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. The Choir sings at 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
  • Latest Liturgical Updates: For liturgical updates, Q&A and more from the Director, subscribe to the blog at PaulTurner.org
  • Liturgical Questions: contact Fr. Paul Turner, Director, turner@diocesekcsj.org or Deacon Doug Warrens, Associate Director, warrens@diocesekcsj.org

Eucharistic Revival Timeline

  • June 19, 2022 Corpus Christi, Launch Eucharistic Revival
  • June 19, 2022-June 11, 2023 Eucharistic Revival Diocesan Year
  • June 11, 2023-July 17, 2024 Eucharistic Revival Parish Year
  • July 17-21, 2024 National Eucharistic Congress in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • July 17, 2024-June 8, 2025 Pentecost, National Eucharistic Revival Event and Missionary Sending
  • Diocesan 3-Year Plan: NatlEucharisticRevival-English.A (1)   NatlEucharisticRevival-Spanish.1 (2)

Liturgical Commission Members

  • Fr. Paul Turner (ex officio)
  • Deacon Doug Warrens (ex officio)
  • Dr. Mario Pearson (ex officio)
  • Danny Baker
  • Fr. Olvin Girón
  • Carol Mathews
  • Deacon Dien Nguyen
  • Christie Ottinger
  • Fr. Joe Sharbel
  • Bro. David Wilding, OSB

©2023 Diocese of Kansas City–St. Joseph