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Let's Review What We Accomplished in 2016!
We invite you to join us in 2017!

Ordination of Augustin Martinez

We did a lot. Come and See. We prayed for, supported and affirmed vocations to the priesthood and religious life. It is not an occasion of pride. It is our humble offering to God of our work for His Church. Let us pray for even more effective work for His Church in 2017!

Click here to see, in photos and text, what we did in 2016.

Serra Roster on the Web—Coming soon

Photo of Bernard Dierks and Joe Deeters

We plan is to have the Roster alphabetized in rows on a separate page that can be reached from the Membership page. You can get a peek at what the page might look like here. Let us know if you don't like your picture or the caption.

Serra Roster photos in print will be in black and white and in color on the web. We are about 1/3 of the way to our goal, with about 50 photos of KCK Serrans.

We need each one of you! If we haven't gotten your photo please come early to any of our Wednesday meetings to have your photo taken.

Parent/seminarian Mass and Luncheon

photo from last year's event

This is a wonderful event year after year as this photo from 2015 suggests. This year's Parent/Seminarian Mass and Luncheon will be at Ascension Parish on December 29, 2016, so plan to come.

Click here for details and the registration form.

Featured video

Advent is a season of waiting but the waiting is a “doing wait”, so says this Maryknoll priest, Fr. William Grimm, MM. We are the main actor in this “doing wait”, seeing how our lives will play out when we are called home by God.

President Burn's letter for December 2016

photograph of Jim BurnsPresident Burns comments n the Memorial Mass and Dinner, Serra's support on Archdiocesan vocation events and what's ahead for Serra KCK in December and January.

Read the full leter here..

Resorces for Advent Reflection

Advent 2016Advent begins on November 27, 2016 and, as always, making a good preparation during Advent leads to a holy and happy Christmas. Initially we thought to do this weekly but now each day in Advent we hope to offer reflections on the Advent season that may help in making your Advent more fruitful.

Click HERE to for the page of these Advent reflections.

Support our Seminarians January 27, 2017 at Union Station.

The mission of SOS is to support both spiritually and materially young men in formation for the priesthood in the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas, the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph and Conception Seminary College.

Click here for their website

From our readers

Al Tikwart has a reflection published in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Click here to read it.

Joanne Wheat (Widow of Skip Wheat) sent this reflection entitled "The Son". Click here to read it.

Jack Lawrence sent us this link about multiple vocations in a single family. Click here ot read it.

Serra USA and links to other Serra clubs in the US.

Keep up to date on what's going on in USA Serra CLubs by clicking HERE for the redesigned Serra USA website. Newsletters are no longer available but there are links to clubs that have websites (like ours!).

Send a birthday greeting to your favorite priest or seminarian

December birthdays? Click HERE.
January birthdays? Click HERE

To search birthdays in 2016 by last name click HERE.

To see seminarians adopted by KCK Serrans click HERE.


December Newsletter Click on the image to see the current and the previous 5 months of Serra KCK Newsletters. They will open in Adobe Reader (free download). Then print your newsletter directly from the Adobe Reader menu, if you wish.