Knights of Columbus is a Catholic men's fraternal and service organization dedicated to the principles of Charity, Unity, Fraternity and Patriotism. Bishop Miege Council 843 meets the third Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in the Knights of Columbus Room.
We will plan 3-4 events, such as Taco Trivia Night or Oktoberfest, throughout the year. This is a good committee for people of all ages who want to help plan community and fundraising activities for the parish.
We are currently seeking someone to head this committee. Contact the parish office at 913-432-4808 if you're interested.
Join in fellowship with all women of the parish in regular pot luck dinners, bake sales, other fundraisers and service events. You many also want to join in a smaller group, called a Circle, which meets monthly. Each Circle has a different emphasis and character. Find one that suits you or start your own. Circle membership is not required to join the Women's Club. Contact Marisa Snook at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Men's Club is a social and service organization for all men dedicated to fellowship and fun through activities that raise funds for school and parish improvements and youth organizations. Meetings are the second Monday of the month at 7:30 p.m.
Contact Jim Bade at 913-432-5686.
Football, volleyball, basketball and track are offered to all children in the parish 3rd-8th grade through CYO. The Catholic Youth Organization allows children to participate and learn about the support with honesty and fair play. We always need coaches who will provide youth with the direction to grow in the image of Christ.
Contact Sasha Bowick at John Paul II School at 913-432-6350.
Bring your family and friends and join fellow parishioners on the second Saturday evening of the month for a good old-fashioned game night - cards and board games. Contact Rosemary Pappert at 913-831-2517.
Food Pantry reaches out to others in the broader community by serving those in need. Once a month they collect non-perishable food and other necessities as well as monetary contributions for Catholic Community Services Food Pantry. They need van drivers to deliver once a month.
Contact Marsha Russell at 913-384-3847.
ST. MARY'S FOOD KITCHEN
On the 1st Thursday of every month, parishioners from St. Pius X prepare and serve lunch to around 300 adults and children at the Willa Gill Center. Volunteers meet outside the west entrance outside the office at 8:45 a.m. and carpool to Willa Gill Center. Parishioners purchase and prepare the food according to a planned menu.
Care for those who are sick and elderly. They need volunteers for the Gift shop, mail delivery, sewing both by hand and machine, snack times and visiting. Commitments vary as to time and frequency. A volunteer is needed to coordinate this.
Contact 913-432-4808 if you are interested.
OPERATION RICE BOWL - CRS
Operation Rice Bowl is a Lenten Program of Catholic Relief Services intended to build solidarity with the poor through prayer, fasting, learning and giving. Materials are made available for individual participation. Of the funds collected, 25% remain in the archdiocese for projects of local needs.
Dedicated to proclaiming the sanctity of human life as a gift from God and promoting a culture of life in word and deed. Various activities are scheduled throughout the year to support women and their babies and to reach out to women hurting from abortion.
Contact Karin Capron at 913-302-2359.
Communion is taken to those not able to attend Mass and to area nursing homes once a week on Wednesday mornings after the 8:15 a.m. Mass. We are looking for volunteers for this.