Diocese settles all pending historical abuse claims

The Diocese of Kansas City – St. Joseph entered into an agreement to settle 32 abuse claims for a total amount of $9.95 million.

Maryville opens Crisis Pregnancy Center

In November 2013, Gwen Knowles, Executive Director and Heather Archer, R.N., Director, began discussing the possibility of opening a crisis pregnancy center in Maryville, Missouri.

Sisters would change ‘nothing’ about lives of service, sacrifice

They didn’t have to mull the question over.

‘Wonderful paths’ led newest priest to day of ordination, bishops says

Clearly it is the work of the Holy Spirit, Bishop Robert W. Finn said, that led the newest diocesan priest to the moment of his ordination Oct. 18 .

11 profess vows as Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia

Eleven young women professed the simple vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience as Dominican Sisters of Saint Cecilia Congregation in Nashville, Tennessee on July 28, 2014.

KC native Torres-Botello, 10 others profess first vows

Damian Torres-Botello and 10 other Jesuit novices professed first vows to Fr. Brian G. Paulson, S.J., Provincial, the Society of Jesus (Jesuits), Chicago-Detroit Province, during a Vow Mass on August 9, 2014.

1964½ Mustang convertible to be raffled off for scholarships

For those old enough to remember, the 1964-65 Ford Mustang was a dream machine.

Make holiness a habit

You have only to go as far as the checkout line at the nearest grocery store to find loads of relationship advice.

Students meet challenge to feed hungry people

Tanner Finnegan, a freshman at Avila University, is like all Avila freshmen, required to attend certain events and work on certain projects.

Families still struggle 23 years after U.S. bishops’ challenge

How much have things changed since the U.S. bishops issued their pastoral, “Putting Children and Families First.”

October 31, 2014
Newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph