A Fortnight for Freedom event to benefit the Archdiocesan Special Needs Ministry
Join us for the 
of the Bikes
and the
Ride for Life & Liberty!


Saturday, June 24th, 2017 at
11:00 a.m.
Feast of the Birth of St. John the Baptist
St. Michael the Archangel
Catholic Church
14251 Nall Ave., Leawood, KS 66223
Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann blesses the bikers and their motorcycles at the 2014 Ride for Life & Liberty at Assumption Church, Topeka.


  • Bikers will depart from their parishes located throughout the 21 counties of the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas
  • Kickstands up approximately 8:00 AM-9:00 AM (depending on the distance from your parish to St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church in Leawood - see map below for directions)
  • Blessing of the Bikes by Vicar General Rev. Brian Schieber at 11:00 AM followed by lunch
  • Road captains are needed to lead bikers from each parish to Leawood
  • By law, any passengers under the age of 18 must wear a helmet (we recommend that all drivers and passengers wear a helmet for this event)
  • We recommend that drivers be 21 years of age or older
  • This downloadable flier can be printed and distributed. Please feel free to spread the word!

John Moffitt (Curé of Ars Parish, Leawood)

Honorary Chairman
John Moffitt, Curé of Ars - Leawood





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Your kind and generous donation to the Special Needs Ministry of the Archdiocese will support training and resources for parishes to help ensure the fullest participation possible for all parishioners in the liturgy and faith formation regardless of type, severity or age of on-set of a disability.


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 -Pope Francis