Bishop James V. Johnston

Clergy Assignments – May 2017

Bishop Johnston is pleased to make the following clergy assignments:

The Compelling Witness of Ancient Voices

For a Catholic, these 50 days that make up the Easter Season between Easter Sunday and Pentecost are a special time for savoring and reflecting on the mysteries of salvation.

Parishes, schools throughout diocese unite in prayer for abuse victims

The first Diocesan Day for Healing was held April 26, declared by Bishop James V. Johnston, Jr., one of five healing commitments made last year during the Service of Lament. April is Child Abuse Prevention Month.

Christ in the Nursing Home

It is not obvious to many, but one of the places that I believe is quite sacred in our communities today is the nursing home.

Big Resurrection and little resurrections – Annual Day of Prayer April 26, 2017

This week Christians celebrate the definitive event in history, the bodily Resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.

Bishop Johnston visits Cristo Rey High School

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

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

As Lent begins

Many things could be said about the season of Lent which we began this Ash Wednesday, March 1st.

Knowing the Narrative

I recently overheard someone remark on the bias of certain media organizations that “their story is written before they even show up to report on it.”

Whom will we let into the lifeboat?

Of the many memorable moments in the Oscar winning film, Titanic, one in particular came to mind this week.

Friday
May 26, 2017
Newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph