Meet Our Pastor’s and Church Staff!
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Rev. Evan Harkins, Pastor and Rev. Jonathan Davis, Parochial Vicar (2nd from the left)
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Deacon John Nash and Deacon Marcelino Canchola
Choir Directors – Teresa and Matthew Bobela
Alter Society President – Nancy Braman
Parish Secretary – Fernanda Esparza
Office helper – Faustino Barbosa
Maintenance – Earl Puett
Bookkeeper- Julia Moran
Cyndi Zebelean – R.C.I.A Director; Jesus Bermejo -Baptismal Preparation
Decorations – Lisa Puett
To register with our parish please contact us at: 816-279-2594 or e-mail us at email@example.com
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St. Patrick’s Church wants to see people come to know Jesus Christ and grow in their Christian faith.
The word “catholic” means universal. Jesus created one universal church for all of mankind. The Catholic Church was established by Jesus with his words spoken in Matthew 16. Jesus asked his disciples “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?” The disciples then offered various answers – “Some say John the Baptist, others Elijah, still others Jeremiah or one of the prophets.” But the question that Jesus then asked was crucial: “But who do you say that I am?”
The answer provided by Simon Peter set in motion the formation of the Catholic Church by Jesus. “You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God.” With this answer, Jesus established the Catholic Church with Simon Peter designated the first Pope.