Archive | April, 2019

Sister Andrea Kantner, OSF, presented with International Peace Award

If you are an area Catholic, you’ve most likely heard of the Franciscan Mission Warehouse on the campus of the monastery of the Sisters of St. Francis of the Holy Eucharist.

FIRE conference spreads the word about Inclusion in Catholic education

The FIRE Foundation hosted their second biennial conference on inclusive education, ‘Inclusion in Action’,

Missouri River floods and Catholic Charities steps up

Fifty levees destroyed over 350-miles. Billions of dollars in agricultural losses.

Independent Ombudsman to join Kansas Archdiocese

Jenifer Valenti, Independent Ombudsman for the Diocese of Kansas City – St. Joseph, has accepted the position of Director of the Office of Child and Youth Protection in the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas.

Annual Day of Prayer for abuse survivors April 26

In his homily at the 2016 Service of Lament, Bishop Johnston made five commitments to support the healing of child abuse victims

Some News and Notes

I would like to devote my column this week to update all in our diocese on several important topics.

Catholic Scouting: forming faith and virtues

‘Color Guard, post the colors. Scout salute!’

Thousands visit the heart of St. John Vianney

“It was very moving just seeing the reverence and the fire (of the laity),”

125 Men Inspired by 2nd Annual St. Joseph Men’s Conference

“This has inspired me to be more prayerful with my wife,”

Maybe the oldest existing Catholic cemetery in northwest Missouri?

Bordered by a cornfield, on the edge of a large, heavily forested hollow about a mile northeast of Easton, lies a small graveyard sheltered by a canopy of several varieties of tall trees, with headstones dating back to 1849.

January 25, 2020
Newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph