Archive | March, 2017

Catholic Charities dedicates Deacon Martin J. Goedken Memorial Center

Everyone who had met Deacon Martin J. Goedken had a story of his unparalleled generosity and his unwavering commitment to feed the hungry, clothe the naked, and live out his baptismal call of holiness.

Teens learn to ‘get love right’ at St. Andrew the Apostle Parish

“Love is our origin, our vocation, our destiny,”

Summit seeks ways to keep youth Catholic

By Jen DeCoster Why are young Catholics are leaving the faith? The typical age for young people to leave the Catholic faith is 13, says The Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA). CARA conducted two national studies to answer the question. Their research found that “Nearly two-thirds of those surveyed, 63 percent, said […]

Sister Lou Whipple, OSB

Sister Lou Whipple, OSB, 50, a Benedictine sister of Mount St. Scholastica, Atchison, Kans., died Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at the monastery.

Bishop Johnston visits Cristo Rey High School

In many ways March 3 was just another Friday at Cristo Rey High School

Mass, Fiesta held in honor of Central American Blessed

It was an interesting contrast, celebrating the life and martyrdom of an archbishop from the warm climes of Central America amid snowfall,

At the Movies

This past week, our diocesan staff was led in a day of recollection by Father Donald Gibbs, O.S.B., a monk of Conception Abbey

In Spirit and Truth

Although it might seem to some to be common sense, psychologists have identified a basic human need called a sense of belonging.

What is a vocation? What is my vocation?

Six hundred forty-four fifth graders got to ponder those questions and have their questions about the priesthood and religious life answered at the annual Fifth Grade Vocation Days

Formation for missionary discipleship

One of the many blessings we enjoy as the People of God of the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph is the number of dedicated priests, deacons, religious, and laity

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March 23, 2017
Newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph