June 2022
Online Giving Update
Thank you for choosing online giving to support our parish. We appreciate your generosity. WeShare, our online giving provider, will be upgraded soon and will be unavailable for new giving from 2 pm on June 1st to 8 am on June 3rd.  

When you log in, using your current email address and password, you will see the new landing page (example pictured). The appearance of the site will be different but the options for offertory giving and other funds will remain the same. Recurring and scheduled donations will continue without interruption.

If you have any questions, please contact our giving coordinator, Sandy, in the parish office at sandydrake@cureofars.com or 913.521.9363. 
The Deacon White Prayer Corner
We plan to have Stephen Ministers available after all weekend Masses. If you would like to pray for yourself, your spouse, family member, friend, or co-worker who is experiencing a rough spot in life, Please stop by after Mass to experience God’s true love for you through prayer or a special blessing. During a time of need, or even a personal crisis, it can be so comforting to have someone to pray with you and for you. We will be located in the Chapel area in the North part of the church.
Summer Baseball Camp
June 13 – 16, 2022
Ages: 5 & 6 years
Time: 9:00 am – 10 am
Cost: $65.00
Register at
Under the direction of current Curé students & volunteer parents, your child will learn the fundamental skills of America’s pastime. Each day is designed to increase individual skills in an atmosphere that is challenging, competitive, and FUN. 
If you have questions, please contact J.C. Knapp at jcknappjr@gmail.com.
Curé of Ars Holy Smokes BBQ
We will be celebrating our 16th Annual Holy Smokes BBQ competition which takes place June 3rd through 5th! Come join the food, faith, fellowship, and fun!
Value Them Both
Join Archbishop Naumann, the Holy Family School of Faith, Value Them Both teams, special guests Dustin & Christina Colquitt, and many from across the Archdiocese for an evening of community PRAYER & ACTION for the Value Them Both Amendment at Fiorella’s Event Center - 9000 W 137th St., Overland Park, KS

  • 4:00pm - Gates open for tailgating, friendship, and good conversation
  • VALUE THEM BOTH campaign materials available
  • Learn how you can help adorn Our Lady, Patroness of the Unborn, with flowers *Bring flowers for Mary*
  • 6:00pm - Program begins 6:30pm - Rosary & Eucharistic Adoration w/Archbishop Naumann

  • 8:00pm - Doors close (Restrooms closed) 
Curé Young Adults
Our parish is home to a large group of young adults and prior to the pandemic we were building a Curé Young Adult ministry. We invite all young adults (ages 21-35) interested in learning more about being a member of this group to fill out the information form at cureofars.com/cure-young-adults. We are also looking for young adults that are interested in planning meetings, hosting gatherings, and building this community. If you are interested in being involved as a leader in this group, please reach out to Amy in the parish office at amynaab@cureofars.com or 913.521.9375.
Evening Book Club
Looking for something to do this summer? Need a break from the worries of the world? Love a good book? Join the Curé of Ars evening book club during the summer months and, if you like it, stay for the entire year. We meet the third Wednesday of every month. June’s book is Hope Upon Impact by parishioner Julie Overlease. The meeting is on Wednesday, June 15th at 7pm If you have questions about joining, contact Mary Chapman at yorkiegirl41@gmail.com.
BSA Troop 395 Trash Bag Sales
Curé of Ars BSA Troop 395 will be selling trash bags throughout the year. Bags are $13 per roll. Sizes available: white: 15-gal (65/roll); yellow: 39-gal (25/roll); blue: 55-gal (16/roll). We also have paper yard waste bags at $5 per pack of 5 bags or 3 packs of 5 bags for $12. Please support this fundraiser to support this parish youth leadership program. In addition, you may contact Connie Martin at 913.548.5327 or martinc1961@aol.com to make multiple roll purchases. We accept cash, checks, and credit cards. Free delivery within Curé of Ars Church boundaries. Pick up can also be arranged. 
The Leaven Subscriptions
Our Parish is required to pay for a subscription for each registered family, please prayerfully consider donating the $23 to cover the cost of your family's subscription.
Pitching for Priests
Advertise in the Curé Bulletin
Have you ever considered advertising in the Bulletin? If you’re a business owner and would like to advertise your business to the Curé community while at the same time supporting the church, please contact James Bradley at 913.596.0118 or jbradley@4lpi.com

If you are a bulletin advertiser or have advertised in the past, we thank you. Your support ensures that the Bulletin is published weekly at no cost to Curé of Ars.
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St. Mary's Food Kitchen
Curé of Ars has served a meal every month to the hungry at St. Mary's Food Kitchen for over 30 years. This ministry is a great service to those in need and a great opportunity for Curé parishioners to come together as a community. Cure of Ars serves approximately 350+ people every third Monday of each month. We need your help.

Volunteers leave the church at 7:30 am on the third Monday of each month to serve lunch to the hungry in Kansas City, Kansas. Volunteers are also needed to provide food items such as taco meat, shredded cheese, baked goods, and fresh fruit.

How can you help? Please go online at https://cureofars.com/st-marys-food-kitchen to sign up to donate your food, water, time, and/or give a monetary donation.

For more information or questions contact Jacqueline Elbert at 816.520.3620 or smfoodkitchen@cureofars.com
Upcoming Events
June 7

6 pm

Holy Hour, Benediction, and Novena
June 11-12
Food Drive

Curé of Ars
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After Masses and
from 1-3 pm on Sunday
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