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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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February 22, 2017 - 8:00am to February 23, 2017 - 1:30pm

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Upcoming Events

5th Grade Vocation Days

February 22, 2017 - 8:00am to February 23, 2017 - 1:30pm
Archbishop O'Hara High School
For more information, please contact our Vocation Office at 816.756.1850 x.571.Read more

Spring Encounter with God's Call Weekend

A weekend discernment retreat
April 1, 2017 - 8:00am to April 3, 2017 - 6:00pm
Conception Seminary College
The seminarians of Conception Seminary College invite you to a weekend opportunity with men your own age, who, like you, are seeking God's will in... Read more

Transitional Deaconate Ordination

May 13, 2017 - 10:00am
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception