Annual Parish Garage Sale
Queen of the Holy Rosary
22705 Metcalf, Bucyrus
June 3 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
June 4 from 8 a.m. – noon

This is a 700-family garage sale. On June 4, all items that fit in a trash bag will cost $5 per bag (except furniture and certain marked tables).

Annual Germanfest
Sacred Heart-St. Joseph Parishes
312 N.E. Freeman Ave., Topeka
June 3 from 4 – 11 p.m.
June 4 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

There will be authentic German food,  locally brewed beer, handcrafted items for sale, inflatables, live polka music, games and more. The event kicks off June 3 with a bilingual German/English Mass celebrated on the grounds. For more information, go online to:

Pancake Menudo Breakfast
St. John the Evangelist Parish
2910 Strong Ave., Kansas City, Kansas
June 4 from 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.

The Unity Council 709 of the Knights of Columbus are hosting the breakfast. The  cost for a  large Menudo bowl is $10; small Menudo bowl is $5; three pancakes, sausage links and scrambled eggs are $6. The meals include tortillas, coffee and juice. To-go orders are available.

Solemnity of Corpus Christi Eucharistic Retreat: ‘Hidden Truths of the Greatest Treasure’
Christ’s Peace House of Prayer
22131 Meagher Rd., Easton
June 9 – June 11

The retreat will begin on June 9 at 5:30 p.m. and end on June 11 at 4:30 p.m. The Eucharist has been called the “source and summit of the Christian life.” As we prepare to celebrate the solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ, we will delve in and discover the rich truths found in the greatest treasure of the church. There will be conferences, eucharistic adoration, Mass, confession, and time for private prayer, reflection and walking. Cabins/courtyard rooms: $170 single/$250 couple; or single guest rooms: $100 (meals included). To attend, fill out the individual retreat form online at: or call (913) 773-8255.

Retrouvaille: Weekend for Couples
See website for location
June 9 – 11
Kansas City

Retrouvaille offers a welcoming and loving space to couples who have been living with the misery of a failing marriage and hope that it is not too late for a better marriage. Retrouvaille helps couples show each other mercy through the opportunities it provides to listen, forgive, be reconciled and to move into their futures, believing their marriages can be healed and restored. For more information, call: (800) 470-2230 or visit the website at:

Ladies Community Luncheon
Divine Mercy Parish
555 W. Main St., Gardner
June 10 at 11:30 a.m.

All women from Gardner, Edgerton and Spring Hill are invited to a Ladies Community Luncheon. There is no cost for the luncheon; however, any donations received will go to “Sleep in Heavenly Peace.” The guest speaker will be from Johnson County Parks and Recreation speaking on the topic of summer programs for youth, adults and seniors. RSVP by calling (913) 856-7781 or send an email to:

Called to Love Again Divorce Support Ministry
Stone Pillar Winery
11000 S. Woodland St., Olathe
June 10 and July 22 from 6 – 8 p.m.

We have been there, understand the hurt, and welcome you to healing, friendship and hope. Please join us for our upcoming meetings at Stone Pillar Winery. Bring a lawn chair and meet near the entrance barn.

Bingo Night
Sacred Heart Church
2646 S 34th St. Kansas City, Kansas
June 10 at 7p.m.

The Sacred Heart Knights of Columbus will be hosting Bingo for cash prizes. Refreshments will be sold. For more information call Bob at (913) 850-3348

Pancake Breakfast
St. Patrick Parish (Center)
1086 N. 94th St., Kansas City, Kansas
June 11 from 8 – 11 a.m.

The Knights of Columbus Bicentennial Council 6781 breakfast will feature pancakes (regular and blueberry), sausages, scrambled eggs, and biscuits and gravy. Juice and fresh coffee are included. Free will offering. 

Parish Picnic
Immaculate Conception Parish (Miege Hall)
711 N. Fifth St., Leavenworth
June 11 from 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

The menu includes hamburgers, hot dogs, salads and ice cream. The cost is $10 for adults; $5 for kids ages 12 and under. There will be a raffle for a quilt and a raffle for cash prizes.

St. James Church Picnic and Auction 
306 5th St., Wetmore
June 11 
Serving begins at 4 p.m.

St. James Church is hosting a picnic and auction with a roast beef and ham dinner buffet style. $12 for adults; $6 for children 4-10 years old; and children 3 years and under eat free. An auction will begin at 8 p.m. inside the hall. BINGO, cards and games for all ages will take place on the grounds. There will also be a beer garden.

St. Malachy Parish Picnic
St. Malachy Parish
1012 Main St., Beattie
June 11 from 5 – 7:30 p.m.

A beef brisket or pork supper will be served from 5 – 7:30 p.m. The cost for adults is $12; children ages 4 – 10: $6. There will also be bingo, games, quilts, a country store and a raffle. There will be an auction at 8 p.m.

Refugee Community Sponsorship Presentation
Christ the King Parish (Yadrich Hall)
5973 S.W. 25th St., Topeka
June 12 from 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Navigating a new country can be challenging. We know that refugees who are supported by the community integrate faster and become self-sufficient much quicker than those trying to do it on their own. Come learn about the journey of a refugee family and the opportunity to be a part of Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas’ Community Sponsorship Program. Light refreshments will be provided; all are welcome!

Lunch and Learn: Blending Tax Reducing Strategies with Gift Planning
Anyone can be a philanthropist with the tools that will be covered in this workshop. Sponsored by St. Patrick’s parish for the faithful, Wednesday, June 14, 1 pm – 2:30 pm, in the parish hall, Bill Eckert, a Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy, will cover how to maximize your financial resources through tax savings and/or increasing your income, to make an impact for your favorite charity. RSVP at: or (913) 647-0365 or:

Solemnity of the Sacred Heart Prayer Vigil
St. Joseph Parish
11311 Johnson Dr., Shawnee
June 15 at 7 p.m.

A prayer vigil will include the rosary, vespers, Act of Reparation, Litany of the Sacred Heart and chaplet of the Sacred Heart. All are welcome.

Potluck Dinner
Most Pure Heart of Mary (Culhane Room)
3601 S.W. 17th St., Topeka
June 15 from 5 – 7 p.m.

The Christian Widow and Widowers Organization will host a salad potluck dinner. There is no cost to attend. For more information, call Gen at (785) 230-2473.

Bereavement Meeting
Curé of Ars Parish (Father Burak Room)
9405 Mission Rd., Leawood
June 17 at 8:30 a.m.

The bereavement ministry will have a grief support meeting following the 8:30 a.m. Mass. For more information, call (913) 649-2026.

Ethnic Festival
St. Mary – St. Anthony Parish
615 N. 7th St., Kansas City, Kansas (Bishop Forst Parish Hall)
June 17 from 5 – 8:30 p.m.

St. Mary – St. Anthony is hosting their annual summer social, the “Ethnic Festival” in the Bishop Forst Parish Hall, located in the cool and comfortable church basement — no fighting the heat!  We are having a 50/50 pot raffle, featuring a potential grand prize of $1,250, and a general festival raffle with a $750 grand prize!  We will also have: German, American, and Hispanic food (to-go orders available), a DJ, a variety of games and prize wheels — including the always popular salami, beer, and homemade povitica wheel, a silent auction, a loteria bingo game booth, and a bounce house for the kids. We hope to see you on June 17!

Rosary Rally in Honor of Our Lady of Fatima
St. Pius X Church
5500 Woodson Rd., Mission
June 18 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:

24th Annual Mission-From-God Golf Tournament
Heritage Park Golf Course
16447  Constance St., Olathe
June 23, 8 a.m. shotgun start

The Knights of Columbus Council 7909 will be your host. All beverages, including lunch, are included in greens fees of $125 ($500 per team). Details at: or call/text Bob Davis at (913) 523-3322.

Fullness of Life Couples Retreat
Christ’s Peace House of Prayer
22131 Meagher Rd., Easton
June 23 – 25

The retreat will begin on June 23  at 6 p.m. and end on June 25 at noon. This is a retreat for couples experiencing infertility. The suggested donation is $300, but couples will not be turned away for financial reasons. The focus of the retreat will be on strengthening your marriage by giving you space and prompts to reflect on and talk about things away from the stress and noise of everyday life. There will be time to bond with other couples. Visit the website at: for details and to register.

Project Rachel/Project Joseph Saturday Retreat
Lenexa (exact location given after registration)
June 24 from 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Is Mother’s Day or Father’s Day a difficult time for you, bringing up memories you’ve been trying to forget? Have you been thinking about this for a long time but struggle with reaching out to talk to someone? We’re offering a one-day retreat that can help you on the road to healing in a judgment-free, confidential environment.  Continental breakfast, lunch and materials will be provided. To register, go online to: or call/text (913) 621-2199.

Meeting Christ in Prayer
Church of the Ascension
9510 W. 127th St., Overland Park
Tuesdays from June 20 – Aug. 8

This eight-week guided prayer experience is based on the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola. St. Ignatius  showed how daily meditative/contemplative prayer enables us to know Jesus more personally, see God in our midst more clearly and, like the disciples on the road to Emmaus, you too, might come to say, “Was not my heart burning within me?” The cost is $35 and includes a book. For more information and to register, go online to: Questions? Contact Marguerite Enlow at (913) 660-2811.

‘Gospel of Nonviolence: Living the Way of Jesus’
Keeler Women’s Center
759 Vermont Ave., Suite 100-B
Kansas City, Kansas
First and third Wednesdays
From 1 – 3 p.m.

In a world where bullets enter homes and violence disrupts neighborhoods, where the news seems to report more and more killings and war, come and experience the message of nonviolence that has been preached by Jesus and wise people through the ages. Register by calling or texting (913) 689-9375.

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