• Welcome

    We strive to imitate the heart of our patroness,
    the Blessed Virgin Mary, by:
         Loving God with all our hearts,
         Loving our neighbor as ourselves,
         Bringing Christ to others.


  • Mass Times

    Weekend Mass
    Sat 4:00 PM
    Sun 7:30 AM 9:30 AM* 11:30 AM

    Daily Mass
    Mon-Sat 8:00 AM
    Rosary before Mass

    *Signed for deaf/hard of hearing
    See the bulletin for details

  • Confessions

    2:45-3:45 PM

    Noon-1:00 PM

    1st Saturday
    of the Month
    7:00-7:45 AM

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Weather Closing

The Perpetual Adoration Chapel is closing due to weather during the following time frame.

Closing:     7:00 pm - Wednesday, Feb. 21st
Opening:   9:00 am - Friday, Feb. 23rd (this time has been extended)

Discovering Christ has cancelled for Thursday, February 22nd - see you next week.

New Parish Rectory


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Lenten Season 2018


Mass 7:00 am
Mass 9:30 am (school Mass)
Mass 12:05 pm
Mass 6:00 pm

NO Confessions are offered on Ash Wednesday


Mondays: 5:00-5:25 pm February 19-March 26
Wednesdays: 12:00-1:00 pm not on Ash Wednesday
Wednesdays: 5:30-7:00 pm February 21-March 28
Saturdays: 2:45-3:45 pm not on Holy Saturday
Saturday: 7:00-7:45 am March 3rd


Sunday, March 11th: 7:00 pm Mother Teresa's
Monday, March 12th: 7:00 pm Our Lady of Guadalupe
    & Sacred Heart
Tuesday, March 13th: 7:00 pm Christ the King
Wednesday, March 14th: 7:00 pm St. Matthew's
Thursday, March 15th: 7:00 pm Mater Dei- Holy Name site
Saturday, March 17th: 9:30 am Most Pure Heart of Mary

5:00 pm Fridays of Lent (not on Good Friday)

5:30 pm Mondays & Fridays (not during Holy Week)
     (Christ the King has 5:30 pm Mass on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays)


Wednesday, March 28th
Seven Last Words of Jesus 7:00 pm in Church
Thursday, March 29th
Holy Thursday Mass 7:00 pm in Church
Friday, March 30th
Good Friday Services 3:00 pm & 7:00 pm in Church
Saturday, March 31st
Easter Vigil Mass 8:00 pm
Sunday, April 1st Easter Morning 7:30 am
    9:30 am
    11:30 am

There will be morning prayers, not morning Mass on Thursday, Friday and Saturday of Holy Week.

The Christian faithful, during Lent, are clearly conscious of the need to turn the mind towards those realities which really count, which require Gospel commitment and integrity of life which, through self denial of those things which are superfluous, are translated into good works and solidarity with the poor and needy. (Directory on Popular Piety and the Liturgy, #125)

In addition to choosing their own penitential practices, Catholics are also asked to observe the practices of fast and abstinence during the 40 days of Lent. The Lenten Fast and Abstinence Regulations are as follows:

  • Everyone 14 years of age or over is bound to abstain from meat on Ash Wednesday and all the Fridays of Lent.
  • Everyone 18 years of age and under 59 years of age is bound to fast on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday. (The obligation of fasting ceases with the celebration of one's 59th birthday)
  • On Ash Wednesday and Good Friday, only one full meatless meal is allowed. Two other smaller meatless meals, sufficient to maintain strength, may be taken according to each one's needs, but together they should not equal another full meal. Eating between meals is not permitted on those two days, but liquids, including milk and fruit juices are allowed. When health or ability to work would be seriously affected, the law does not oblige.
  • Catholics should not lightly excuse themselves from these prescribed minimal penitential practices.

Weekly Lenten Fish Fry 2018

Master Planning News

MPHM has asked HTK Architects to help guide us through a Master Planning Process. We will be evaluating all of our facilities and the parish grounds as well as asking parishioners and parish employees for input. We have had one town hall meeting and are in the process of talking to parishioners through already scheduled meetings and events. A survey is being developed that we will get out to parishioners through the bulletin and FlockNote.

Master Planning Frequently Asked Questions Jan. 2018
Town Hall Meeting - HTK Architects slide show presentation

Christ Renews His Parish Women's Retreat

You are officially invited to come and experience a truly renewing experience. Get away for a couple of days, enjoy meeting new friends, feast on fabulous food, take the time to experience Christ and how he works in your life as well as feeling that renewed spirituality at work in you.

If you have questions please feel free to contact the parish office and we will gladly get you in touch with the people that can answer them for you.

If you would like to register, please click here to download the Invitation (registration form) and get it back to us. There is no financial cost to attend Christ Renews His Parish.

Women's Retreat is March 3 & 4, 2018

Catholic Family Challenge

Fr. Greg and the Family & Youth Ministry developed this Catholic Family Challenge. Please print it out and use it to help strengthen your family.


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Dynamic Catholic Speaker - Jonathan Fanning


  "Find Your Greatness" with Jonathan Fanning,
Catholic author and speaker,
is coming to Topeka, KS on
Saturday, April 14, 2018!

Come join Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church for
a great day of listening, learning, scripture and prayer.
Find Your Greatness is based on Matthew Kelly's best-seller
The Four Signs of a Dynamic Catholic.

Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church
3601 SW 17th St.
Topeka, KS 66604
9:30 am - 1:30 pm
doors open at 8:30 am (following 8:00 am Mass)


These 4 simple habits will help you become the person God created you to be.

It's easier than you think to apply the 4 habits to your everyday life.
Everything you desire will flow from a dynamic relationship with God.


Click the link below or call us at 859-980-7900 to reserve your tickets!

Novena: Mary, Undoer of Knots

As the parish concentrates on the financial matters of the parish, Fr. Greg would like all parishioners to pray the novena to Mary, Undoer of Knots. As we take these matters to prayer, we firmly believe that we will be guided to the solutions needed to keep Most Pure Heart of Mary financially viable for many generations. 

Please click here to find the novena.