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, July 14, 2018

This mirror people and window people metaphor appears in many places, both religious and secular. “Mirror people” look at the glass and see only themselves. In contrast “window people” can look through the glass and see others. I would hope that we are all growing in our attempt to be an evangelizing Church focused on Stewardship and love of Christ through our service.     To do so, we need to...

Saturday, July 7, 2018

In the Gospel this weekend, we read how many of the people who know Jesus from his home town, or because of his family, have difficulty having faith that he could actually do and teach the things he wants to do. It was their lack of openness to faith that prevented him from doing these things, and more importantly, their blindness prevented them from receiving the good gifts from God.


Saturday, June 30, 2018

I am always edified by the contributions of many people helping others who are in need. Charity is what we are called to do in our lives as Christians, as a way of loving neighbor.

We have our Socials Concerns Committee here at Prince of Peace which is the one place we like to coordinate all of our outreach activities. We are in need of more people to serve on this committee at all...

Saturday, June 23, 2018

We will soon be saying farewell to Fr. Agustin who just celebrated two years as a priest. I am soon to begin my 5th year as pastor here and my 26th year of priesthood. In July, we will welcome Fr. Francis Hund who has been a priest for 36 years and Fr. Phil Winkelbauer who has been a priest for 43 years; quite a range of experience and education, talents and struggles.

I think it is...

Saturday, June 16, 2018

I was blessed to grow up with great parents. We didn’t have much, but my parents made sure we kids had love, discipline, faith, strong values, and a solid work ethic. My mother played a vital role in our family, as all mothers do, but I find that as I grow older I more aspire to be like my father.

I made a list of the actions I am working on, which I learned from my father. Just making...

Saturday, June 9, 2018

When I made the switch from secular college life to the seminary college, I remember as we would leave for the summer, we were always told: “You can’t take a vacation from your vocation!” What that meant was that we were expected to act like seminarians, like young men preparing for priesthood, no matter how remote ordination might be.

We were expected to be at daily Mass at our...

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


Today's Events

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 6:00pm
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 8:30pm
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 8:30pm

Sunday Readings & Homily

July 15, 2018: "God Will Provide... Praise the Lord!" (Fr. Jerry)
July 1, 2018: "Do Not Be Afraid, Have Faith and Find Hope in God" (Fr. Jerry)