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Annual Catholic Appeal

Posted on June 25, 2020 in: General News

Annual Catholic Appeal
In the Gospel this weekend we see that even the simple gift of a cup of water can contain the fullness and generosity of a loving heart. As we look forward to returning to a more normal schedule of activities and sacramental celebrations, you are invited once again to participate in the Annual Catholic Appeal by making a gift. Your gift will help many who have been impacted by the Covid-19 outbreak in our archdiocese. As many of us seek the courage and strength to take up our cross and follow Jesus, may charity fill our hearts and generosity overflow! If your circumstanc...

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PSR Registration Fall 2020

Posted on June 18, 2020 in: General News

PSR Registration Fall 2020
The Holy Sacraments of Eucharist and Confirmation have been received. Summer break is now  open us. There was a question about the Fall of 2020 and Registration. Typically we send out notes regarding registration sometime in July.  Keep an eye out in the bulletin or for an email. Our start date is the first Wednesday after Labor day in September. This year that will be on September 9th. Please consider having your son or daughter stay plugged in to some resource of intellect-faith formation.  In these days of massive confusion, skepticism, sifting through ide...

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Proposal for Upgrade of Cameras Projector in the Church
We are interested in upgrading the cameras that are mounted in church AND install a ceiling mount projector. We have been blessed with the use of Stan Kostecki’s HD camera since the first week we started livestreaming.  We have decided to upgrade our in-house system to HD cameras and new controls, computer, and monitors so we can continue to live stream our Sunday Masses, and the weekday Masses as long as the social distancing continues. The ceiling mounted projector will allow us to control it from the same system as the cameras, and incorporate projecting...

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Photos Wanted

Posted on June 18, 2020 in: General News

Photos Wanted
Looking ahead to our new photo directory, we have had some interesting events happen during the year.  We are asking any of our parishioners who may have photocaptured some of these events to consider sharing them with the parish office.  Please send them to Peggy in the office with a short description.  A few of the subjects that we would like to highlight in this year’s directory are: Mass watching t-shirts Good Shepherd Sunday parade for Fr. Tom (47 cars!) Corpus Christi consecration of parish boundaries a full page devoted to relatives i...

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IHM Rummage Sale

Posted on June 10, 2020 in: General News

IHM Rummage Sale
The Rummage Sale will be rescheduled sometime in August (as long as the Archdiocese allows activities to resume), the date to be determined.Drop offs can begin the week of July 20th, if that date changes we will advise. Please do not bring your items up before July 20.I know you all have lots of "stuff" as most of us have used some of our "Free" time cleaning or or-ganizing.Your donations are greatly appreciated.

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Fitness Classes

Posted on May 26, 2020 in: General News

Fitness classes at IHM on Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. over at the Founders Hall Pavilion. The class contains Low Impact, easy steps to work on cardio along with stretching, balancing and muscular endurance. First class is FREE Come, give it a try and see if it will work for you. Call anytime if you have questions. Janet Hespen 314 369 6521

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Please call the church office to set up an appointment to reserve your final resting place in our cemetery. The price for the lots at this time is $750, and we will keep this price until September. We have 104 total lots, with 30 of them already reserved. Also, we still have many niches available in our columbariums for the repose of cremated remains.

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Holy Land Pilgrimage

Posted on May 21, 2020 in: General News

Holy Land Pilgrimage
As you remember, a few months ago a number of deacons and their wives, and family members and friends, were scheduled to join me and participate in a life-changing pilgrimage to the Holy Land. Sev-eral of the members of our IHM family expressed interest in joining us. Unfortunately that trip was put on hold, but it is now ready to be rescheduled. Please consider joining Nancy and myself and oth-ers for an 8-day Holy Land Pilgrimage, September 8-15, 2020. See Deacon Chris for info.

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Social Distancing for the Celebration of Mass
Parishioner Guidelines for Observing Social Distancing for the Celebration of Mass  4pm Vigil Mass, 7:30am, 9:30am, 11:30am Sunday Mass. Daily Mass at 8am and Sunday Mass at 9:30am will continue to be live streamed. Daily Mass will be held at 8am in the main church. All Catholics will continue to have dispensation from their obligation to attend Mass until further notice. If you are symptomatic or have been exposed to another with the virus within two weeks, you are not permitted to enter the church. Please check your temperature before coming to Mass...

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Live Streaming and TV Masses

Posted on March 19, 2020 in: General News

Live Streaming and TV Masses
Livestream our own parish Masses at 8am during the week and 9:30 Sundays.  Go to Youtube and key in "Immaculate Heart of Mary New Melle MO" and click Subscribe when you see our logo.   Livestream daily Mass from the Cathedral http://cathedralstl.org/live/ Livestream daily Mass from Bishop Robert Barron www.wordonfire.org/daily-Mass Heart of the Nation Sunday Mass KPLR ch. 11 (CW) at 8:30am and KTVI channel 2.2 (antenna TV) at 9:00am

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