Churches in Blue Springs Mo St. John LaLande St. John LaLande Catholic Church is a Christian community rooted in Sacred Scripture and the Traditions of our Catholic faith. We welcome all and embrace the opportunity to serve as good and grateful stewards of God’s gifts.

We continually seek ways to grow and share our faith – through Mass, through community and personal prayer, in devotion to Mary, our Blessed Mother, and by living the vision and mission of our Parish. As Living Stones, we are commissioned to build up the church as well as the kingdom of God. We give ourselves in service to the Lord – through ministry within our community, through outreach to those in need, through leadership within the church and through the practice of good stewardship, the giving of our time, talent, and treasure.

Education, for children and adults, is paramount to this Parish community. As evangelists and teachers, we are called to provide spiritual and practical lessons in Christianity – through the largest ministry of the Parish, St. John LaLande Catholic School, as well as through Preschool, Early Childhood Center (ECC), Parish Religious Education Program (PREP), and Sacramental preparation courses.

Empowered by the Word of God, nourished by the Eucharist, and made bold by the Holy Spirit, we strive through faith, service, and education for life to welcome God’s transforming love and to deepen our relationship with God, one another, and the universal church.

Recent News

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PREP News

Volunteers are still needed in 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 7th grade. Lead teachers are given teacher guides to assist in planning and presenting each lesson’s material.

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New Pastoral Associate

I am thrilled to be joining the Parish staff as the Pastoral Associate for our Youth, Young Adults, and Confirmandi. I have been a parishioner for 20 years and a teacher in the school for 15 years.

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PREP Registration

The PREP program is our parish’s religious instruction offered to children in kindergarten-8th grade who attend public school.


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