www.theleaven.com | newspaper of the archdiocese of Kansas city in Kansas | vol. 31, no. 31 march 19, 2010
New community gets help from Kansas
By Joe Bollig
leaven staff Apostles of the
KANSAS CITY, Kan. —
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
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.
2 ARCHBISHOP THE LEAVEN • mArcH 19, 2010 THE LEAVEN • mArcH 19, 2010 SECOND FRONT PAGE 3
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
Association, has urged members of
the House of Representatives to vote
find information at the web site at: www.
chausa.org, 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
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: www.usccb.org/ 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: www.house.gov.
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 http://www.usccb.org/healthcare/of-
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
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 usccb.org/prolife/issues/healthcare/
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: http://www.usccb.org/healthcare/
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: www.house.gov.
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
Reverend Mark Goldasich, stl
through May, excepting the Friday the
week after Thanksgiving, and the Friday
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In its analysis of the Senate bill, the prevent government like the Hyde Amendment, again I think
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with the responsibility of applying the
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Most Reverend Joseph F.
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4 LOCAL NEWS THE LEAVEN • mArcH 19, 2010 THE LEAVEN • mArcH 19, 2010 LOCAL NEWS 5
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
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
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-
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-
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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Recent Ward grads tEAM!
resurrection coaches Matt orozco
(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.
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
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
“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
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-
“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,
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.
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
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
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
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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march 21 in the parish hall. all proceeds from 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. on fridays during the ladies of charity is a nonprofit or-
stance abuse treatment. Call JB Strong, MA, LCPC, AAPS
Principal - Padre Pio Academy, a K - 8 Catholic Apartment for rent - 1 BR in Shawnee. $500/ will benefit lt. dan cnossen, a member lent following the 8 a.m. mass. ganization that benefits the duchesne
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ment.com. attics, and shop spaces organized! Items sorted, boxed &
that are loyal to the magisterium of the Catholic church
to apply for the position of principal. For detailed infor- tree service - Pruning ornamental trees for optimal
labeled; areas cleaned when finished! Clean out services
also available. Great references and insured. For pictures
Parish, Shawnee. To view, call (913) 649-7596 or visit the
Web site at: www.shawnee-rentals.com.
of military duty. a freewill offering will
be collected. 27 Bishop Ward High School will
anyone interested in joining or learn-
ing more about the ladies of charity is
mation about the school, visit the Web site at: www.pa-
drepioacademy.org. 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. www.GreenSolutionsKC.com. 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.
cyclonecountry.org; 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: email@example.com. 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.
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: www.mountosb.org/kwc. 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.
ates.com. (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: www.archkckcs.org 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: loveisfaithful.com.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org. 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: email@example.com.
at: www.stn-church.com. 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
“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: firstname.lastname@example.org. send an e-mail to her at: email@example.com. 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@
comcast.net. 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: benefitsofhome.com 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: www.mountosb.org/kwc. hibitor, visit the web site at: www.singles 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- mall.com/boothrentals.html. 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
sanctuaryofhope.org. 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. www.KOATindustries.com. 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-
Housecleaning - I will clean your house the old cious fenced yard with deck and patio. Compare price,
fashioned way – hand mopping, etc. 20+ years experi- Father and son team - Spring is just around the $219,000. $8,000 potential tax credit. 11535 Bradshaw. Will buy firearms and related accessories - One
ence, excellent references, free estimates. Call Sharon at corner. Thinking about a new deck, retaining wall, fence Call Rosemary at Masters GMAC at (913) 661-9744. or a whole collection. Honest evaluation and top prices
(816) 322-0006. or even a metal building? We can do it for a reasonable paid. Contact Tom at (913) 238-2473. Member of Sacred
price. Call Josh at (913) 709-7230. Kanas Land - Buy or Sell Heart Parish, Shawnee. professional lawn care treatments
Cleaning - Housekeeping, small office maintenance, 1 (800) 557-9151 $29.75 1st treatment
post-construction cleaning. Plaza to Johnson County.
Experienced, detailed, reliable, insured. Excellent refer-
StA (Sure thing Always) Home repair - Base-
ment finish, bathrooms and kitchens; interior & exterior
Entertainment Up to 8000sqft (new customers only)
ences. Contact Phyllis at (913) 220-3322 or send an e-mail repairs: painting, roofing, siding, wood replacement and Prairie Village - Large 5 BR, 3 BA home with open Granular fertilizers-dandelion&Broadleaf weed controls
to her at: firstname.lastname@example.org. window glazing. Call for free estimates. Cell: (913) 579- floor plan. 3 BR and 2 BA on main floor; 2 BR and full bath Disc jockey - For your wedding, kolos, nightclubs,
pre-emergent crabgrass control-nutgrass control
1835; phone: (913) 491-5837; e-mail: smokeycabin@hot- upstairs. Formal living room w/ gas fireplace and built- corporate parties, teenage celebrations, holiday parties,
sock-hops, ethnic, birthdays, holiday parties, hip-hop/ Grub&insect controls-disease control-lawn renovations
Bankruptcy - When debt becomes overwhelming, mail.com. Member of Holy Trinity Church, Lenexa. in bookcase. New furnace, paint, stove and refrigerator. free estimates
rap, golden oldies. Member of St. Therese Parish, KCMO.
seek professional help. Experienced, compassionate Fenced backyard, new deck, exterior vinyl siding, new
Call Zepster’s A to Z Party DJ’s at (816) 741-4777. 913-894-9250
Catholic attorney Teresa Kidd. For a confidential, no Masonry work – Quality, new or repair work. Brick, driveway soon. Close to St. Ann Parish. Call (913) 484- www.qualityallcare.com
obligation consultation, call (913) 422-0610; or send an block, and chimney/fireplace repair. Insured; second 4245 or visit the Web site at: homesbyowner.com/99926. serving Jo.,wyan.,leav.,&doUGlas counties
e-mail to: email@example.com. generation bricklayer. Call (913) 829-4336.
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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
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
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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