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Calendar of Events

Religious Events

Religious Jubilee Mass, 2:30 p.m. Feb. 19 at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, 12th and Broadway, Kansas City. Diocese will be honoring religious celebrating significant jubilees in 2005. For information, send e-mail to Kathie Conwell at

Lenten Day of Centering Prayer, 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 19 at the North Oak Christian Church, 9900 North Oak, Kansas City. Simple instruction and several sessions in a group setting. Free. To make reservations, call (816) 734-8515.

Interpreted Mass for the Hearing Impaired, 9:30 a.m. Feb. 20 at St. Joseph the Worker Church, 220 N. Blue Mills Road, Independence. For information, call (816) 941-2193 (voice/TDD).

Healing Mass, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 24 at Cure of Ars Church, 9401 Mission Road, Leawood, Kan.

Parish Mission, "Life's Journey" with Father Tom Allender, Feb. 28-March 2 at Holy Spirit Church in Overland Park, Kan. For information, call the church at (913) 492-7318.

Holy Hour for Vocations, 7 p.m. the last day of each month at St. Elizabeth Church, 75th and Main, Kansas City.

Art, Music, Drama

"You're A Good Man Charlie Brown," a musical, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 19 and 2:30 p.m. Feb. 20 at St. Mary's High School, 622 N. Main St., Independence. $5.

"Meditation in Music and Movement" Concert, 2 p.m. Feb. 20 at the Sanctuary of Hope, 2601 Ridge Ave., Kansas City, Kan. Free-will offering. To make a reservation, call (913) 321-4673.

"The Elders: For the Love of the Irish Concert," 7:30 p.m. Feb. 26 at Rockhurst High School, 9301 State Line Road, Kansas City. For information, call (816) 363-2039, or go to


Military Families Support Group, hosted by Catholic Charities, 1:30 p.m. Feb. 19 at St. Mark Church, 3736 Lee's Summit Road, Independence. Register by calling (816) 333-2040, ext. 107.

"Wisdom Community" Gathering, for TEC and Koinonia members, 4 p.m. Feb. 20 in Ruggel Hall at St. Joseph Co-Cathedral, 519 N. 10th St., St. Joseph. For information, send e-mail to Jacob@, or call (916) 294-1952.

Dominican Lay Inquirers Group, 3 p.m. Feb. 20 at Church of the Sante Fe, 231 S. Sibley, Buckner. For lay people seeking to follow the spirituality of St. Dominic. For information, call Tom Smith at (816) 232-0374.

Suburban Catholic Singles, 6 p.m. Feb. 26 at Coronation of Our Lady Church, 13000 Bennington, Grandview. For information, call Millie at (816) 966-1229.

DCCW Quarterly Meeting, March 2 at St. Therese Church, 7207 N.W. Highway 9, Parkville. Register at 9 a.m., meeting, Mass, lunch and entertainment follow. For information, call (816) 741-5665.

Ongoing Courses

"Healthy Parenting Group," meets weekly to discuss issues related to child development, 1 p.m. Tuesdays at Keeler Women's Center, Room 706 at Donnelly College, 608 N. 18th St., Kansas City, Kan. Free. For information, call (913) 621-8749.


Meditative Prayer, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 19 at the Sanctuary of Hope, 2601 Ridge, Kansas City, Kan. Led by Carol Meyer. Instruction, prayer, discussion and reflection. For information, call Carol at (913) 677-8672.

Lenten Day of Prayer, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 26 at the Marillac center at the Sister's of Charity of Leavenworth campus in Leavenworth, Kan. For information, call Sister Noreen at (913) 758-6552, or send e-mail to

"Women's Day of Reflection," 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 5 at St. Ann Church in Prairie Village, Kan. Hosted by FAMILIA and Coleen Kelly Mast of EWTN's "The Doctor Is In" program. $25 before Feb. 27; $30 at the door (includes breakfast and lunch). For information, call Michele Straub at (913) 397-7445.

Spiritual Marriage Pyramid, March 11-12 at the Museum Hill Bed and Breakfast Inn in St. Joseph. Presented by marriage mentors Jim and Patricia Baker. Free. To stay at the inn, a $30 deposit is requested by March 5. For reservations or information, call John and Karen Wood at (816) 387-9663.


"Protecting God's Children," offered on several dates in February, including Feb. 23 at St. Patrick Church in St. Joseph (call 816-232-9001); Feb. 26 at St. Margaret Church in Lee's Summit (call 816-246-6800); and Feb. 27 at Sacred Heart-Guadalupe Church in Kansas City (call 816-842-6146). For information, go to

International Adoption Information, hosted by Holt International Children's Services, 7 to 8:45 p.m. Feb. 24 at St. John LaLande Church, 805 N.W. R.D. Mize Road, Blue Springs. For information or to register, call (816) 822-2169. For information on Holt International, go to Free.

Sign Language II, Thursdays March 3 to May 19, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at St. John LaLande Church in Blue Springs. For information or to register, call the Diocesan Ministry With Persons With Disabilities at (816) 941-2193 (voice/TDD).

Natural Family Planning, sympto-thermal method, sessions begin: 7 p.m. March 4 at St. Andrew the Apostle Church, Gladstone. For information, call John or Penny Harrison at (816) 453-7797.


"Women in the Church," with Jesuit Father Dirk Dunfee, 9:15 a.m. Sundays in February at St. Francis Xavier Church Murphy Hall, 5220 Troost, Kansas City. For information, call Gerry Bone at (816) 523-8507.

"Applying the Gospel of Matthew to Today's Challenges," with Biagio Mazza of the diocesan Center for Pastoral Life and Ministry, 7 p.m. Feb. 24 at St. Mark Church, 3736 Lee's Summit Road, Independence. Bring a Bible. Free. For information, call (816) 373-2600.

"Understanding the Arab/Muslim World: An American Catholic Living in the Middle East Tells Her Story," by Catherine Browning, 7 to 9 p.m. March 3 at St. Pius Church, 5601 Woodson, Mission, Kan. Also at St. Agnes Church in Roeland Park at 7 p.m. Feb. 28. For information, call Carol Meyer at (913) 677-8672.


"Winter Splendor," to benefit the Catholic Charities Northwest Missouri service area, 7 p.m. Feb. 19 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, 4503 Frederick, St. Joseph. Dinner, silent auction, presentation of community spirit awards. For tickets and information, call Frank Medina at (816) 756-1858, ext. 538, or register online at

"Piccadilly Gala-Auction," to benefit Church of the Annunciation's high school youth group, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 19 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 705 N. Jefferson, Kearney. Dinner included. Advance tickets priced lower. For information, call Elizabeth Madeo at (816) 628-5030, ext. 125.

"Las Vegas Night," to benefit St. Ann School, 7 to 11 p.m. Feb. 19 at the school gym, 622 N. Main, Independence. $20 in advance; $25 at the door. For information, call (816) 252-1024.

Irish Party, to benefit the Central City School Fund, 7 to 10:30 p.m. Feb. 24 at Kelly's Westport Inn, 500 Westport Road, Kansas City. The Elders will perform. $25, includes three drink tickets. RSVP to, or call (816) 756-1858, ext. 526.

Ladies of Charity Cruising Party, to benefit Seton Center Family and Health Services and other charities, Feb. 26 at the Fairmont Hotel in Kansas City. For information, call Albe McGurk at (913) 491-4313.

Taco Dinner, to benefit Casa Hogar in Venezuela, 6 to 9 p.m. March 5 at the Redemptorist cafeteria, Linwood and Broadway, Kansas City.

Special Events

Chili Dinner, 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 19 at St. Joseph the Worker Church, 2200 N. Blue Mills Road, Independence. For information, call Lisa Martin at (816) 808-2266.

"The Fog of War," watch and discuss the documentary, 5 to 8 p.m. Feb. 20 at St. Peter Parish Legacy Center, Rockhill Road and Meyer Blvd., Kansas City. Free, but make reservations by calling (816) 756-1858, ext. 530.

Pancake Breakfast, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 27 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 8253 Wornall Road (lower level), Kansas City.

School Open House, 7 to 8:30 p.m. March 3 at Our Lady of Peace School, 10526 Grandview Road, Kansas City. For information, call (816) 761-5605.

Lenten Speaker/Prayer Series, 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays through March 16 at St. Therese Church, Wooldridge Center, 7207 N.W. Highway 9, Parkville. For information, call Pat at (815) 587-8034.

St. Joseph's Table, March 5-6 at St. Sabina Church, 700 Trevis, Belton. Spaghetti dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 6.

Fish Fries

Friday Fish Fries are being held at various locations, including the following ( call the location for information, including on which Fridays the dinners will be held):

  • Holy Family Church in Kansas City, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Call (816) 436-9200.

  • Knights of Columbus Building in Kearney, 5 to 7:30 p.m. Call (816) 320-3354.

  • Church of the Santa Fe in Buckner, 5 to 7:30 p.m. Call (816) 650-9341.

  • St. Ann Church in Independence, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Call (816) 252-2857.

  • Nativity of Mary School in Independence. Call (816) 353-2184.

  • St. Regis Church in Kansas City, 6 to 8 p.m. Call (816) 767-9483.

  • St. Jude Church in Oak Grove, 5 to 7 p.m. Call (816) 690-3165.

  • St. Raphael Church in Gracemore, 3:30 to 7 p.m. Call (816) 454-2338.

  • St. Francis Xavier Church in Kansas City. Call (816) 361-6442.

  • St. Charles Borromeo Church in Gladstone, 4 to 8 p.m. Call (816) 436-0103.

  • St. Anthony Church in Kansas City, 4:30 to 8 p.m. Call (816) 231-5445.

  • Our Lady of Peace School in Kansas City, 5 to 7:30 p.m. Call (816) 763-2565.

  • St. Thomas More Church in Kansas City, 4:45 to 7:30 p.m. Call (816) 942-2492.

  • Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Harrisonville. 5 to 8 p.m. Call (816) 380-5744.


    Mass, broadcast at 9 a.m. every day on KEXS-AM 1090 radio. Rosary and Chaplet of the Divine Mercy at 3 p.m. every day.

    “Religion on the Line,” 6 to 8 a.m. Sundays on radio station KCMO-AM 710.

    “Levantate Catolico,” 2 to 4 a.m., 9:15 to 10:05 a.m., and 5 to 6 p.m. Sundays on 1250 AM. Regional Catholic content.

    Mass, Sundays at 10 a.m. on the Hallmark Channel.

    Calendar Information and Deadlines

    Calendar items are published free on a space-available basis. Items must be received no later than 5 p.m. Thursday, eight days before the desired publication date.
    The deadline for the Feb. 25, 2005 issue is Thursday, Feb. 17, 2005.
    Items for the calendar of events must be submitted in writing by sending e-mail to; by fax at (816) 753-6205, attention Lori Wood Habiger; by mail to Calendar of Events, The Catholic Key, P.O. Box 419037, Kansas City, Mo. 64141, or in person at the Catholic Chancery, 300 E. 36th St., Kansas City. Please include the name of a contact person and a daytime telephone number, with an area code.


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