Spring 2018



January 27, 2019 - Town hall meeting to share the master plan with the parish.


February, 2019 - Master plan parish survey sent to all registered parishioners seeking feedback on the master plan and to help us determine what could be built in our initial phase.

May 22, 2019 - Kick off meeting of Open Wide the Doors to Christ capital campaign volunteers 

June 29-30, 2019 - St. John Paul II Parish consecrated our first capital campaign to our Blessed Mother Mary.  We designated the Memorare as our campaign prayer which is recited before every Mass celebrated.

June 30, 2019 - Registered households reaches 745.



July 2, 2018 - Selection of Sabatini Architects for St. John Paul II master planning process.​


July 17, 2018 - Master planning begins with parish leadership, building committee, and architects

August 7, 2018 - First parish town hall meeting held at Divine Mercy Parish hall to share progress made to date and request feedback from parishioners.

September 15, 2018 - St. John Paul II Parish hosts Financial Peace University classes every day of the week for nine weeks. Twenty percent of our parishioners participated, over $330K non-mortgage debt was paid off, 91 credit cards were cut up and over $695K was added to personal savings accounts.


March 18, 2018 - Registered households reaches 700.​

January 9, 2018 - Weekday Mass begins at Cedar Lake Village Worship and Life Center on Tuesday through Friday at 7:00 AM.



August 6, 2017 - Fr. Andrew announced St. John Paul II Parish vision statement to the parish.

September 10, 2017 - the parish has grown to 670 families, 100 of which had not been previously registered at a local Catholic parish.  We have grown to 6 dedicated staff members, two deacons, pastoral and finance councils, steering committee and many ministry groups.

November 12, 2017 - Our parish faith formation program began following the Church's teaching that the domestic church (the family) is the primary school of religion and that parents are the first witnesses of the faith to their children.


Saint John Paul II Catholic Church

is called to open doors to Jesus Christ

through authentic witness in the home,

joyful hope in worship,

and fruitful service to our neighbors,

offering the opportunity

not to have more but to be more.



June 4, 2017 - Seminarian Andrew Gaffney was in residence at our parish for the summer.

June 3, 2017 - Saturday evening vigil Mass time changed to 4:00PM.

June 3, 2017 - Seventeen new permanent deacons were ordained for the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas by Archbishop Joseph Nauman.  Deacon Joe Allen, a JP2 parishioner was among them.

May 31, 2017 - First parish steering committee meeting

February 2017 - Parish launches an outreach program welcoming families to St. John Paul II Parish community.  JP2 "swag" is delivered to families by parish volunteers.

February 5, 2017 - Registered households reaches 543.



December 1, 2016 - JP2KC.ORG website launched.

November 26, 2016 - Saturday evening vigil Mass at 5:30PM added to the schedule weekend Masses.

October 9, 2016 - Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann announces the name for the New Johnson County Catholic Parish - Saint John Paul II Parish.

September 4, 2016 - first Sunday Masses held at Madison Place Elementary School gym at 8:30AM and 10:30AM

May 29, 2016 - Reverend Andrew Strobl named as the first pastor of the New Johnson County Catholic Parish

May 29, 2016 - Decree by Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann announcing a territorial parish in Olathe, Kansas.  It will currently be known as New Johnson County Catholic Parish.


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