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Edie R Lambert
Helen T Gray
New Church serves Belton's Changing Population.
July 24 - August 6, 2003
St. Sabina Catholic Church in Belton was founded in 1944. Because of the growth of the Hispanic population in northern Cass County, a large portion of its congregation is now Hispanic and its Spanish Mass...
New Parish House of Visitation Center
Illustration and caption for the addition to the Visitation Church at 5137 Main Street.
Northeast's Catholic Parishes to Share Ministers
July 6, 2005
Assignment changes have occurred in Catholic parishes in the Northeast area. Churches effected include: Holy Cross, St. Anthony, and Our Lady of Peace. "What these three parishes are left with are 'administrators,'...
Obituaries: Phillip T. Drotts
Designed mainly church units, including Nazarene Theological Seminary at 1700 Meyer Boulevard, the Nazarene Publishing House, Hotel Aladdin, and Hotel LaSalle.
Obituary for Ernest Joseph Fiedler (Bud)
January 1, 2008
Rev. Msgr. Fiedler died December 28, 2007. Msgr. Fiedler served in various postings including the Sacred Heart Parish, Kansas City, Missouri; Saint Mary Parish, Independence, Missouri; Saint Peter Parish...
Obituary for Reverend Glen Beaty
January 11, 1972
Obituary for Reverend Glen Beaty, pastor of the Wesley Methodist Church at 6030 Peery Street from 1932 to 1935 and a Methodist minister in Missouri for 41 years, dying in 1972.
Old Building, New Mission
April 6, 2011
The Catholic Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph has begun the move to its new home inside the New York Life building at 20 W. Ninth St. It will be called "The Catholic Center" and house the chancery offices...
Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church
April 19, 2006
The "Good Things in Northeast" column features a captioned picture of Our Lady of Peace Catholic church. The church is celebrating its 15th anniversary. Four former parishes were brought together to form...
Owner Asks to Raze Church
December 23, 2010
The historic former Holy Name Catholic Church at 23rd Street and Benton Boulevard, that has been unused for decades, will be demolished since owner Brian J. Gordon has been unable to find a way to restore...
Palestine Baptist Church Celebrates 48th Anniversary
May 4-May 10, 2007
The Palestine Missionary Baptist Church, located at 35 & Askew, will hold its 47th annual church anniversary service on May 6, 2007. Founded by Reverend Earl Abel and ten other charter members on January...
Pastor Nurtures a Path Toward Racial Equality
August 20, 2006
Profile of the Rev. Samuel Mann, who has been pastor of St. Mark's Union Church since 1972. As a white minister in a black congregation he has worked hard to win the trust of his parishoners. His outspoken...
Patron Saint Celebrations Return to Holy Rosary Parish
Article about the return of patron saint celebrations at "Holy Rosary Parish in Columbus Park," originally "founded in the early 1890s by the Missionaries of St. Charles as a mission church to serve the...
Pilot Says Flying Pope John Paul II 'Was the Peak of My Experience'
April 1, 2011
In-depth article about Nelson Krueger, airline pilot for Trans World Airlines (TWA), who captained the specially outfitted plane for Pope John Paul during the week of Oct. 1-7, 1979, on the Pope's first...
April 7, 2007
A room was obtained from John C. McCoy for the beginning of the Presbyterian Church here in Kansas City at 3rd and Walnut Streets, with a description given by John H. Miller.
Priest Crafts Himself Vocation
June 24, 2006
The Rev. Patrick Power (Paddy) crafts coffins and other fine woodwork in the basement of the Redemptorist Church rectory. The proceeds from sales go to support children suffering from AIDS, TB and other...
Priest, 98, Was Devoted to Parish
December 29, 2007
Heliodore Mejak, priest at Holy Family Catholic Church in Kansas City, Kansas, died December 25, 2007, at the age of 98. He came to Holy Family in 1944, "ending perhaps the longest tenure of a priest at...
January 21, 2012
Article about the husband-and-wife co-pastors at Memorial Missionary Baptist Church and South-Broadland Presbyterian Church in Kansas City, Missouri.
Q.: Who Is the Lamb Neighborhood House Named for?
December 3. 1995
Renewing the Church from the Outside In: Landmark Downtown Cathedral Is Getting Much-Needed Restoration
Photos and article about the restoration of the Catholic Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, a church built in 1883 as "the highest building in Kansas City" at that time, describing the restoration...
Residents Making Sure Benton Corridor Isn't Forgotten
November 30-December 6, 2007
Article detailing the efforts of the Benton Boulevard Beautification Leadership Team to clean up blighted areas along the historic Benton Boulevard Corridor. The Leadership team is represented by neighborhood...
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