Frequently Asked Questions

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Office Hours:
Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

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  • How Do I Register in the Parish?

    Welcome to St. Thomas More!  We invite you to participate actively in our sacramental and prayer life, to enjoy yourself at our social events, and to share your gifts of time, talent, and treasure with our parish community.  Click "Join Our Parish" under the "About Us" on our website to fill out a parish registration form.  You are also invited to join us for Coffee & Donuts which follows morning Masses every 2nd Sunday of the month.

  • I Moved...Now What?

    Parishioners are kindly asked to notify the parish office when they move out of the parish or when changing their address or phone numbers within the parish.  You can do that here or by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

  • How Do I Schedule My Child's Baptism?

    For the first child, a Sacramental Preparation is required.  Baptism classes are usually held the first Monday of every month.  If this is not your first child and you have already attended a baptism class previously, please contact the parish office to schedule your child’s baptism.

  • I Just Got Engaged...How Do I Schedule My Wedding and Begin Marriage Prep?

    Congratulations!  There is a six month preparation period for all marriages in all four dioceses in Kansas.  Please contact the parish office to schedule your wedding as soon as possible after you decide to marry.  Marriage preparation is then accomplished during that period prior to the wedding.  For more information on this process, click here.

  • When Do People Receive First Communion?

    Children celebrate First Reconciliation and First Communion in the 2nd Grade.  They must be enrolled in our Religious Education Program.  If your child is past 2nd Grade and has not yet received First Communion, please contact the parish office to discuss the options available to you.

  • When Do People Receive Confirmation?

    Confirmation is celebrated with young adults in the 10th grade, following a two-year preparation program.

  • When Does Enrollment for Religious Education and Youth Ministry Begin?

    Enrollment for Religious Education and Youth Ministry begins in late July or early August.  To receive an enrollment packet, please make sure you are registered in the parish and that we have the names and birthdays of your children.

  • My Child Attends MCS...Do They Also Need To Attend Religious Education?

    No.  While your child(ren) are always welcome to attend any of our faith formation programs, they will receive faith formation and sacramental preparation during the normal school day.

  • Do You Have A Pre-School Program?

    We do have a Pre-School Religious Education Program for children ages 3 and 4.  It is held during the Sunday 10:30 Mass.  Enrollment for the program begins late July or early August.

  • Do You Have A Daycare?

    No, we do not have a daycare.

  • How Do I Schedule A Mass Intention?

    Mass Intentions may be obtained for loved ones, living or deceased, through the parish office with a donation of $10 per intention.  You may “special request” a specific date or time; however, these are limited due to the size of our parish and the many requests we receive.  This allows space for immediate needs and other requests to also be fulfilled.

  • How Can I Get Involved in the Parish?

    We have over 80 ministry and volunteer opportunities available in our parish community.  A list of these is available on our website under “Get Involved”.  If you have not yet registered in the parish, please register and provide us with information regarding your interests and talents so we can more successfully help you find your niche in our parish community.

  • Do You Rent Out the Parish Hall?

    The Parish Commons is available for a fee for multiple events such as wedding receptions, family reunions, and anniversaries.  A complete list of welcomed activities is available in the parish office.  To get more information or to schedule your event, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. in the parish office.

  • Can I Receive the Newsletter Electronically?

    Yes.  The InforMore is available on under "Publications" and also by email.  Please make sure the parish office has a current email on file for you.

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