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‘Be salty’, Bishop tells couples

It’s not everyday that a bishop tells you to ‘be salty’, but it definitely fit the Sunday readings heard at the Mass for World Marriage Day …

Fish Fry Fridays 2020

The Lenten season begins soon, so here’s the scoop on where to go for Fish Fries across the Diocese.

College student on track for her own bright future

Since 1989, the Bright Futures Fund has offered thousands of children a pathway out of poverty—a Catholic education.

Catholic cemetery staffs view work as a ministry

Whether old, new or somewhere in between, Catholic Cemeteries are special places

‘Our hope for Father Evan is in Christ’

What impact can a man have in the world?

Students donate hair for wigs for children with cancer

By Marty DenzerCatholic Key Associate Editor LEE’S SUMMIT — Not too long ago, Liliana Haggerty, then an eighth grader at Our Lady of the Presentation School, was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Although she tried to remain upbeat about the treatments, it was doubly difficult when her long dark hair fell out. “My hair was a […]

“Out of all God’s creation, you and I are His masterpiece…”

Megan Marley “The first obligation we have at the beginning of any New Year, at the beginning of this New Year, is to offer a sacrifice of praise and thanksgiving to God for His abundant love in creating us and all that exists,” said Bishop James Johnston January 25 to the Vietnamese-American community packing the […]

The prides of one area Catholic school

Our Lady of the Presentation School has a lot to be proud of and three of those things were showcased on the last day of Catholic Schools Week, Jan. 31.

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:

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