Prince of Peace Catholic Church
16000 W 143rd St, Olathe, KS 66062
Church: 913-782-8864
School: 913-764-0650
Christian Formation: 913-829-1147

Meet our Clergy

Pastor - Fr. Greg Hammes

Q&A With Fr. Greg

What is your favorite part about being a priest?
Being a spiritual father. This is an intentional favorite part, because I know I need to grow in this, but also know my joy and fulfillment in my vocation will come from this.
 
What is your favorite song to sing in the car?
Bohemian Rhapsody. Why not?
 
Who is your biggest hero? Why?
Bishop Robert Barron. He was one of my teachers in seminary, but I’ve always admired his intelligence, constant learning, clarity, and evangelical spirit, but also that he engages the culture and arts in a positive and thoughtful manner. He also plays guitar and likes to sing Bob Dylan songs!
 
What breakfast food best describes your personality?
Kind Breakfast Protein Bars. They get the job done efficiently, but the flavor isn't bad either.
 
Who is your favorite Saint?
Besides the Blessed Virgin Mary, it would be St. Therese of Lisieux. I love her “little way”—her awareness of her littleness, her confident trust in God, and her great love poured out in small deeds.
 
 
Contact:
913.782.8864

Parochial Vicar - Fr. Kenn Clem

 

Q&A With Fr. Kenn

What are you most looking forward to about being a priest?
Being able to offer Mass and Reconciliation, and through those being a doorway for God's grace in the world.
 
What is your favorite song to sing in the car?
Either Seagulls (stop it now) or anything from Savlonic's Red Album
 
Who is your biggest hero? Why?
My parents, because all they sacrificed to raise us kids.
 
What breakfast food best describes your personality?
Biscuits and gravy
 
Who is your favorite saint?
Any of the Desert Fathers, St. Theresa of Avila, St. Pius X, St. John XXIII, or John Paul II
 
 
Contact:
913.782.8864
 

Sr. Associate Pastor, in Residence - Fr. Francis Hund

 

Q&A With Fr. Francis

What is your favorite part about being a priest?
Of course, my favorite part of being a priest is sharing God's love, and mercy, welcome and strength, encouragement and joy in the moments of sacramental encounter.  The blessing of priestly ministry, and the challenge that Pope Francis reminds all of us is to live "the art of accompaniment".   Or, in the words of my "look-alike", Mister Rogers, we are called to live as neighbors the commandment of love for God and for one another. 
 
What song do you know every single word to? 
Do you want me to sing along as I play the piano in my office here at Prince of Peace?!!!  That would surely disrupt Fr. Jerry and all the staff!  As a music major at Benedictine College, I do love lots of music, whether it's children's music like "This Little Light of Mine", or church hymns and songs from the 12th to the 21st centuries, or even singing along with musicals like the Sound of Music, or Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, or Aladdin!
 
Who is your biggest hero? Why?
My parents are my biggest heroes for showing and sharing with me the treasure of faith.
 
What breakfast food best describes your personality? Why? 
 Cheerios --- to help me get the day started on the right note!!
 
Who is your favorite saint? 
St. Francis of Assisi - my patron saint.  "Lord, make me an instrument of your peace."
 
 
Contact:
913.782.8864

Deacon Chris Slater
Deacon
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Deacon Mike Denning
Deacon
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Deacon Justin Reuter
Deacon
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View the above video from Archbishop Naumann on our Christian and moral responsibility to vote!

 

 

 
 
 
 
 

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We can't wait to celebrate Mass with you!

 

 

Calendar of Events

Sunday, July 19, 2020 - 7:45am
Saturday, July 25, 2020 - 5:00pm
Sunday, July 26, 2020 - 7:45am

Sunday Readings & Homily

April 11, 2020 - Easter Vigil: "In the beginning and at the end, the message is the same ... Do Not Be Afraid"
April 9, 2020 - Holy Thursday: "Full Service From our God'