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

Pastoral Council

"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. Council members serve 3-year terms and nominations for new members to the Council are accepted at the end of the calendar year.  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:  Ngugi Kamau
Vice Chairperson: Corey Schmidtberger
Secretary: Roxanne Hug
Jeff Bartz 
Heather Huston
Paola Fuentes 
Terry Fall 
Lisa Luke
Michele Straub

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 the 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 to be held on January 22 and January 29 at 7:00 PM in the Parish Hall Meeting Room. 

Nomination Form

Nominee's Information

Nominator's Information


Lifetouch Photo Directory

Click the photo above to schedule your family portrait session.

Every family will receive a free 8x10 portrait and will have the opportunity to purchase additional portraits. Receive a $10 off coupon at check-in.

Photography sessions will take place in the Marian Room.

Weekdays, from 1:30 – 8:00 p.m.

June 11-14

June 18-21

June 25-28

July 1-5

July 9-12

Saturdays, from 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

June 15, 22 & 29

July 6 & 13


Please call the Parish Office for assistance or questions, at 913-782-8864.









Calendar of Events

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 6:15am
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 8:15am
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 12:00pm

Sunday Readings & Homily

May 18, 2019: "I Bet My Life" (Fr. Jerry)
May 12, 2019: "Can You Recognize God's Voice Like You Would Your Mother's?" (Fr. Jerry)