Bishop James V. Johnston

Wager won by Kansas City bishop

In the spirit of fellowship and healthy competition, their Excellencies Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of the Archdiocese of San Francisco and Bishop James Johnston, Jr. of the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph agreed to a friendly wager in honor of Super Bowl LIV held Feb. 2, 2020.

Clergy Assignment – Feb. 7, 2020

Bishop James Johnston, Jr. is pleased to announce the following new clergy assignments:

It’s the Best!

My residence is only a few blocks from the Power & Light District downtown.

Ad Limina visit

Bishops across the world are required to make periodic visits ‘To the Thresholds of the Apostles’ in Rome,

Rome, Roots and Our Story

Last week I was in Rome with the bishops of Region IX (Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska and Iowa) for what is known as the ad limina visit.

‘EIM Code of Conduct Policy’ and ‘Digital, Online and Social Media Communications with Youth Policy’ updated

The Catholic Church is to share the Good News of God’s love, salvation and mercy with all people.

Bishop Johnston to Rome for 2020 Ad Limina visit

For centuries, the Catholic bishops of the world have periodically traveled to Rome to visit and pray at the tombs of Saints Peter and Paul, celebrate Masses in the great basilicas, report on the state of their dioceses to the Pope, and receive his counsel and admonitions.

St. Patrick’s Parish, St. Joseph celebrates sesquicentennial

St. Patrick’s Parish celebrated the 150th anniversary of its founding Dec. 7, …

A New Poverty

Over Thanksgiving, I had the chance to revisit the rural area where my father was born and raised.

Bishop Johnston now chairman-elect of Committee on the Protection of Children and Young People

During their Fall General Assembly, members of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) elected six new chairmen for committees …

Thursday
October 29, 2020
The Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph