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Catholic Key ceases operations; Communications Department being re-envisioned

Our Mutually Shared Vision, the diocesan pastoral plan, continually challenges us to keep evaluating the best means and practices in reaching today’s world for sharing the Gospel and serving the Church’s mission.  Due to many factors identified over the past several years and deliberations initiated prior to the pandemic, as well as these recent months, […]

Brightening kids’ lives during coronavirus shutdown

By Marty Denzer, Catholic Key Associate Editor KANSAS CITY ― In mid-March, the lives of kids across the country turned inside out as the coronavirus swept inward from the east and west coasts to converge in the nation’s heart. In Kansas City, as in many other cities, businesses and schools closed in an effort to […]

Diocesan Interfaith Officer was inspired to learn about other faith traditions

By Marty Denzer, Catholic Key Associate Editor  KANSAS CITY ─ Those of us who grew up in the years following Vatican II may remember attending services at several “Protestant,” non-Catholic Christian, churches around town, possibly attending  synagogue service on a Saturday morning, even a Buddhist or some other faith tradition as part of “the ecumenical […]

Your Input Needed: A Vision For Our Church

Megan Marley “One of my primary responsibilities as a shepherd is to provide a vision for our church as we move down the path of salvation in this life, to carry out the mission of Jesus,” said Bishop Johnston in his welcoming remarks the evening of July 18 at Our Lady of Guadalupe parish in […]

Lenten Penance Services

Wondering when you’ll find time for Confession this Lent? Here’s a handy list of in-diocese Penance Services submitted to the Catholic Key…   Thursday, March 8 7 p.m.: St. Patrick, 1357 NE 42nd Terrace, Kansas City, MO   Friday, March 9 5:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. March 10: 24 Hours for the Lord, Our Lady of Lourdes, […]

Come and See

Have you ever had the experience of meeting with two friends who were laughing about something, and when you asked about it they said, “Oh, you had to be there.”

Clergy Assignment–Dec. 22, 2017

Bishop Johnston is pleased to make the following clergy assignment: Father Randolph Sly as President of St. Michael the Archangel High School, effective January 1. Fr. Sly is currently the Interim President of St. Michael, and retains his assignments as Pastor of Our Lady of Sorrows and Our Lady of Hope Parishes, and as Parochial […]

Our Lady Of Guadalupe Honored On Her Feast Day

Dawn, Dec. 9, 1531. Cuauhtlatohuac, a poor Aztec Indian who had converted to Catholicism through Franciscan missionaries,

¿Cómo te preparas para celebrar la Navidad?

En este tiempo de Adviento, ya cercanos a la Navidad, y tiempo cuando se rezan las novenas de Navidad

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July 09, 2020
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