Enjoy good food and fun at the Summer Festival to benefit the charitable works of the Sisters, Servants of Mary from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 7, on the grounds of the Sisters’ Convent, 800 N. 18th St., Kansas City, Kan.

Homemade tacos and tamales, Italian sausage and barbecued beef sandwiches, hot dogs, ice cream and Spanish desserts will be served. There will be games for children and booths including dolls from Mexico; various fundraisers; a variety booth; and tote bags and cookbooks for sale.

The Sisters, Servants of Mary are a community of women religious who provide nursing care to persons in their homes. The Sisters offer their services at no charge to individuals or families. They are nurses and serve people throughout the Greater Kansas City metropolitan area. The Kansas City, Kan., location is their “mother house” or headquarters for their convents in the United States and Mexico.

For more information about the festival, call 913-371-3423.

– From Therese Horvat

Catholic Cemeteries of Northeast Kansas will host Memorial Day Masses on Monday, May 25, at the following locations and times:
• Mt. Calvary Cemetery, 15825 S. 169 Highway, Olathe, Kan., 8 a.m.; celebrated by the Rev. Michael Hermes.
• St. John Cemetery, Lenexa, Kan., 8:15 a.m. at Holy Trinity Church, 89th and Pflumm Road, Lenexa.
• Gate of Heaven Cemetery, 126th and Parallel Parkway, Kansas City, Kan., 9 a.m.; celebrated by the Rev. Jeremiah Spencer.
• Mt. Calvary Cemetery, 38th and State Avenue, Kansas City, Kan., 9 a.m.; celebrated by the Rev. Mark Mertes; liturgical music by Ed Grisnik.
• Resurrection Cemetery, 83rd and Quivira Road, Lenexa, Kan.; flag-raising by American Legion Post 370 at 8:30 a.m.; Mass at 9 a.m. celebrated by the Rev. John Riley; liturgical music by Tom Jacobs.
• St. Joseph Cemetery, 61st Terrace and Quivira Road, Shawnee, Kan., 9 a.m.; celebrated by the Rev. Michael Hawken.
• Mt. Calvary Cemetery, 801 S.W. Westchester Rd., Topeka, Kan., 10 a.m.; concelebrated by Msgr. Vincent Krische and the Rev. Tim Haberkorn; liturgical music by Christ the King (Topeka) Liturgical Ensemble; Mass followed by blessing of new statues of the four evangelists and columbaria.

For more information, call 913-371-4040 (Kansas City area) or 785-272-0820 (Topeka area); email ; or

– From Therese Horvat