Tag Archives: Bishop James V. Johnston

Clergy Assignments – May 2017

Bishop Johnston is pleased to make the following clergy assignments:

Ninth annual School Bell Breakfast draws 800

The annual School Bell Breakfast, benefitting the diocesan Bright Futures Fund, began nine years ago with about 250 people attending.

The Compelling Witness of Ancient Voices

For a Catholic, these 50 days that make up the Easter Season between Easter Sunday and Pentecost are a special time for savoring and reflecting on the mysteries of salvation.

Bishop visits St. Francis Xavier School in St. Joseph

“I’m still kind of new, and I heard about your school and how great the students are so I wanted to check it out for myself,”

Joint diocesan prayer breakfast highlights St. Paul’s Outreach

The meeting room in the Ritz Charles displays a notice that seating capacity is 400 people.

Diocesan, Religious Order priests celebrate significant anniversaries

About 60 diocesan and religious order priests gathered in the Cardinal Baum Room at the Catholic Center May 3 to celebrate Jubilee anniversaries of their own or brother priests’ ordinations and enjoy camaraderie and beef tenderloin.

Parishes, schools throughout diocese unite in prayer for abuse victims

The first Diocesan Day for Healing was held April 26, declared by Bishop James V. Johnston, Jr., one of five healing commitments made last year during the Service of Lament. April is Child Abuse Prevention Month.

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.

‘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,”

A blight on America’s foreign policy record

Just over a year ago, the U.S. House of Representatives, the U.S. Senate and the State Department all unanimously declared that ISIS was committing genocide against Christians and other religious minorities in the Middle East

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May 26, 2017
Newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph