Everyone has a vocation: Do not forget that your first vocation is a call to holiness. God can help you grow in holiness wherever in life you might find yourself.

The foundation of the Archdiocese: Nearly 200 years ago, a group of Jesuit priests from Maryland arrived in the area that is now Kansas and began a new life as missionaries to Native Americans. Fending off the immense dangers this untamed frontier held, these Jesuits were the creative architects of what would eventually become the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas.

Among the Religious of the Sacred Heart who evangelized the area was Mother Rose Philippine Duchesne, now a saint. She could not speak the Potawatomi language but made a lasting impression through her example of nursing the sick and praying. She was known among the Potawatomi as “the woman who prays always.”

Today, the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas is a vibrant community who’s faith is matched by a hands on community with a Christ centered approach to life. We strive to also be an Archdiocese who prays always.

Activities: making disciples for Jesus, caring for the poor, the homeless, and destitute, providing Catholic education and instruction for our youth through schools, camps, outreach programs and religous education, protection God’s children, helping enrich the sacrement of family life, standing strong in protecting and enhancing human life from conception through old age, 

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