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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

Upcoming Events

Priesthood Ordination

May 27, 2017 - 10:00am
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

"Come and See" Dinners

June 21, 2017 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Our Lady of Good Counsel Rectory: 3934 Washington Street, Kansas City, MO 64111

Family Vocation Day

Your Life: God's Call
August 19, 2017 (All day)
St. Therese Parish, North

Encounter with God's Call

November 11, 2017 (All day) to November 13, 2017 (All day)
Conception Seminary College: 37174 State Hwy VV, Conception, MO 64433