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‘Setting the Table’ for salvation and the Christian life

The seven Old Testament readings and several psalms preceding the Gospel at the Easter Vigil can be thought of as “setting the table,”

Churches, agencies and communities work together to recover from tornados

March 6 – 7 was a dark and stormy night, with thunderstorms, hail and tornados leaving paths of damage and destruction in Smithville, Oak Grove and surrounding communities.

Sacramental oils sanctified at Chrism Mass

The annual Chrism Mass, where the bishop consecrates the new Oil of Chrism and blesses the new Oil of the Sick and the Oil for Catechumens for sacramental use during the coming year,

First ‘Annual Day of Prayer’ for abuse survivors, April 26

In his homily at the Service of Lament last year, Bishop James V. Johnston, Jr. made five commitments to support the healing of child abuse victims

Notice of credible allegation of abuse

In an effort to care for others in need …

Cameron parish, founded by Bishop Hogan, celebrates sesquicentennial

Martin Murphy, George Ann (Sigrist) Dove and James Cline, “best friends since diapers,” sat together at the first Fish Fry of this Lenten season at St. Munchin Parish March 3.

Christ came to share in our afflictions, impart strength

As they do every year, the sick, the elderly and those facing surgery, gathered at Cure of Ars Church in Leawood …

Rite of Election welcomes 357 catechumens and candidates

The weekend of March 3 – 4 was an important one in the Diocese of Kansas City- St. Joseph.

20th Annual Respect Life Education Day held at Our Lady of the Presentation

“Every single person here today is a unique gift.”

Bishop LeBlond High School Consecrated to the Patronage of St. Joseph

“Saints are not just a bunch of dead people,” explained Bishop Johnston to Bishop LeBlond High School students, faculty and staff.

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April 30, 2017
Newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph