Knights of Columbus

A Catholic men’s service organization founded on the principles of Charity, Unity, Fraternity and Patriotism. Meetings are the second Monday of every month. Council #1046 sponsors coffee and donuts the first Sunday of every month and other fund raisers throughout the year to support parish and community activities.

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Contact Scott McKinney
(913) 787-7337

Altar Society

A Catholic women’s group who through prayer and fellowship plan and care for the altar. They also respond to calls from the pastor and parish for any other assistance.

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Contact Linda Springer & Linda Greve-Edson
(620) 433-2669  (620) 212-0959



Harvest House

Harvest House is a diocesan group here at St. Patrick. It is for those 55 and older. Programs vary and include religious, fun activities as well as community concerns. There are diocese wide social gatherings monthly such as spiritual activities and various trips. We interact with other parishes by meeting other dedicated Catholic seniors.

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Contact Jean Cross
(620) 431-2654

Parent-Teacher-Organization/School Council

The Home-School Association (HSA) meets monthly throughout the school year to gather input from and communicate information to parents and faculty members. HSA organizes fund-raisers to help support St. Patrick Catholic School. They also coordinate volunteers for various ongoing activities.

Contact Amanda Smilie
(620) 215-2228



School Council

School Council assists the Pastor and School Principal in the policies and procedures of St. Patrick that affect the school.

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Contact Brian Gahagan
(620) 212-4612

Youth Formation Team

The Youth Formation Team exists to encourage, engage, and empower the youth ministry team to foster the total personal and spiritual growth of each young person through the ongoing assessment of needs and evaluation of parish programming for youth by developing goals and objectives, selecting needed programs, identifying resources, and inviting family and community support.

Contact Dennis Peters
(620) 431-9263



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