Jan 01, 1854St. Mary’s – Kansas City St. Mary’s – Kansas City St. Mary’s was originally called St. Luke’s. It was established under Bishop Hawks in 1854. The Rev. Joseph I. Corundern was its first deacon-in-charge. Return to the diocesan timeline. Similar articles you might want to read 'St. Mary’s – Kansas City' Topics Timeline Tagged Founding of a church | St. Mary's - Kansas City Click or tap on a topic or tag to see similar posts.