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!

Resources during COVID-19


  • Prayer During the Pandemic 

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

+ Eucharistic Congress Save-the-Date: The 2nd Annual ‘In His Presence’ Eucharistic Congress will be held September 11th and 12th, 2020 at Our Lady of Guadalupe parish, in St. Joseph.

+New: Eucharistic Congress Website

+View: 2019 Eucharistic Congress Talks, recorded by Sistine Films! 

Upcoming Events

May 23: Transitional Deacon Ordination

10 am Saturday, May 23, 2020 at the Cathedral of St. Joseph, St. Joseph, Mo. The ceremony is by invitation only due to the pandemic. Live stream 

June 3: Confirmation of Adults

  • 7 pm Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Kansas City- seating capacity limited to candidate, sponsor and parish coordinator.
  • Live streaming- kcgolddome.org
  •  Confirmation of Adults

June 6: Spanish-language Eucharistic Congress-CANCELED

  • 8 am- 5 pm Saturday, June 6, 2020 at Sacred Heart-Guadalupe, Kansas City
  • This event is co-sponsored by the Office of Divine Worship an the Office of Hispanic Ministry. Please contact Sacred Heart parish to register.

June 14: Corpus Christi Procession

  • 1:30 pm Sunday, June 14, 2020 Mass at Sacred Heart-Guadalupe, Kansas City, Mo.
  • 2:45 pm Procession from Sacred Heart -Guadalupe parish to Our Lady of Guadalupe Shrine, Kansas City, Mo.  procession canceled

September 12: 2nd Annual “In His Real Presence” Eucharistic Congress

September 13: Bishop’s Recognition Mass

  • 11 am Sunday, September 13, 2020 Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Kansas City
  • Bishop Recognition Mass

September 27: Golden Wedding Anniversary

October 10: Rosary and Outdoor Procession

  • 10 am Saturday, October 10, 2020 International Rosary beginning at St. Patrick parish, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Outdoor procession to Divine Mercy Park and 12 pm Mass at St. Patrick parish

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