Circles of Understanding

May 18, 2023

People from all faiths, races, cultures, orientations, ways of life and backgrounds are invited to share their stories with a diverse group of people as we come to a greater understanding of one another through prayerful listening. Begins with a simple meal.

6th Annual Iftar Dinner with the Dialogue Institute of Kansas City

April 19, 2023

Iftar is the meal that breaks the daylong fasts Muslims practice during their holy month of Ramadan. Join us this night for a meal hosted by our Muslim friends, sharing traditional Iftar foods.

One-Day, Individual Retreats

April 6, 2023 – June 1, 2023

Could you use a few hours away from the hurly burly of everyday life? Take some time for yourself at the Renewal Center. Schedule one-day or half-day quiet retreats. Spiritual directors are available or you can spend the time with your own thoughts and prayers.

Tables for Two: An Evening of Marriage Enrichment

April 1, 2023

An evening out for married and engaged couples who want to deepen and enrich their relationship — served up with just a little bit of romance!

Savor the Moments: Patience

March 1, 2023 – March 29, 2023

Savor the Moments is your totally relevant five-week scripture series for women that helps you develop relationships with other women as you grow in your relationship with God.

Embraced by the Spirit. Sent into the world.

March 11, 2023 – March 12, 2023

Partner with the Renewal Center to give your confirmation class an enriching retreat experience that will be a highlight of their formation.

God’s Healing Love: Annual Healing Service

February 11, 2023

The Light of God’s Healing Love pervades the areas of our deepest need. Join us in this sacred healing chalice to receive whatever is offered via Divine Grace in your own heart, mind, body and spirit. We’ll practice gentle singing, drumming, journaling, sharing, anointing and blessing.

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2023 Theme: Do good; seek justice. Isaiah 1:17

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2023

January 24, 2023

The Renewal Center and the Liberty-Area Ministerial Alliance will host prayer and study events during the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, an international observance jointly organized by the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity and the World Council of Churches.

St. Lucy Day Celebration. Photo 133455047 / Christmas Wheat © Cherriesjd |

St. Lucy Day Celebration

December 13, 2022

Prepare for Christmas by sharing stories, songs and poems while planting wheat. Join us for a traditional celebration of St. Lucy Day. If you are not familiar with this ancient tradition as part of your Christmas rituals, join us and learn more about it. Register now.

Fr. Joe Nassal will lead us on our annual Winter Solstice celebration. This year's theme is “A Winter’s Dream: Waking up to the Promise of Peace.”

Winter Solstice Celebration: A Winter’s Dream

December 21, 2022

Fr. Joe Nassal will lead us on our annual Winter Solstice celebration, the theme is “A Winter’s Dream: Waking up to the Promise of Peace.” We will take a contemplative walk to the Reconciliation Labyrinth with luminaries to light the way and conclude with a simple supper.