Next Blood Drive Sunday Sept. 26

Local blood supplies are critically low, and the Community Blood Center has announced that the local blood shortage has reached emergency levels. The next St. Peter’s Blood Drive will be Sunday, September 26 In the McKay Center, 9:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. Please schedule your appointment here.

Interested in the Catholic Faith?

RCIA classes begin on Thursday, Sept. 30. The first stage is an inquiry period, open to all interested in learning more about Catholicism–no pressure, no long-term commitment. We are also looking for RCIA sponsors and volunteers to help with hospitality. To register, volunteer, or get more info., please contact Lee Volmer, 816.800.0108 or

Parish School of Religion Begins Oct. 3

The Parish School of Religion provides religious education for children, Grades 1-8, who do not attend St. Peter’s School, and includes First Reconciliation and First Communion preparation. Classes begin Sunday, Oct. 3. If you are interested in enrolling your child, or if you are interested in being part of the instruction team, please contact Lee Volmer at 816.800.0108 or

Virtus Workshop at STP Aug. 26

There is a session of Protecting God’s Children scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 26, 6-9 p.m. at STP. All parish & school staff & volunteers (18 and over) working with minors and/or vulnerable adults are required by the diocese to attend the Protecting God’s Children workshop. This includes coaches & volunteers in the school, church nursery, See all available sessions and register here.

Help for the People of Haiti

The people of Haiti have recently undergone terrible tribulations—political upheaval, a severe earthquake, and a tropical storm. Catholic Relief Services is actively assisting our suffering brothers and sisters in Haiti. To donate to their work, please go to their website at