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Welcome to St. Paul Parish in Olathe!

Our Parish purpose is to use our diversity and compassion to inspire, teach, and nurture all to grow in their respect for God and one another as we follow Christ who willingly laid down his life for us.

~  St. Paul Mission Statement


900 S. Honeysuckle Drive, Olathe, KS  66061    Phone: (913) 764-0323

Message From the Pastor

Fr. Michael HermesHappy February!

We have another busy month coming up for St. Paul Parish in Olathe. The big news is that construction on Phase I is going full-steam ahead. We are praying for good weather, for a quality job, and for the safety of all the workers. We are now starting to get billed for the construction work and so it is very important that we continue to pay on our pledges. Thank you to everyone who has already pledged and for making payments on your pledges.

We are getting ready for the Christ Renews His Parish men’s retreat on Feb. 17th and 18th. We ask all parishioners to pray for the 24 men on the retreat. We pray that it is a good experience for them and that they grow stronger in their relationship with the Lord Jesus, with the Catholic Church, and firmer in their vocation as Catholic-Christian men.

Also, February is the month of the Archbishop’s Call to Share appeal to help fund over 40 programs and ministries in the Archdiocese. Nearly all of these ministries touch St. Paul Parish in one way or another. Plus, these ministries help support Catholics in the urban core and in the rural communities, our brothers and sisters in the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas. Thank you for being generous.

We will have a special Food Drive for the Catholic Charities Food Pantry here in Olathe the weekend of Feb. 24th and 25th. Please bring your food donations to any Mass that weekend and we will load the items into the Catholic Charities truck in the parking lot. Thanks to the Women of St. Paul for helping with this Work of Mercy.

Finally, you will notice something very interesting this month… that Ash Wednesday falls on February 14th, which is Valentine’s Day. This is the first time since 1945 that Ash Wednesday has landed on Valentine’s Day. So, for many of us, this is the first time in our lives that this has happened.

Ash Wednesday is the start of the Lenten Season and it is a day of fast and abstinence. It is a very important day for us to turn toward the Lord in a spirit of penitence, prayer and Works of Mercy.

I would recommend that we plan ahead and celebrate Valentine’s Day on Mardi Gras (the day before Ash Wednesday) or on another non-penitential day during Lent. We believe in celebrating love and friendship on Valentine’s Day, but this year Ash Wednesday may be the more important way to recognize February 14th.

Also, remember Stations of the Cross and the Knights of Columbus Fish Fry will be each Friday during Lent. We hope you will join us.

God bless you!
Fr. Michael
Pastor – St. Paul Parish

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Stations of the Cross - Fridays through Mar. 16th
6:00 p.m. English and ASL
7:00 p.m. Spanish

Live Stations of the Cross - El Via Crucis en Vivo
Friday, March 23rd - 7:00 p.m. (Bilingual)

Regular Daily Mass Schedule
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m.
First Saturday 8:00 a.m.

Regular Weekend Mass Schedule
Sat. 5:00 p.m. at St. James Academy
Sun. 8:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m. (Signed), 4:00 p.m.
Masses in Spanish: 12:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.

Monthly Deaf Mass: Second Sunday 2:00 p.m.

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Sat. 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. at St. James Academy
Wed. 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. at St. Paul


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