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Bishop  James V. Johnston, Jr., D.D., J.C.L.

Seventh Bishop of the Diocese of Kansas City – St. Joseph, 2015-current

“… The Love of Christ urges us on.” —2 Cor. 5:14

Bishop James V. Johnston, Jr., was born on October 16, 1959, in Knoxville, Tennessee. He is the oldest of the four children of Vann and Patricia (Huber) Johnston. Bishop Johnston attended St. Joseph Elementary School and graduated from Knoxville Catholic High School in 1977. During his youth, he was active in the Boy Scouts, achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. In 2005, Bishop Johnston and two other priests were awarded the Citizens Award for Bravery by the U.S. Department of the Interior for helping to save a family in danger of plunging over a waterfall in Glacier National Park... Read more

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August 7, 2016 - 2:00pm to August 9, 2016 - 10:00am
August 18, 2016 - 9:00am

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Upcoming Events

National Day of Prayer

PROMOTING PEACE & UNITY
September 9, 2016 - 8:00am
Prayer of the Faithful for the Day of Prayer for Peace in Our Communities. Please follow this link: http:// www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/human-... Read more

Third Thursday Mass

Mass for Vocations & Religious Life
September 15, 2016 - 9:00am
Our Lady of Ephesus at the Catholic Chancery

The Bob and Carol Miller

25th Annual Priests & Seminarians Appreciation Day
September 19, 2016 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
Nicklaus Golf Club at LionsGate
Fun & Faith Come together with Catholics from across state lines to show support for the clergy of the Diocese of Kansas City – St. Joseph and... Read more