Calendar

Rosary rally in honor of Our Lady of Fatima
All Saints Parish
811 Vermont Ave., Kansas City, Kansas
Jan. 10 from 3 – 4:15 p.m.

We will pray the joyful, sorrowful and glorious mysteries of the rosary. Benediction will follow, as well as an opportunity for attendees to enroll in the brown scapular. For more information, visit the website at: www.rosaryrallieskc.org.

January retreat for planning and reflection
Christ’s Peace House of Prayer
22131 Meagher Rd., Easton
Jan. 8 – 10

The retreat begins at 5:30 p.m. on Jan. 8 and ends at 4:30 p.m. on Jan. 10. Set aside this time to focus on spiritual growth, create growth goals for various roles, devise steps to reach goals and write a vision statement for the year. The structure of the retreat will allow ample time for you to do work on your plan. We will be providing resources and ideas to incorporate in your plan. There will be time to brainstorm and share our plans with others as well as time to meet with a spiritual director if you prefer to speak on an individual basis. There will be private time for prayer/reflection, daily eucharistic adoration and praying the Liturgy of the Hours. Confession and Mass at the local parish will also be available. The suggested donation  for cabins/courtyard rooms is $170 single/$250 couple or $100 for single guest rooms; meals included. To attend, send an email to: info@christspeace.com or call (913) 773-8255.

Holy Women Series
The Keeler Women’s Center
759 Vermont Ave., Ste. 100-B,
Kansas City, Kansas
Jan. 14 from 2 – 3:30 p.m.

This first of a series of Holy Women presents Dolly Parton. Most of us know about Dolly Parton as a longtime country singer. Her voice and look are something that most know instantly, even if they do not know her songs. Yet many are not familiar with her life story and all that she has contributed to make the world a better place. Join us in learning more about this amazing woman’s contributions and philanthropic gestures. To register, go online to: www.keelerwomenscenter.org; next, scroll down to “Full Lists of Keeler Women’s Center Offerings,” then to “January” and finally “Holy Women Series.” There is a registration form online after the description of the program, or call or text (913) 681-0375.

Holy Women Series
The Keeler Women’s Center
759 Vermont Ave., Ste. 100-B, Kansas City, Kansas
Jan. 14 from 2 – 3:30 p.m.

This first of a series of Holy Women presents Dolly Parton. Most of us know about Dolly Parton as a longtime country singer. Her voice and look are something that most know instantly, even if they do not know her songs. Yet many are not familiar with her life story and all that she has contributed to make the world a better place. Join us in learning more about this amazing woman’s contributions and philanthropic gestures. To register, go online to: www.keelerwomenscenter.org; next, scroll down to “Full Lists of Keeler Women’s Center Offerings,” then to “January” and finally “Holy Women Series.” There is a registration form online after the description of the program, or call or text (913) 681-0375.

Called to Love Again Divorce Support Ministry
Via Zoom
Jan. 16  
Feb. 27

The Called To Love Again Divorce Ministry will be having virtual meeting due to the Covid pandemic. Please email Katie Palitto for Zoom access, time and more information at: thecall2love.com. The topic for January is annulments. Monsignor Tom Tank will be the speaker at the January meeting and will answer question about the annulment process. The topic for February is forgiveness.

Kansas Mass for Life
Jan. 21
Most Pure Heart of Mary
3601 SW 17th St, Topeka
10:30 a.m. livestreamed Mass with the bishops of Kansas

The 10:30 a.m. Mass with the Kansas bishops will be livestreamed at: livestream.com/ArchKCK/KSMassforLife. Visit the website at: www.archkck.org/prolife for updated information and details on the day’s event.

Sympto-Thermal Method of Natural Family Planning
Jan. 24 at 2 p.m.

An online course in the Sympto-Thermal Method of Natural Family Planning begins online on Sun., Jan. 24, 2 p.m. Reasonable course fee charged & online registration required at: Class Registration CCLI Portal (powerappsportals.com). Email Alison or Allen Greenlief at aagreenlief@gmail.com for more info about NFP classes offered by the Couple to Couple League.

Project Chrysalis
Online via Zoom
Jan. 26 from 7 – 8:15 p.m.

Project Chrysalis is a ministry offering hope through Sacred Scripture and community to parents/grandparents who have lost a child or grandchild. While this ministry is not a bereavement group, our mission is to offer support and hope through Scripture in a time of transformation. The guest speaker will be Father Shawn Tunink. For more information and the Zoom link, contact Deacon Ken Billinger at (913) 634-4210 or send an email to: kbillinger@archkck.org. The  group is open to parents or grandparents who have lost a child.

Resurrection School’s Taste of KCK
Virtual event
Jan. 26 – 29

Join Resurrection School’s Taste of KCK by going online to: rcskck.org and clicking on the “Taste of KCK” icon to watch presentations on some of the community’s historical roots. Get a traditional Croatian recipe, Mexican recipe and a Burmese recipe. There will also be videos to watch. On Jan. 29, there will be an address by Msgr. Tom Tank. While you are there, make a donation to benefit Resurrection School.

‘Coping with life alone’ a peer-to-peer grief support group
Online via Zoom
Feb. 1 – April 5, 2021

This is a Beginning Experience support program that meets each week for eight weeks. The program helps those who have lost a love relationship — due to death, divorce or separation — move through the experience of grief and loss into a future with renewed hope. Register in advance and receive the program workbook plus detailed Zoom meeting instructions by going to: www.beginningexperiencekc.org. For additional information, contact Donna at (816) 305-3760.

Natural Family Planning
Online class
Feb. 24 at 2 p.m.

A reasonable course fee is charged, and online registration is required at the class registration CCLI  portal at: powerappsportals.com). Send an email to Alison or Allen Greenlief at: aagreenlief@gmail.com for more information about NFP classes offered by the Couple to Couple League.

Become a FOCCUS Facilitator
Online via Zoom
See class options below

To become a FOCCUS facilitator, sign up for one of the classes below. The cost of $115 per person includes one FOCCUS and one REFOCCUS manual and shipping. Classes will be held on the following dates:

• Jan. 16 — 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
• Feb. 11 — 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
• March 13 — 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
• April 8 — 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
• May 8 — 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
• June 10 — 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

To register, contact Deacon Tony Zimmerman by email at: famlife@arch kck.org; call (913) 647-0329; or contact FOCCUS online at: foccus@foccusinc.com or call (877) 883-5422.

Calendar Deadline: Noon, Thursday, 10 days before the desired publication date. Because of space considerations, notices may only run two weeks before the event.

Include:
• Name of event
• Host of the event
• Street address of the event
• Date and time of the event
• A brief description of the event

Send submissions to: beth.blankenship@theleaven.org