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E-News to the Faithful – May 6, 2022

Good Shepard: In this Sunday’s Gospel, we hear Jesus say to each one of us: “My sheep hear my voice; I know them, and they follow me. I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish.” Taking time to listen, to hear his voice, is crucial in our relationship… Read More
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St. Isidore’s Novena

 Father Brian Wirth, diocesan moderator for Catholic Rural Life (CRL), in partnership with the Diocese of Salina, Kan. CRL chapter, will lead a virtual novena to St. Isidore the Farmer May 6-14. Participants may join Bishop James Conley of Lincoln, Bishop Jerry… Read More
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Gold was just a windy Kansas wheat field

John Denver performs “Matthew” live at the Farm Aid concert in Indianapolis, Indiana on April 7th, 1990 “Yes, and joy was just a thing that he was raised on,love was just a way to live and die.Gold was just a windy Kansas wheat field,blue was just the Kansas summer sky.”“Matthew”… Read More
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Fr. Peter O’Donnell | Vocation Story

Following a Texas-sized map to God’s callingfrom The Register I was born in Corpus Christi, Texas in 1983.  My parents both went to Kansas State University. Then, my dad got a job at a bakery in Texas. That’s why we were there. They always had the intention of moving back… Read More
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faith Magazine: Discovering the beauty of the Eucharist | Chapters 4 & 5

We are so excited to our second audio version of faith magazine. Today, we are releasing Chapter Four: The New Testament, written by Ladimir Mauricio-Perez and read by Fr. Fred Gatschet and Chapter Five: ChurchHistory written by Ladimir Mauricio-Perez and read by Tyler Greenman.Happy listening!-To read this issue of faith magazine, click… Read More
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Blessing of the oils

Last Thursday, I went to the Mass of Chrism at noon at Sacred Heart Cathedral. I never knew about this Mass until I worked at the Chancery, so this was only the second time I have attended. If you haven’t been to it, mark your calendar for next year! It’s the Thursday before Palm… Read More
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Holy Saturday Reflection | Jesse Ochs

SEMINARIANS REFLECT ON HOLY SEASON This day is so mysterious, as Jesus has died and all are silent, not understanding that their Redeemer will soon rise from the dead and forever change the world. The holy souls from before Jesus came as a man rejoice this day, for they are… Read More
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Good Friday Reflection | Kaiden Van Schuyver

SEMINARIANS REFLECT ON HOLY SEASON “‘Not this man [Jesus Christ], but Barabbas!’” (Jn. 18:40). On Good Friday, these words in the holy Gospel according to St. John strike me. Leading up to this moment, Jesus had been arrested, sent to Caiaphas, the high priest, and then to the praetorium to… Read More
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