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Tag Archives: Michael Poffenberger

A special note from Fr. Richard: In Loving Solidarity With All

Just over two years ago I gave my last homily before the pandemic. Continue Reading A special note from Fr. Richard: In Loving Solidarity With All

A special note from Fr. Richard: An opportunity hidden in plain sight.

A special note from Fr. Richard: An opportunity hidden in plain sight. Tuesday, November 16, 2021 Dear Friend, Thirty-five years ago, during the summer of 1986, I left Cincinnati with all my possessions in the back of my little Toyota pick-up and started driving west to Albuquerque, New Mexico. I stopped in Kansas to visit… Continue Reading A special note from Fr. Richard: An opportunity hidden in plain sight.

A note from Fr. Richard: Where do we go from here?

A note from Fr. Richard: Where do we go from here? Tuesday, November 17, 2020 Dear Friend, I returned last week from an eight-day silent retreat last week. With all that has happened this year, I found the time in stillness even more necessary than usual. Periods of extended silence offer us the opportunity to… Continue Reading A note from Fr. Richard: Where do we go from here?

A reflection on the past 50 years from Fr. Richard—Donation Appeal

A reflection on the past 50 years from Fr. Richard Tuesday, June 23, 2020 Dear Friend, It is hard to believe, but this month marks 50 years since I was first ordained in my home parish in Topeka, Kansas. It was a beautiful ordination ceremony. I was young and excited; my hair was long (I… Continue Reading A reflection on the past 50 years from Fr. Richard—Donation Appeal

What is the future of Christianity? Donation Appeal

What is the future of Christianity? Tuesday, November 19, 2019 Dear Friend, Next year will mark 50 years since I was first ordained in my home parish in Topeka, Kansas. Over the years, God has allowed me to speak, write, and learn from so many people and cultures around the world. Because I rarely travel… Continue Reading What is the future of Christianity? Donation Appeal

Thank you for making our work possible!

Thank you for making our work possible! Wednesday, April 17, 2019 Friend, I am so honored that you take the time to read my Daily Meditations! As I grow older and limit my travel, they are one of the most meaningful ways I can continue teaching and ministering. You may wonder, as many have, if… Continue Reading Thank you for making our work possible!

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