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Our culture rushes frantically toward Christmas. Hustling, bustling . . . no time for rest, no time for quiet . . . and certainly no space for Holy. While the rest of the world hurls itself mindlessly toward ‘the holidays’, we as Christians are called to contemplative walking. Walking toward Christmas as we contemplate what is...

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Interested in helping our priests be successful in their ministry? If so, we need you! We are forming a group of prayer warriors from four parishes that are interested in meeting once a month for about an hour to pray the Rosary for the Sanctification of our priests. Parishes are ICD, St. Pat, St. Gianna and IHM. For more information plea...

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A Catholic Perspective On End-of-Life Issues  On Saturday, December 2 at All Saints Parish (Annex Auditorium) from 10am—2pm to learn about the Church’s stance on cremation, anatomical donation and more. To reserve your place today, please contact April Esenwah at april.esenwah@archstl.org. 

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IHM will host an Advent Prayer Breakfast for women on Saturday, December 2 starting after the 8:00 am Mass. Denise Bossert, an IHM parishioner who is also a syndicated columnist, author and expert on Sacred sites in the Holy Land, will be the guest speaker. Join us for an interesting and inspirational beginning to the Advent season. There...

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IHM will collect winter coats, sweaters, sweatshirts, hats, gloves, scarves or any warm clothing between now and November 26. Please put your new or gently used clothing donations in the container by Weber Hall. Thanks in advance for your care and consideration.

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Christmas Quilt Chances on Sale November 18/19 November 25/26 December 2/3 $2 each or 3 for $5
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Plan to sing with New Melle’s most fun group, the Community Choir, at our Christmas event.  Date: Saturday, November 25, from 5-7pm. Music begins around 4:30. Practices: There are two, both at IHM in church: Sunday, November 19 at 2pm Wednesday, November 22 at 7pm Costume: Wear something that reeks of the holiday seaso...

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An amazing testimony from one whom God has “Left to Tell” her story, Immaculee Ilibagiza is coming to Wentzville, MO, five minutes up the road at St. Gianna Church in December for a mini-retreat, entitled FORGIVENESS, HEALING, & HOPE. Witness to the life-saving power of faith and the Rosary, as she huddled with seven ot...

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If you have wondered what it would be like to play the handbells, this is your big chance. The bell choir practices on Monday nights from 7pm to 8:30. If you want to drop in, we’d be delighted to see you. This is open to anyone high school age or older. Give me a call so I know to expect you. Marilyn at 314-341-2622. This is not a c...

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Please consider donating a deer to Share The Harvest/Operation Food Search. Please bring your field-dressed deer to Dan’s Country Meats, letting them know you are donating it to “Share the Harvest” program. There is no charge for processing the deer. The meat will then be distributed to local food pantries—ours inc...

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Our parish recently received a donation from AmazonSmile Foundation as a result of AmazonSmile program activity. You can help us, too! Bookmark this link:  http://smile.amazon.com/ch/43-1227074 All eligible shopping will directly benefit IHM—Amazon donates 0.5% of the purchase price. Also on Facebook: #StartWithaSmile. Fo...

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Safe Environment Program Compliance Anyone who works with or volunteers with children must be compliant with the Safe Environment Program of the Archdiocese of Saint Louis set forth by the USCCB. (United States Conference of Catholic Bishops) Compliance includes attending a Protecting God’s Children Workshop, completing a Work...

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Click Here to Download the 2017 Guidebook & Directory
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Victims of sexual abuse, in addition to contacting civil authorities, are asked to come forward in order to receive pastoral assistance. Reports of abuse may be made to any Pastor or to: Deacon Phil Hengen, Director Office of Child and Youth Protection 314-792-7704 phengen@archstl.org Missouri Department of Social Services Child...

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SAFE ENVIRONMENT PROGRAM (Protecting God’s Children) Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish is committed to the Archdiocese of St. Louis Safe Environment Program, Protecting God’s Children. This program helps keep our parish family protected as we participate in the various school, sports and parish life activities within our communi...

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Please see FORMED.org for more information. The parish access code is 04c2dc. Free for everyone!
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