Divine Worship

Welcome to the Office of Sacred 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 Sacred Worship

Communion Minister Training in January

The next diocesan training for extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion will take place at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church (The Redemptorist Church), 3333 Broadway, Kansas City MO. Father Paul Turner will conduct the training on Tuesday January 16 and Thursday January 18 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Participants must attend both sessions for certification. Parishes will be billed $30 per participant to cover materials and fees. Sign up here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/litworkolph The password is hailmary.

Upcoming Events

Saturday, February 10th, 2018: “Here I Am, Lord”: Answering the Call to Music Ministry

A Morning of Prayer, Song and Reflection for Parish Musicians, sponsored by Greater Kansas City NPM Colleagues.

Good Shepherd Catholic Church
12800 W. 75th Street
Shawnee, Kansas 66216

We gather for an informal potluck breakfast between 8:00 and 9:00am, then engage the rest of the morning in a lively discussion on excerpts from the document “Sing to the Lord”, focusing on:

  • What Parts do We Sing?
  • Music and the Structure of Mass (highlighting Triduum and Easter Season music)
  • concluding with prayer in the church and departure at 12:30pm

Detailed information with registration link will be coming soon. In addition to bringing your favorite breakfast item to share with everyone, we ask for a $5 donation to help defray the cost of the workshop.        Event Flyer PDF

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