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K of C BLACK LIGHT BINGO

St. Catherine Laboure (Sappington) | April 14 2022

SATURDAY, MAY 14, 2022 Doors open at 6:00pm bingo Begins at 7:00pm $25 in advance - $30 at the door Soda & Water will be available for purchase. Bring your own food and adult beverages. $1,200 in cash prizes. 50/50 Raffle. call 314-698-9241 or [email protected] for more information See attachment for more information


Our Catholic Radio

Other | April 12 2022

Easter is much more than a single day in the calendar year. Rejoicing in Christ’s Resurrection is the focus of the Easter season in the Church and the highlight of each Sunday Liturgy. As we remember and celebrate Christ’s triumph, tune into Covenant Network Catholic radio for information and inspiration throughout this holy season. Many ways to listen: on the radio 1460 AM; on the Covenant Network mobile app or at OurCatholicRadio.org.


Art's in Bloom

Our Lady of the Presentation (Overland) | April 12 2022

Our Lady of the Presentation PAC center. (Presentation Art Center) Please join us for a night of Music and Art Saturday, April 30, 2022...Doors open at 6 Catered Buffet Dinner at 6:30 (reservations required) Free Concert featuring PAC music students & teachers Art and Quilt Exhibits throughout the evening Silent Auction benefitting PAC For dinner reservations, please complete the form below and return with your check/cash to OLP, c/o Arts in Bloom, 8860 Tudor Ave., Overland, MO 63114. Online-https://manage.weshareonline.org/ Click on Arts in Bloom. Or place reservation form with check/cash in envelope in collection basket Checks must be received no later than 4/22/22. YOUR DINNER TICKETS WILL BE HELD AT THE DOOR


Floriani Concert Series

Basilica of St. Louis, King of France | April 12 2022

Floriani is coming to St. Louis to perform a series of sacred music concerts at four different churches from Apr 28th to May 1st! All are invited to attend and admission is free. Floriani is a men’s choral ensemble and non-profit whose mission is to revitalize sacred music in America. Their unique sound is a beautiful way to experience Easter joy. Thurs Apr 28, 7pm - Oratory of SS. Gregory & Augustine; Fri Apr 29, 7pm - Epiphany of Our Lord Church; Sat Apr 30, 7pm - Basilica of St. Louis, King of France (old cathedral); Sun May 1, 2pm - St. Francis de Sales Oratory


Retreat for Women

St. Mary of Perpetual Help (Moselle) | April 08 2022

Weekend Silent Ignatian Retreat for Women: October 28-30, 2022: preached by the Priests of Miles Christi according the methods of Saint Ignatius of Loyola. It will be held at the La Salle Retreat Center in Wildwood, MO on Hwy 109. For more information, you can contact Retreat Coordinator: Peggy Stewart at 314-570-4421 via telephone call or text messaging, or send an email to [email protected] Or to register online: https://www.mileschristi.org/event/glencoe-mo-1/


Help Protect Youth Mental Health

Other | April 08 2022

Saint Louis Counseling’s Day of Giving: May 3-4, 2022 Youth mental health is in crisis. “Our obligation to act is not just medical – it’s moral.” –U.S. Surgeon General’s Advisory, Protecting Youth Mental Health Help kids and teens thrive by partnering with Saint Louis Counseling on our Day of Giving, starting at 2 p.m. on May 3 and ending at 2 p.m. on May 4, 2022. Saint Louis Counseling provides mental-, emotional-, and behavioral-health services, as well as prevention services, to more than 4,300 children and teens at its seven offices and in 130 schools each year. For more information, visit Charidy.com/STLCounseling. Saint Louis Counseling, formerly known as Catholic Family Services, is a federated agency of Catholic Charities of St. Louis.


Young Catholic Professionals St. Louis - Executive Speaker Series

Other | April 05 2022

Join YCP St. Louis on April 13 at 6:30 pm to hear from Jerry Carlson, Retired Managing Partner of KPMG in our Executive Speaker Series. Network with fellow professionals as you learn from Jerry's faith and career journey. Register here: https://www.ycpstlouis.org/events/executive-speaker-series-with-jerry-carlson


Men's Club Sports Trivia Night

Mary, Queen of Peace (Webster Groves) | April 04 2022

Don’t miss what many call...“The Best Sports Trivia Night in St. Louis!” Friday, April 22 at Mary Queen of Peace Parish in Webster Groves Doors Open at 6 pm First Round Begins at 7 pm SHARP! RESERVE YOUR TABLE NOW!!! 6 PLAYERS PER TABLE...$50 PER PLAYER Individuals are welcomed as well!! Come meet some great guys!! Tickets available at https://mqpwg.weshareonline.org/ws/opportunities/SportsTriviaNight2022


ITEST Webinar: Faith and Facebook: Social Media & the New Evangelization

Other | April 03 2022

Register at https://faithscience.org/faith-facebook/ for a webinar presented by the Institute for Theological Encounter with Science and Technology (ITEST). Faith and Facebook: Social Media and the New Evangelization ​Presenters: Fr. Dominic Ibok, D.Min. ​ and Dr. Sebastian Mahfood, OP ​ Join us Saturday, April 23, 2022, from 9:00 to 11:00 am central. Prior to the April 23rd webinar, order the book, Faith and Facebook: Evangelizing a Rural Parish Community in Southeast Missouri through Social Media by Fr. Dominic Ibok, D.Min. at https://enroutebooksandmedia.com/faithandfacebook/. The webinar fee is $10 There is no charge for ITEST members, clergy, seminarians, and consecrated religious, but donations are appreciated. ​ Register for the webinar at https://faithscience.org/faith-facebook/ ​ Questions? Contact Sheila Roth​​ at [email protected]


Social Justice Forum - Restorative Criminal Justice and Human Dignity

Mary, Queen of Peace (Webster Groves) | March 31 2022

On April 21 from 7-9 p.m. we will present an overview of the criminal justice system and our speakers will share compelling stories of hope and love as well as opportunities to volunteer and serve. Our panel includes members from the Criminal Justice Ministry and Kairos Prison Ministry. •The Criminal Justice Ministry serves people impacted by the criminal justice system. •Kairos Prison Ministry is a faith-based ministry which addresses the spiritual needs of incarcerated individuals. Tom Casey- Executive Director of CJM. Toni Jordan – Women’s Support Coordinator CJM. Guy Sextro – Kairos Prison Ministry. Tom Cummins- Volunteer Chaplain Potosi Correctional Center. This event is free. Donations for presenting organizations will be accepted. We will collect the following toiletries for both men and women: soap, deodorant, lotion, shampoo/conditioner, toothpaste, razors/shaving cream as well as cleaning supplies & toilet paper.


MQP Spring Festival

Mary, Queen of Peace (Webster Groves) | March 30 2022

Join Mary Queen of Peace for our annual Spring Festival on April 30 from 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Celebrate the day with rides, live music, games, food, raffles and more!


Living Rosary for Life, Sunday, April 10 at Assumption Parish-Mattese

Assumption (Mattese) | March 30 2022

Please join us to pray the 77th Living Rosary for Life as we enter into the Lord’s passion during the holiest week of the year. We invite you to make an extra effort to come and pray the Living Rosary this Palm Sunday! We will gather in a spirit of discipline and self-denial as we prayerfully consider the seven last words of Jesus from the Cross— ~Father, forgive them, they know not what they do. ~Amen, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise. ~Woman, behold your son. — Behold your mother. ~My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? ~I thirst. ~It is finished. ~Father, into your hands I commend my spirit. Since 1973 the lives of over 60 million unborn children have been snuffed out due to abortion on demand. We pray, Father, forgive them, they know not what they do. When? Sunday, April 10, 2022, 2:30 PM Where? Assumption Parish—Mattese, 4725 Mattis Rd 63128 We will gather in church. Questions? Contact Anna Maria Usselmann 314.487.2066 Tim Hessel 314.845.6879


Prayers and Pastries

Other | March 30 2022

You're invited to Prayers and Pastries on May 5th at 9AM at the Cardinal Rigali Center! Please meet in the Chapel to pray the world mission rosary. Following the rosary will be a missionary reflection in the Lally Room, where coffee and donuts will be served. Please RSVP to the Mission Office at [email protected] or by calling 314-792-7655.


Mission Forum

Other | March 30 2022

Join the Mission Forum "You Shall Be My Witnesses" on May 7th at 9AM at the Cardinal Rigali Center! This day is welcome to all - whether you are interested in the missionary work of the Church or have spent/want to spend time serving as a missionary. The forum will consist of prayer, time to listen to speakers, personal reflection, networking with others, and more. Register at www.archstl.org/missionforum or by calling the Mission Office at 314-792-7655.


Share your lifetime of experience - Get the experience of a lifetime!

Other | March 29 2022

The Ignatian Volunteer Corps (IVC) is an exciting program that invites faith-motivated persons to serve with the poor and marginalized. IVC Service Corps Members are age 50 and better, retired or semi-retired. SCMs reflect and pray in the Ignatian tradition on their service, meet monthly with other IVC SCMs and with a spiritual reflector. See our website for more information: www.ivcusa.org, find St. Louis under the locations tab. IVC Information Session: May 12, 2022 at 9:00am. We will gather at the Franciscan Sisters of Our Lady of Perpetual, 335 S. Kirkwood Road, Kirkwood, MO 63122 – to discuss what IVC is and to hear from current IVC members about their experiences in IVC-St. Louis. Please RSVP to Sr. Amy Diesen, OSF for more information at 314-758-7147 or [email protected]


Acts of the Apostles Bible Study

Other | March 28 2022

The Catholic Renewal Center and Mission Office invite you to a 10 week Bible Study on the Acts of the Apostles. This study will start on April 25th and run through July 11th each Monday (excluding holidays) from 1-3 PM at the Catholic Renewal Center, 1406 South Sappington, Crestwood, MO 63126. RSVP to Kim Specht at 314-792-7664 or [email protected]


SAVE THE DATE! The Run for Life and Learning, benefiting Birthright STL, is June 4!

All Saints (St. Peters) | March 25 2022

Join us at Creve Coeur Lake on June 4 for a chip-timed 6K Run/Walk, 1 Mile Fun Walk/Run, and ¼ Mile Kids Run with FREDBIRD. Register or donate at runsignup.com/run4lifeandlearning. Contact us at [email protected] for sponsorship opportunities. Proceeds enable women who are financially stressed by an unplanned pregnancy to continue their education and secure better lives for themselves and their families.


Abortion Healing Ministry Women's Day of Hope & Healing, Saturday, April 23

Other | March 17 2022

Project Rachel, an Abortion Healing Ministry program of the Archdiocese of St. Louis, is holding a Day of Hope and Healing for women on Saturday, April 23 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The day retreat, which includes Mass, the Sacrament of Reconciliation and a light lunch, will be held in a confidential, prayerful setting in the St. Louis area. The cost is $25 per person, with financial scholarships available. Marisol Pfaff, Project Rachel coordinator and certified spiritual director, and Fr. Mark Madden, spiritual advisor to the Respect Life Apostolate, will help participants realize the hope, love, and mercy of Jesus Christ. • Encourage those wounded by abortion to accept this opportunity for healing by contacting 314.406.0815 or [email protected] • Help spread the word on social media here: https://www.facebook.com/events/854061581968467/ • To learn more about Project Rachel and the archdiocesan Abortion Healing Ministry visit https://www.archstl.org/hope-healing


IHM Spring Sausage Dinner

Immaculate Heart of Mary (New Melle) | March 16 2022

Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in New Melle, MO will hold their Spring Sausage Dinner on Sunday, April 24, 2022, serving from 11:00am to 6:00 pm. Whole hog pork sausage dinners include homemade bread and desserts. Carry-outs and outdoor dining available . Adult dinners - $14 ($13 if ordered and paid by April 21); 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, April 19) 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 10am. 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.


Natural Family Planning Introductory Classes

Other | March 16 2022

For couples planning their weddings, wanting a natural way to plan their families, or having difficulty conceiving, please visit: http://stlouisnfp.org or to schedule an appointment: http://bit.ly/NFPintro . Introductory classes are held weekly on line and at a variety of locations throughout the Archdiocese.


Our Lady's Inn Angel Gala

Other | March 16 2022

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of Our Lady’s Inn, the Angel Gala will be held Sunday, April 24, 2022 at Old Warson Country Club. Please join us in honoring Sam and Gloria Lee and listening to an inspiring talk from special guest speaker Dr. Ben Carson. Tickets start at $200 per person. Sponsorship opportunities available. For more information or to register, visit https://ourladysinn.org/angel-gala-2022/ or call Katrina at 314.736.1544.


Covenant Network Catholic Radio

Other | March 11 2022

Covenant Network Catholic Radio offers a variety of informative and inspiring programs to help focus on prayer, fasting and almsgiving which form the core of activities for Christians during Lent. In addition to the daily Holy Mass, join in praying the Rosary, the Angelus and the Divine Mercy Chaplet. Listen on the radio at AM 1460, on the Covenant Network app, or on your mobile device or at OurCatholicRadio.org. Tune in this Lent to help prepare your heart for the great celebration of Easter.


Online Evening Prayer for Young Adults

All Saints (St. Peters) | March 11 2022

Young adults ages 18-45 are invited to join the members of the North American Vocation Team on Tuesday, March 22 from 7-8 p.m. for evening prayer via Zoom. Participants will share in our daily communal prayer to experience this important aspect of SSND life. Based on the Liturgy of the Hours, the online evening prayer typically lasts about an hour and includes scripture, psalm responses, the Magnificat, personal and communal intercessory prayers as well as time for faith sharing. Please register in advance for the Zoom link at https://ssnd.org/events/03-22-22/.


Weekend Retreat for Women

St. Mary of Perpetual Help (Moselle) | March 09 2022

Spend a peaceful weekend with our Lord in silence, contemplation and prayer at the Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius of Loyola as preached by the priests of Miles Christi, October 28-30, 2022 @ LaSalle Retreat Center. For more information you can call Peggy Stewart at 314-570-4421 OR to register online visit: https://www.mileschristi.org/event/glencoe-mo-1/


Auditions for The Young Catholic Musicians

Sts. Peter and Paul (St. Louis) | March 08 2022

The Young Catholic Musicians orchestra and choir will be holding auditions during March. Contact Fr. Bruce Forman at [email protected] or 314-231-7464 to schedule an audition. Ages 10 - 17. The YCM leads music for Mass once each month at churches in the Archdiocese. For more information, go to youngcatholicmusicians.org.


Parish Mission

Our Lady of the Presentation (Overland) | March 03 2022

Frank Runyeon has won national acclaim for his work as a translator and performer of Biblical texts. For more than 25 years, Frank has performed the gospel for hundreds of thousands of people in almost every state in America, earning rave reviews. Frank is perhaps still best known for his many roles on television as Steve Andropoulos on As the World Turns opposite Meg Ryan. He next appeared for four years as Father Michael Donnelly on Santa Barbara, and as tycoon Simon Romero on General Hospital, opposite Emma Samms. Frank has now translated and adapted seven Biblical texts for performance as one-man dramas. He will present two of those dramas for us, as well as a presentation on the subject of mass media. PARISH MISSION MARCH 14, 15, 16 LUKE: STORIES ON THE ROAD, Monday, March 14, 2022, at 7pm, SERMON ON THE MOUNT, Tuesday, March 15, 2022, at 7pm, and HOLLYWOOD vs. FAITH: The Struggle to Live Faithfully in the Media Age on Wednesday, March 16, 2022, at 7pm.


Living Rosary for Life, Sunday, March 20 at Assumption Parish-Mattese

Assumption (Mattese) | March 02 2022

Please join us on Sunday, March 20 to pray a Living Rosary honoring St. Joseph, one of the most beloved saints of all Christians, but especially loved among Italian-Americans. St. Joseph, the patron of workers, is also the protector of the family. All those who attend will receive a loaf of Blessed St. Joseph Bread! Please see the attached flyer for more information.


Fish Fry

Our Lady of the Presentation (Overland) | February 28 2022

Our Lady of the Presentation 8860 Tudor, Overland, MO 63114 314-427-0486 Fish Fry Adult Plate: Fish and Two Sides (fried or baked), hand cut. Smaller Plate available Jumbo Shrimp Dinner (6 piece) 2 sides Fish per Pound Grilled Cheese Sandwich Shrimp (sold by piece) Sides by the quart, pint or 6oz. French fries, augratin potatoes, Macaroni and cheese, baked beans, green beans and cole slaw Dessert Donated desserts are appreciated. Dine in Dinners include: Coffee or Tea Carry outs available. MC/Visa Accepted Handicap Accessible. Limited amount of table seating. Mask are appreciated. Nice Atmosphere Friendly


Human Trafficking in St. Louis - 2 nite program

St. Margaret of Scotland (St. Louis) | February 25 2022

Join St. Margaret of Scotland Living Justice Ministries Immigration Team for a two-night, virtual presentation on human trafficking. Participants will learn about its impact on victims & society, hear how area organizations are addressing the problem, & discover opportunities to personally take action in St. Louis & beyond. March 15 | 6:30-8pm | “It’s Here, It’s Now” Hear presentations from International Institute, St. Louis County police, a survivor of human trafficking, & the National Council of Jewish Women. Q&A & advocacy opportunities are included. March 22 | 6:30-8pm | “It’s Here, Let’s Act” Engage in small groups with representatives from Healing Action, Covering House, International Institute, Covenant House, & Gateway Human Trafficking--hear what they are about, ask questions, & learn about volunteer or advocacy opportunities. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/human-trafficking-its-here-its-now-lets-act-tickets-267084566127


"Unplanned": Pro-Life Teen Movie Night, Friday, March 4

Other | February 25 2022

The St. Louis Life Runners chapter and Respect Life Apostolate are teaming up to show the film Unplanned at the Cardinal Rigali Center on Friday, March 4 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. in the Fleur de Lis Room. Unplanned is the powerful pro-life film depicting the true story of Abby Johnson, a former Planned Parenthood director turned national pro-life advocate and author. The 2019 film carries a message of hope, conversion, and redemption for anyone in need of God's grace and mercy. The showing is free with popcorn and drinks provided. Permission slips for those under 17 are required and are included in the flyer here: https://www.archstl.org/Portals/0/agency/1000267-respectlife/ArchLifeRunnersYouthMovieNight.pdf?ver=2022-02-25-102711-397 For more information, contact [email protected]