Weekdays: 9:00 a.m.
Saturday: 5:30 p.m.
Sunday: 8:00 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.
Spanish: Every Sat. at 7:30 p.m. - Confessions at 7:00 p.m.
Confessions: Sat. from 4:30 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.
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Welcome to St. Mark's Parish

St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church is led by Fr. James Taranto. St. Mark's is a parish community of 2,550 families and growing! Located in Independence, Missouri, the parish serves Catholics in eastern Independence, western Blue Springs and northern Lee's Summit. St. Mark's offers an extensive ministry program with services to meet the needs of people throughout their faith-life journey.

If you need more information about the parish or wish to contact us, please call the parish office at 816-373-2600.

Holy Week & Easter at St. Mark's

March 28-29 - Palm Sunday Masses:

  • 5:30pm (Saturday), 7:30, 9:30 & 11:30 am (Sunday)

April 1st - Eucharistic Adoration

  • 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the main church. Benediction at 7:45 p.m.

April 2nd - Holy Thursday

  • Morning Prayer - Chapel at 9:00AM
  • Mass at 7:30 p.m.
  • Adoration following Mass until 10:00PM

April 3rd - Good Friday

  • Morning Prayer - Chapel at 9:00AM
  • Stations of the Cross - 3:00PM
  • Good Friday Liturgy - 7:30PM

April 4th - Easter Vigil

  • Morning Prayer at 9:00AM
  • Mass at 8:00PM

April 5th - Easter Sunday Masses

  • 7:30, 9:30 (Church & Parish Center) and 11:30 AM