Fr. Joe Kempf

Fr. Joe Kempf

Fr. Joe Kempf is pastor at Most Sacred Heart Church in Eureka, Missouri. He is the second of six children, and someone whose love of God shows forth in an enthusiasm for life. In everything he does, Fr. Joe brings a love of storytelling, a heart for God's people, and a desire to remember those things that really matter. He enjoys sharing his gift of storytelling in person and through his many books including: No One Cries the Wrong Way and Sometimes Life is Just Not Fair (Our Sunday Visitor) My Sister is Annoying and other Prayers for Children and Don’t Drink the Holy Water (Liguori), Welcoming God’s Children and The Joy of Mercy: Forgiving and Forgiven (Creative Communications). Fr. Joe is also the founder of Gospel Values, a non-profit company dedicated to proclaiming the beautiful message of Jesus for children of ALL ages. Visit Fr. Joe and his blue furry helper, Big Al, at



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