About New Spirit

New Spirit is the official online news and information magazine of The Diocese of West Missouri.


The Rt. Rev. Martin S. Field


Gary Allman

Editorial Board members

Gary Allman, Communications Director
Angela Crawford, Communications Assistant
The Rt. Rev. Martin S. Field, Eighth Bishop of The Diocese of West Missouri
The Rev. Canon Dr. Steven Rottgers, Canon to the Ordinary


We welcome submissions of new articles, news, and photographs on topics of interest to the people of the diocese.

Articles: diowestmo.org/spirit-article-submission.html

Events: diowestmo.org/espirit-event-submission.html

Back Copies

We are maintaining an archive of all our content. Links to Back copies of Spirit, Spirit News Update and its predecessor eSpirit can be found at the links below.

Comments Policy

Our comment policy requires that you use your real first and last names and provide an email address (your email address will not be published). The Director of Communications of The Diocese of West Missouri reserves the right not to publish comments that are posted anonymously or that are deemed to not foster respectful dialogue.


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