Parish and School Planning
Topeka Region


April 25, 2014

Leslie Knop 





The Reid Group consultants:

John Reid

Karen Castellon


Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas

12615 Parallel Parkway

Kansas City, Kansas 66109


Core Team Update #16


Dear Core Team Members:


We have been informed by the office of the Vicar General that Rose Hammes has left the employ of the Archdiocese.  We appreciate all her efforts on behalf of the Proclaim It! planning process and wish her well in her future endeavors.

For your information . . .

Here are some  reminders for the Core teams:  

  1. Information generated at the Catholic School Summit has been posted on the archdiocesan web site ( under the heading Proclaim Cafe.
  2. School core team evaluations should have already been sent to Rose Hammes.  If you have not done so, please send them to Leslie Knop as soon as possible.
  3. Drafts of parish cluster evaluations and suggestions are due to  John Reid and Karen Castellon by April 25.   
  4. The final evaluations and suggestions, along with data verification forms are due to Leslie Knop by May 2
  5. Parish facilitators are ready to serve you as you move through the Cluster phase of the process.  Just contact either John or Karen to make arrangements.  Remember, there is no cost to you for this service.   
  6. Prayers for the Easter season have been posted in English and Spanish on the archdiocesan web site (  



Thank you again for all your good work. Please do not hesitate to call on one of your Reid Group team members if you have questions.