Ms. Monaghan's Message - Dec. 7

Challenge, Inspire, Empower, & Serve

Important Upcoming Events

Dec. 8: Feast of Immaculate Conception Mass @ 10:00am

Dec. 11: MS Crafts after school; PTO Ornament Exchange

Dec. 13: Parish Penance Service @ 7:00pm

Dec. 14: Nutcracker Performance @ 2:00pm

Dec. 15: St. Nick's Small Mall @ 1:30pm

Dec. 18: 3 yr. old Christmas program @ 7pm

Dec. 19: Country Hill Motors Event - TBD

Dec. 20: Preschool Christmas Program @ 7:00pm; Taize Service @ 7:00pm

Dec. 21: Skating Party; Noon Dismissal; Country Hill Motors event @2:00pm

Dec. 24 - Jan. 8: Christmas Break

Advent Prayer Calendar

This year, Father Matthew asks us to pray for different people/groups on each day of the month. Please see below for the intentions this upcoming week.

Dec. 8: RCIA Leaders, Gift Bearers, our Governor, Grandfathers

Dec. 9: Alter Servers, our President, Grandmothers, El Salvador Team

Dec. 10: Art and Environment Helpers, our Senators, Recently Anointed, Bible Study Members

Dec. 11: Youth of the parish, our Representatives, the Hospitalized, Coffee and Theology team

Dec. 12: Those in marriage preparation. Ushers, our State Senators, Healthcare Workers

Dec. 13: Those who lead marriage preparation, Rosary leaders, our State Representatives, the Lonely

Dec. 14: Those seeking annulment, funeral team, poor, needs of our city

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Thank YOU!!!

From the entire St. Patrick School Staff to each one of YOU, we express our deepest gratitude for the wonderful surprised of the Mr. Christmas gifts! St. Patrick School is a truly wonderful place to be, and we are humbled by your kindness. Though it doesn't seem enough, THANK YOU!!!!
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St. Nick's Small Mall

What: The best children's shopping event of the year! Gift prices range from $0.25 - $5.00. Children can come and shop for Christmas gifts for their family and friends (sponsored by the Columbiettes), visit Santa, and decorate cookies (sponsored by the St. Patrick PTO).

When: Saturday, December 15 from 1:30 - 3:30

Where: Jubilee Room - St. Patrick Church

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The Nutcracker at St. Patrick School

The Nutcracker

We are excited to announce that the Ballet North production of "The Nutcracker" is coming to St. Patrick School on Friday, December 14 at 2:00 pm. Our entire student body will get to attend this production, where we not only get to see The Nutcracker, but our very own 5th grader, Mena Freeman, in performance! If you would like to attend, please RSVP to Mrs. Eads at, so we know how many chairs to sit out.

We want to thank our St. Patrick PTO for helping sponsor this amazing opportunity!
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Country Hill Motors Gives Back

Thanks to our 8th grade parent, Kelly Holtzman, St. Patrick students have been invited to be a part of Country Hill Motor's Season of Giving.

On Wednesday, December 19, Country Hill Motors will be surprising 2 deserving families with amazing prizes. Our youth group and Student Council have been invited to come along and sing Christmas carols during the big reveal! If you're willing/able to drive on this day, please let Dana Nolan know at

On Friday, December 21, Country Hill Motors will be surprising 1 deserving family with the gift of a van, filled with many other wonderful items. Our students have again been invited to attend and sing Christmas carols at this wonderful event that will be held a Country Hill Motors in Merriam, KS from 2:00 - 5:00pm.

If you are willing to attend with your family, please RSVP to Kaci Monaghan at

We ask that all who attend each event wear St. Patrick Spirit Wear and Christmas hats!

Birthdays This Week

WatchDOG Dad

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Thank you, Mr. Hamilton!

St. Patrick School

The mission of St. Patrick School is to develop young men and women with active and creative minds, a sense of understanding and compassion for others, and the courage to act on their beliefs. We stress the total development of each child: spiritual, moral, intellectual, social, emotional, and physical. Encouragement is given to students to bring their lives into conformity with God's will and plan, so that He is glorified.