Living Stations of the Cross
Recent News & Events
17-18 School Year
It’s hard to believe that the school year has come to a close. Below are extra copies of our end-of-year information which will get parents ready for the new school year. Please be sure to save these copies if you haven’t already! Wishing all a wonderful summer break!
Summer Lunch Program
School might be out but children ages 2-18 can still enjoy free lunches in June & July at the Early Childhood Connections building at 305 Main Street, formerly Washington Elementary. Lunch is served from 11:30 – 1:15 p.m. and closed on July 4th. More details here! June menu here! July menu here!
Summer Movies AMC
Don’t miss out on the AMC Summer Movies this year! Hays AMC will be participating and they will take place Mondays and Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m. $4 for a child’s ticket which comes with a kiddy combo (small popcorn, small fountain drink & fruit snacks). Take a break from the heat and enjoy! Flier here!
Summer HFE Bucks
Even during summer break, there are many ways to continue purchasing HFE bucks! Stock up for your family vacations (gas stations, hotels, attractions, restaurants), weddings, summer home projects, clothes shopping, movie dates, iced coffees & more! Create a shopwithscrip account, sign up for ScripNow! or even purchase after mass at IHM the weekends of June 10-11th, July 8-9th, and August 12-13th! More information included here! Thanks for supporting this ongoing, simple fundraiser!!
VIRTUS & Parent Volunteering
If you, your spouse, a grandparent or other relative plan to volunteer to drive for school field trips this coming school year, it is now Diocesan policy that all volunteers complete the VIRTUS training. We also must have a copy of your drivers license & auto insurance card on file. To complete the VIRTUS training, please click the link below and click “VIRTUS Registration”. You will need to create a log-in and password. You will be prompted to complete a background check, so if you have not done so within the last 5 years through the Salina Diocese, please submit your information for one. This would not include a background check for your work unless you are employed by a parish or school in the Diocese! We encourage you to carve out about 90 minutes of uninterrupted time, as there will be a video that you will not be able to exit and resume later, followed by a short questionnaire. Upon completion, you will be able to print out a certificate. If you have any troubles printing it, we can let the Diocese know and they will mail us a copy. We thank you so much for committing to this process in order to volunteer at our school!
Ordering HFE Bucks is SIMPLE!
Prayer to St. Joseph for Rain
Blessed Saint Joseph, God chose you to be the husband of the Virgin Mary and the foster father of Jesus. You cared for the Son of God as your own son and taught him a trade. Because you were so close to him, He will not refuse anything you ask. Intercede for us in our great need. Pray for the blessing of rain. We are grateful for the moisture that we have received, but the land needs more. Ask God to water our fields and gardens, to fill the rivers, streams and lakes, and to bless our crops and livestock. Help us to live close to Jesus and Mary, as you did, strong in faith and good works, caring for one another. Amen.
Mary, Mother of God, and spouse of Joseph, pray for us.
St. Isadore, patron of farmers and farm life, pray for us.