Bishop James V. Johnston

“A lotta stuff going on”

This week an old priest friend called when I was unavailable.

Addressing Anarchy: Humanae Vitae at 50

Fifty years ago, America experienced one of the most profoundly important years in its history, and it was a year filled with anarchy.

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 […]

Visioning Team a cross-section of our diocese

The next six months will be a period of prayer, listening, discussion and goal setting

Paying Attention to the Signs

On a recent vacation trip, my mother and I departed to join other family members for a week on the beach in Florida.

Marriage is a spiritual pilgrimage, bishop tells couples

Surrounded by friends and family, 70 couples came to celebrate their golden wedding anniversaries and renew their vows before Bishop James V. Johnston, Jr.

Clergy Assignments – June 2018

Bishop Johnston is pleased to make the following clergy assignments:

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. […]

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August 18, 2018
Newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph