All faith formation events will meet online unless otherwise specified. Any in-person offerings will follow Covid-19 restrictions as put forth by the diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph in consultation with the Missouri Department of Health.
Click on the title of each offering below to register.
"Articles of Faith" Discussion Group
Tuesdays beginning September 22; choose morning or evening group
Weekly sessions for 4 weeks; limit 12 participants.
This small faith-sharing group will meet on Tuesdays for four weeks to explore articles from contemporary publications that pertain to our Catholic faith, religion in today’s world, and how we live our faith in daily life. Participants will be invited to recommend articles and the facilitator will curate and lead a discussion on two chosen articles per session. Choose between a daytime or evening group. Limit 12 participants per group. Facilitated by JoAnn Axtell.
"Season of Creation" Hiking Trip
Saturday, October 3 @ 10:00 am
All-ages; easy-moderate 1.5 or 4.5 mile trail options. In-person w/ social distancing observed.
From September 1—October 4 the church celebrates the “Season of Creation.” Join Visitation parishioners on a hike through the Burr Oak Woods Conservation Area. Hikers can choose between an easy or moderate hike. Together, we will praise God and enjoy nature while social-distancing. Facilitated by Teresa Albright.
"Small Groups: Revisited"
Fall session begin the week of October 4
Meets weekly/biweekly/monthly; virtual or in-person will be determined by group members.
In this time of instability and disconnection, the Faith Formation Team is revisiting its successful “Lenten Small Groups.” Parishioners may continue with their current small group, start a new one or join an established group. Chaired by Sandie McCray & Facilitated by parishioners.
"Embracing the Moment: Racism in America"
Begins October 7; Wednesday evenings / Thursday lunchtime
Meets weekly for 4 weeks; limit 12 participants per session.
This discussion group, with an evening or midday option, will explore various first-person perspectives on the experience of racism in America. We will read from authors such as DiAngelo, Massingale, Coates, Dyson and others. Facilitated by Lorraine Gordon