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Community live-in assistants – L’Arche Heartland of Overland Park serves adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities in day program support services and in residential services. We are seeking assistants who are looking for a unique opportunity in a faith-based organization. We are in immediate need of live-in assistants and potential live-out assistants to work in our day program serving 30 adults. We have a recycling program and community activities. Our core members participate in distributing for Meals on Wheels and Rise Against Hunger. They also attend community events such as the library, movies, bowling and going to parks. We also have a need for live-in and live-out assistants in our five residential homes. If interested, contact Jamie Henderson, community leader, by email at:

Experienced marketing board members   Santa Marta Senior Living Community is looking for new board members with a marketing background to work with the executive leadership team and outside marketing firm to define and implement various marketing programs. Ideal candidates would have experience in identifying market opportunities, putting together go-to market strategies (including print and digital media) while also understanding SEO and other tactical digital platforms. If you have an interest in volunteering your time and participating on a very active board to assist in the mission of Santa Marta, please send your resume, cover letter and home parish to Heidi Abeln at: habeln@santamarta by Oct. 30. Any questions regarding the application process can also be emailed to this address, and a current board member will reply. Be sure to include your phone number and mailing address. Additional information about Santa Marta can be viewed at:

Caregivers needed – Daughters & Company, a non- medical, companion care provider is looking for several compassionate caregivers to provide assistance to ambulatory seniors in their home at this time. We provide light housekeeping, light meal preparation, organizational assistance, care management and occasional transportation services for our clients. Caregivers need to have reliable transportation and a cellphone for communication. We typically employ on a part-time basis, but will strive to match up hours desired per week. Please contact Laurie or Gary at (913) 341-2500, or send resume to: if you would like to become part of an excellent caregiving team.

We need your help! – Caring and reliable drivers needed to transport K – 12 students to and from school in Johnson and Wyandotte counties in company minivans. We offer competitive wages, flexible schedules and the ability to make a difference in your community by helping those in need. CDL not required. Retirees encouraged to apply. Call (913) 262-5190 or visit: to learn more and apply online. EEO.

Board members –  Villa St. Francis, a skilled nursing community in Olathe sponsored by the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas, is actively seeking board members. If you are interested in giving your time and talent to the Villa’s mission, submit a letter of interest and resume to:

Substitute teachers – Our Lady’s Montessori School is looking for substitutes in our 3- to 6-year-olds classroom and elementary classroom. Please call Jenny at (913) 403-9550 or email:

Janitorial – Need janitorial services part time, two – three hours nightly for two individuals. Experience preferred. Call John at (913) 575-2686.

Substitute teachers – St. Joseph Early Education Center, Shawnee, is looking for substitute staff in our center, ranging from the infant to pre-Kindergarten age programs. Please call (913) 248-4589 or email:

Administrative assistant – St. Patrick School, located at 1086 N. 94th St. in Kansas City, Kansas, has an opening for a part-time administrative assistant at the Early Education Center from 7:30 until 11:30 a.m. when school is in session. To apply, please submit a request for a job application to Patty Dickinson at:

Lead/assistant teachers – St. Joseph Early Education Center, Shawnee, has positions available in our infant, toddler and 2-1/2 year-olds rooms. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age. Competitive pay and benefits are offered. Please call (913) 248-4589 or email: tgavila@st

Part-time day custodian – St. Patrick School, located at 1086 N. 94th St. in Kansas City, Kansas, has an opening for a part-time day custodian. Hours are 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. when school is in session. To apply, please submit a request for a job application to Patty Dickinson at:

Caregiver needed – Room and board plus pay in exchange for elder care. Some flexibility in schedule. Call for details. Call Michelle at (913) 333-9117.


Handyman – Thank you for all the work. It has been a great spring and summer. Please remember we can do full bathroom, kitchen and basement remodels for any budget. We still do wood rot, ceiling popcorn removal and retexturing as well as flooring, windows, siding, doors, decks, fences, covered porches, gutters and trim carpentry. You can see some of my work on Facebook at: Father & Son Home Exteriors & Remodeling. My family and I appreciate you all.

Bankruptcy consultation – If debts are overwhelming you, seek hope and help from compassionate, experienced Catholic attorney, Teresa Kidd. For a free consultation, call (913) 422-0610; send an email to:; or visit the website at: Please do not wait until life seems hopeless before getting good quality legal advice that may solve your financial stress.

Custom countertops – Laminates installed within five days. Cambria, granite and solid surface. Competitive prices, dependable work. Call the Top Shop, Inc., at (913) 962-5058. Members of St. Joseph, Shawnee.

Mike Hammer local moving – A full-service mover. Packing, pianos, rental truck load/unload, storage container load/unload and in-home moving. No job too small. Serving JoCo since 1987. St. Joseph, Shawnee, parishioner. Call Mike at (913) 927-4347 or send an email to:

8 to Your IdealWeight 
Get Real, Get Healthy, Get Empowered
Take back your power and release weight, fatigue and joint pain without hunger or cravings!
Call or text Kathi at (816) 809-7739

Memory quilts – Preserve your memories in a keepsake quality quilt, pillows, etc. Custom designed from your T-shirt collection, baby clothes, sports memorabilia, neckties . . . Quilted Memories. (913) 649-2704.

Faith-based counseling to cope with life concerns – Kansas City area. Call Mary Vorsten, licensed clinical professional counselor, at (913) 909-2002.

Masonry work – Quality new or repair work. Brick, block and chimney/fireplace repair. Insured; second-generation bricklayer. Member of St. Paul Parish, Olathe. Call (913) 829-4336.


Caregiving – We provide personal assistance, companionship, care management, and transportation for seniors in their home, assisted living or nursing facilities. We also provide respite care for main caregivers needing some personal time. Call Daughters & Company at (913) 341-2500 and speak with Laurie, Pat or Gary.

Looking for assisted living at home? –  Before you move, call us and explore our in-home care options. We specialize in helping families live safely at home while saving thousands of dollars per year. Call today for more information or to request a FREE home care planning guide. Benefits of Home – Senior Care, www.benefits or call (913) 422-1591.

Home Improvement

*Commercial & residential
* Lawn renovation
* Mowing
* Clean-up and hauling
* Dirt grading/installation
* Landscape design * Free estimates
Hablamos y escribimos Ingles!!
Call Lupe at (816) 935-0176

STA (Sure Thing Always) Home Repair – Basement finish, bathrooms and kitchens; interior & exterior repairs: painting, roofing, siding, wood replacement and window glazing. Free estimates. Call (913) 579-1835. Email: Member of Holy Trinity, Lenexa.

Affordable home remodeling: Kitchens, baths, basements and room additions.
All interior and exterior work.
Honest, dependable, experienced and family owned.
Licensed and insured. Member St. Joseph Parish, Shawnee.
(913) 927-5240 or

Rusty Dandy Painting, Inc. – We have been coloring your world for 40 years. Your home will be treated as if it were our own. Old cabinets will be made to look like new. Dingy walls and ceilings will be made beautiful. Woodwork will glow. Lead-certified and insured. Call (913) 341-9125.

DRC Construction
We’ll get the job done right the first time.
Windows – Doors – Decks – Siding
Repair or replace, we will work with you to solve your problems. Choose us for any window, door, siding or deck project and be glad you did.
Everything is guaranteed 100%
(913) 461-4052

Painting – Diamond Painting, (913) 648-4933, Residential/Commercial, Exterior/interior, Free Estimate, Affordable, Decks,, Kcmo/Overland Park Metropolitan area.

Concrete construction – Tear out and replace stamped, stained or colored patios and drives. Retaining walls, footings, poured-in-place safe rooms, excavation and hauling. Asphalt drives and lots. Fully insured; references. Call Dan at (913) 207-4371 or send an email to:

Popcorn texture removed and apply knockdown texture.
Renew your walls with a fresh coat of quality paint!
Cracks repaired.
Fully insured, serving Kansas for 27 years
Call or text Jerry at (913) 206-1144.

Local handyman – Painting int. and ext., wood rot, power washing, staining, masonry (chimney repair, patios) gutter cleaning, water heaters, junk removal, lawn mowing, window cleaning, honey – do list and more!! Member of Holy Angels Parish, Basehor. Call Billy at (913) 927-4118.

Wanted to Buy

Wanted to buy – Antique/vintage jewelry, paintings,  pottery, sterling, etc. Single pieces or estate. Renee  Maderak, (913) 475-7393. St. Joseph Parish, Shawnee.

Will buy firearms and related accessories – One or a whole collection. Honest evaluation and top prices paid. Contact Tom at (913) 238-2473. Member of Sacred Heart Parish, Shawnee.

Wanted to buy – Old cars or hot rods. Uncompleted project cars in any condition, with or without titles. Cash buyer. Call (913) 980-3559.

For Sale

Residential lifts – New and recycled. Stair lifts, porch lifts, ceiling lifts and elevators. St. Michael’s parishioners. KC Lift & Elevator at (913) 327-5557. (Formerly Silver Cross – KC)

Real Estate

Rental properties – Getting into this kind of investment can be scary. How about if you could have access to a seasoned investor after the sale as a consultant? I am selling some of my investments that are in the KCMO area that you might be interested in. I am not a realtor, but I have owned these properties for a long time. Call (785) 883-2936, leave me your contact information and I will return your call within 24 hours.

Whole Estates
Need to sell a home and everything in it?
We buy it all at once in as-is condition.
Call (816) 444-1950 or send an email to:

We buy houses and whole estates –  We are local and family owned, and will make you a fair cash offer. We buy houses in any condition. No fees or commissions and can close on the date of your choice. Selling your house as is never felt so good. Jon & Stacy Bichelmeyer (913) 599-5000.

(913) 980-4905
Any condition in the metro area
Mark Edmondson – local parishioner