Bishop’s Column

A Plan of Life: Trying to Get to Heaven

Our ultimate goal as followers of Jesus Christ and members of the Catholic Church is to get to heaven and to help others reach eternal salvation as well.

St. John Francis Regis: Intercede For us

This past Monday, June 16, was the Feast day of St. John Francis Regis, and I enjoyed being at the parish in South Kansas City for the celebration of Holy Mass and a reception.

Thanks Be to God for our New Priests and Deacons

When I came to the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph ten years ago and was ordained a bishop, I received a very special gift from the priests.

We Are Moving Forward in Faith

Following are comments made by Bishop Robert W. Finn at the groundbreaking ceremony for St. Michael the Archangel High School on May 3 in Lee’s Summit:

Two New Saints for the Church and the World

Divine Mercy Sunday is celebrated on the Sunday after Easter. The observance exists, in large part, because of a Polish nun, Sr. Mary Faustina Kowalska, (1905-1938), canonized in April of 2000, as St. Faustina by Pope John Paul II. She received many visions and locutions from God and came to be His apostle for a […]

Tragic Shooting at Jewish Center Brings Us to Prayer

Last Sunday, Palm Sunday, brought the report of a terrible and tragic shooting in Overland Park, Kansas, at the Jewish Community Center.

Grateful Remembrance: Bishop Raymond Boland, 5th Bishop of Kansas City-St. Joseph

When I was assigned coadjutor bishop of Kansas City-St. Joseph ten years ago, I had only met Bishop Boland one time.

Diocese to Conclude First Phase of Sr. Marie’s Cause

On January 21, 2011, the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph celebrated the formal opening of the Cause for the Beatification and Canonization of Sr. Marie de Mandat-Grancey.

Ash Wednesday: Christ Calls us to a New Life

On Ash Wednesday Catholics will line up in their parishes and other close-by churches to receive ashes on their foreheads:

The Mission of Catholic Schools: Support Parents in Forming Children

Parents love their children.

Friday
July 25, 2014
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