Catholic Key

Abandoned Catholic cemetery brought back to life

Walk with me down a path mown at the edge of a recently harvested soybean field just north of town, around several wide curves of the forested land beyond the field, to an opening in the trees.

Notre Dame Cathedral enshrined in gingerbread at Holy Trinity Parish

Holy Trinity parishioners have for three years now honored places of faith and history in their Christmas displays, constructed of gingerbread!

Historic parish a ‘place to come home to’

Many of the founders of this city embraced the Catholic faith, especially French, Irish and German men and women in the years between 1845 and 1900.

2020 Support Our Seminarians

“Discerning my possible vocation to the priesthood has been a blessing; being a relatively new seminarian, I already see a significant change in my life,”

People in the pews participate in diocesan decisions and planning

How involved are regular ‘people in the pews’ in what happens at a diocesan level?

Celebrating 30 years of providing Catholic education to children in poverty

Bishop John J. Sullivan established the Central City School Fund in 1989 to help families in Kansas City’s urban core attend Catholic schools.

Youth from 10 parishes attend National Catholic Youth Conference

‘Blessed, Broken, Given’… the ‘road to Emmaus’ scripture inspired the theme for the 2019 National Catholic Youth Conference held November 21-23

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 …

Experiencing the grace of Lourdes without leaving home

The term “virtual experience” may be familiar, but a Lourdes Virtual Pilgrimage Experience is unlike any other.

St. Joseph native educated future missionaries

Divine Word Father Andrew Biller, 87, a missionary in the Philippines for four decades, died Nov. 2, at Techny, Ill.

Saturday
December 14, 2019
Newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph