Celebrating your 50th wedding anniversary in 2024?


Archbishop Naumann wants to personally invite you to a mass of celebration on June 2, 2024 at 2 pm!

To request your invitation, please submit your name to your parish office OR contact the Office of Marriage and Family Life at (913) 647-0345 or MFLadmin@archkck.org.

Requests to attend the mass will be collected as early as January 1, 2024 and invitations will be sent out around the beginning of April.

Once you receive your invitation in the mail please RSVP to the Office of Marriage & Family Life at (913) 647-0345 or MFLadmin@archkck.org and confirm the spelling of your name, your anniversary date, as well as how many people will be attending.

The Mass will be celebrated at The Church of the Nativity in Leawood with a small reception to follow including the distribution of certificates commemorating the special occasion. An opportunity to take a picture with Archbishop Nauman will also be provided and photos will be ordered and mailed to the couples homes within the following weeks.

We hope you can join us for this special occasion and we thank you for your witness to faithful love!

How to Get your Anniversary Announcement in the Leaven


Policy:  The couple must be parishioners in the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas.

Deadline: 10 days before the desired publication date

Include the Following: The couple’s names; their parish; the date they were married; church and city where they were married; what they are doing to celebrate; date of the celebration; names of children (no spouses); number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 

Photo: High quality, size does not matter

Where to submit: Email notices to todd.habiger@theleaven.org (subject line: ANNOUNCEMENT 50TH ANNIVERSARY)


Mail with it addressed as so: 

The Leaven, Attn Anniversaries

12615 Parallel Parkway

Kansas City, KS 66109