Divine Worship

Welcome to the Office of Divine Worship!

The Office of Divine Worship for the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph assists the bishop in liturgical matters and serves as a resource for parishes and individuals for formation and training.

We are here to assist you in your liturgical needs; feel free to contact us!

 

Updates from the Office of Divine Worship

+ Liturgy Planning: liturgy planning sheets for confirmation, Mass with the bishop, etc. are available by emailing Lorie Sage at sage@diocesekcsj.org

+ Diocesan Fourth Sunday Choir: The Diocesan Fourth Sunday Choir meets four times a year at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, and gathers to sing in September, October, February and March. Further details can be found in the 2018-2019 Fourth Sunday Choir flyer here, and on the music ministry page.

2018-2019 Meeting Dates

  • September 30, 2018 
  • October 28, 2018 
  • February 24, 2019 
  • March 25, 2019

+ Lenten Confession Times Map (‘The Light Is On For You’)Rediscover the beauty and healing of the Sacrament of Reconciliation this Lent! Extra confession times are being made available for you to renew and restore your relationship with God. See the map here…
An initiative of the diocesan vision ‘One Family: Restored in Christ, Equipped for Mission’.



Upcoming Events

March 25: Chanting the Exsultet

A presentation for those who will chant the Easter Proclamation (deacons, priests, cantors). Join Fr. Paul Turner for a review of the Exsulted text, phrasing and performance practice.

  • March 25, 2019, 7 p.m.: Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Kansas City Register Here

PDF: Exsultet workshop flyer

April 1: Extraordinary Minster of Holy Communion Training

Training for becoming an extraordinary minister of Holy Communion. Please contact your parish before registering; $30 will be billed to each parish represented. Light dinner will be provided.

  • April 1, 2019 5-9 p.m.: St. Mark parish. Independence, Mo. Register Here

April 3: Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion Training

Training for becoming an extraordinary minister of Holy Communion. Please contact your parish before registering; $30 will be billed to each parish represented. Light dinner will be provided.

  • April 3, 5-9 p.m.: Holy Trinity parish, Weston, Mo. Register Here

April 6: Mind, Body & Spirit Cantor Workshop

Hone the skills and mindsets to be effective animators of the assembly’s song! Organized by the Greater Kansas City chapter of The National Association of Pastoral Musicians (NPM).

April 15: Extraordinary Minster of Holy Communion Training

Training for becoming an extraordinary minister of Holy Communion. Please contact your parish before registering; $30 will be billed to each parish represented. Light dinner will be provided.

  • April 15, 2019 6-10 p.m.: Immaculate Conception parish, Lexington, Mo. Register Here

April 26: Annual Diocesan Day of Prayer In Atonement and for the Healing of all those Harmed by Sexual Abuse

May 7: Sick and Homebound Ministry Training

Training for ministering to the sick and homebound; training as an Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion is a prerequisite. Please contact your parish before registering; $30 will be billed to each parish represented. Light dinner will be provided.

  • May 7, 6-9 p.m.: St. Bernadette parish, Kansas City, Mo. Register Here

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