Sacraments

Baptism

All parents who wish to have a child baptized must attend Baptism Preparation sessions. You must be registered in the parish and one parent must be an active Catholic. Please call the rectory to sign up for classes. We recommend that you do this before the baby is born to ensure you have enough time to prepare for the spiritual birth of your child. 
Contact: Denise Godinez, 913-722-2206


The Rite of Christian Initiation

The RCIA process is centered on those unbaptized persons who wish to inquire about the Catholic faith. Those baptized in another Christian denomination who wish to become Catholic are invited to attend RCIA. We also welcome those who were baptized in the Catholic faith but never catechized, who want to become active members of their church. The group meets weekly on Tuesday nights for about seven months. Each candidate who does not have someone to sponsor him/her, is assigned a sponsor from the parish. The RCIA is a journey of faith culminating in the sacraments of initiation during the Easter Vigil: Baptism for the unbaptized, Profession of Faith for the already baptized, Confirmation, and Eucharist.
Contact: Sheryl Lickteig, 913-722-2250


Sacrament of Reconciliation

The Sacrament of Confession is offered every Saturday 2:30-3:15 p.m.
Preparation and celebration for this sacrament begin during the second grade. The family must be registered and contributing members of Queen of the Holy Rosary Parish, and their child must be enrolled in John Paul II School or in the QHR School of Religion. Since parents are the primary teachers of faith for their children and their role models, they should be participating in the sacraments and attending Mass regularly. Parents work side by side with their children and the religion teachers by attending workshops and parent meetings to ensure a better understanding of this sacrament for their children. First Reconciliation takes place in the Fall of the second grade year.
Contact: Denise Godinez at the Religious Education Office 913-722-2206


Sacrament of Eucharist

Preparation and celebration for this sacrament begin during the second grade. The family must be registered and contributing members of Queen of the Holy Rosary Parish, and their child must be enrolled in John Paul II School or in the QHR School of Religion. Parents and religion teachers work together to prepare the child through parent meetings, workshops, and a retreat. Celebration of the Sacrament of Eucharist occurs in the Spring.
Contact: Denise Godinez at the Religious Education Office 913-722-2206


Sacrament of Confirmation

Preparation for the Sacrament of Confirmation is a two-year process beginning in the Fall of the seventh grade year and culminating in the celebration of the sacrament in the Spring of the eighth grade year. The process includes monthly workshops for both the candidate and his/her sponsor, a candidate retreat, and service projects. The family must be registered and contributing members of Queen of the Holy Rosary Parish, and their child must be enrolled in John Paul II School or in the QHR School of Religion. Both candidates and sponsors must participate fully in all areas of the sacramental process and be practicing Catholics who attend Mass regularly.
Contact: Denise Godinez at the Religious Education Office 913-722-2206

If your child is older than the designated age levels for the sacraments listed above and has not yet received the sacraments of Reconciliation, Eucharist, or Confirmation, please contact Denise Godinez at the Religious Education Office 913-722-2206

Adults who wish to be confirmed will be referred to the RCIA Director at the parish office.


Weddings

Either the bride or the groom must be a registered and active member of Queen of the Holy Rosary Church. Consultation with the pastor should begin as soon as there is an agreement to marry. NO DATE CAN BE SET UNTIL THE MEETING WITH THE PASTOR AND THE INITIATION OF THE REQUIRED PAPERWORK. Allow at least 6 months before the anticipated wedding date for proper preparation for the Sacrament of Marriage.
Contact: Cathy Mahr, 913-432-4616 


Anointing of the Sick

Anyone suffering a serious illness or injury should receive this Sacrament of Healing. It is also recommended before surgery and for those who suffer the pains of aging. This sacrament may be received in church, in the home or in the hospital. Call the rectory or see Father after Sunday Masses.