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Parishes affected by coronavirus

How are parishes coping with orders for social distancing and the closure of public Masses?

Walking the ‘Clear Path’ in parishes

Have you heard of the Clear Path for Discipleship, the guided learning and self-discovery process that equips parish leaders and pastors to self-assess their present situation and needs?

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 […]

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.

‘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 …

“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.

‘March with confidence’ because ‘Christ has won’

It was cold and sleeting outside super early in the morning January 23, but that didn’t deter the pilgrims gathering from all corners of the diocese

Ad Limina visit

Bishops across the world are required to make periodic visits ‘To the Thresholds of the Apostles’ in Rome,

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July 09, 2020
Newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph