Bishop James V. Johnston

Bishop celebrates Mass for Boy Scouts at camp

By Marty DenzerCatholic Key Associate Editor KANSAS CITY — The H. Roe Bartle Boy Scout Camp at Osceola, named in honor of the longtime Scout Executive of the Kansas City Area Council and two-term mayor of Kansas City, has been the summer camp-home for Boy Scouts of the Heart of America Council and the Tribe […]

Another Step Forward

Journeys are not made by leaps and bounds, but by a series of steps one after another.

‘The world needs priests, because the world needs Christ’

While most of America was out celebrating the kickoff of the summer season on Memorial Day weekend,

If We Don’t Worship God We’ll Worship Something Else

A brief survey of history will show easily that humans are naturally religious; we are “wired” for worship

Is Life a Cruise or a Pilgrimage?

There was no abuse or infidelity in the marriage;

Day of Prayer featured Mass, Stations for atonement, healing

In 2016, Bishop James V. Johnston, Jr. made five commitments to support the healing of abuse victims and to advance education and prevention efforts in making safer environments for our children.

Clergy Assignments – May 10, 2019

Bishop Johnston is pleased to make the following clergy assignments.

Who are Your Heroes?

One cannot help but notice that the box office is being dominated by films related to superheroes.

Life in Abundance

Around Easter every year there is often a negative story in the media of some sort about Christianity—a “downer” just as we prepare to celebrate the holiest and happiest time of the Christian year.

Some News and Notes

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

Tuesday
July 16, 2019
Newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph