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Entries for November 2017

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 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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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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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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Sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of West St. Charles County November 16, 2017—4:00pm to 8:00pm IHM Grand Hall RSVP to Gayle at 314-330-8707 or gstelzer@cuivre.com Jake’s Field of Dreams is our focus charity. We will have raffles, music and giveaways! A Yeti Cooler is up for raffle and many independent consultants will b...

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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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Please consider sharing the gift of Thanksgiving Pie with the people of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Food Pantry in the city of St. Louis. The pantry volunteers provide Thanksgiving dinner for many people and need some help. Last year they served 1500 Thanksgiving meals! Please bring your pies (nothing that needs to be refrigerated) to the ...

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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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