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 Choir: The Kansas City-St. Joseph Diocesan Choir is a music ministry dedicated to the mission of fostering and encouraging full, conscious, and active participation in the liturgy in the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph. The Choir rehearses to prepare for special diocesan celebrations, such as Rite of Election, Adult Confirmation, Golden Wedding Anniversary and more. For more information or to sign up, contact Mario Pearson at mpearson@kcgolddome.org

+ Save the Date: The second annual ‘In His Presence’ Eucharistic Conference will be held September 12, 2020. More details to come… Click here to view the 2019 talks, recorded by Sistine Films!            Save the Date Flyer

Upcoming Events

December 10: Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion Workshop

Training for being an Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion. Please contact your parish before registering; $30 will be charged to each parish represented. Registration deadline December 9. Light dinner provided.

  • December 10, 6-8:30 pm: Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception–O’Hara Room (416 W 12th Street, Kansas City MO) Register here…

January 21: The Order of Baptism of Children

The Office of Divine Worship will offer a workshop on the revised Order of Baptism of Children on Tuesday, January 21, from 7 to 8:30 pm in the Cardinal Baum Room at the Catholic Center, Fr. Paul Turner presenting. Priests, deacons and laity are all welcome. Please RSVP to Lorie Sage, Coordinator, sage@diocesekcsj.org or 816-714-2324.

February 4: Day of Prayer at Seedtime

The diocesan day of prayer At Seedtime will be on Monday, February 4, 2020.

Information forthcoming!

February 29 and March 1: Rite of Acceptance into the Order of Catechumens

The Rite of Election will be on February 29, 2020 10:00 am and 7:00 pm at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, and March 1, 2020 2:00 pm at the Cathedral of St. Joseph.

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