Adoration Hours - Memorial Day

The Blessed Sacrament will be reposed at the Adoration Chapel beginning at 5pm on Friday, May 27th until Tuesday, May 31st at 7am because of the Memorial Day holiday.

2016 Stewardship Conference - Now available online

Missed the conference? You may listen to the presentations and/or download materials below:
¿No asistió a la Conferencia? No se preocupe, escuche las presentaciones y/o descargue materiales a continuación:

2016 Memorial Day Mass

Memorial Day Mass will be on Mon, May 30 at 10am at St. Mary's Cemetery in Pittsburg on the corner of Broadway and Centennial.  The Mass will be celebrated at the altar located in the southwest portion of the cemetery.  Those wishing to attend are reminded to bring lawn chairs for seating.

6th Annual Parish Picnic

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Totus Tuus Registration 2016

All youth in our parish are invited to attend this summer Catechetical Program.  This weeklong program, June 12-17th,  serves as our Parish School of Religion for any children in our parish that attend public school, but it also open to children who attend St. Mary’s Colgan Catholic Schools. Forms with more information are attached.  There is a daytime program for children entering grades 1st– 6thin August and an evening program for junior high and high school students.

Please complete and return registration forms to the parish or school office by Wednesday, May 25th.

Catholic Kids Camp 2016

All children in our parish currently in PreK-4th grade (2015/2016 school year) are invited to attend Catholic Kids Camp Circus of Stars (formerly Vacation Bible School).  The camp will take place at St. Mary's Elementary School from 9am-12pm on July 18-22, 2016.  Additional information and registration forms are attached.  Volunteers are needed and a form is attached for volunteer sign up.  Join us for this fun, faith-filled week.
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Job Opening: St. Mary's Elementary

Preschool Para-Professional for 2016-2017
Applications are now being accepted for the para-professional position at the St. Mary’s Elementary Preschool. 

For more details or questions, please call Nancy Hicks at 231-6941

If interested go to the website and fill out the classified application.  It will be listed under employment which will then take you to  the current openings tab. Scroll to the bottom of that page for the application. E-mail that application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or bring it by the St. Mary's Elemen office. 

Application is also attached below.

Faith Forward in Action

Click the link below to download a copy of the "Faith Forward in Action" newsletter.  This newsletter contains year one in review, work in progress and 2016 plan of action.  A detailed description of the Faith Forward Strategic Plan in available for download near the bottom of this webpage.  For more information, please contact Frances Mitchelson, Director of Parish Advancement at 231.2135 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
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JOB OPENING: Maintenance Technician

Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Pittsburg, Kansas, is seeking a qualified individual to serve as a full time Maintenance Technician. This position is responsible for performing preventative maintenance and repair of various facility systems including electrical, plumbing, HVAC, carpentry, painting, locksmithing, fire alarm and sprinkler systems, and occasional event set up. Essential characteristics include excellent communication skills and mechanical aptitude.

Position Requirements:
  • Ability to work full time and be on-call for center emergencies
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Coordinate with third party contractors for work outside the scope of staff personnel.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment
  • Prefer practicing Catholic active in the Stewardship way of life
Interested applicants should submit one completed application and resume to: Aaron Besperat, Director of Finance, PO Box 214, Pittsburg, KS 66762. Applications may also be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Applications may be downloaded via the attachment below. Questions regarding the positions may be directed to Aaron Besperat at 620-231-2135.

Faith Forward Strategic Plan 2015-2020

It's ready!  After a year of hard work and dedication by hundreds of people, we have completed our strategic planning process.  Faith Forward, Come to the Table invited all to be a part of this visioning process to move our parish, Catholic schools and college campus ministry into the future.  Click on the link below to read the plan in detail.  For more information, contact Frances Mitchelson in the Parish Office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 620.231.2135.
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Sat  8am & 5:30pm
Sun  7am, 9am, 10:30am, Noon   
La Misa en Español: Domingo 2pm 

Mon-Fri  6:30am
Tues, Wed, Fri  8am
Thurs, Fri  11:30am (while school is in session)

Tues, Wed, Fri, Sat  7:30-7:50am
Sat  4-5:15pm
Confesiones: Domingo 1:30pm

Mon 6am-Fri 5pm

Ministry Schedule

Parish Priests

Fr. Michael E. Baldwin

Fr. Rick Kotrba
Parochial Vicar/
St. Mary's Colgan Schools Chaplain
VOSS.JPGFr. David Voss
 Parochial Vicar/
Chaplain St. Pius X Catholic Student Center