Bishop Rice Columns

Bishop Rice Columns

October’s Focus is Life & Family as First School

Summer of Youth

In 1963, singer Nat King Cole released the song, “Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days of Summer,” and while I agree about the hazy and crazy, I do not agree with the lazy. The summer time here in the Diocese of Springfield -Cape Girardeau is a busy time with all the programs...

October’s Focus is Life & Family as First School

Life is victorious

GettyImages In a recent homily, I cited 139 attacks on Catholic Churches in the United States in the past two years, saying that these events are going to get worse depending on the Supreme Court decision regarding Roe v Wade. After Mass, a lady approached me and...

October’s Focus is Life & Family as First School

May Our Adoration Never Cease

submitted photo—Guardian Angel Parish, Oran Special thanks to each of you for your generosity with the Ukraine Solidarity Fund sponsored by the Knights of Columbus. As of June 13, we have made contributions totaling $176,834.13. A recent letter from the treasurer,...

October’s Focus is Life & Family as First School

The Gift of Finest Wheat

GettyImages Well, the Diocese of Springfield- Cape Girardeau has outdone itself again! Your generous donations to the 2021 Retirement Fund for Religious collection is $66,971.82 with a total since the collection was launched coming to $2,518,073.43. This collection...