Prince of Peace Catholic Community
16000 W 143rd St, Olathe, KS 66062
Church: 913-782-8864
School: 913-764-0650

Father Jerry's Forum

Saturday, March 17, 2018
 The emphasis has shifted in our Lenten journey. Now we are focused much more on the actual suffering of Jesus and his final days. That is partly why we have veiled the statues and images in Church during the final weeks of Lent. The rubrics in the Roman Missal instruct us, “The practice of covering crosses and images throughout the Church from the 5th Sunday of Lent may be observed.” The Church...
Saturday, March 10, 2018

St. Paul reminds us in the Epistle today, that it is God who gives and we who receive, by this beautiful passage, and that even if we are “dead in our sins”, as were the exiled people of Judah, God awaits us with healing and saving grace.

“For God so love the world that He gave His only Son, that all who believe in Him might not perish but might have eternal life”. John 3:16.


Saturday, March 3, 2018

A therapist tells the story about a patient who had been in a terrible cycle of depression and self-disgust ever since high school. Nothing seemed to help. One day, the therapist met the patient in front of a Catholic church. They ducked inside when it began raining, and witnessed people going to confession. “Should I go too?” asked the patient, who had received the sacrament as a child. “No...

Sunday, February 25, 2018

We are all aware of recent tragic shootings in our country and around the world, and attacks on innocents in the streets as well as in churches. Following the killing of 26 in a church shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas in November, and now the recent school shootings in Florida, many have asked what security steps should be taken to prepare for the unlikely, but terrifying potential of an...

Saturday, February 17, 2018
Does it surprise you that Jesus was tempted? For 40 days? While he was fasting and alone?   I find that many people have a hard time understanding sin and how it works in their lives. Many also lack an understanding of the two great spiritual forces outside of themselves, each seeking to engage us in a different mission. St. Ignatius, in his Spiritual Exercises, calls these two missions the two...
Monday, February 12, 2018

Who doesn’t love Lent? Lent begins this Wednesday with Ash Wednesday and begins the season of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving, ancient practices dating back to the Israelites. Mentioned in a number of places in the Old Testament – particularly in Job, Jeremiah, and Daniel – the sprinkling of ashes, wearing of sackcloth, and practices of fasting were the central gestures of sorrow and...

Please enjoy this 2 minute message from
Fr. Jerry Volz, Pastor at
Prince of Peace Catholic Church
in Olathe, Kansas


Women's Retreat:  April 7-8
Men's Retreat:  April 14-15

Attend this weekend retreat to renew your faith in Jesus Christ through the working of the Holy Spirit.



Bible Boot Camp (Grades 2-6)
Tuesday, June 12, 10:00 a.m. - Noon or
Thursday, June 14, 10:00 a.m. - Noon
Totus Tuus (Grades 1-6)
June 25-29 from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.


Upcoming Events

Friday, March 23, 2018 - 7:00pm
Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 8:15am
Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 9:00am


March 18, 2018: "Lifted Up Into Life" (Fr. Jerry)
March 11: "Lex Orandi, Lex Credendi" (Fr. Jerry)