Tag Archives: Msgr. William Blacet

Clergy Assignments – Sept. 2017

Bishop Johnston is pleased to make the following clergy assignments, effective immediately:

Celebrating 70 years of priesthood with Msgr. William J. Blacet

There was no mistaking it — this was not Mass as usual for the Third Sunday of Advent at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church.

Diocesan, religious order priests celebrate ordination anniversaries

A festive dinner congratulated nine diocesan and religious order priests celebrating long-time service in the priesthood.

Reconciliation is the sacrament of Easter and mercy, bishop says

He admitted it right off the bat. It was both a “trick question” and a rhetorical one.

Anointing of the Sick – ‘Christ is here with you’

At 93, he’s the oldest priest in the Diocese of Kansas City – St. Joseph. “I wasn’t ordained to retire,”

Divine Mercy Sunday ‘is everything’ at official shrine of the diocese

A parish, its choir, and its 93-year-old pastor would have been forgiven if they needed a breather a week after celebrating the rich liturgies of Holy Week and Easter.

Diocese’ longest serving pastor celebrates 90 years

Here’s the joke of the day, as told by a 90-year-old Catholic priest: “I sell insurance. Fire insurance.”

September 26, 2020
The Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph