Bishop James V. Johnston

Making Mass More Meaningful

As a pastor, one of the things I often ponder and pray about is Sunday Mass attendance.

Three men elevated to the office of the Priesthood

It had been a long, at times bumpy, road toward the priesthood for three men.

Clergy Assignments, May 2018

Bishop Johnston is pleased to make the following clergy assignments. All assignments are effective June 12 unless otherwise noted: Rev. Bryan Amthor is appointed Parochial Administrator of St. George Parish, Odessa and St. Jude Parish, Oak Grove with residence at St. George. Rev. Amthor retains his assignment as Chaplain at St. Pius X High School. […]

Coronation Church altar and renovation consecrated

he Kansas City Royals had lost, again, to the New York Yankees and it had rained off and on all weekend, but the people packing the pews at Coronation of Our Lady Church early in the evening May 20 …

A place where children and adults can express their faith

On a warm May 11 morning at St. Patrick’s Parish, a large crowd of parishioners, students from St. Patrick’s School and St. Pius X High School, …

Diocesan, religious order priests celebrate Jubilees

Each year during the month of May, diocesan and religious order priests living and working in the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph, gather for dinner to honor their brother priests celebrating 25, 40, 50, 60 or more years as a priest.

A Vision for our Future

One of the most fulfilling things in life is to be a part of something great with others

Clergy train for ministry to those affected by child sexual abuse

In 2016 at a Service of Lament, Bishop Johnston made five public commitments to enhance the protection of children and vulnerable adults and for the healing of those affected by child sexual abuse.

Bishop Johnston institutes visioning process for future of the Diocese

Since arriving in Kansas City in November 2015, Bishop James V. Johnston, Jr. has travelled the diocese seeking to learn about the needs and aspirations of the people of God in Kansas City – St. Joseph.

Annual Day of Prayer: Atonement, Hope, Healing for Victims of Abuse

“Atonement is about making things right, setting things right

Tuesday
June 19, 2018
Newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph