Family Life

The Family Life Office hosts a variety of events and ministries in the parish throughout the year. Existing groups include the Family-to-Family Ministry, Natural Family Planning, God's Plan for a Joy Filled Marriage Retreats, Annual Mother-Daughter and Ladies Tea, Life Chain, a Parish Library and various family gatherings.

Contact Lindy Meyer
Family Life Coordinator
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You're Worth It! Women's Retreat

In the You’re Worth It! Day Retreat for Women, award-winning author Danielle Bean invites women to find out their worth by seeking a deeper relationship with Jesus.


Using themes from her book, You’re Worth It!, Danielle Bean introduces women to the life-changing idea that they were made for an intimate relationship with a God who knows them and loves them inside and out. Inside of this day retreat, women walk alongside the women of the Gospels and explore what it means to be fully loved by Jesus who longs to bless them, heal them, help them, fulfill them, and give them a voice.



  • Gospel readings
  • Reflections written and led by Danielle
  • Inspirational Music
  • Time for personal prayer
  • Group prayer led by Danielle
  • Take-home journal for each participant
  • Discussion questions facilitated by Danielle
  • Multi-media presentations
  • Group dynamics led by Danielle
  • Mass
  • Adoration & Confession
  • Rosary


April 1, 2017 8:00am - 4:00pm at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Concordia

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Register online here


God's Plan for a Joy-Filled Marriage

God's Plan for a Joy-Filled Marriage is required for all couples seeking marriage at Our Lady of Perpetual Help. Retreats are held 6 times a year. While this retreat focuses on the engaged couple, many married couples have attended and found the program to be very beneficial for their marriage. 

Register for God's Plan

Natural Family Planning

Instruction in the Creighton Model FertilityCare System is available in our parish. This method of Natural Family Planning is a safe, effective and moral means of achieving or avoiding pregnancy, treating infertility and other reproductive issues. Through instruction in FertilityCare couples can better understand the gift and beauty of their fertility. 

Instruction in the Creighton Model FertilityCare System begins with an Introductory Session and continues with private, individualized follow-up sessions. For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact Lindy Meyer, CFCP at 785-243-1099 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Family to Family Ministry

The Family to Family Ministry provides meals and care packages to families in the parish community during times of need. We provide meals after the birth of a child, during serious illness hospitalization. We have also provided meals during cancer treatments and following an unexpected death. The purpose of this ministry is to provide support from one family to another during both the sorrows and joys of family life. If you would like to join this ministry or know someone who would benefit from a set of meals or a care package contact Lindy Meyer.