Calendar of Events
The Friends of St. Dymphna (Patron Saint of the Mentally Ill) monthly gathering Nov.15, Redemptorist Church, 3333 Broadway, Kansas City. Mass at 11:30 a.m., followed by our Thanksgiving meal until 2:30 p.m. For further information, please call (816) 941-7275 or (816) 943-1631.
An Interpreted Mass for the Deaf will be offered at St. Joseph the Worker Church, 2200 N. Blue Mills Rd., Independence. November 22, 9:30 a.m. For further information, please call (816) 217-8284.
Militia of Immaculata Young Adults meeting, 7pm, Nov.15th, St. Elizabeth Parish Hall, 2 East 75th Street, Kansas City. For young Adults 18-35. For more information contact Sr.Mary Clare OSF at (816)252-1673 or Debbie Burkhart at (816)529-6715.
Militia of the Immaculata Ave Maria Village meets 10:30 a.m., the first Saturday of every month at the Redemptorist Senior Center, 207 W. Linwood, Kansas City.
Ladies of Charity, 11:40 a.m., Nov. 18, St. Francis Parish Center, 2618 Seneca, St. Joseph. Rosary will be recited at 11:40 a.m., followed by a Memorial Mass at noon for deceased members. Lunch and business meeting follow. All women interested in Ladies of Charity are welcome.
Lay Dominicans, St. Martin de Porres Group, 4 p.m., Nov. 22, Redemptorist Senior Center, 207 W. Linwood, Kansas City. For information or directions, contact Tom Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org, or (816) 232-0374.
Education and Support for those dealing with Diabetes: Pat Callaghan, Master Food Volunteer with K-State Extension, will help participants keep focused on healthy diet and life to better manage diabetes. Meets the second Monday of each month, 1 – 2:30 p.m., Keeler Women’s Center, located at 2220 Central, Kansas CIty Kan. Men and women welcome. Call (913) 906-8990 or register online at www.mountosb.org/kwc/ Free.
Reserve Stollen Bread and Fruitcakes for the holidays. Pick-up days will be December 4th, 5th and 6th.To place an order call: Esther Cunningham at (816) 373-0168 or the Ministry Center at (816) 353-2184. Cinnamon Bread and Raisin Bread will be available November 20th, after 6p.m., and Nov.21st, all day. Be sure to stop by & stock up for the holidays. Christmas Cookies, Candies, and other Holiday Treats will also be available.(These do not need to be reserved and will be sold on a first come first served basis.) Bread will not be available again until January 23, 2010.
Arts and Crafts Show, Nov. 14, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Annunciation Community Center, 705 N. Jefferson, Kearney. For more information, call Renee (816) 804 8382. Hosted by The Knights of Columbus #8915 Ladies Auxiliary.
Opiefest4, marking the third anniversary of the Nov. 2006 disappearance of St. Regis parishioner Jesse Ross in Chicago, 6 p.m., Nov. 13, St Regis Parish Hall, 8941 James A. Reed Road. Food, music, raffle, information and activities about the missing. Donation of $5/person suggested.
Jon Lee Anderson, one of the world’s most respected journalists, will deliver the Alpha Sigma Nu—Rev. Vincent Daues, S.J., lecture at 7:30 p.m. , Nov. 18, in Mabee Theater, Rockhurst University, 54th and Troost, Kansas City. Anderson will discuss “The U.S. Dilemma in Afghanistan: Building a Nation or Fighting a War?” Free. To register attendance, call (816) 501-4828.
Heritage Ethnic Food Festival, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Nov. 15, Rockhurst High School, 9301 State Line Road, Kansas City. Food from all corners of the world, including: Africa, France, Germany, Mexico, Middle East, Ireland, and Italy! Entertainment includes El Grupo Folklorico Atotnilco, the Cowtown Cloggers, and the RHS Jazz Band. Discounted $5 tickets ($25 for the family) available. $7 at the door. Visit
Thanksgiving Dinner, Nov.15, Noon to 6 pm., 5101 Blue Ridge Cut-Off. Thanksgiving Dinner with all the trimmings. $9/adults, $4.50/ages 6 to 12. Free ages 5 and under. Hosted by the Knights of Columbus Council # 4962.
Book fair featuring quality books and unique gifts. 7 a.m. - 4 p.m., Nov. 11-13, St. Joseph Medical Center, I-435 and State Line Road, Kansas City. Watch battery repair Nov. 13 from 7 a.m. - 4 p.m. Leave watch(s) and pick up later. $ 5.50.
“Thine Eyes,” a documentary of the 2009 March for Life, Nov. 23 at 7 p.m., St. Charles Borromeo Parish, 900 NE Shady Lane Drive. Please use the basement ramp entrance on west side. Jack Cashill, executive producer will be in attendance. For further information contact Tom Ruzicka 816-853-1397 or email@example.com.
The Sounds of St. James Benefit Concert, 7 p.m., Nov. 14, St. James Church, 3909 Harrison, Kansas City. $10 in advance, $12/at the door. Reception follows performance. For more information, call (816) 561-8512 or visit www.stjkc.org.
Vocation Discernment Retreat - Single, Catholic women (college and older): Nov. 14-15, (11 a.m. Sat. — noon Sun.) to Sanctuary of Hope, 2601 Ridge, Kansas City, Kan. Info and discussions on discerning God’s Will, consecrated life, the Franciscan Servants of the Holy Family and their minstry to families, communal prayer and quiet time. Contact Sister Doris Engeman (816) 729-7065 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bishop Sullivan Center presents “Whispers from the Streets,” 6 p.m., Nov.14 ,St. Joseph Hospital Community Center (I-435 and State Line), Nov. 21, St. Pius X High School (I-29 and Davidson). Tickets include buffetdinner: $25/adults, $15/students.For tickets contact Bishop Sullivan Center at (816) 231-0984, or on-line at www.bishopsullivan.org.
Holiday Extravaganza, Nov. 21-22 at Redemptorist Banquet Hall, 3333 Broadway, Kansas City. White Elephant sale, Bake sale and Waffle breakfast. Preview Sale on Saturday from 2-4 p.m. with $2 admission to take advantage of the best items. Free admission begins 4 p.m. -7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sunday, 8 a.m. to 6:30p.m. Waffle breakfast served after the 7:30 and 9:30 a.m. Masses (donation only). All proceeds benefit Redemptorist Church for Priest Vestments and other Altar needs. Hosted by Redemptorist Altar & Rosary Society.
Growing Vocations in the Home: What’s Your Soil Like? Nov. 18, 7 p.m., St. Therese Parish’s Wooldridge Center, 7207 NW Highway 9, Kansas City. Bob and Kelly Roper discuss “Growing Vocations in the Home.” The Northland Serra Club will have desserts and beverages and a raffle. Free will donation. For more information, contact Linda (816)781-4301.
“Songs of the Church Year.” Nov. 21, 7:30 p.m. , Good Shepherd Church, 12800 W. 75th St., Shawnee. Celebrate the feast of Cecilia, patron saint of music, by hearing songs for each season. The concert is free and everyone is welcome. You’ve invited to bring a can of food for the Thanksgiving food drive.
Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend, Olathe, Kan., Dec. 4 – 6 . For more information or to register call (913) 469-8453 or on the Web at www.neksme.org.
2nd Annual Holiday Dinner with Father Rogers, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Dec. 5, Our Lady of Lourdes School Gym, 8812 E. Gregory Blvd., Raytown. Advance Tickets Only / Adult Event . Mark Your Calendars.
7th Annual Gift Gallery, Nov. 14, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. ,Cure of Ars School, 9401 Mission Road, Leawood, Kan. This one-of-a-kind shopping event brings together 45 local artisans and vendors.
“Choosing to Love the World: Thomas Merton and Contemplative Living,” a weekend retreat with Jonathan Montaldo, director of Bethany Spring, the Merton Institute for Contemplative Living’s retreat center, Dec. 4-6, (Fri., 7 p.m. - Sun., 2 p.m.) Sophia Center, 751 So. 8th, Atchison, Kan. For more information, call (913) 360-6173, email: email@example.com, or visit www.mountosb.org
Pilgrimage to The Holy Land in the Foot Steps of Jesus with a visit to Egypt. Spiritual director Father Jorge Ramirez. Visit Bethlehem, Nazareth, Cana, Mt. Tabor and other places to celebrate the great mysteries of Jesus’s Life. June 1-14, 2010. For more information call Pilar at (913) 341-7779. Cost per person (Holy Land) $3295 Twin Occupancy/ $445 Single room supplement. June 1-10, 2010 Additional cost per person for the Cairo Extension $795. Twin occupancy/ $445 Single room supplement. To confirm reservation, $400.00 per person deposit by is due Feb 15,2010. Space is limited. After this date check for availability.
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