PSR Starting September 20
The Parish School of Religion will resume classes on September 20 at 9:45 a.m. in the YEC building. ALL children age 3 to 8th graders are welcome. There will be an "Open House" at the Youth Education Center for those who can attend on Sun, Sept 6 after Mass for families to become familiar with the building as well as any of our available catechists, who will be sharing the light of Christ with our children this year. Enrollment packets are are available in the gathering area.
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.
Free Correspondence 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 Bonnie Kane at 816.392.0011 or email@example.com for more information.