Bishop James V. Johnston

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 …

Giving Thanks in All Circumstances

Next week Americans will celebrate the national holiday of Thanksgiving.

What’s up with the diocesan Vision? Part 4: Journey to Bethany

What can be done to help those suffering with interior wounds, including persons harmed by abuse in the Church?

Clergy Assignments, Nov. 8, 2019

Bishop Johnston is pleased to make the following clergy assignments:

Turning 60 Twice

Over the past few weeks I turned sixty years old two times.

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February 28, 2020
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