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
August is a good time to be a Catholic-Christian and a member of St. Paul Catholic Church in Olathe.
We just completed several Works of Mercy showing, once again, the generosity and “love of neighbor” of our parish community.
- We donated 64 pints of blood to help meet the needs of the KC metro hospitals. I’m told that it was a record donation from our parish.
- Pat Murphy, CS, stopped by for a 12:30 p.m. Mass on his way from Tijuana to Boston and we took up a very generous second collection for the Casa del Migrante.
- And, the Fraternity of the Poor of Jesus Christ from KCK visited our parish the last weekend of July for the annual Mission Appeal. They work with the homeless in KCK and KCMO. Our parish was very generous to this worthy cause.
Thank you all very much!
Looking at August the most important liturgical day is the Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary on Tuesday, August 14th. We will have a special Mass schedule to honor Mary, our Mother. We believe that Mary has gone “body and soul in heavenly glory.” We pray that we may keep our eyes fixed where she has gone, “attentive to the things that are above,” and come one day to share her glory.
Finally, for the Total Eclipse of the Sun on August 21st we will offer five prayer services and talks on faith and reason, science and religion. We will ponder our belief in God as the “Author of Nature”, the heavens and the earth. We believe that nature gives “evidence” of its Creator. We will reflect on the evidence of God in a total eclipse of the sun!
St. Paul wrote to the Romans: “Ever since the creation of the world God’s invisible nature, namely, his eternal power and deity, has been clearly perceived in the things that have been made” (Rom. 1:19-20).
God bless you and your family in the month of August.
Fr. Michael Hermes
Pastor - St. Paul
Tuesday - Friday 8:00 a.m.
First Saturday 8:00 a.m.
Weekend Mass Schedule
Sat. 5:00 p.m. at St. James Academy
Sun. 8:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m. (Signed)
12:30 p.m. (Spanish), 5:00 p.m. at St. Paul
Weekly Confession Schedule
Sat. 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. at St. James Academy
Wed. 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. at St. Paul
Map to St. James Academy
- Aug 18 2017 6:00 pm - Total Eclipse Prayer Services and Science Lectures
- Aug 19 2017 6:00 pm - Total Eclipse Prayer Services and Science Lectures
- Aug 20 2017 10:00 am - Wedding Anniversary Blessing - English
Parish Office Hours
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
- Father Michael Hermes, Pastor
- Father Nathan Miller, Part-Time Parochial Vicar
- Karla Leibham, School Principal
- Michelle Cabrera, Parish Secretary
- Joe Heron, Director of Music and Liturgy
- Gladys Maldonado, Accountant
- Karla Melgar, Director of Religious Education
- Stacey Rains, Youth Ministry Coordinator
- Claudia Ramirez, Pastoral Assistant