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Parish News This Week!

October 24, 2014

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In this week’s bulletin find out more about: Veteran’s Day Celebration on November 11, Annual Stewardship Renewal, Save the Date for the Parish Mission in November and more! October 26, 2014 Bulletin

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Thoughts From Fr. Tom

October 24, 2014

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Jesus reminds us in the Gospel today that the whole law and the prophets depend on these two commandments – You shall love the Lord, your God, with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind and you shall love your neighbor as yourself. This sums up the greatest commandment and…

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Thoughts From Fr. Tom

October 17, 2014

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The religious leaders in the Gospel today try to entrap Jesus by asking a question: Is it lawful to pay the census tax to Caesar or not? The intent of the question is to force him to make a choice between obedience to civil law or God’s law. A “yes” response means they can accuse…

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Parish News This Week!

October 17, 2014

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In the bulletin this week: Stewardship Renewal kick-off October 25-26; Quarter Raffle results; A Life of Stewardship Reflection; Mas of Remembrance and more! October 19, 2014

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Trunk-or-Treat Fun October 24th!

October 16, 2014

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Come join us for a safe, fun way to Trick or Treat at OLP annual “Trunk or Treat” Friday, October 24 from 5:00pm to 9:00pm in the parish north parking lot. Lots of food and the popular Haunted House for all ages. It’s the 8th Grade Class biggest fundraiser of the year! You’ll have a…

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Time to Register for the Turkey Trot on November 8!

October 16, 2014

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Turkey Trot for EBB

There’s still time to register for the OLP 2nd Annual Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk and 1-mile Fun Run/Walk. This is a family-centered event held in downtown Lee’s Summit. Proceeds benefit OLP School’s library and Lee’s Summit Social Services. Register at olpturkeytrot.com or click below for details: Turkey Trot Poster 2014

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Parish Visioning Survey Results

October 16, 2014

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Thank you to everyone who attended the recent parish Visioning Town Hall Meetings on September 14, 16 & 18. Your attendance and voice are important to the future of our parish! At the Town Hall meetings, results of the parish Visioning survey were revealed. Click below for more detailed information about the survey. Presentation Visioning…

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Thoughts From Fr. Tom

October 10, 2014

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Jesus continues with parables about the kingdom of heaven in the Gospel today. A king invites many people to a wedding feast in honor of his son. For various reasons, many ignored the invitation. Some were busy with the tasks of the day, some refused to come, and some went so far as to kill…

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Parish News This Week!

October 10, 2014

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Inside this week’s bulletin: Interested in joining the Church?; 2013-1014 Annual Report; OLP Trunk or Treat October 24; register for the Turkey Trot, and more! October 12, 2014 Bulletin

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October Parish Newsletter

October 8, 2014

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October Parish Newsletter 2014

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Thoughts From Fr. Tom

October 3, 2014

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The Gospel parable we hear today about the landowner and tenants is a foretelling of the way many will react to the message of Jesus. The tenants in the story seize and kill the servants and even the son of the landowner. They are seeking to gain the vineyard for themselves. But in the end,…

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Parish News This Week!

October 2, 2014

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In this week’s bulletin: Women’s Retreat Registration Form; Novena For Peace; Save the Date for Trunk or Treat and more! October 5, 2014 Bulletin

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Thoughts From Fr. Tom

September 26, 2014

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Jesus teaches an important lesson in the Gospel today about the need to repent and seek conversion of heart. In his story about the two sons and their response to their father we are all invited to see ourselves. The first son refuses the request of his father but then changes his mind later and…

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Parish News This Week!

September 26, 2014

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In this week’s bulletin: October is Respect Life month; Women’s Fall Retreat registration; Quarter Raffle and more! September 28, 2014

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Thoughts From Fr. Tom

September 19, 2014

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In the Gospel today Jesus shares a parable that many people have a hard time swallowing. In our modern world, we value fairness and equality. But even in Jesus’ time, those hearing this parable would have thought it unfair that the laborers who only worked one hour at the end of the day would get…

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