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

Pastoral Council


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"A Pastoral Council is to be established in each parish; the pastor presides over it, and through it the Christian faithful along with those who share in the pastoral care of the parish in virtue of their office give their help in fostering pastoral activity." (Canon 536,2)

The Pastoral Council serves as a consultative group to the pastor, assisting him in fostering pastoral activities and in providing for the continued growth of parish life. Meetings are held the 4th Tuesday of the month at 6:00 PM in the Parish Office Conference Room.

Pastoral Council Members:

Pastor: Fr. Jerry Volz
Pastoral Associate for Administration:  John Meyers
School Principal:  Jane Shriver
Parish Life Coordinator:  Christine O'Grady

Chairperson:  Heather Huston
Vice Chairperson: Ngugi Kamau
Secretary: Terry Fall
Jeff Bartz
Paoloa Fuentes
Corey Schmidtberger


Nomination for Pastoral Council

The Pastoral Council of Prince of Peace Parish takes nominations for the selection of new members once a year, usually in January.  Please watch this page and the parish bulletin for more information.

The Pastoral Council is established to serve as a consultative group to teh pastor, to assist him in fostering pastoral activities and providing and planning for the continued growth of parish life.  The Pastoral Council is particularly concerned with growth in parish life in these areas:

  • Conversion
  • Evangelization
  • Education of all parishioners
  • Serving those in need
  • Stewardship

The election process will consist of participation in two evenings of discernment, usually in late January. 

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


Click here for a special letter from Archbishop Naumann regarding the clergy abuse crisis. 

Please click here to view the Annual Financial Report to the Parish.

Calendar of Events

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 7:00pm
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 7:30pm

Sunday Readings & Homily

November 4, 2018: "The Law of Love" (Fr. Jerry)
November 1, 2018 (All Saints Day): "No One Is Born a Saint, You Have to Choose to Become One" (Fr. Jerry)