Come Home to Communion

Mass schedule and guidelines

Mass schedule (Mass times) Lent through Easter

Ash Wednesday Masses
6:15am & 8:15am, 6pm.

Daily Masses during Lent
…will return to both 6:15am & 8:15am, Monday-Friday. 8:15am Mass will be offered every Saturday.

Weekend Masses

Mass times remain the same with the exception of Holy Saturday (8pm Vigil, no 4pm Mass)

Holy Thursday
7pm Mass of the Lord’s Supper, followed by adoration until 10pm

Good Friday  7pm Evening service

Holy Saturday  8pm Easter Vigil

Easter Sunday  7:30, 9 & 11am Masses

Sign Interpreters
11am Palm Sunday Mass, Holy Thursday and Good Friday evening services.

Confession times during Lent

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5-6pm (Not Thu., March 21)
Saturdays, 7:15-8am and 3-3:45pm

Mass schedule (Mass times)

  • Mass online continue to be available online at stmkc.com/massonline soon after they are celebrated. 
  • Mass times
    • Weekday:  Mon & Fri 8:15am, 
      Tues, Wed, Thu  6:15am & 8:15am, Sat 8:15am
    • Weekend: Sat 4pm, Sun, 7:30am, 9am, 11am
    • Also, please read the guidelines below.

Open for prayer

Monday-Friday, 6am-6pm*
Saturdays: 7am-5pm
Sundays: 7am-9pm
*The church is closed on Wednesdays and Thursdays, 2-3pm, for school Masses.

Sacrament of Reconciliation Confession)

The Sacrament is available in the Confessional (southwest corner inside the Church) Individual Confessions by appointment and

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5-6pm
  • First Saturdays, 7:15-8am and 
  • All Saturdays, 3-3:45pm 

Bishop Johnston announces "Come Home to Communion," a diocese-wide invitation to return to church.

Whether you are preparing to return post-Covid, are a fallen away Catholic considering returning, or know someone you want to invite,  resources are available at kcsjcatholic.org/comehome

  • A video message from Bishop Johnston
  • inviting a friend
  • finding a church
  • preparing your heart
  • the benefits and blessings of Keeping the Lord’s Day

AND MORE…

Welcome Back!

What you Need to Know as You Gather with Us in Prayer

Updated December 17, 2021

Guidelines for Attending Mass

    • All entrances to the Church are now open during regular hours. Greeters in the Narthex continue to be available on the weekends to answer questions you might have about our services.
    • As of Christmas 2021, open seating will be extended throughout the entire Church.
    • Seating for those who desire social distancing remains available in the Chapel, Cry Room, as well as throughout the Narthex.
    • Weekday Mass Times remain: Monday-Friday 6:15AM & 8:15AM; Saturday 8:15AM
    • Weekend Mass Times remain: Saturday 4PM; Sunday 7:30AM, 9AM and 11AM

Online Masses:

One Mass is uploaded daily to our website for virtual worship.  These are usually available by 9AM every morning.

Other Events/Gatherings in the Church and Hall:

  • There is no mask requirement within our buildings.
  • Masks continue to be available in our common areas.

As of November 5, 2021

As of November 5th, there are no emergency orders within Kansas City requiring masks within our establishments.  Masks remain available for parishioners and visitors in our buildings, and opportunities for social distancing within our liturgies remain in place.

In place at St. Thomas More

  • Mask wearing is not required – although strongly encouraged – in the Church, Parish Office and More Hall.
  • All Church entrances are open during the Weekend Masses
  • Seating for social distancing is available as well in the Cry Room, Chapel, and in the Narthex
  • Confessions are being heard in the Confessional
  • Church is open weekdays for prayer during hours posted above
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