Tag Archives: Father Ken Riley

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.

Catholic Charities dedicates Deacon Martin J. Goedken Memorial Center

Everyone who had met Deacon Martin J. Goedken had a story of his unparalleled generosity and his unwavering commitment to feed the hungry, clothe the naked, and live out his baptismal call of holiness.

Diocese honors married couples for 50 years and counting

It took a leap of faith in each other 50 years ago for the 110 married couples honored May 31 to exchange their wedding vows.

Diocese to reorganize corporate structure

On September 24, the Diocesan College of Consultors and Diocesan Finance Council gave their consent to a reorganization of the Diocese of Kansas City – St. Joseph, bringing its structures more in line with canon law.

Mass and prayer vigil mark 41st anniversary of ruling legalizing abortion

On Jan. 22, 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in the Roe v. Wade case that women have the legal right to abortion.

Parishioners, pastor tune up for new Mass translation

Fear not the new English translation of the Mass, Father Ken Riley told more than 50 of his St. Charles Borromeo parishioners

July 16, 2020
Newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph