May 19th Bulletin (click here)
St. Elizabeth Catholic Church
is a vibrant, Christ-centered community whose primary purpose is to celebrate the sacred liturgy and the Sacraments. Empowered by the Sacraments, we are called to personal holiness, to spread the word of God, and to actions of generosity and compassion toward all of God's people. We aspire, through prayer and action, to further God's kingdom on earth.
St. Elizabeth Catholic School
Our Mission: To provide a Christ-centered, child-focused learning environment where Catholic ideals and a tradition of excellence are instilled.
The first school in the Diocese of Kansas City- St. Joseph to receive the Blue Ribbon School of Excellence Award.
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Our website homepage is updated regularly by our Cristo Rey High School Corporate Work Study Students. To learn more about Cristo Rey High School click here.
May 19th Bulletin (click here)
"Ask and it will be given to you, seek and you will find,
knock and it will be opened to you." - Matthew 7:7
We are in the process of wrapping up our Annual Stewardship Campaign - please return your 2013-2014Commitment Card at your earliest convienence.
The contents of the packet may also be downloaded by clicking on the links below. Additional paper copies of the commitment card are available in church and at the parish office.
Letter from Fr. Bruce (click here)
Stewardship Packet Insert (click here)
St. Elizabeth By the Numbers (click here)
St. Elizabeth Trivia (click here)
St. Elizabeth State of the Parish -updated 03.18.13 (click here)
Christ The King School Closing
We are saddened by the recent announcement to close Christ the King School and are committed to helping families find the best possible school placement for each of their children. CTK families interested in 2013-14 enrollment are asked to call the school office for more information.
816-523-7100. Letter from our Principal (click here)
Fr. Bruce's Retirement
After 46 years in active ministry in our Diocese and 8 years as our Pastor, Fr. Bruce has announced his plans to retire. We will celebrate Fr. Bruce with a retirement party. If you are interested in helping, please contact Katie Shipman in the parish office. The 1st planning meeting will be Tuesday, May 21st at 7:00 pm in Seton Hall. All who are interested in helping are invited to attend!
A recent review of our tithing income revealed that our contributions are below where we expected it to be at this point in the year. Contribution statements were recently mailed to parish households. Please take a moment to review the statement and, if necessary, make up any missed contributions. Thank you!
Letter from Fr. Bruce regarding contributions: (click here)
Heritage Fund - Information & Doantion Link (click here)
Order Form (click here)
Map (click here)
More info (click here)
El Salvador Scholarship Program
More info (click here)
Growing in Love
Monday, May 20 2013 at 7:00 pm in Seton Hall
An evening of prayer and reflection for married couples. Strengthen the love of your marriage in the Year of Faith with this prayerful and practical mini-retreat.For more information (click here)
Knights of Columbus Initiation
May 22nd in Seton Hall. More information: (click here)
St. Elizabeth School Band
To find out about the St. Elizabeth School Band Program
St. E's Summer Volleyball Camp
For Students in 4th - 8th Grade
More info: (click here)
School Of Religion
Registration is now underway for St. Elizabeth’s School of Religion (SOR) for 2013-14. The School of Religion serves families with children in grades 1-8 who do not attend St. Elizabeth’s School. Fees are discounted for families who register and pay before May 24. For complete registration information contact Eileen Iammartino at 523-2405 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Funeral Reception Committee
Volunteers Needed - More info: (click here)
Women's Bowling League - Begins June 5th
For more information: (click here)
St. Elizabeth Food Pantry
Our Fish & Loaves collection will be during all Masses June 1-2. Simply follow the Procession of the Gifts with your 7 items and place them in the basket near the altar.For more information (click here)
Parish Town Hall Meeting Notes
I AM - is our new Individual Adult Ministry
For more information on I AM (click here)
Prints for Sale
This artwork was commissioned during the parish's 75th Anniversary and is a beautiful depiction of the stained glass in our church. Prints are $10 each and can be purchased in the parish office.
Ministry Scheduler Pro - Servers, Lectors, Eucharistic Ministers, Greeters, Gift Bearers & Vocation Cross
Start looking ahead and put in your July/August/September requests!
If you would like to be a part of one of these ministries or would like to have your name taken off the list contact Katie Shipman in the Parish Office.
After a long process, we have identified a vendor to host our new website.
For more information (click here)
Planned Giving Information (click here)
Over the years, we have been fortunate to receive donations in the form of bequests, mutual fun shares, gifts of securities, gifts of life insurance, and charitable gift annuities. For more information about planned giving opportunities, please visit the website or contact Carrie Madden in the Carrie Madden - 300-0755 or email@example.com
The Men's Prayer Group
Requesting men to attend our morning prayer group. We meet every Tuesday at 6:00 am at Deacon Don Schmidt's house. If you have any questions please call 363-8043
The Gaudete Children's Choir
It is open to 4th, 5th, & 6th graders and we currently have children from St. Elizabeth, St. Peter, and Visitation parishes. For more information (click here)
Lighthouse Catholic Media CD's and Catholic Lending Library
The Lighthouse catholic Media CD's has been moved from the back of the church over to the Parish Office. in the Parish Office we also have a collection of religious books, Bible's and the books on saints that are available to check out. All are welcome to come check out and enjoy the many books and CD's we have.
is a ministry which offers support to St.E's families during difficult times. We have recently been notified of several families needing meals.
If you are interested in helping, please contact:
Memorabillia and Archive Committee
Do you have knowledge of St. E's church history?
Do you have a knack for recalling names of
parishioners? We are looking for you!
For more information conatact Marta Williamson:333-8723
is the first and only curbside glass recycling service in the Kansas City metro area. Atlas Glass is excited to donate $5 to St. Elizabeth School for every 1 year subscription of biweekly curb side glass
pick-up service purchased by a St. Elizabeth supporter!
Weekly service is also available.
Trash and lawn bags for sale throughout the year
* Please note, trash bags will be available for purchase through the bin located outside of the main school entrance.
My Coke Rewards
For more information (Click Here)
St. Elizabeth School Spirit Wear
Completed order forms can be turned into the school office (click here)
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.
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!