‘Our Lady of Guadalupe’
2226 Troup Ave.
Kansas City, KS. 66104
Blessed Miguel Pro
2100 N 13th St
Kansas City, KS. 66104
Pope John Paul II said, “This world needs saints who wear jeans, who go to the shopping malls, use cell phones” (Letter to artists).
It is a fundamental characteristic of the lay state of life to live among the things of the world, and to announce the Gospel and their Christian testimony.
“Lay Catholics are especially called by God to make the Church present and industrious in those places and circumstances where only through them the Church can arrive as salt of the earth” (Pius XI, Encyclical Quadragesimo Anno).
As members of the Franciscans Poor of Jesus Christ they are called to be carriers of charity and hope to all those that they encounter in a situation of profound fragility physically, morally, psychologically, and spiritual; the poor in their multiple faces. “Whatever you did for one of my brothers or sisters, no matter how unimportant they seemed, you did for me”. (Mt 25, 40).
They are called to be new heralds of evangelization in the world, promoting and working in unity with the members of our community in encounters, seminars, events, retreats, etc.
Through their particular gifts, they are called also to contribute in the work of evangelization through arts (music, dance, theatre, literature); technical work (profession, specialization, manual work, etc.); and of learning (courses, studies, classes, etc.).
Anyone can be a lay-
Directory of lay associates of The Poor Jesus Christ.
|NOVITIATE (CANONICAL YEAR)|
|NOVITIATE (APOSTOLIC YEAR)|
|REGION VIRGIN OF THE POOR|
|REGION OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE|
|REGION IMMACULATE CONCEPTION|
|REGION OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION|
|REGION OUR LADY OF GRACE|
|REGION OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL|
|REGION OUR LADY OF NAZARETH|
|RIO DE JANEIRO|
|GARDEN FOR THE POOR|
|LAY ASSOCIATE MEETING|
|LAY ASSOCIATE ADORATION|
|NEW MISSION HOUSE PROJECT|
|FE Y VIDA RETREAT|
|CROWNING OF THE BLESSED MOTHER|
|13th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION|
|SATURDAY STREET MINISTRY|
|DR. SCOTT HAM FORMATION|
|MASS AT THE CHAPEL|
|LENT OF SAINT MICHAEL|
|RECREATION DAY WITH FATHER GILSON|
|RECREATION DAY WITH LAY ASSOCIATES|
|LAY ASSOCIATES RETREAT|
|CORPUS CHRISTI 2015|
|HELPING THE HOMELESS IN THE SUMMER JUNE13TH|
|FATHER GILSON'S ARRIVAL|
|SOLEMNITY OF SAINT CLARE|
|LAY ASSOCIATE RETREAT AUGUST 23, 2015|
|CHRISTMAS WITH THE POOR|
|CONSACRATION TO VIRGIN MARY|
|CENA BAILE 2016|
|TO ALL NATIONS PJC RETREAT|
|PENCTECOST VIGIL 2016|
|CORPUS CHRISTI PROCESSION 2016|
|LAY ASSOCIATE RETREAT MOODUS CT|
|LAY ASSOCIATES DAY|
|SAINT MARY'S KITCHEN|
|CONSECRATION TO SAINT MICHAEL|
|15 YEAR ANNIV CANADA|
|TRANSIT OF SAINT FRANCIS 2016|
|VISIT OF OUR LADY OF FATIMA CANADA|
|15 ANNIVERSARY USA|