Family Photo Opportunities

Additional dates have been added for portraits for the new Parish Directory!

We will be creating a new parish directory later this year. All parishioners are invited to be photographed. Each participant will receive a FREE 8x10 portrait and copy of the parish directory with no obligation to purchase anything. 
Additional photos, including holiday cards, will be available for purchase for those interested.

Dates are still available throughout October and an additional weekend in November has been added. To schedule your appointment online, click the image below.

If you have questions or need assistance, please feel free to contact the parish office at 231-2135. We will be happy to help you!

PSR - First Communion and First Reconciliantion

First Reconciliation will be Mon, Nov 14 and First Communion this year will be Sun, April 30. 
Sacramental preparation classes for First Reconciliation will be begin this week and are held in the St. Mary’s Elementary School from 6:30-7:45pm.
Classes will be held on Wednesdays, Oct 12, Oct 26, Nov 2, Nov 9, and Monday, Nov 14. 
All of the classes are mandatory for the children to attend. 
Sacramental preparation classes for First Communion will begin in March. These sessions are scheduled for Wednesdays, March 8, March 15, March 29, April 5, April 19, and April 26.
The sacramental preparation classes are ONLY necessary for public school students, as it is covered in classes at St. Mary’s Elementary School. 

More information is attached below.

Virtus Training and Certification

VIRTUS is a Diocesan program focused on protecting our children.  This program is required for any adult, 18 and older who volunteers their time and comes in contact with youth in the Diocese of Wichita If you plan on volunteering at the Lord’s Diner or in our St. Mary’s Colgan Catholic Schools, all participants will need to be VIRTUS trained. There will be several session opportunities available:
St. Mary's Colgan Auditorium at 6pm
Sunday, October 16th
Monday, October 24th
Sunday, October 30th
Thursday, November 3rd
The Lord’s Diner (406 N. Locust, Pittsburg) at 6pm
Wednesday, November 9th
Tuesday, November 15th 
Sunday, November 20th 
Prior to attending a session, please go to and preregister for the session you would like to attend. 
• Click on begin the Registration process
• Select your organization,  which will be the Wichita Diocese
• Go ahead and create a username and password
• List your type of volunteer service; parent volunteer, Lord’s Diner volunteer, etc
• Continue through the process and select the session date you would like to attend
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Lisa Russell at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Stewarding our Gifts

Download this file (Stewarding Insert.pdf)Stewarding Insert.pdf [ ] 574 kB

The Stewardship Way of Life video

Our hopes in producing this video was to assist us in... Knowing and understanding our past 30 years living the Stewardship Way of Life as a diocese; acting responsibly with this gift of Stewardship in the present; and to continue dreaming and hoping for the future.    

(Click here to watch now!)

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..
Download this file (FF Yr1 FINAL2-3-16.pdf)Faith Forward in Action - Year One of Five [ ] 7062 kB

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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Adoration Hours

Christ the King Adoration Chapel, located at the southwest corner of 9th and Locust,  provides an opportunity for quiet prayer in front of the Blessed Sacrament from 6:00 a.m. Mondays through 5:00  p.m. Fridays.  Our desire is to have two adorers at each Holy Hour.  There are lots of times availabe for you to commit one hour of prayer weekly and the first page of the parish bulletin lists times that we need adorers.  This is a wonderful way to renew your prayer life and build a relationship with Jesus Christ. Please consider giving an hour a week.  For more information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Upcoming Events


Sat 8am & 5:30pm
Sun 7am, 9am, 10:30am, Noon
La Misa en Español: Domingo 2pm

Mon-Fri 6:30am
Tues-Fri 8am

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

Mon 6am-Fri 5pm  

Parish Priests

  Fr. Michael E. Baldwin

  Fr. Jeremy S. Huser
Parochial Vicar/
St. Mary’s Colgan Catholic Schools Chaplain

  Fr. David Voss
Parochial Vicar/
Chaplain St. Pius X Catholic Student Center

Ministry Schedule