Groups + Community

Join in the Holy Family Community

Find a group that interests you, and get connected in the community here at Holy Family!



Holy Family Men of Faith

  • Contact: Glenn Duncan (, Christen Cota (816-436-9200,
  • Meetings: September-November and February-April, Tuesday mornings at 6:00am.

St. Catherine of Sienna Women's Bible Study

  • Contact: Christen Cota (816-436-9200),
  • Meetings: Sunday mornings (9:15-10:45am)

Thursday Evening Bridge Group

This group plays Bridge for enjoyment. Substitutes are always welcome. A knowledge of the game is necessary. 

  • Contact: Bea Krey,
  • Meetings: January-November, third Thursdays of the month, 7:00pm.

Come to the Table

Come to the Table is a great opportunity to spend an informal evening with other adults at a pot-luck event. Each month you will enjoy dinner in a different parishioner’s home with a new group of people, usually between 6 to 10 depending upon the host’s accommodations. We welcome all adults 21 and older, singles or couples, to join in the fun!

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  • Contact:
  • Dinners are held at 6:00 pm on the 3rd Saturdays of the months of September, October, November, January, February and March. In April we have a Grand Finale for the group in the Parish Hall at Holy Family. We run on a month-to-month basis. You come when it’s convenient for you.

Holy Family Book Club

The Holy Family Book Club reads one book per month and meets to discuss the book, themes, ideas, and anything else that comes to mind. The books to read for the upcoming months are discussed as a group at meetings; all genres are welcome.

  • Contact: Vicky Draftz (816-405-2785),
  • Meetings: Third Tuesday of the month, 7:00pm.

Men's Club

The Men's Club provides opportunity for fellowship and service for men of all ages. Fund-raising activities include Lenten fish dinners, trivia night, and Texas Hold'em tournaments to help groups or individuals in need throughout the parish community. Social activities include watching sports events, playing cards, nights out to a Royals Game or to the local pool hall.

  • Contact: Brian Piel, or Rob Lickteig (816-436-9200)
  • Meetings: September-May, second Monday of the month, 7 pm

St. Joseph's Women's Group

This group provides opportunities for friendship, fellowship, and service for parish women. They coordinate funeral dinners, maintain parish linens, make 'Heartwarmer' fleece blankets for people recovering from illness, in addition to providing other services. They hold an annual nut and candy sale to raise funds. 

  • Contact: Carolyn Novak,, or Christen Cota (816-436-9200)
  • Meetings: September-May, second Tuesday of the month.

Young Adult Ministries 

This peer community provides the opportunity for those 21-35 years old to grow in the fellowship of the Lord through service, social activities, and scripture. Additionally, there is a men's and women's bible study/fellowship group. 

  • Contact: Rob Lickteig (816-436-9200),
  • Meetings: Seasonal.


Knights of Columbus - Holy Family Council

The Knights of Columbus perform numerous works of charity and offer opportunities for fellowship for Catholic men 18 and older.

  • Contact: Chris Teel (, Rob Lickteig (816-436-9200,
  • Meetings: Second Thursday of the month, 7:00pm.

Elizabeth Ministry

Elizabeth Ministry is in place to help those struggling with starting or growing their family. Have you experienced the loss of a child through miscarriage or still-birth? Or suffered through infertility? Have you considered adoption or foster care as a way to start or grow your family? Do you have kids but are unable to have more? Holy Family is here to walk this journey with you! 

  • Contact: Matt and Sarah Ternus, or
  • Meetings: Individual meetings. Please contact group leaders to set up meeting. 

Serra Club of Kansas City - North

This group fosters and promotes vocations to the priesthood, support preists, and encourage vocations to the religious life. With sister clubs, they hold a golf tournament, picnic, and Christmas pary for seminarians and priests. 

  • Contact: Steve VanKeirsbilck (816-462-7918),
  • Meetings: Third Tuesday of the month at St. Andrew the Apostle.