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Special Mass Times June 19 & 20 (Thurs. & Fri.)

Posted by on Jun 17, 2014

Special Mass Times June 19 & 20 (Thurs. & Fri.)

Due to the events surrounding the funeral of Fr. Kenneth Walker, FSSP, the Mass schedule here in Kansas City will be altered as follows: Thursday, June 19th – Mass 6:30am, 9:00am. Note there will NOT be a noon Mass this day. Friday, June 20th – Mass 6:30am. There will be no other Masses this day.

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Opening Day!!!

Posted by on Jan 12, 2013

Opening Day!!!

A joyous day was had by all as we witnessed St. Rose Philippine Duchesne Catholic Church officially come into existence. All of Kansas City rejoices as a humble structure built by human hands has the supreme honor of becoming a dwelling place for Almighty God and the offering up the Eternal Sacrifice of His Son for the Redemption of sin and the Sanctification and Salvation of the world! A chilly winter morning greeted the crowds and the arrival of Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann, Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas. His Excellency performed the ceremony for the Blessing of a...

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Almost There!

Posted by on Jan 7, 2013

Almost There!

With the main construction phase finished, now it’s just down to putting the final touches on things before opening day.  By the grace of God we passed our fire inspection last week and so everything is ready to go for our Blessing and inaugural Mass on Saturday! Fire code regulation signs and placards and fire exits and so forth have all been installed. The audio/video feeds and sound system put in place.  Terry is finishing up the baptistry.  Eileen and her crew are putting the final touches on the altar and sanctuary adornments.  Statues for the main altar arrived last Saturday and...

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Upstairs / Downstairs

Posted by on Jan 2, 2013

Upstairs / Downstairs

While the finishing touches are being put on the main church upstairs, many changes are also taking place in the downstairs basement. Our new church renovations didn’t include just the main church upstairs but also included an entire remodel to the downstairs basement area as well. In addition to new paint and tile in the parish hall, we also added a choir room, a classroom, a mothers and babies room, and completely gutted and rebuilt from scratch both the men’s and women’s bathrooms. Meanwhile, upstairs in the main church, work continues on adding the finishing touches....

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Let there be light… and pews!

Posted by on Dec 12, 2012

Let there be light… and pews!

With the lights and pews installed, our new church feels just about ready for us to move in! Last week saw the installation of our new pews. These were custom built by Ratigan-Schottler and trucked down from Nebraska. Amazingly, they were all assembled on-site and installed in less than a day! Also, our new traditional pendant style lights were installed giving the nave a beautiful alabaster glow and adding all kinds of nuanced light and shadow making the gold colors in the church really shine with added luster. Also this past week saw many improvements to the sanctuary. The side altars were...

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