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Have you or someone you've known been touched by adoption?

Other | November 26 2019

Adoption, even through non profit agencies, can be very expensive. The Archbishop Robert J. Carlson Adoption Fund was created to help build families through this loving choice. There are two ways you can help - buy a raffle ticket for yourself or as a gift for 10 seats at a 2020 Cardinals Game in Suite 33 at bit.ly/adoptiongrantraffle ... or just make a donation at https://giving.archstl.org/Product/office-of-natural-family-planning-archbishop-robert-s-carlson-adoption-fund . Help build families this Season of Our Savior's Birth. For more information, contact the melissabarnason@archstl.org


Helpers Mass & Rosary – Saturday, December 21

Other | November 25 2019

Join the Respect Life Apostolate for the archdiocesan monthly pro-life Mass to celebrate life and pray for the building up of the Culture of Life in the greater St. Louis Area! Mass starts at 8 a.m. at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis followed by the Eucharistic Adoration, Rosary Procession and Benediction. Thanks to Fr. Peter Fonseca of Sacred Heart Parish in Florissant for being our celebrant and leading the rosary walk. For more information, contact the RLA at prolife@archstl.org or at 314-792-7555. You can also visit online here: https://www.archstl.org/respect-life-apostolate/programs/spiritual-support


Naming & Commendation Rite

Other | November 25 2019

Sunday, December 15 Comfort in a miscarriage, stillbirth, or after an abortion Developed by the Archdiocese of St. Louis, the prayer service is designed to meet the needs of families whose child died before birth, for any reason - whether recently or years ago. All are welcome. Naming & Commendation will start at 2 p.m. on Sunday, December 15 at St. Monica Parish in Creve Coeur, with an opportunity to name the child, bring peaceful closure to great loss, and allow each family to unite with our merciful God. To RSVP or for more information about the event, please contact Diann Bomkamp at dbomkamp@sbcglobal.net or 314-432-7719. To learn about Naming & Commendation or to schedule the rite at your parish, email prolife@archstl.org or visit online here: https://www.archstl.org/respect-life-apostolate/programs/pastoral-care


Joy to the World Nativity Display & Baby Supply Drive in Kirkwood

Other | November 18 2019

Experience the incarnation of the Word through the eyes (and hearts!) of artisans and craftspeople from around the world! Visit the Franciscan Sisters of Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Kirkwood to view a collection of more than 275 unique nativity displays. You are invited to Tau Center at 335 S Kirkwood Rd, (behind the PNC Bank Bldg) from Mon, Dec 9 through Sun, Dec 15, between the hours of 10am and 4pm each day. Suggested admission is either a $5 donation, a package of diapers, or a new or gently used baby supply item, all to benefit St Louis-area pregnancy care centers (go to www.fsolph.org for a list of their needs). New this year, we have a large Fontanini village. Join the Sisters in celebrating a Franciscan Christmas while helping babies and expectant mothers in need. Contact srconnie@fsolph.org or (314)965-3700 to arrange for a group tour.


Project Joseph Meeting

Other | November 13 2019

Monday, December 2, 7 p.m. This is the monthly meeting of Project Joseph St. Louis, a support group for any man wounded by an abortion experience. Contact craymjr@sbcglobal.net or 314-792-7565 for more information about the group and the location. To learn more about Project Joseph, go to: https://www.archstl.org/respect-life-apostolate/programs/pastoral-care/project-joseph


Holiday Breakfast and Bazaar

St. Francis Borgia (Washington) | November 12 2019

St. Francis Borgia Ladies Sodality will host a Holiday Breakfast and Bazaar on Sunday, December 1, 2019 from 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in the Grade School Cafeteria, 225 Cedar Street, Washington, MO. Menu includes Cinnamon and Dinner Rolls, Pork Sausage, Bone-in Ham, Scrambled Eggs and Drinks. Adults are $8. Children, 6-12 are $4 Under 6 are free. Baked Goods, Fancy Work and Quilt Stand For more information, please contact the Parish Office at 636-239-6701.


Parish Breakfast

St. Francis Borgia (Washington) | November 12 2019

St. Francis Borgia Parish will host a Parish Breakfast on Sunday, December 15, 2019 from 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in the Grade School Cafeteria, 225 Cedar Street, Washington, MO. Menu includes bacon, bone-in-ham, scrambled eggs, hash browns, pancakes, cinnamon rolls, fruit, coffee, milk and juice. Adults are $6. Children under 6 will eat free. A family of 4 or more is $18. Benefits the 2020 8th Grade Pro Life Trip. For more information, please contact the Parish Office at 636-239-6701.


Catholic Teaching on Poverty

St. Alban Roe (Wildwood) | November 12 2019

Sr. Connie Probst, OSF will be the highlighted speaker at the Catholic Social Justice Teaching Session, on "Poverty -A First-Hand Look and Structural Causes", Wednesday Evening, December 4, 2019 at 7:00pm. St. Alban Roe Church, 2001 Shepard Rd., Wildwood, MO in Mikesch Hall, below the Church. All ages 13+ are invited to learn first hand what the Catholic Church teachers on the social injustices that exist and what we can do to be part of the solution to reducing the effects of poverty here in St. Louis.


CHRIST ALIVE Through MARY, Women’s Witness Prayer Breakfast

Other | November 08 2019

Christ Alive through Mary, a women’s witness ministry, brings Christ to others like Mary who leads us to her son. Mary overshadowed by the Holy Spirit bears Christ to the world. Our witness is to share the current of grace, the Holy Spirit, with all women. Like Mary we are called to serve others. You’re invited to attend the Christ Alive through Mary women’s prayer breakfast to hear how Christ is alive in Tina Ferder’s life. Join us on Saturday, December 7, 9am-noon at the Cardinal Rigali Center. Cost is $20. Please Register by Dec 3 by calling Catholic Renewal, 314.731.6100 or go to archstl.org/renewal.


Turkey Trivia

Our Lady of the Presentation (Overland) | November 06 2019

TURKEY BOWL TRIVIA OUR LADY OF THE PRESENTATION 8860 Tudor, Overland, 63114 LOOKING FOR TRIVIA ENTHUSIASTS! THEME: THANKSGIVING 11/23/19 @ 7:00p.m. Doors Open At 6:00 P.M. COST: $20.00 PER PERSON: $160.00 PER TABLE ENTRY FEE INCLUDES: FREE BEER, SODA, WATER, AND POPCORN Feel free to bring your own snacks WINNERS FOR ANNUAL TURKEY BOWL-BOWL A TURKEY, WIN A TURKEY RAFFLE BASKETS; ATTENDANCE PRIZES, 50/50, HEADS AND TAILS, MANY MORE GREAT FAMILY FUN FOR THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY! Must be 21. You can have more than 8 at a table but cannot win. RSVP- 8860 Tudor, Overland, 63114. 427-0486 x201 Handicap accessible


Dr. Peter Kreeft Coming to IHM in New Melle

Immaculate Heart of Mary (New Melle) | October 28 2019

Dr. Peter Kreeft is scheduled to speak at Immaculate Heart of Mary New Melle on Sunday, November 24th from 1-4 pm. Two small talks on the culture followed by a lengthy time for Q & A. Tickets only $5. Call 636-398-5270 or Google "EventBrite Peter Kreeft New Melle."


Join Us at SLUH's Open House - Sunday, November 3rd, 11:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Other | October 27 2019

Come explore SLUH at our Open House - Sunday, November 3rd, 11:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Choose from two unique experiences - a traditional Campus Highlights Tour or a Custom Experience. No pre-registration needed. For more information, contact Jennifer Thomas at jthomas@sluh.org or (314) 269-2099.


Archdiocese of St. Louis Adoption Mass, Love Twice Given

Other | October 23 2019

Please make plans to attend the Adoption Mass on Sunday, Nov. 17 at 10 a.m. at the Cathedral Basilica. Msgr. Dennis Stehly, vicar general, will be the celebrant. This annual Mass, sponsored by the Respect Life Apostolate, Good Shepherd Children & Family Services and Office of Natural Family Planning, is a celebration of all whose lives have been affected by adoption, whether directly or indirectly. A special invitation is extended to parents who have made an adoption plan for their child and families who have adopted or who are in the process of adoption. Adoptive individuals and families are invited to sit in reserved seating in the front/middle pews and to attend a reception in Boland Hall following Mass. For more information, contact the Respect Life Apostolate at prolife@archstl.org or 314-792-7555.


5th Annual Anniversary Mass - 5:00 p.m. at Sts. Peter & Paul Church

Sts. Peter and Paul (St. Louis) | October 22 2019

If you were married at Sts. Peter & Paul Church in Historic Soulard and have or will be celebrating a five-year marker anniversary in 2019, then we would like to invite you to an Anniversary Mass to honor your marriage and renew your wedding vows on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at the 5:00 p.m. Mass at Sts. Peter & Paul Church at the corner of 8th and Allen. Please RSVP to Phyllis Sandusky asap or by Monday, October 28th at 314-231-9923 or pssspeterpaul@charter.net. Please include your first and last names, wedding month, day and year, number of years married and your contact information. If you know someone who was married here and are celebrating one of these specific anniversaries, please tell them about this special celebration Mass.


La Colección Anual de la Campaña Católica para el Desarrollo Humano

Other | October 21 2019

La colección anual de la Campaña Católica para el Desarrollo Humano se llevará a cabo el fin de semana del 23 al 24 de noviembre. Más de 46 millones de personas en los Estados Unidos hoy viven en pobreza. Esta colecta financia programas que empoderan a las personas para identificar y tratar con los obstáculos mientras que trabajan para hacer cambios positivos y permanentes en sus comunidades. Aprenda más acerca de la Campaña Católica para el Desarrollo Humano en www.usccb.org/cchd/collection


Catholic Campaign for Human Development Annual Collection

Other | October 21 2019

On the weekend of November 23-24, the Catholic Campaign for Human Development, the official anti-poverty program of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, will have it's annual collection. . More than 46 million people in the United States live in poverty today. This collection supports local community groups, economic initiatives, and educational programs that empower people to identify and address obstacles as they work to reduce poverty, create economic mobility, and break cycles of community decay. Learn more about the Catholic Campaign for Human Development at www.usccb.org/cchd/collection.


St. Francis Borgia Parish Breakfast

Other | October 15 2019

St. Francis Borgia Parish will host a Parish Breakfast on Sunday, November 17, 2019 from 7:30 to 11:00 a.m. in the Grade School Cafeteria, 225 Cedar Street, Washington, MO. Menu includes bacon, bone-in-ham, scrambled eggs, hash browns, pancakes, cinnamon rolls, fruit, coffee, milk and juice. Adults are $6. Children under 6 will eat free. A family of 4 or more is $18. Benefits the 2020 8th Grade Pro-Life Trip. For more information, please contact the Parish Office at 636-239-6701.


Concert Featuring Donna Cori-Gibson

Our Lady, Queen of Peace (House Springs) | October 14 2019

Nov. 10 - 6 pm At Our Lady Queen of Peace In House Springs, MO Join us in this opportunity to grow in the Spirit with Contemporary Catholic Musician Donna Cori-Gibson on SUNDAY, 11/10 @ 6 pm. Donna's music is focused on prayer and explaining the truths of the Catholic Church with Scripture and well-known prayers of the Church and Saints. CDs of her songs will be available for purchase after each Mass and the concert. Plan to attend this event with family & friends! Please see the following link for more information: https://gem.godaddy.com/p/9a3ecd?pact=364085-149761509-8313832162-c3a925ba7677b8abe0f95c582421019f34b71641#


Lectio Divina presentation by Fr. Phil Krill

St. Joseph (Manchester) | October 11 2019

Reveal the Living Word: Fostering a Conversation with God through Scripture Saturday November 16, 2019, 9:30 am - 2:30 pm at St. Joseph Catholic Church -Manchester in the Parish Center. Lunch will be provided. This event is Free; however, free-will donations will be accepted. Register online at stjoemanchester.org or contact Paula Gockley at bandsaw363@charter.net.


St. Ferdinand Ladies Sodality Quilt Bingo

St. Ferdinand (Florissant) | October 09 2019

1735 Charbonier Rd, Florissant, MO 63031 November 3, 2019. The doors will open at 11:00 am with bingo starting at 1:00 pm. Prizes are 12 beautiful hand-quilted quilts or cash prizes. Raffle, Pull-tabs and Refreshments Available. Smoke-free environment. No one under 16 is allowed in the bingo hall. No admission fee. Cash Only.


All Saints Craft Bazaar

All Saints (St. Peters) | October 09 2019

The All Saints Parish Craft Bazaar will take place on Saturday, November 9th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The event features shopping, raffles, bake sale, and their famous turkey sandwiches! A great event for the whole family.


Annual Mass for Consecrated Life

Other | October 07 2019

The Office of Consecrated Life cordially invites all religious priests, brothers and sisters, members of societies of apostolic life and secular institutes, and all whose lives have been enriched by these men and women to the Annual Mass for Consecrated Life. Annual Mass for Consecrated Life Saturday, October 26, 2019 10am Mass celebrated by Archbishop Robert J. Carlson at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis, 4431 Lindell Blvd.


Veterans Day 5K Run/Walk volunteers needed

Other | October 07 2019

We need more than 50 volunteers on Saturday, November 9, 2019 to help operate our Veterans Day 5K Run/Walk in Downtown St. Louis. Job assignments include registration, water stations, route course marshals, family area, fan club and food/beverages. Shift start times range from 6am to 8am. We welcome volunteer groups. To volunteer, contact Sarah Webb at 314-802-0681 or swebb@stpatrickcenter.org


Seeking: Experienced Rosary Makers

Other | October 02 2019

The Mission Office is in need of volunteers experienced in making corded World Mission Rosaries for our archdiocesan children. The office provides the materials in packs of 50 rosaries, and the volunteers work on their own, at their own pace. If you are able to help, or have questions about the project, please contact Kim Becvar at 314-792-7664 or kimbecvar@archstl.org.


IHM FALL SAUSAGE DINNER

Immaculate Heart of Mary (New Melle) | October 02 2019

Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in New Melle, MO will hold their Fall Sausage Dinner on Sunday, October 13, 2019, serving from 11:00am to 6:00 pm. Whole hog pork sausage dinners include homemade bread and desserts. Carry-outs available, express outdoor dining. Adult dinners - $13 ($12 if ordered and paid by October 10); children ages 6 to 12- $7; ages 5 and under eat free. Activities include craft bazaar, country store, pull tabs, quilt raffle, wine and beer garden, livers and gizzards, live music and two raffles: “The Bonanza Extravaganza” (early bird $100 cash drawing on Tuesday, October 1) and “The BIG 50/50 Cash Drawing”. Handicap parking and free shuttle service on the premises will be available. Join us for the entire day, starting with Mass at 7:30 or 9:30 am. Our church and hall are located at the intersection of Highway Z and Highway D, just 7 miles south of I-70 on Highway Z; 10 miles west of Highway 94 on Highway D. For more information call 636-398-5270.


2019 Catholic Women for Christ Conference / 2019 Catholic Men for Christ Conference

Other | September 30 2019

Join us for the Catholic Women for Christ Conference on March 7, 2020 at the Touhill Performing Arts Center! Enjoy speakers, Reconciliation, Adoration, merchant and ministry vendors, Vigil Mass, Healing Prayer, Relics, and more! Register now at catholicwomenforchrist.org. Ticket prices increase as the event gets closer. Join us for the Catholic Men for Christ Conference on February 1, 2020 at the Touhill Performing Arts Center! Enjoy speakers, Reconciliation, Adoration, merchant and ministry vendors, daily Mass, and more! Register now at catholicmenforchrist.org. Ticket prices increase as the event gets closer.


Spaghetti Dinner with Wine Tasting

Our Lady of the Holy Cross (St. Louis) | September 26 2019

Join us for a delicious spaghetti dinner (includes salad, bread, dessert and drink) for $10 for adults and $5 for children. For a small additional charge, we will have select wines for your sampling pleasure. For more information or tickets, you can see our parish leaders or contact our rectory, 314-381-0323.


St. Ferdinand Music Trivia

St. Ferdinand (Florissant) | September 24 2019

St Ferdinand Music Trivia 1735 Charbonier Rd, Florissant, MO 63031 October 12, 2019 Table Reservations Available Now Get your table reservations in for this year’s Music Trivia sponsored by The St Ferdinand Men’s Club and benefiting St. Ferdinand’s St Vincent DePaul Society. The doors will open at 6:00 with trivia starting at 7:00. As mentioned before, our St Vincent DePaul Society is getting 100% of the profits from this event so let’s fill the gym!! We will have Attendance Prizes, 50/50’s raffles, and a “Glorious” new activity. Beer and soda will be provided. The cost is $160 per table of 8. You can reserve you table by calling Paul at 314-972-6000.


Come & Be Retreat at Franciscan Farm

Other | September 23 2019

The Franciscan Sisters of Our Lady of Perpetual Help invite your parishioners to a mini ‘Come & Be’ retreat at Franciscan Farm near DeSoto on Sat, Oct 19 from 9am to 2pm. Join Minister General of the Community, Sister Renita Brummer, OSF, at 12824 Peter Moore Ln for a day of centering to soothe your soul. The cost is $20 per person, $30 per couple and includes lunch and materials. Register by October 11 at https://franciscansisters-olph.org/events/ or leave your contact information at 314-965-3700, x102, so we can call you back.


St. Louis University High School Mothers' Club Card Party

St. Joseph (Cottleville) | September 19 2019

St. Louis University High School Mothers' Club hosts their annual Card Party on Sunday, October 13, 2019 from 11:00 am to 2:30 pm at SLUH (4970 Oakland Avenue, 63110). All are invited to enjoy an afternoon of cards, games (or just conversation), crafts, white elephant, raffles, attendance prizes, bakery items, beautiful baskets from our Alumni Mothers, and lunch. Join a table, or put together your own. Free parking, admission is $10.00 per person. To make a reservation, please visit https://www.sluh.org/parents/mothers-club/events/card-party.Hope to see you for our 92nd annual Card Party!