NW Missouri Catholic Schools celebrate with service

The Catholic elementary schools in Northwest Missouri decided to celebrate Catholic Schools Week, January 27-Feburary 1, by giving back to the greater community

Presentation School lassoed Joy during Catholic Schools Week

At Our Lady of the Presentation School February 1, teachers in jeans and cowboy boots escorted their classes into the gym where Panther cheerleaders danced and Paws, the school mascot, high-fived as many students as he could.

Nativity and St. Michael’s partnership a winner for Child Development

A partnership formed between Nativity of Mary School and St. Michael the Archangel High School in Lee’s Summit, provides high school students interested in how children learn with the opportunity to work several hours a week

Joy was found in writing the prayer

St. Andrew the Apostle School eighth grader Frances Shields has always enjoyed writing, but this time writing brought her joy.

43rd Steer Dinner an Avila success

KANSAS CITY — Since the Steer Dinner was started by then-president of Avila College, Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet Olive Louise Dallavis 43 years ago, alumni, family and friends of the university have contributed more than $12 million toward scholarships for its undergraduate students. The dinner Feb. 2 at the Marriott- Muehlebach Hotel downtown, […]

Candlemas of Innocents: opportunity for parents to grieve and heal

Megan Marley A healing Mass for parents who have lost a child in miscarriage, infancy or abortion was held on the feast of the Presentation February 2 at St. Mary’s parish in Independence. Over 80 people attended the Saturday night Mass in Latin, which began with a candlelit procession into the main church from the […]

Dicastery for Promoting Human Development’s Prefect visits Rockhurst

His Eminence, Cardinal Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson, Prefect of the Vatican Dicastery for Promotion of Integral Human Development and the first Ghanaian cardinal, visited Rockhurst University Jan. 17.

New IRB Director brings knowledge, experience to the role

Kathy Fincham has served in the Jackson County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, as an Assistant U.S. Attorney, as head of the Sex Crimes trial team,

Notice of Credible Allegation of Abuse

The diocese has received an allegation of sexual abuse of a minor by former Bishop Hogan High School teacher, Mr. Gregory Schell.

‘SouperBowl’ helps with food pantry, community building

St. Charles Borromeo parish has found a ‘souper’ way to build up parish community.

February 24, 2019
Newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph