October 31, 2014

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Saints and souls

This weekend, the Church gives honor to the saints in heaven and the souls of those who have died. Both are worthy of our prayers and attention. The saints in heaven are the “cloud of witnesses” whose model for living in the earthly world shows us how possible it is for us to live holy lives — even though it is challenging.

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October 30, 2014

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Finally! A close encounter with a deer

On my sixth trip to the woods for deer, I finally had my first close encounter.

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October 27, 2014

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A quote that hit home

There are blessings to be found in unplanned surprises!

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October 27, 2014

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Our Thoughts Back Home

We were elated when the plane touched down in Minneapolis/St. Paul after traveling for over 23 hours from Nairobi.  My body couldn’t wait for a nice hot shower, my very own bed without a mosquito net and a comfortable pillow!  The trees greeted us with their kaleidoscope of colored leaves, and our driveway was carpeted […]

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October 24, 2014

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Prime time for bow hunting starts soon!

We are fast approaching what is the best time for deer activity in the fall — the last few days of October and the first two weeks of November. As each day goes by, I’m getting more excited about climbing into a stand to try for a deer with my bow. I have gone out […]

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October 23, 2014

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Tap dancing priests go viral

EWTN’s Rome Bureau Chief, Joan Lewis, posted a video and the numbers just kept going up.

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October 23, 2014

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Who was ‘O’Shaughnessy,’ anyway?

How a St. Paul businessman made millions in the oil industry and how he gave millions away.

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October 23, 2014

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The Elder of Miambani

His father was the pioneer of the village, establishing the African Independent Church.  John Maithya Ilandi, now 71 years old, came back to Miambani, Kitui, Kenya, after teaching history in Mombasa until he was 55.  Married with 11 children, 24 grandchildren and one great grandchild, he is now very active in St. Mary’s Catholic Parish, […]

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October 15, 2014

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Life’s mysteries, from another point of view

Young readers will take a journey filled with magical illustrations that offer out-of-this-world ways to look at life’s hard-to-accept mysteries.

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October 13, 2014

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KITUI -ST. PAUL PARTNERSHIP MARKS ITS 10TH ANNIVERSARY

The anniversary was held at Museve parish, where 240 faithful were given the sacrament of confirmation.Their was also exchange of gifts whereby the Kitui diocese gave St. Paul calabashes for baptism and St. Paul gave Kitui chalices.   The partnership between the Catholic Diocese of Kitui and The Catholic Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis […]

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