Greetings from St. Columban Catholic Church

CONFIRMATION CLASS 2021 - For all 8th-12th grade students wishing to be Confirmed this year. Classes will begin on Sunday, January 17, 2021, following the 10:00 AM Mass in the school cafeteria. Masks are required at all times during class. Registration forms are at the back of the church and may be brought to the first class. Bring a pen or pencil. For more information, call the church office or Dorion and Maggie Moore at 913-544-6302.

WELCOME TO THESE NEW MEMBERS OF OUR PARISH (Bulletin 04/11/2021) - They were either baptized or made a Profession of Faith and received the Sacrament of Confirmation at the Easter Vigil. Baptism: Jacob Constant, Jaydin Kohl, Crystal Lauhoff, Grayson Samm; Profession of Faith: Clint Campbell, Amy Dickerson, Brian Garr, Julie McCoy; All also received the Sacrament of Confirmation and First Holy Communion. Confirmation: Courtnie Cranmer and Logan Potts

Confirmation Mass 2020 - Sunday afternoon, October 18, 2020, the following youth from our parish received the 
Sacrament of Confirmation from Bishop James Johnston.

Avery (St. Cecilia) Baxter
Bryton Bevelle
Carson (St. Sebastain) Crawford
Carter (St. Hubertus) Crawford
Carver (St. Christopher) Crawford
Zane (St. Peter) Daley
Matty (St. Michael) Douglas
Isabella (St. Isabelle) Garr
Patrick (St. Samuel) Kinsella
Delanie (St. Bridget) Kieffer
James (St. Patrick) Mathew
Anna (St. Catherine) Pfaff
Emily (St Catherine) Schreiner
Caeli (St. Therese) Whitson
Cameron (St. Augustine) Williams

CONGRATULATIONS (Bulletin 06/07/2020) - These two men received the sacraments Saturday, May 30, during the 5:00 Mass. We welcome them into full communion with the Roman Catholic Church. May God continue to bless them. Theodore (Ted) Hicks, husband of Teresa Bonderer Hicks, received his conditional Baptism, Confirmation and First Communion. Matthew (Matt) Shaffer, fiance of Grace Wheeler, made his Profession of Faith, Confirmation and First Communion.

CONFIRMATION CLASS 2019 - The Sacrament of Confirmation was held in our parish Sunday afternoon, October 27, 2019, at 2:00 pm with Bishop Johnston officiating. Fourteen (14) candidates from our parish and St Joseph's in Trenton received this sacrament. A reception followed in the school cafeteria hosted by St. Ann's Altar Society. Congratulations to the following from St Columban Parish: Kyan Douglas, Belle Englert, Gabe Hansen, Alijah Hibner, Allison Higgins, Izzie Montgomery, Owen Oesch, Jackson Reeter, Jessica Reeter, Lilly Stedem. Thank you to Father Koster and Dorion and Maggie Moore for teaching and preparing the students to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation.

FIRST COMMUNION - Congratulations to Simon Pfaff on his first communion received at the 5pm mass on July 6, 2019!

PROFESSION OF FAITH AND CONFIRMATION CONGRATULATIONS (May 19, 2019 Bulletin) - Congratulations to Emily Morgan who recently made a profession of faith and came into full communion with the Catholic Church. Also to Ben Radcliff who recently received the sacrament of confirmation.

CONFIRMATION 2018 - On October 28, 2018, Bishop Johnston conferred the Sacrament of Confirmation on the following youth of our parish. The patron saint they each chose is in quotations.

Ellie "St. Philomena" Barnett
Emma "St. Agnes" Burk
Connor "St. Hubert" Douglas
Cy "St. Isidore" Evans
Emery "St. Kassiani" Evans
Ava "St. Anne" Gibson
Sophia "St. Anthony" Luetticke
Trent "St Christopher" Norman
Gretchen "St. Anthony of Padua" Schroder
Alex "St. Peter" Webb
Mikelle "St Maria Goretti" Whitson

Congratulations to Alex Webb, son of parishioner Janet Webb, on making a profession of faith and being admitted into full communion with the Catholic Church.

Confirmation was held on Sunday, October 29, 2017, at 2:00 pm with all of the Deanery IX Parishes.

Kadan Akers - St. Patrick
Mason Baxter - St. Andrew
Hesston Campbell - St. Hubert
Eli Cross - St. Michael
Olivia Cross - St. Anne
CJ Pfaff - St. Charles
Josie Reeter - St. Anne
Bryan Sanchez - St. Sebastian
Jessica Sanchez - St. Elizabeth
Chandler Stedem - St. Anthony of Padua
Malachi Whitson - St. Hubert


  • Sydney Baxter
  • Madison McKenzie
  • Riely Brobst
  • Meredith Oesch
  • Carleigh Crawford
  • Chloe Peery
  • Jason Daley
  • William Perry
  • Josh DeBoer
  • Maggie Pfaff
  • Dalton Erikson
  • Parker Richey
  • Addie Ficken
  • Meredith Riley
  • Megan Gregory
  • Savannah Riley
  • Hannah Haakonstad
  • Johnathan Shiflett
  • Kennedie Kieffer
  • Gabe Sykes
  • Cade Koehly
  • Lora Watton
  • Lawrence Link
  • Addison Webber

Congratulations on receiving the fullness of Initiation into the Catholic Church. A special thank you to Bishop James Johnston, Father Benjamin Kneib, Father Adam Johnson, and Father Louis Farley, pastors of St. Columban, Sacred Heart and St. Munchin Parishes and to Leslie Holland and Mary Morgan for instructing and preparing the students.

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - Jessie Leigh Ann Jones, Tyler Jon Keenan, Dimitri Dickerson, Ivan Dickerson, Maksim Dickerson, received the sacraments and made Professions of Faith to become full members of the Catholic faithful.

Easter Vigil, March 31, 2018 - Charles "Cord" Summers was baptized and received the Sacraments of Holy Communion and Confirmation.

March 24, 2018 - On Saturday March 24, 2018, Scott Stevens, husband of Brooklyn Shearer Stevens, made his Profession of Faith and received the Sacraments of Communion and Confirmation. Congratulations to the Stevens family.

Easter Vigil, 2016 - We welcomed three new members to our Catholic Faith and the Body of Christ at this year's Easter Vigil. Aaron Brook received the sacraments of Baptism and Confirmation. Denise Dickenson and Janice Young received the sacrament of Confirmation and made their Profession of Faith. All three received the Holy Eucharist for the first time.

Monday, February 15, 2016

  • Sacraments of Baptism and Confirmation - Spencer and Keeley Shira, son and daughter of Kevin and Jana Shira; Chrisitan Still, son of Ryan Still and Haley Bonderer; Jesse and Tristan Hughes, sons of David Hughes and Brandi Thompson
  • Profession of Faith / Confirmed - Litton Gabrielson, son of David and Morgan Gabrielson


Max "Joseph" Anderson
Jonathon "Michael" Burk
Colin "Michael" Carlton
Wade "Hubert" Campbell
Aidri "Michael" Carden
Ditri "Alexander" Carden
Noah "Patrick" Cross
Eddie "Michael" Delp
Garret "Michael" Donoho
Latorrie "Anne" Johnson
Olivia "Lucy" Lauhoff
Adler "Sebastian" Marshall
Hayden "Michael" Montgomery
Alexander "Joseph" Rupp
Cole "Sebastian" Schilling
Maddie "Madeline Sophia Barat" Searcy

A special thank you to Father Benjamin Kneib and Father Kevin Drew, pastors of St. Columban and St. Joseph Parishes, and Leslie Holland and Kristi Urich, for instructing and preparing the students for the Sacrament of Confirmation.


The following received the Sacrament of Confirmation October 13, 2013, administered by Bishop Robert Finn: Mary Bligh, McCornick Campbell, Carly Carlton, Abbie Clark, Zachary Daley, Tomi Delp, Mariah Fox, Hunter Haakonstad, Monica Holland, Noah Holland, Zachary Holland, Benjamin Jones, Shayler Keller, Jared Lauhoff, Maggie Leatherman, Tanner Lent, Nathan McKiddy, Peyton Moritz, Zachary Quinn, Jalynn Reeter, Maggie Resor, Robert Rupp, Jacob Schwenneker, Kennadie Stottlemyre, Lillian Stover, Alvynne Villacampa, Anthony Wade, Greeley Whitson, Brett Young


Ralph Moffatt, husband of Aline, made his formal Profession of Faith and was confirmed on November 29, 2013.

Scott Johnson, husband of Kasey Hibler Johnson, made a Profession of Faith on July 2, 2014.

Amber Frampton completed her sacraments of initiation by receiving Holy Communion and Confirmation (Fall, 2014).

Gwen Gatson - Profession of Faith; conditionally Baptized; received First Communion and the Sacrament of Confirmation (December 23, 2015)

Brook Dickerson, a profession of faith and entered into full unity with the Catholic Church (02/18/18 Bulletin)

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