November 6, 2012 12:00 AM
Building on spirit: The Rev. Bill Porter energizes a new church and school
It’s been a difficult, challenging decade for the Catholic Church as a whole, and specifically for the startup St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Parish in Leawood, having to ask families to leave their old parish for a new one in hard economic times. That’s where praise for the Rev. Bill Porter starts. A priest is many things. Salesman being one.