Honorary Chairpersons

We are honored to announce that Patrick (Pat) and Melodi (Mel) McAnany (St. Joseph - Shawnee) will serve as honorary chairpersons for the Archbishop's Call to Share 2018. They have contributed to the Archbishop’s Call to Share for more than 20 years. He has served on the Catholic Charities of NE KS Board, Rockhurst High School Board, and the Catholic Education Foundation Board.  Chaired the Catholic Charities Annual Fundraiser – Snowball.  Served his parish as a Parish-Construction Committee member. Currently a spiritual mentor for the Apostles of the Interior Life.  Serving with Mel as the 2018 Abbott’s Table Co-Chairs and as Kansas councilors for Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre for Jerusalem. Mel has been involved with Catholic Charities as the Snow Ball Honorary Co-Chair.  Served on the School Council for St. Joseph Parish; coordinated School Auctions for St. Joseph church and Rockhurst High School. Facilitated Women’s Spiritual and Bible Study Retreats. She also serves as Spiritual Mentor for Apostles of Interior Life and is currently a Lay Member of the Community of the Lamb.  It is, however, their leadership in their parish and community as faithful and committed Catholics that led to them being chosen.  Their example of stewardship is demonstrated by their gifts of time, talent, and treasure to their parish and to the Archdiocese. Read the article about Pat and Mel in the January 12, 2018 edition of The Leaven.

 Pat and Mel McAnany with their children Katie, Ben, and Ryan