Tag Archives: Bishop James V. Johnston

‘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

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,

Big Resurrection and little resurrections – Annual Day of Prayer April 26, 2017

This week Christians celebrate the definitive event in history, the bodily Resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.

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.

Consecrating the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph to the Immaculate Heart of Mary

One of the hidden and dangerous temptations of the Christian life is to think we can manage on our own, and call upon God only when we need reinforcements

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.

Bishop Johnston visits Cristo Rey High School

In many ways March 3 was just another Friday at Cristo Rey High School

At the Movies

This past week, our diocesan staff was led in a day of recollection by Father Donald Gibbs, O.S.B., a monk of Conception Abbey

Tuesday
April 25, 2017
Newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph