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Veterans in our Cemetery

Posted on September 25, 2020 in: General News

Veterans in our Cemetery
We would like to know the individuals in our parish cemetery who are military veterans. If you have a relative, or know of a veteran, buried in our cemetery, please let us know. Thanks!

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Public Rosary Rally

Posted on September 25, 2020 in: General News

Public Rosary Rally
October 10, 12:00 noon, IHM Grotto Our Annual Rosary Rally for Our Lady of Fatima will be Saturday, October 10 at noon in front of our Grotto here at IHM (between Father’s house and the chapel). Each year, beginning in 2007, America Needs Fatima holds the Public Square Rosary Crusade, with thousands of rosary rallies in cities all across the country. These Public Square Rosary Rallies take place on the closest Saturday to October 13, feast of the last apparition of Our Lady of Fatima and the Miracle of the Sun. America urgently needs the prophetic messages of...

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Pro Life Witness

Posted on September 25, 2020 in: General News

Pro Life Witness
The Annual St. Charles County Life Chain will take place on Sunday, October 4 from 2-3pm. Unite with other area pro-life supporters in a peaceful, powerful, prayerful public witness to the tragedy of abortion. St. Patrick Catholic Church will be the closest location hosting the Life Chain. All are welcome to just show up and participate. Life Chain signs will be available after 1:15pm. For safety reasons, participants should remain on the sidewalk while witnessing to the sanctity of life. For more info, contact Bill Winters, 636-828-4133

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Get to know him a little better!

Posted on September 25, 2020 in: General News

Get to know him a little better!
Everyone is welcome to come to the Grand Hall on Tuesday, October 20 when our seminarian Josh Deters will tell a little more of his journey to the priesthood. While he is with us during this year, he wishes to know us better, too, so please come. We thank the Marian Council for providing snacks for the evening.

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Celebrate Priesthood Sunday

Posted on September 23, 2020 in: General News

Celebrate Priesthood Sunday

The last Sunday of September is celebrated each year as Priesthood Sunday - set aside to thank our spiritual fathers - our priests. It is a day to thank and honor our priests.

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Considering Catholicism

Posted on September 17, 2020 in: General News

Considering Catholicism
Ever thought about being Catholic? Know someone who might consider Catholicism? There will be an RCIA introductory gathering on Thursday, September 17th at 6:30 pm in Weber Hall. Please contact us ahead of time if you are interested or have any initial questions.

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Youth Ministry

Posted on September 17, 2020 in: General News

Youth Ministry
All teens: YM meetings will be in Founders Hall from 6:30-8pm with the following schedule: Oct 1: Miracle and Messy Night Oct 15: Confidence in Christ and Clever evening Oct 29: Saints and Mummies (discussion on chastity) Nov 1: All Saints Day—11:30 Mass Nov 12: Advent begins soon…… Dec 3: Wise Men and Trivia (making good choices)

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The University of Missouri St. Louis Catholic Newman Center (CNC) offers a warm and welcoming place to study, relax, pray, play and hang out. We have student-centered evening Masses, socials, faith sharing groups, service and leadership opportunities open to all college students and young adults. We have everything from barbeques, service trips, retreats, a stocked kitchen, a student computer lab, spiritual direction and free WiFi. If you can’t make it to Sunday morning Mass the Catholic Newman Center at UMSL has a Mass Sunday evenings at 6pm on the south campus of UMSL during the school year. Visitors welcome! Fo...

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Meal Train

Posted on July 05, 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.

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Clean Out Your Closet

Posted on July 01, 2020 in: General News

Clean Out Your Closet
Drop off your clothes and shoes here! We keep the community green and give you an easy option to repurpose clothes, shoes and other household textiles. Just drop off your items in the USAgain's green & white bin outside! We're proud to support rewear, reuse and recycling by providing this convenient collection bin.

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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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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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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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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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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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Helping Hearts

Posted on May 01, 2020 in: General News

Helping Hearts
We are a group of IHM volunteers who wish to provide physical assistance to our neighbors who are unable to help themselves because of physical limitations. We can help with: Transportation to/from medical appointments, grocery stores and churches Install support bars for showers and tubs Install ramps for people having trouble with mobility Simple tasks: replacing lightbulbs and other simple household jobs Remove obstacles or debris: fallen tree limbs, etc. Please pick up a brochure from our IHMformation Station for phone contacts and further informat...

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Prayer Shawls

Posted on May 01, 2020 in: General News

Several IHM parishioners participate in the Corporal Acts of Mercy by creating prayer shawls. These prayer shawls are blessed and stored in the sacristy. If you have a friend or family member in need of tangible emotional or spiritual support because of whatever is going on in their life— grief, a difficult diagnosis, chronic pain, a caregiver, or struggling with spiritual or emotional pain—consider giving them a prayer shawl. You just have to stop by the parish office to request one and they can let you into the sacristy to select one. We do not charge for these shawls, but if you are in a position to make a d...

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The St. Vincent de Paul Society has greeting cards available. These cards are sent by the Society to a person you designate. You can have the cards sent to let them know that you have made a contribution to the local Society either in memory of their deceased loved one, as a tribute in their honor or for healing prayers prayed by members of the Society. Directions for each type of card request are on the request form, found on the bulletin board (to the right as you enter church) in the narthex. Please take a form, fill it out, and return it in the envelopes provided either in the Sunday collection or the mail. Thank yo...

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IHM Vocation Traveling Case

Posted on January 24, 2020 in: General News

IHM Vocation Traveling Case
We recently updated some vocation materials and have collected them in a “traveling case” for families to pray for, support and / or discern their vocational call, whether as married, sacred single, priesthooddiaconate or religious life. We have scheduled 8th grade PSR families to be the first to “travel.” We would like all families to pray for godly vocations in whatever area the Lord prompts someone to follow. We are distributing some Vocation “Table Tents” in the narthex for anyone to pick up to set on the family table or mantle. Tw...

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