Altar Society

The Altar Society is an organization committed to the needs of the parish, to Christian fellowship, and to the spiritual and corporal works of mercy. Some activities include the annual Bazaar, funeral dinners, and wedding receptions. The Altar Society meets in the Parish Hall at 6:00pm on the 1st Monday of each month September through May (excluding November and January). All adult ladies of the parish are invited to attend.

Altar Society Standing Committees

Bazaar Committee - Holly Beard - (316) 573-6443, Kate Keller - (316) 214-2855

This 41st annual parish event is a great opportunity for parishioners to work together to put on one of the most popular Arts & Crafts Festivals in the area. Its success depends on the volunteer efforts of the entire parish.  Proceeds from the Bazaar support the altar and other parish needs.  Minimum age 10.

Funeral Dinners - Mary Ann Pustka - (316) 778-1078

The Magdalen Funeral Luncheon Ministry offers families food and fellowship following funeral Masses.  Set up and clean up minimum age 13.

Wedding Receptions - Connie Rudd  - (316) 683-4474

The Altar Society can be hired to assist with receptions; additionally they have items that may be borrowed or rented (such as tablecloths). Volunteers are needed to assist with cake cutting, and clean up of dishes, as well as to help wash linens after receptions.

If you have any questions, or if you would like to be included on our e-mail list, please feel free to contact us at or 316-634-2315 x 212.  Thank you for your interest in the Altar Society!



Altar Society Opportunities

We need a couple of volunteers to be in charge of the following.  If you are interested contact Susan Madia at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or (316) 634-1528. 

Selling the "Windows of Faith" notecards at the Knights of Columbus breakfasts.

Selling the Magdalen pewter ornaments the weekend before 1st Communion.  If anyone knows someone that could engrave them on the spot with the childs name and date...that would be great!

Contact Information

Name Susan Madia
Phone (316) 634-1528


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