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Entries for June 2020

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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Pope Francis appoints Bishop Rozanski  as new archbishop of St. Louis
Pope Francis appoints Bishop Rozanski  as new archbishop of St. Louis, accepts retirement of Archbishop Carlson (please see the entire St. Louis Review article by Jennifer Brinker at https://www.archstl.org/archbishop-carlson-5399) Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Mitchell T. Rozanski of the Diocese of Springfield, Massachusetts, as the 11th bishop and 10th archbishop of St. Louis and has accepted the retirement of Archbishop Robert J. Carlson. Archbishop Carlson turned 75 in June 2019, the age at which bishops are required to submit their retirement to the p...

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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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Consecration of our Parish Boundaries on the Feast of Corpus Christi
On Sunday, June 14, on the feast of the Body and Blood of Jesus Christ, many of our parishioners took part in “follow the leader”—Christ the Eucharistic Lord—by processing in vehicles to the four corners of our parish boundaries, asking Him to bless and protect our lives and our lands, our parish and our peoples, our boundaries and our businesses, our prayer and our work, all for His glory and for our help. Four stops were made, with Fr. Tom offering brief prayers and then blessing in the direction of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church.  Sto...

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Youth Ministry

Posted on June 14, 2020 in: General News

Youth Ministry
Janet Hespen, Youth Minister, 314-369-6521 Zoom meetings every Thursday evening at 630pm.  It last 1 hour and is lots of fun.  Yes, we play lots of games. Download Zoom app on your phone or get your computer and use this information for Thursdya night meetings:  meeting ID is 636-268-5487, pw 099612. Call, text or email Janet anytime: janethspn@outlook.com

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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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Meal Train

Posted on June 07, 2020 in: General News

Meal Train
A great way to organize emergency meals for the people of our parish! Arrival of a new baby Injuries/Surgeries Military deployment Extended illnesses Condolences Group events Please contact Kelly Meyer at meyer5853@qmcinc.org if you have any questions or would like to become a part of this ministry. Paper and clothes recycling bins are located on the gravel lot behind Fr. Tom’s house.

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USAgain – a leader in the textile recycling industry – is a for-profit company with a mission of diverting textiles from landfills. USAgain’s green and white recycling bins provide communities with a convenient way to dispose of surplus clothing and give it a second life. In 2015, USAgain collected 50.7 million pounds of textiles for reuse and recycling. USAgain operates over 12,000 recycling bins in 15 states and has an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau. For more information, visit www.usagain.com OUR BIN IS LOCATED BEHIND THE RECTORY, NEXT TO THE PAPER RECYCLING BINS

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