Together we will pray for the success of Borromeo Academy, the future of Catholic education, and for each other. Funds raised will support the Borromeo Academy Sponsorship Program.
For more information, please contact Jennifer Harris at 816-436-1009 or complete the form below:
What is a Prayer Luncheon?
An event, usually a fundraiser, which creates community around a cause through prayer and education.
It is also, an opportunity to attend morning Mass, have lunch, and socialize.
Is this a fundraiser?
This is an annual fundraiser.
75% of monies raised goes toward Borromeo Academy’s Sponsorship Fund,
25% toward Borromeo Academy’s Endowment Fund.
What is Borromeo Academy’s Sponsorship Fund?
A fund held by the Catholic Community Foundation which was created by the Kansas City St. Joseph Diocese in collaboration with Country Club Bank. This is a way for St. Charles Borromeo to secure their money while drawing interest for future educational needs. Monies donated are allocated specifically for purposes outlined in our contract.
Why are we hosting a Prayer Luncheon?
To come together to pray for each other, for the success of Borromeo Academy and for Catholic education, in general. To discuss the importance of Catholic education, to update the larger community on the progress of Borromeo Academy. To educate people on the benefits of a Catholic Classical model and to bring about dialogue that could lead to positive change in our diocese. To raise money for Borromeo Academy and for the growth of the endowment fund (which will provide grant money to other Catholic schools who are commited to transitioning to the classical model).
Who is invited?
ALL ARE WELCOME!
student families and potential student families
those interested in hearing about the classical model
those interested in supporting Borromeo Academy
advocates for Catholic education
those who recognize the importance of handing on the faith to the next generation
neighbors and members of the larger community
How long does the event last?
11:30 AM - 1 PM
Check-in: 11 AM
Lunch and Programming (11:30)
You are welcome to take your time walking through the school and touring the Retreat House after the luncheon.
Who is planning this event?
SCB Prayer Luncheon Committee
School and Parish Staff
What is our goal?
To pray, to inform, to educate, to create dialogue.
To raise $100,000.
What can I do to help?
Attend the Mass and/or register for a table at the prayer luncheon on December 13.
Encourage people you know to attend the the luncheon.
Make a donation and/or solicit donations from individuals/corporate sponsors.
Volunteer to be a Table Captain.
Join our committee.
What can we expect that day?
Fr. Don Farnan, Fr. Phil Egan
Borromeo Academy students will participate
the Borromeo Academy choir will sing at the luncheon
the commons will showcase curriculum vignettes
Frank Boal as emcee
a video by Michael McGlinn
presentation by Fr. Thomas B. Curran, S.J.
commentary from our pastor, Fr. Don Farnan
scholastic update on Borromeo Academy from our principal, Ann Lachowitzer
a recitation from students
a round table reflection
a walk-through of the school after lunch
a tour of the Fine Arts Floor
an invitation to tour the Retreat House before leaving the campus
an Open House at the new Parish Offices
Can we attend Mass and the Luncheon?
Everyone is welcome to attend the Mass at 9:00am in the St. Charles Borromeo church. You must register to reserve your seat or table for the Prayer Luncheon.
How do I register?
CLICK HERE to register online, or call the school office at 816-436-1009 to make a reservation and drop off payment.