A heavenly event — The lunar eclipse Monday night, Jan. 21, glows red against the golden glow of the main dome of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Wichita. (Photo by Kevin J. Connelly, St. Thomas Aquinas Parish)

Love and Logic parenting series begins Feb. 5 at St. Joe center
A Love and Logic Parenting Series will be presented on Tuesdays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. beginning Feb. 5 and ending on March 5 at the St. Joseph Pastoral Center, 437 N. Topeka in Wichita.
Parenting the Love and Logic Way is a proven parenting education program that provides practical solutions to everyday problems suck as arguing, back-talk, whining, and not listening.
It promotes a child’s sense of confidence, self-reliance, and problem-solving abilities and empowers parents to become calm, patient, compassionate, consistent, and loving authority figures without compromising their rules and expectations. The techniques work with children of all ages.
The course will be led by Mika Gross, M.S. Space is limited. Contact Mika at 316-749-8983 for more information.
The cost is $45 per person and includes materials. To register visit www.TheParentsPlace.com/calendar.
Childcare is available. Those interested may call Jake Samour at 316-685-5240.

JayDoc hosting banquet fundraiser Feb. 23 at Botanica
The JayDoc Community Clinic of the KU School of Medicine-Wichita, is hosting a fundraising banquet Saturday, Feb. 23, in the Wichita Lotus Room at Botanica Garden of Wichita.
The students involved in the clinic are seeking support for their volunteer safety-net clinic that reaches out to the medically under served in Wichita. The JayDoc Outreach Clinic is located in a former church west of the Downtown YMCA. They also operate out of the Guadalupe Clinic, a diocesan health ministry.
The students are soliciting sponsors and inviting those interested to attend the event.
Cocktails will be served at 5 p.m. Dinner is at 6 o’clock with a program to follow. The cost is $24 for students; $50 for residents, $100 for others or $800 for a table. Sponsorships range from $500 to $2,000.
For tickets or to support the event, email apavelonis@kumc.edu.

Monthly senior seminar at Botanica to feature housing and age issues
The Empowered Senior Series is hosting one of its monthly seminars to help educated local seniors in a couple of weeks.
The seminar is from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, at Botanica, 701 Amidon, in Wichita
“The Truth About 55+ Active Adult Living Options” is a series of candid conversations with local experts about housing- and age-related issues facing mature homeowners and their families.
All seminars are free and include free admission to Botanica’s gardens.
Free tickets can be claimed online at EmpoweredSeniorSeries.com/ or make reservations by calling 316-686-4500. Walk-ins are welcome if seats are available.
The first event was held Jan. 10 with over 80 people attending. A list of dates and topics for 2019 can be found on their website.

Mass, dinner for persons with disabilities March 2
A Mass and dinner for persons with disabilities, their families, and caregivers will take place Saturday, March 2, at Church of the Magdalen in Wichita.
Father David Lies will celebrate a Mass at 5:30 p.m. Dinner and entertainment will follow in Msgr. Schmidt Parish Hall.
There will be games and activities for children.
Reservations are requested by Friday, Feb. 22. To do so contact Molly at doylem@CatholicDioceseOfWichita.org.

Diocesan priests leading pilgrimage to France and Italy
Fathers Jerome Spexarth and Nicholas Voelker are planning to lead a pilgrimage to Lourdes, France, and Italy April 29 to May 9.
Pilgrims will visit Lourdes for three nights and take part in the rosary processions, miraculous baths, and tour St. Bernadette’s home. From there they will visit Rome, Sienna, Orvieto, and Assisi Italy. All the popular sites in Rome will be visited.
The cost for the 11-day all-inclusive tour is $3,945 and will include Mass at St. Peter’s Basilica.
For a brochure or more information, call Suzie Diskin at 620-449-2783 or 800-842-4842, or visit www.SelectInternationalTours.com, click on scheduled tours, destination, France.

Can’t make Mass Sunday morning?
Go Sunday evening

One of Bishop Carl A. Kemme’s Pastoral Priorities is “reclaiming Sunday as the Lord’s Day.”
If you can’t make it to Mass Sunday morning, here is a list of late Sunday Masses in Wichita, including three in Spanish:
4 p.m.: Holy Savior, at St. Peter Claver Church
5:15 p.m.: Blessed Sacrament
5:30 p.m.: Church of the Magdalen
6 p.m.: St. Elizabeth Ann Seton; St. Anne, en español
6:30 p.m.: St. Thomas Aquinas; Our Lady of Perpetual Help, en español
7 p.m.: St. Paul, WSU; St. Patrick, en español
9 p.m.: St. Paul, WSU
Sunday and daily Mass times for all parishes in the diocese may be found by parish at CatholicDioceseOfWichita.org.