Mercy in Action

MERCY IN ACTION (MIA) is a group that educates our parish on life issues. We promote living out the Spiritual and Corporal Works of Mercy. Our activities include:

  • Respect Life Education Weekend in the fall
  • Postcard mailings to our elected representatives
  • Parish & School Spiritual Adoption program
  • Pro-Life Lenten Stations of the Cross
  • Prayer in front of Planned Parenthood clinics asking for God’s healing and mercy for the women going there
  • Attending the March for Life each January in Washington, D.C.
  • Setting up our Giving Tree at Christmas
  • Collecting baby items for Crisis Pregnancy Centers (via Giving Tree)
  • Collecting toys for St Vincent DePaul (via Giving Tree)
  • Organizing Movie Nights and Speaker Presentations
  • Purchasing Catholic books to give out at Easter and Christmas
  • Giving out Rosaries in May and October
  • Working in St Isadore’s garden
  • Promoting and leading consecrations to the Immaculate Heart of Mary and the Sacred Heart
  • Promoting the Divine Mercy Novena and Divine Mercy Sunday
  • Collecting Bibles and clothing for the incarcerated
  • Working with Legion of Mary on various needs including collecting toiletry items for the homeless
  • Attending funeral Mass and praying the Chaplet for the dying in our parish
  • Helping with grounds cleanup
  • Whenever we are asked to help!

You can help as much as you are able! If any of the above activities interest you or you want more information, please contact Mary Helm at 816-806-7594.


Crisis Pregnancy Centers typically provide medical support, financial resources, housing and legal assistance or referrals:

Homes for Expectant Single Mothers (includes Crisis Pregnancy Center services)

Infant Hospice Care or Pregnancy That Ends Unexpectedly