Father John Reynolds, 58, died on Feb. 16 after a long illness. He most recently resided at the Brookdale facility in Shawnee. His last assignment was as sacramental assistant in residence at St. Patrick Parish in Kansas City, Kansas, in 2019.
Father Reynolds was born on June 9, 1962, and was ordained to the priesthood for the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas on June 2, 1990.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated for Father Reynolds at 10:30 a.m. on Feb. 22 at Holy Trinity Parish in Lenexa, with burial to follow at Resurrection Cemetery.
Father Mark Mertes will be the main celebrant and homilist. Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann will do the final commendation.
There will also be a prayer service that includes sharing of memories from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, February 21, also at Holy Trinity in Lenexa.
A full obituary will be published in the next issue of The Leaven.