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Joe Heschmeyer

Seminarian for Archdiocese of Kansas City, KS

Until May 2012, Joe Heschmeyer was an attorney in Washington, D.C., specializing in litigation. These days, he is a seminarian for the Archdiocese of Kansas City, Kansas, and can use all the prayers he can get. Follow Joe through his blog, Shameless Popery.

Joe Heschmeyer Latest Blog Posts

What It Means to Be Pro-Family

by Joe Heschmeyer . July 30, 2018 . 0 Comments

Over the past few weeks, Americans learned (mostly for the first time) that “2,342 children have been separated from their parents after crossing the Southern U.S. border.” Naturally, this led to a lot of out...

Does Prayer Change Things?

by Joe Heschmeyer . July 10, 2018 . 0 Comments

Does prayer change anything? And if so, is that a good thing? There are three major objections to consider: First, that due to predestination, everything is set in place, and our prayers can’t cha...

Understanding Christ’s Humanity and Divinity

by Joe Heschmeyer . May 02, 2018 . 0 Comments

A couple days ago, I was asked: “If Jesus Christ is both fully human and fully God, was he human before the Incarnation? If he wasn’t, why would the Nestorian position be heretical, since Christ is fu...

The Gospel Call to Christian Unity

by Joe Heschmeyer . March 05, 2018 . 0 Comments

I’m currently on a pilgrimage in the Holy Land, a journey which I’ve been sharing on my Facebook page, but it seemed fitting to mark today as the last day of the Week of Prayer of Christian Unity&nb...

The Evangelical and Pastoral Heart of St. Francis de Sales

by Joe Heschmeyer . January 24, 2018 . 1 Comments

Today we celebrate the feast of St. Francis de Sales (1567-1622), one of the most well-rounded saints in Church history who played a major role in returning tens of thousands of Calvinists to the Catholic Church. You'll ...