Tag Archives: Bishop James V. Johnston

COVID 19 guidelines instituted

Please see our website for more information on these as well as ongoing updates, guidelines and policies during these COVID-19 challenges:

Blessing the Holy Oils at Chrism Mass

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, public Masses were cancelled throughout the diocese, including the public Chrism Mass scheduled April 2.

“Accidental Monasticism”

Twice this past week, different friends compared the new reality that has beset our daily life in this time of pandemic to that of a monastery.

Bishop Johnston welcomes 311 at Rites of Election

The Leap weekend, Feb. 29 and March 1, was especially notable in the Diocese of Kansas City- St. Joseph as 311 men, women and children — 127 catechumens and 184 candidates — entered into preparation for the Sacraments of Initiation, Baptism, Confirmation and Holy Eucharist at the Easter Vigil.

Fifth graders get sneak peeks at priestly, religious sister vocations

By Marty DenzerCatholic Key Associate Editor KANSAS CITY — One after another, the school busses pulled up to the doors of St. Michael the Archangel High School in Lee’s Summit on Feb. 20. Fifth graders from 13 Catholic grade schools from across the diocese, and students from the homeschool community, stepped into the high school […]

The Sound of Silence

Growing up in the late sixties as a child, I would listen to music with my father on our stereo

Physicians, nurses, hospital personnel gather for the annual White Mass

The annual White Mass for the Healing Professions was held Feb. 15 at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church in Kansas City.

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?

“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 […]

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December 05, 2020
The Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph