Calendar

Rosary rally in honor of Our Lady of Fatima
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish
3333 Broadway Blvd., Kansas City, Missouri
April 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: www.rosaryrallieskc.org.

Easter Joy – An Ignatian Mini Retreat
Via Zoom
April 17 – 18

Moving from Lent to Easter is not as easy as one might think. Join the Ignatian Spirituality Center of Kansas City for a short retreat to pause and notice Easter joy. You will be given input for prayer at various times as well as a guided meditation and sharing on Saturday evening. To learn more and to register, visit the website at: www.ignatiancenterkc.org/events. Scroll down and click on “View Event” for more information, and then click on “Register.”

Disability resource series for parents, guardians and self-advocates
Via Zoom
April 22, 29 and May 6 at 8:30 p.m.

Sessions include: “KanCare/Medicaid Basics” (presented by Russell Nittler, KDHE, Senior Manager for Eligibility);  “Family Medical Eligibility” (by Russell Nittler); and “Elderly/Persons with Disability Eligibility” (by Russell Nittler). Register online at: www.archkck.org/special-needs. The Zoom link will be sent the day before each session. Contact Tom Racunas at: tracunas@archkck.org or Jill Reffett at: jillreffett@embraceks.org with questions.

Project Chrysalis
Via Zoom or Church of the Ascension (St. Luke’s Room)
9510 W. 127th St., Overland Park
April 27 at 7 p.m.

Project Chrysalis is a ministry offering hope through sacred Scripture and community to parents and grandparents who have lost a child or grandchild. Our mission is to offer support and hope through Scripture in a time of transformation. For more information, including the Zoom invitation link, contact Deacon Ken Billinger at (913) 634-4210 or send an email to: kbillinger@archkck.org. This group is open to parents or grandparents who have lost children.

Beginning Experience
Savior Pastoral Center
12601 Parallel Pkwy., Kansas City, Kansas
April 30 – May 2

Beginning Experience is offering a healing weekend for men and women of all ages who have suffered the loss of a spouse through death, divorce or separation. Reservations are required. For more information, visit the website at: www.beginningexperiencekc.org; send an email to: register.bekc@gmail.com; or contact Laura at (308) 530-1873.

Suds and Scholarships
Boulevard Brewing Company
2501 Southwest Blvd., Kansas City, Missouri
May 3 from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Join us for this annual benefit for Holy Name School’s student scholarship fund. Help support the vibrant and faith-filled community at Holy Name, where 86% of students rely on scholarship to attend. There will be musical entertainment by The Hamptones and delicious food from Jack Stack Barbecue. Learn more online at: one.bidpal.net/holyname21/welcome.

Holy Spirit Catholic Parish Garage Sale – Open to the Public
11300 W 103rd St., Overland Park
Thursday, June 10 from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Friday, June 11 from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday, June 12 from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Sale items include, but are not limited to: furniture, kitchen wares, clothing, baby items, toys, games, holiday items, books, art, home décor and more. For more information, call 913-492-7318.

Special-needs family camp
Prairie Star Ranch
1124 California Rd., Williamsburg
June 18 – 20

Enjoy a weekend of fun and family at Camp Tekakwitha. Register online at: www.archkck.org/special-needs.

St. Joseph Retreat: ‘With a Father’s Heart’
Christ’s Peace House of Prayer
22131 Meagher Rd., Easton
June 25 – 27

The retreat will begin on June 25 at 6 p.m. with supper. In this year dedicated to St. Joseph, enter into the movement and develop a deeper relationship with our spiritual father as we learn about consecration to St. Joseph. For more information, send an email to: info@christspeace.com or call (913) 773-8255.

Catholic Heart Workcamp
Kansas City area
July 12 – 15

If you know of anyone needing minor home repairs, painting or yard cleanup, contact the managers by email at: chwc.kc@gmail.com or call (402) 306-9043. You will need to leave a message if you call. Safety guidelines are in place to meet the current CDC guidelines regarding COVID.

Totus Tuus for People With Special Needs
Prince of Peace Parish
16000 W. 143rd St., Olathe
July 19 – 23

Come join others and learn about Totus Tuus. Register online at: www.archkck.org/special-needs.

War Horses for Veterans D-Day Ride
5600 W. 183rd St., Stillwell
June 6 at 8 a.m.

This motorcycle ride is being hosted by the Father Donnelly Division of the Ancient Order of Hibernians. WHFV is a nonprofit organization that provides equestrian therapy for veterans and first responders. The 103-mile ride will begin at WHFV with stops at American Legion and VFW posts. It will end at Rawhide Harley Davidson, Olathe. Absolutely no alcohol during the ride. The cost is: $25 per rider; $10 per passenger. For registration and details go online to: horsesforveterans.com.

St. Thomas Aquinas Grade School Summer Camps
St. Thomas Aquinas High School
11411 Pflumm Rd., Overland Park
June and July

There will be a variety of camps for students entering grades K – 8. Registration and further information are available online at: www.stasaints.net/summercamps. For more information, call (913) 319-2416 or send an email to: btriggs@stasaints.net.

War Horses for Veterans D-Day Ride
5600 W. 183rd St., Stillwell
June 6 at 8 a.m.

This motorcycle ride for War Horses for Veterans is being hosted by the Father Donnelly Division of the Ancient Order of Hibernians. WHFV is a nonprofit organization that provides compassionate equestrian therapy for veterans and first responders. The 103-mile ride will begin at WHFV with stops at American Legion and VFW posts. It will end at Rawhide Harley Davidson, Olathe. Absolutely no alcohol during the ride. The cost is: $25 per rider; $10 per passenger. For registration and details go online to: horsesforveterans.com.

Catholic Heart Workcamp
Kansas City area
July 12 – 15

If you know of anyone needing minor home repairs, painting or yard cleanup, contact the managers by email at: chwc.kc@gmail.com or call (402) 306-9043. You will need to leave a message if you call. Safety guidelines are in place to meet the current CDC guidelines regarding COVID.

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