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PSR Open House This Sunday
August 28, 2016
PSR will be hosting an open house on Sun, Aug 28th, at the YEC. This is the perfect opportunity to register, meet your teacher and check out your new classroom. Please join us for refreshments and fellowship as we gather for a new school year. PSR will start on Sun, Sept. 11th at 9:45am. Hope to see everyone there! If you have any questions or concerns please contact Caitlin Mastin, DRE, 816-263-0375.
High School Youth Group Meeting
There will be a youth group meeting after the open house on
Sunday, August 28, 10:30a.m.,
in the YEC Building. All high youth and their parents are encouraged to attend. We will be discussing KCYC which will be held in November.
PSR classes begin September 11,2016.
Classes will be held from 9:45a.m. - 11:00a.m. in the YEC building.
Have you ever considered sharing your faith with the younger generation? Now is your chance! Share your talent and passion for your faith in our Parish School of Religion this year as a Catechist, Assistant Catechists or general floater and substitute. We would love to have you! For more information please contact Caitlin Mastin, DRE, 816-263-0375.
Confirmation Class Forming
St. George will be offering a Confirmation course for anyone interested. If you are 14 or older and would like to join the Catholic Faith as an adult please contact Caitlin Mastin, 816-263-0375, Youth Director, for more information and to let your intentions be known.
Protecting God's Children Seminar
St. George will be hosting a "Protecting God's Children" seminar on Wed Sept 7th from 6-9pm. This course is mandatory for all adults who have regular contact with children and youth. Please register online at VIRTUS.org. Protecting our kids is all of our responsibility. Please help us achieve our goal of having a fun and safe environment at St. George. If you have any questions or concerns please contact Caitlin Mastin, our Safe Environment Coordinator,
Silver Rose Prayer Service and Mass
Thursday, September 8,
Rosary - 6:30p.m.
Mass - 7:00p.m.
Refreshments after services.
Our Lady of Guadalupe Silver Rose Run will be coming to our parish on September 8 begining at 6:30p.m. This is a very special devotional to Our Lady started by the Knights of Columbus in 1960. Our service will begin with a Rosary at 6:30p.m. followed by Mass at 7:00p.m. After Mass an "Act of Consecration to Mary" will be held. Everyone is invited to the Meeting Hall after services for a special birthday cake and refreshments in honor of Mary's Birthday which is celebrated on this date.
Parish Social Sept 18
A parish social is planned for Sunday, September 18 from 2-4p.m. There will be desserts, ice-cream, games and fellowship. Train rides for the children will be provided. Use the sign-up sheet in the gathering area to volunteer to bring your favorite lawn game and dessert.
Have you or someone you know been thinking of joining the Catholic Church? Now is an excellent time to consider "stepping out of the boat" to follow Jesus. For information on being a part of the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults please contact Caitlin Mastin, 816-263-0375 or the Parish Office, 633-7475.
Knights of Columbus meet the 4th Thursday of the month. Next meeting will be
September 22, 2016, 7:30p.m., in the
Free Correspond ence Courses
There is a pamphlet providing a list of free correspondence courses sponsored by the Vincentian Community and the Religious Information Bureau of the Missouri Knights of Columbus on the kiosk in the gathering area. The courses are available to everyone and
The Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph is committed to combating sexual abuse in the Church. If you are a victim of sexual abuse, or if you observe or suspect sexual abuse
The Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph is committed to combatting sexual abuse in the Church. If you are a victim of sexual abuse, or if you observe or suspect sexual abuse:
1. Call the Missouri Child Abuse Hotline at 1-800-392-3738 (if the victim is currently under the age of 18), and
2. Contact your local law enforcement agency or call 911, and
3. After reporting to these civil and law enforcement authorities, report suspected sexual abuse of a minor or vulnerable adult to the Diocesan Ombudsman, Jenifer Valenti, at 816-812-2500 or JeniferValenti@att.net, if the abuse involves a priest, deacon, employee or volunteer of the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph.
The Diocese has a sincere commitment to providing care and healing resources to victims of sexual abuse and their families. Please contact Victim Advocate Kathleen at 816-392-0011 or email@example.com for more information.