Liturgy of the Word: We listen and reflect with children on the Sunday scripture readings. Training: One training sessions, plus VIRTUS Training is required for working with children. Resource materials are available. Contact: Kathleen Willis, 913-895-0607, or kwillis
Preparation for First Reconciliation & Holy Eucharist:
In partnership with families, children are prepared to celebrate their First Reconciliation and First Holy Eucharist. Preparation involves several parent/child sessions and a retreat in addition to participation in on-going Christian formation. First Reconciliation preparation usually occurs before Holy Eucharist in the 2nd grade. Holy Eucharist is usually celebrated that same grade year in the Spring after Easter. Volunteers are needed to help with evening sessions for Reconciliation, help with evening sessions of the retreat, assemble banner packets and assist with information packets/mailings.
is required for working with children. Contact: Kathleen Willis, 913-895-0607 or
RCIA for Non-Baptized Children:
In this program, children over the age of 7 are immersed into the Catholic way of life. They are fully initiated into the Church with the celebration of Baptism, Confirmation, and Eucharist. Volunteers can join a team of catechists to share the faith with children Time commitment: One Sunday a month after the 9:30 am Mass. Training is on-going and limited;
is required for working with children. Contact: Kathleen Willis, 913-895-0607, or