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Bulletin: August 6, 2017



On this day in 1917, the first St. Elizabeth Mass was celebrated. 100 years later, Bishop James V. Johnston and Father Greg Haskamp invite you to a special commemorative Mass at 4:30 pm. 

After Mass, we will continue the celebration with the

Taste of St. Elizabeth under the tent in the parking lot.

Tasty food and drink, merriment, and good old fashion fellowship for all to enjoy. Please park in the neighborhood and walk, like they did in 1917, as the church parking lot is the location of the party. 

100 Years of Faith, Family, and Community

STE 100-year Anniversary Photo Directory - Sign Up Now

We are working with Lifetouch Church Directories, a NEW vendor for us. Please schedule to have your family's picture taken for this special book as soon as posible. The photographers will be onsite at St. Elizabeth on :

Friday, August 4 from 2pm - 9pm

Saturday, August 5 from 10am - 5pm

Sunday, August 6 from 12pm - 7pm

Monday, August 7 from 2pm - 9 pm

Click here to schedule your appointment now.

We have had photo directories in the past, but this will be a special anniversary edition that will include a history of our parish. In order to truly capture the spirit and faces of our community at this milestone, we hope to include as many families as possible.

If you can spare a couple of hours to volunteer to get people checked in please click here to select the shift that is best for you.




The 7th Annual BBQ Contest is September 15 & 16, 2017


Thank You for Your Donations to the

Heritage Fund! -

Our vision is to maintain St. Elizabeth School as one of the leading Catholic elementary schools in the Kansas City area. Our mission is to strengthen the existing school's financial stability and celebrate its outstanding educational heritage.

The Heritage Fund was created by a group of former school parents because they value the quality education their children received years ago and want the same to continue for our current and future students: an education rooted in the Catholic faith, with an emphasis on giving back and with high academic standards. 

Click here to donate online today.




2017 Stewardship Campaign Information &

Online Commitment Card (click here)





Stewardship Education

Everyone has a different story about why they are called to be a Christian steward... click on the links below to read a few from our parishioners.

"That does not sound like you."

"It's just what we do for family."

"It started with a valentine."

"God is the main Head Coach."

"Experience that awesome feeling that comes with being part of something bigger than ourselves"

"It is not an obligation to us. It is a privilege."

"How shall we make a return to the Lord for all the good He has done for us?"

"God prepared this house for us."

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait single moment before starting to change the world.”

"A Volleyball Match, a Pocket Knife and a T-shirt."


Seven Secrets of Successful Stewards (click here)

Keynote address 2011 Region IX Stewardship Conference

Father Jim Golka (Pastor,St. Patrick Church, Diocese of Grand Island, Nebraska) gives an humorous, inspirational and

thought-provoking perspective on stewardship. Enjoy! 

(click here)


Food Pantry Volunteers Needed

As we quickly approach summer, it's time to make sure our food pantry stays in good shape! During summer months, weekly volunteers are needed to move donated food from the church to PMC. The job is much easier if you have family members to help. This job can be accomplished immediately following 10am Mass on Sunday because the church is unlocked and food donations are accessible. More detailed instructions will be given once dates have been selected. Please click here to sign up to help with this mission. Thank you SO much for your service!


El Salvador Scholarship Program

New Video from our 2016 Visit! (click here)

Donation Link (click here)

St. Elizabeth El Salvador Ministry Information (click here)



Fire Foundation

FIRE was founded in 1996 by a group of parents who shared a common dream; for their children with special needs to attend their parish schools with siblings and friends. Since that time, through the efforts of parents, a dedicated board of directors, many talented volunteers and community members who embrace inclusive Catholic education, $2.5 million has been granted to partner schools in the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph (MO) to support inclusive Catholic education.

The FIRE Foundation, an independent 501(c)3 organization, makes it possible for partner Catholic schools to hire special educators and paraprofessionals and to acquire learning materials and technology that create successful learning experiences for all children. Without grants from FIRE, most schools would not be able to welcome students with Down syndrome, significant learning disabilities, many who are on the Autism spectrum and students who face other special learning challenges. In inclusive learning environments, children grow up knowing and appreciating each other’s unique gifts. St. Elizabeth is a proud partner school.



Parish By The Numbers

School By The Numbers

Parish-Wide Visioning

Parish Visioning Recommendations and Goals (click here)

State of the Parish 2015 power point (click here)

Parish Visioning Update 6/15/2015 (click here)



Update your Alumni Contact Information

To update your Alumni contact information (click here)

Alumni Class Notes (click here)


Personalized Hymnal Dedication 

Online ordering: (click here)


Homilies- Audio Version

School Mass - 5/17/2017

School Mass - 5/10/2017

Bishop's Homily - 12/18/2016

Bishop's School Mass - 12/05/2016