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Parish Organizations

Altar & Rosary

All women of the parish over 18 years of age are automatically part of Altar &  Rosary. Providing care and support for the altar, as well as fundraising events throughout the year which have included the Holiday Mart, Garage Sale, the Princess Tea, Cinnamon Bread Bake, etc.

Contact: Kristy Green, President -

Welcome Letter 2022 (pdf) Click to Download

A&R Membership Registration Click to Register

A&R Calendar 2022-23 (pdf) Click to Download


Finance Council

Assist the Pastor in matters pertaining to parish finances and properties. May offer information or guidance or review of annual budget. They may inform parishioners of the financial status of the parish. 

Time Commitment: Once a month morning meeting

Contact: Jonathan Rhodes at 816.741.2800, ext. 217

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

This social ministry offers parishioners a chance to meet and become better acquainted with fellow members of our faith community. Dinners are held the 1st Saturday of each month from October to May. Diners are placed at pot-luck dinners for 6-12 people and asked to provide either a salad, vegetable, or dessert. Hosts provide entree and drinks. Participation is open to all adult members of the parish, married or single, and regular monthly attendance is NOT required.

Contact: Gloria Sigler at 816.437.8626 or


Knights of Columbus

The Knights of Columbus is a fraternal organization open to all Catholic men of the parish. Fundraisers held throughout the year provide funding for parish needs. They conduct programs for the youth, elderly, and those in the community with special needs.

Knights of Columbus website

Time Commitment: Various

Contact: Rob Perschau at 816.516.9693

Library Committee

The Library Committee oversee, maintain, and develop the resources of our Parish Library. The Committee meets weekly on Wednesday morning from October through May.

Time Commitment: 3-4 hours each week

Contact: Mary Jane Potts at

Marriage Retrouvaille

Peer group ministry assisting couples in troubled marriages offered through the Archdiocese. This program offers the chance to rediscover yourself, your spouse, and a loving relationship in your marriage.

Contact: 816.505.0510 or visit

Mothers of Young Children 

A group for mothers with young children. We meet on the third Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in the Wooldridge Center. We also plan playdates, family activities, mom's night out, and more! Find us on Facebook - search for "St. Therese MOYC" Contact: Jill Pruneda at

Natural Family Planning

Adult education regarding marriage and children.

Contact: Fertility Care of Kansas City,

The Couple to Couple League,


Over 50 Gang!

A quarterly gathering potluck luncheon is held for parishioners "over 50" on a Wednesday in March, June, September, and December. We have short programs consisting of a guest speaker, entertainment, or a group activity. All seniors of the parish are invited.

Contact: Berenice Hale at 816.746.1345 or

Pastoral Council

Developed according to Canon Law to serve in an advisory role to the Pastor. This is a three-year commitment with new members cycling off and on each year.

Time Commitment: Meets monthly on the 2nd Wednesday of the month.

Contact: Tressa Collins, 816.741.2800, ext 212,


Respect Life Ministry

Assist with various projects and activities such as the Baby Bottle Drive, the Spiritual Adoption program, the Advent Angel Tree, or Mothers Day Baby Shower. 

Contact: Mary Pat DeStefano at​​


SCRIP Merchant Card Program

Parish program which sells Merchant Cards Through the SCRIP Organization at the Welcome Center after all weekend Masses. A percentage of every card contributes back to the parish.

Contact: Kim McConnell, 816.741.5400, ext. 100

Journey New Life in Christ

The Journey Experience is an opportunity for parishioners to build meaningful and lasting relationships. The process consists of a retreat weekend and  formation, conducted by fellow parishioners. Participants may sign up by going to our website.

Contact: Call the Parish office at 816.741.2800

For more information and to register - Click Here


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