Bishop James V. Johnston

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.

Dreams are greater than plans

This week we marked the annual national holiday which honors the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., among our greatest Americans.

Deacon Olvin Giron ordained a priest

Snow, sleet and falling temperatures couldn’t keep a smile from Deacon Olvin Giron’s heart …

Seminarians gather for annual Serran Mass and dinner

As of mid-December, the diocese listed 28 young men in various stages of formation studying for the priesthood.

Thursday
September 21, 2017
Newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph