Bishop James V. Johnston

The Importance of Common Ground

Much has been made about the extreme polarization that has developed across the country.

St. Columban celebrates 160 years since founding

“My perception as bishop is that you are cut from the same cloth as your St. Columban ancestors,” stated Bishop Johnston.

Love Over Lies

I just returned from a weekend at the National Catholic Youth Conference in Indianapolis,

The Amazing Drama of India

Sunday before last, I landed a bit after 9 p.m. in Delhi, India, and joined my other three traveling companions as part of a Catholic Relief Services (CRS) delegation

Thoughts on the Hubble Telescope

Recently, one of the segments on the weekly television show 60 Minutes was about the amazing discoveries that the Hubble telescope has provided in its many years in space.

Lamar and Rita Hunt honored with NCEA Elizabeth Ann Seton Award

Every year, the National Catholic Educational Association presents the Elizabeth Ann Seton Award to individuals whose support and/or service impacts Catholic education and the well-being of America’s youth.

Our Catholic Infrastructure

At the national level, there is a lot of discussion about maintaining and investing in our infrastructure—those things that enable us to function through communication, commerce, resources and transportation:

Why Commemorate the Reformation?

On the night before his sacred Passion and death, Jesus prayed that those who belonged to him would be one.

Answering Racism

This past week the “water cooler” conversation across much of America has been about one of two things:

Why Build a New Catholic High School?

I have been told that in the past year there were only 20 new Catholic high schools opened in the United States.

Saturday
December 16, 2017
Newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph