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.
With the health and safety of our parishioners in mind, we have decided to postpone the men’s CRHP retreat until Spring. We apologize for any inconvenience. If you have questions or are interested in learning more about CRHP, please contact Marty Seaton or Kevin Clune.
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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 crs.org.
St. Peter’s Knights of Columbus will host the Sally Euston Texas Hold’em Tournament on Saturday, August 21 in the Narthex. (Registration at 6:30 p.m., play 7-Midnight) It’s the first one since 2019, don’t miss it! Click HERE for more details about the event.
The 10th Annual “A Round for Brian” Golf Tournament is just around the corner, July 24th at Swope Memorial. Since 2011 friends and family have come together to celebrate the love, laughter & life of Brian Euston, St.Peter’s 2004 grad. Proceeds from A Round for Brian are shared between St. Peter’s School and Rockhurst High School. This year’s tournament is sold out but we still need you!! The volunteer website will be up in a few days. In the meantime if you can help shoot an email to email@example.com, and of course donations are always happily accepted. Coming soon–crazy fun raffle! Visit aroundforbrian.org for more info.
UPDATE: the shoe drive is over and was a great success! Thanks to all who donated.
St. Therese Little Flower Senior Center is collecting new and gently used shoes of all sizes. Please make sure that each pair donated is individually bagged or otherwise connected so the pairs don’t get separated. Shoes can be left in the basket in the narthex or delivered to St. Therese, 58th & Euclid Ave. Deadline 6/18.
During the summer months, the parish office is open Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. The office is closed on Fridays through June and July. Please reach out to the staff if you need anything, and watch email, the church bulletin, and social media for the latest.