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Trivia Night

Sts. Peter and Paul (St. Louis) | February 20 2020

Trivia Night supporting the ministries of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Parish in Soulard, will take place at the Franklin Room in Historic Soulard at 816 Allen Ave., St. Louis, MO 63104. Doors open at 6:15 p.m., and trivia starts at 7:00 p.m. Emcee for the evening is Fox 2 Meteorologist Chris Higgins. Tables of 8 - $160, beer and soda included. RSVP to Bob at 314-853-6925.


2020 Diaper Drive

Other | February 18 2020

Please mark your calendars!!! During the weekends of March 21-22 through Palm Sunday, April 5th, the Permanent Deacons in the Archdiocese of St. Louis, in conjunction with the Respect Life office, will be collecting diapers for infants, toddlers and adults as part of our fourth annual diocesan-wide Pro-Life service project to assist families in need. Last year we collected over (325,000) thousand diapers for those in need and we’d like to exceed that total this year. We would ask that you please consider placing the purchasing of infant, toddler or adult diapers on your shopping list and bring them to [insert parish location where they are to be dropped off]. All diapers collected will be donated to assist families in our parish community [add specific recipient organization(s), if possible].


Lent 101 - Graphic

Other | February 18 2020

Looking to get more out of Lent this year? Join the Archdiocese of St. Louis in a weekly email designed to help you reflect on what God is calling you to, no matter where you are in your faith journey! Text message LENTSTL (all one word) to 84576 to sign up!


Lent 101 Announcement #1

Other | February 18 2020

Still not sure what you’re giving up for Lent? Need ideas about entering into Lent through prayer, fasting, & almsgiving? The Archdiocese of St. Louis is sponsoring a weekly e-mail series to help you get more out of Lent, no matter where you are in your faith journey. Simply pull out your phone and text lentSTL to 84576 right now, or go to archstl.org/lent to join in.


April 25 - The Shroud of Turin Conference

Other | February 14 2020

The Shroud of Turin Why this Face? All are invited to attend a conference on the Shroud of Turin. Learn about the scientific and medical aspects of the Shroud. Options are available to attend in person, or via webinar, on Saturday April 25 from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm at the Cardinal Rigali Center. Featured speakers are Father John Nickolai and Mark Antonacci. Registration and details are at http://www.archstl.org/turin. Sponsored by the Office of Consecrated Life, the Institute for Theological Encounter with Science and Technology (ITEST), and the St. Louis Guild of the Catholic Medical Association.


Lenten Movies

Our Lady of the Presentation (Overland) | February 13 2020

MOVIE NIGHT The O.L.P. Stewardship Committee is sponsoring 4 Lenten Movie Nights this March! *Tuesday, March 3rd *Tuesday, March 10th *Tuesday, March 24th *Tuesday, March 31st (There will be no movie on March 17th ... St. Patrick’s Day☘️) The free movies will be shown in the Parish Hall @ 7:00 pm. Popcorn and soda will be available. Bring your own snacks if you choose. 1st Movie - March 3rd... Same Kind of Different As Me 8860 Tudor, Overland, 63114. Call to find out what the other movies are going to be. 314-427-0486 x201


Card Party

Our Lady of the Presentation (Overland) | February 13 2020

Our Lady of the Presentation is having their card party on March 10th. It starts at 10:00. You can have a table of 4 or 6 or come by yourself and we will show you a table. You can play cards, dominoes or anything you like. We have over 100 attendance prizes, quilt raffles and others. We are handicap accessible. Friendly atmosphere. All this for only $5. Coffee, tea and dessert are included. You can buy a hot dog for .50 and soda for .75. 8860 Tudor, Overland, 63114-427-0486 x201 Handicap accessible.


Fish Fry

Our Lady of the Presentation (Overland) | February 13 2020

OUR LADY OF THE PRESENTATION FISH FRY Fish Fry every Friday 4-7, Feb. 28-April 3. Enjoy hand cut cod (fried or baked) shrimp and fish tacos with plenty of sides. We have dinners, sandwiches, by the pound, adult plates or smaller. Nice atmosphere, friendly, eat in or take out. Credit cards accepted. Handicap accessible. 8860 Tudor, Overland, MO 63114. 314-427-0486 x201. We look forward to seeing you.


Parish Breakfast

St. Francis Borgia (Washington) | February 12 2020

St. Francis Borgia Parish will host a Parish Breakfast on Sunday, March 15, 2020 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, biscuits and gravy, hash browns, pancakes, cinnamon rolls, fruit, coffee, milk and juice. Adults are $8.00. Children 11 and under will eat free. All you can eat buffet. Benefits St. Francis Borgia Parish For more information, please contact the Parish Office at 636-239-6701.


Seminary Open House

Other | February 10 2020

Sunday, February 23, 2020 1-3PM Take a seminarian-guided tour throughout the halls, classrooms, living spaces, library, and chapels at the seminary and learn more about the way your future priests live their daily lives. Meet seminarians, experience seminary life, and pray in the Chapel of St. Joseph. All are welcome! www.kenrick.edu/open-house


CRS Rice Bowl

Other | February 10 2020

Join our faith community—and more than 14,000 Catholic communities across the United States—in a life-changing Lenten journey with CRS Rice Bowl. During the 40 days of Lent, we will reflect on the challenge of global hunger and how it affects our human family. Visit the website: crsricebowl.org


Fish Frys

Our Lady, Queen of Peace (House Springs) | February 07 2020

Our Lady Queen of Peace Lenten Fish Fries. Feb. 28th, March 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th and April 3rd - 4 - 7 pm. Dine in, Carry-out or Drive -Thru. Fried Cod, Basa & Shrimp with sides, drink, and dessert. Regular $10, Small $5


Festival Sunday (Fasching Sonntag)

Our Lady of the Holy Cross (St. Louis) | February 05 2020

Please join us on Sunday, February 23, when we will host our annual Festival Sunday dinner at Our Lady of the Holy Cross Parish. The menu includes German sausage, ham, meatloaf, fresh sauerkraut, mashed potatoes, and gravy, and all the trimmings at $10.00 for adults, $5.00 for children, children under 5 eat free. We are located at 1022 Baden Ave. (one block north of Broadway). Mass is at 10:00 a.m. and dinner is served from 11:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Join us for a great dinner, reconnect with family and friends and visit our beautiful historic church. For more information, please contact our rectory staff or Lynda Brand at 314-381-0323. Looking forward to seeing you on the 23rd.


Lenten Mission with Father Joe Laramie, S.J.

St. Mary Magdalen (St. Louis) | February 04 2020

March 22 thru 25, 2020 -- 7 PM The conference each evening will be taken from topics in Father Laramie’s book, Abide in the Heart of Christ, which is based upon the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Loyola. Book info and excerpts can be found at: joelaramiesj.com Fr Joe is a campus minister at SLU. His home parish is Sacred Heart in Florissant. He studied at SLUH and Glennon Seminary; he entered the Jesuits in 2000 and was ordained in 2011. He earned an MA in communication at SLU and master's degrees [MDiv and STL] at Boston College. He has previously worked at White House Jesuit Retreat in St Louis, and Rockhurst High School in Kansas City. His book was published in September by Ave Maria Press, Notre Dame IN. There is no cost for the mission-retreat. A free-will offering will be asked each evening. If you wish to purchase a copy of Fr. Laramie’s book (highly recommended), the cost is $15.00 payable in advance and no later than March 10th.


Parish Breakfast

St. Francis Borgia (Washington) | January 28 2020

St. Francis Borgia Parish will host a Parish Breakfast on Sunday, February 16, 2020 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, biscuits and gravy, hashbrowns, pancakes, cinnamon rolls, fruit, coffee, milk and juice. Adults are $8.00. Children 11 and under will eat free. All you can eat buffet. Benefits St. Francis Borgia Parish For more information, please contact the Parish Office at 636.239.6701.


Please help St. Patrick Center with cleaning supplies for our clients.

Other | January 27 2020

Help local families move from homelessness to housing with needed cleaning supplies. St. Patrick Center is seeking donations of the following items for clients moving into apartments and homes: mops, buckets, brooms, all-purpose cleaner, bathroom cleaner, dish soap, paper towels and toilet paper. For more information, contact Katie Joseph at kjoseph@stpatrickcenter.org or 314-802-1976.


St. Joseph Altar at St. Ambrose Parish on the HIll

St. Ambrose (St. Louis) | January 22 2020

The St. Joseph Altar will take place at St. Ambrose Parish on the Hill on Sunday, March 22, 2020. There will be an Italian Mass in St. Ambrose Church at 11:00 a.m. Right after Mass, there will be a short procession to the school, where the altars will be blessed and feasting will begin. The celebration will take place in the cafeteria and gym, where tables, chairs, buffet line and altar will be set up in each place. Many local restaurants and businesses donate food for the buffet, and items for sale on the altars. In addition, Italian specialties are prepared in the cafeteria kitchen by St. Joseph Altar committee members. This is an ancient Italian tradition that is authentically celebrated on the Hill. All are welcome. Admission to the altars is free. A thoughtful donation is requested for the buffet. The feast and sale of special items will be from 12:30 p.m. to around 3:30 p.m. All money raised goes to St. Ambrose School Tuition Assistance Program.


St. Joseph Altar at St. Ambrose Parish on the HIll

St. Ambrose (St. Louis) | January 21 2020

The St. Joseph Altar will be celebrated on March 15, 2020, beginning with a Mass in Italian in St. Ambrose Church at 11:00 a.m. After Mass, there will be a very short procession over to the school where the altars will be blessed, and the feasting will begin. This is an ancient Italian tradition honoring St. Joseph with baked goods and specialty items. Items will be for sale from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. There will be a buffet with generous food samples from the local restaurants. Admission to altars is free, but a thoughtful donation is requested for the buffet. All proceeds go to the St. Ambrose School Tuition Assistance Program. For more information, see www.stambroseonthehill.com. All are welcome!


Super Bowl Sunday Quilt/Cash Bingo

Other | January 16 2020

On February 2, 2020 a Super Bowl Sunday Quilt/Cash Bingo will take place at the Hecker Community Center in Hecker, Illinois hosted by St. Augustine Catholic Church. Bingo begins at 1:30 p.m. No one under 18 allowed in the hall during bingo. Fried Chicken and Pork Sausage Plates will be available. Serving begins at 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.


Pour L'amour de la Vie Valentine's Celebration

St. Anselm (Creve Coeur) | January 15 2020

St. Anselm's Cenacle for Life invites you to a Valentine's celebration on Saturday, February 15 at the parish center! Join us for a delicious dinner, music, dancing, and a wonderful wine pull - all proceeds go to benefit Birthright Counseling, St. Louis, and Our Lady's Inn. For more information or to RSVP, please contact Peggy Lane at 314.706.0709.


Visio Divina at Cathedral Feb 18

Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis | January 14 2020

LET YOUR EYE SEE: EXPERIENCING THE DIVINE THROUGH SPIRITUAL ART Experience visio divina, a method of praying with sacred images, of allowing an image to be a window into God, a silent experience seeing what God sees. We are excited to provide opportunities for visio divina to include illuminations of the Saint John’s Bible at the Cathedral Basilica of St Louis. This session will explore two plates: "The Baptism of Jesus" and "Transfiguration." There is no cost to attend, but we ask that you RSVP by Friday, Feb 14. Please call (314) 965-3700 x103, or go to www.fsolph.org/events to sign up today!


Today and Tomorrow Foundation: Looking for a scholarship for the 2020-2021 School Year?

Other | January 08 2020

Looking for a scholarship for the 2020-2021 school year? Please visit ttef-stl.org for more details. Today and Tomorrow Foundation administers scholarships to all elementary schools in the Archdiocese of St. Louis, all Catholic High Schools, and private elementary schools within the St. Louis City Limits. To apply please visit TTEF-STL.ORG beginning on January 27th, 2020. The deadline for many programs is February 28th, 2020, so please apply as early as possible.


Adoration for Life, Our Lady of Guadalupe Convent, Thursdays in January

Other | January 07 2020

During the month of January, Our Lady of Guadalupe Convent will have Eucharistic Adoration starting at 9 a.m. followed by noon Mass and a light lunch on these Thursdays: January 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30. You are welcome to join Sr. Sue Ann and Sr. Delores to pray before the Blessed Sacrament for an end to abortion, for those caught up in the culture of death, and to foster a greater respect for all human life. Questions or to RSVP, please call 314-449-6812. For more information about Our Lady of Guadalupe Convent, visit: https://www.archstl.org/respect-life-apostolate/programs/spiritual-support/our-lady-of-guadalupe-convent


Naming & Commendation Rite, Christ Prince of Peace Parish, Saturday, January 11

Christ, Prince of Peace (Manchester) | January 07 2020

"I am the Resurrection and the life." - John 11:25. 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 due to miscarriage, accident, still birth, or abortion. All are welcome despite religious background or whether the loss was recent or long ago. Naming & Commendation will start right after the 8 a.m. Mass at Christ Prince of Peace Parish in Manchester on Saturday, January 11. The rite will offer parents and families an opportunity to name the child, bring peaceful closure to great loss, and unite with our merciful God. To RSVP or for more information about the event, please contact Val Krygiel at 636-391-6289.


Steve Angrisano Concert

Other | January 03 2020

On Sunday, February 9th, Steve Angrisano will be in concert at Our Lady of the Lake Parish in Lake Ozark, Missouri. The concert will be from 3:00 – 5:00 pm in the church. Refreshments will be available for purchase. Tickets may be reserved for groups or individuals. To reserve tickets, please call the number below for group or individual tickets. Please leave your name and phone number with the number of tickets you would like to reserve. The direct line for tickets is (573)-365-2241 ext. 13.


Young Adult Volunteer Opportunities

Other | December 26 2019

TWENTY- AND THIRTY-SOMETHINGS... Looking to volunteer? The Society of St. Vincent De Paul offers a variety of opportunities to fit young adult schedules, including: - Home visits to the needy in 140 area parishes to provide material assistance and a listening ear - Three young adult chapters offering those same services - Eighty food pantries - Nine thrift stores - Office and clerical work To find out more, please contact Bryan Kirchoff at bryankirchoff@att.net or (314) 640-4366.


Trivia Event With Proceeds to Society of St. Vincent de Paul

Our Lady, Queen of Peace (House Springs) | December 19 2019

Proceeds go to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul. The trivia event takes place on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 6800 Knights of Columbus Lane House Springs, MO 63051. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., Trivia starts at 7:00 p.m. $20 per person or $160 per table of 8 people. Cash prizes available and other fun activities. For reservations: Ron or Dotty Sides 636-751-5186 or dottysides@gmail.com. Reserve your Table Early! Non-smoking event, winter storm date (if needed) 2/1/2020.


Fifth Friday Dinner

St. Francis Borgia (Washington) | December 18 2019

St. Francis Borgia Parish will host a Fifth Friday Dinner on Friday, January 31, 2020 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the grade school cafeteria, 225 Cedar Street, Washington, MO. Menu includes fried chicken, catfish and cod fillet, mashed potatoes, stewed tomatoes, macaroni and cheese, aholt German Potato Salad, slaw, green beans, dessert and drinks. Adults: $11. Children: (6-11 yrs) $5. Under 6: Free. Carry-Outs available For more information, please contact the Parish Office at 636-239-6701.


Parish Breakfast @ St. Francis Borgia, Washington MO

St. Francis Borgia (Washington) | December 18 2019

St. Francis Borgia Parish will host a Parish Breakfast on Sunday, January 19, 2020 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, biscuits and gravy, hash browns, pancakes, cinnamon rolls, fruit, coffee, milk and juice. Adults are $8. Children 11 and under will eat free. All you can eat buffet. Benefits the 2020 St. Francis Borgia Parish. For more information, please contact the Parish Office at 636-239-6701.


44th Annual Celebration Archdiocesan Mass for the Preservation of Peace and Justice

Other | December 18 2019

The 44th annual celebration of the Archdiocesan Mass for the Preservation of Peace and Justice on the holiday weekend commemorating the birth and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. takes place on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at 2:30 p.m. at the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis. Archbishop Robert Carlson will be the celebrant, and the homilist is Fr. Arthur Cavitt. A reception and awards ceremony in Boland Hall will follow Mass for the 2020 MLK, Jr. Model of Justice Honorees. For additional information please call 314.367.7929. Parking is available at the Archdiocesan Parking Lot located at Lindell Blvd. and Taylor Avenue.