Bishop’s Column

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.

Jahi McMath: Sometimes Things Are Not As They Seem

About 5:30 p.m. on New Year’s Day, I took a phone call from a friend concerning Jahi McMath.

A Holy Season of Prayer, Penance, Sacrifice and Good Works

Advent has begun.

Are we ready to reach out?

Dear friends, I am happy to be with you today as we have concluded another Annual Assembly hosted here in the State Capitol with our Missouri Catholic Conference.

Homily for Year of Faith Mass – St. Sabina Parish

Following is an English translation of Bishop Robert W. Finn’s homily given at a special Year of Faith Mass for Spanish-speaking Catholics at St. Sabina Parish in Belton on August 18

Three Brief Reflections for August

I hope the summer months provide some time for you to relax, to take a vacation perhaps, or just enjoy the longer days.

April 23, 2014
Newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph