Programs on Scripture, Theology, and Catholic topics designed to help you grow and deepen your faith as well as address current issues facing us as Catholics. Participants, leaders, and assistance to coordinators welcome.
Bible Study Series
Numerous bible studies run concurrently throughout the year. These can range from 8-week studies to 24-week programs.
Time Commitment: Various at your choice
Contact: Doug Warrens,
Indepth Catechism Study
A Pilgrimage of Faith, A Walk through the Catechism
We meet monthly, usually on a Wednesday, from 6:00-7:30pm. (Free childcare is available). Please note the bulletin for exact monthly dates.
Time Commitment: Your choice-come to all or some
Christ Renews His Parish
A retreat program designed to bring parish members together in Christ. There is a Men’s and Women’s Fall and Spring Retreat Weekend. The retreat is at our Education & Parish Center. The retreat is conducted by fellow parishioners. Participants may sign up by going to our website.
Contact: Ken Karr at , or Becky Kiefer at of the Continuation Committee or
Parish Office, 741.2800
R.C.I.A. (Rite of Christian Initation for Adults)
Assist the Director of RCIA. Must be actively practicing your faith to be a sponsor.
Sponsor—accompany RCIA candidates to the weekly sessions and provide spiritual support for the year.
Time Commitment: 9 months for the program with
Classes weekly for 2 1/2 hours
Contact: Doug Warrens, 741.2800, ext. 212
Archdiocess-retreat based program designed to assist couples in every stage of life in discovering the spirituality of their marriage.
Contact: Tony & Barb Zimmerman at or 816.741.4066
Marriage Preparation/Lead Couples
Mentor couples who meet with and help newly engaged couples as they prepare for their marriage.
Training Required: Yes
Time Commitment: Your Choice
Contact: Scott McKellar, 741.2800, ext. 213
Fatima Prayer Cell
Meets Monday mornings from 7:30-8:30am in the Parish Library
Mary, Martha, and Lazarus Prayer Group
Gathers together on Tuesday mornings from 10:00am in the Birkel Meeting Room
Queen of Peace Prayer Group
Meets on Thursdays at 9:30am in the Parish Library
Prayer Shawl Ministry
Knit one, purl two, love one, comfort two . . .
This ministry combines compassion and a love of knitting/crocheting. The group meets in the Birkel Meeting Room the 3rd Thursday of each month at 6:30pm.
Contact: Marianne Henderson, 816.741.6672; Deacon Doug Warrens at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Parish Office, 741.2800.
That Man is You
Open to all men 18 years and older. They meet Saturday mornings in the Birkel Meeting Room beginning with a 6:45am breakfast, meeting, and end at 8:25am.
Contact: Joshua Wunderlich at email@example.com