10: 4-10;       cried, “Lord have mercy! Lord                                                                responsibility for our actions, even ac-
                   Lk 1: 26-38                        have mercy!”                                        But Jesus is able to break through
                                                                                                      the mob mentality. He appeals to the         tions performed as part of a crowd.
                                                         People as part of a mob will some-                                                           As a church, we acknowledge our
                   March 26                           times undertake horrendous actions              people as individuals, not as a part of a
                                                                                                      group: “Let the one among you who is         sinfulness. At the same time, we do not
                     Friday                           that they would never consider as indi-                                                      lose sight of our individuality. For ex-
     Jer 20: 10-13; Ps 18: 2-7; Jn 10: 31-42          viduals. We see a good example of that          without sin be the first to throw a stone
                                                                                                      at her.”                                     ample, we recite together as a congre-
                                                      in Sunday’s Gospel reading, Jn 8:1-11.                                                       gation, “I confess to Almighty God.” We
                   March 27                              A crowd approaches Jesus as he is                Notice that Jesus says, “the one
                                                                                                      among you,” not “those among you.”           do not say, “We confess.”
                   Saturday                           teaching in the Temple area. They have
 Ez 37: 21-28; (Ps) Jer 31: 10-13; Jn 11: 45-56       brought with them a woman caught in             And one by one, the people hear the
                                                                                                      voice of their conscience. They had                            Father Mike Stubbs is pastor of
                                                      the act of adultery and want to stone                                                           St. Francis de Sales Parish in Lansing and has
                                                      her to death. They believe that through         assembled as a mob. But they leave
                                                                                                      as individuals: “And in response, they         a degree in Scripture from Harvard University.
                                                      this act of cruelty they would be carry-
16 LOCAL NEWS                           THE LEAVEN • mArcH 19, 2010

                                                                                                the special Lourdes blessing of the sick was be-
                                                                                                stowed on participants at the annual healing Mass
                                                                                                on March 6 at Curé of Ars Parish in Leawood. the
                                                                                                Mass and anointing of the sick are a joint venture
                                                                                                of the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas and
                                                                                                the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph. the event is
                                                                                                and is sponsored by the order of Malta.

                                                                                                                               Photos by Elaina Cochran
s Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann
prays silently over a participant at
the annual healing Mass. the arch-
bishop, along with Archbishop Emer-
itus James P. Keleher, Bishop robert
Finn, Bishop Emeritus raymond J.
Boland and priests from both dioces-
es were among those to offer the sac-
rament of the anointing of the sick.

   Archbishop Naumann processes

into the church with the Blessed

                                                                          s A priest of the archdiocese anoints the hands of a participant with oil.

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                                                              5600 main street
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                                                             March 26 and 27
                                                friday —9 a.m to 7 p.m. saturday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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