Events & Workshops



The diocesan day of prayer At Seedtime will be on Monday, February 5. Fr. Paul Turner will celebrate Mass at the cathedral at 12:15 p.m. All are welcome to bring seeds. Parishes, schools, households and other groups gathering on February 5 or another day will find a prayer service here:

At Seedtime Flier 2024




Rite of Election, Saturday, February 17-10am or 7pm at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception or Sunday, February 18– 2pm  at the Cathedral in St. Joseph.

Registration link: 

Password: Refer to the 2023 December Pastoral bulletin



  • Presentation of the Creed: Thursday, March 6, at 6:00 PM.
  • Lord’s Prayer: Wednesday, March 20, at 6:00 PM


Chrism Mass, Thursday, March 21-7:00 pm at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.



Neophyte Mass, Sunday, April 14, at 11:00 am at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Bishop Johnston presiding.



“Behold” Saturday, May 4, 2024 Liberty Memorial. Beginning at  4:00 pm parish choirs perform leading up to the 6:30pm outdoor Mass, adoration, and praise and worship music. Join KCSJ and KCK Priests and Bishops in a Eucharistic Remembrance of the First Diocesan Eucharistic Congress in 1941 at Liberty Memorial! Bring your lawn chairs and participate as a family in this once in a lifetime event in our diocese!!

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Transitional Deacon Ordination, Saturday, May 18-10:00 am Cathedral in St. Joseph. Ethan Osborn and Daniel Stump to be ordained.



Priesthood Ordination: Saturday, May 25-10:00 am Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. Deacon Sam Horan to be ordained a priest.



Corpus Christi Procession: Sunday, June 2-1:30 pm Mass at St. Francis processing to Visitation parish, concluding with benediction. Following benediction this year there will be refreshments and  a presentation on the eucharist given by Fr. Paul Turner in Tighe Hall. The day will end with the Te Deum Choir preforming a concert of eucharistic anthems in the main church.



Confirmation of Adults: Wednesday, June 5-7:00 pm Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. Registration coming soon.



National Eucharistic Congress, July 17-21, 2024 Indianapolis, Indiana

  • Diocesan Pilgrimage Package includes, bus transportation, hotel lodging, and Congress pass.  KC-St.J Brochure-FINAL

                         Diocesan Ministry Workshop

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion Training: 

Monday, February 5, 2024 (6:30pm-8:30pm) hosted at St. Therese, North. Deacon Warrens, presenting.


Monday, March 11, 2024 (6:30pm-8:30pm) hosted at Our Lady of Lourdes, Harrisonville. Fr. Paul Turner, presenting.




Password required. Please refer to the recent pastoral bulletin or  contact 


If your parish would like to host a Diocesan Reader Training, Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion Workshop or Sick and Homebound Training, please email to schedule.

Event Program Archives

To view past event’s programs, click the link below.

Event Program Archives

Eucharistic Reservation Presentation-Fr. Paul Turner

AE Workshop Oct 28

                         Resources: Skills and Spirituality 2021


                       Art and Environment

                      Diocesan Workshop

                               October 28, 2023 host at Holy Family Church


Day of Prayer for

Farm Animals (2020)

2nd Annual “In His Real Presence”

Eucharistic Congress


Day of Prayer for

Farm Animals (2020)

2020 Chrism Mass

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