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St. Joseph Parish Picnic

Friday, 07/12/2024 at 5:00 PM -
Saturday, 07/13/2024 at 11:00 PM

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SSND Summer Service Week

Sunday, 07/14/2024 at 5:00 PM -
Saturday, 07/20/2024 at 11:00 AM

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REFLECT Retreat for Mid-Life Singles

Friday, 07/19/2024 at 5:00 PM -
Sunday, 07/21/2024 at 3:00 PM

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Encounter School of Ministry Summer Intensive

Wednesday, 07/24/2024 at 5:00 PM -
Saturday, 07/27/2024 at 9:00 PM

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Bereaved Moms and/or Dads Afternoon of Reflection

Sunday, 07/28/2024 at 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Care for the Caregiver Workshop

Saturday, 08/03/2024 at 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

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Mass for God the Father

Sunday, 08/04/2024 at 1:00 PM

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St. Vincent de Paul School Dinner Auction

Sunday, 08/04/2024 at 5:00 PM

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Archdiocesan news briefs

St. Joseph celebrates 150 years

Archbishop Mitchell T. Rozanski celebrated a Mass in honor of the 150th anniversary of St. Joseph Parish in Josephville Oct. 9. The parish was established in 1872, and parishioners helped construct the bricks and cut timber from their farms for the church building. To view a video created for the 150th anniversary and interviews with parishioners, visit https://stjojo.net/ 150th-anniversary/.

All Saints Day celebration

Families are invited to visit the Daughters of St. Paul on the feast of All Saints, Tuesday, Nov. 1, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Pauline Books & Media, 9804 Watson Road in Crestwood. Children are invited to attend dressed as their favorite saint. The event is free and open to all families. For more information, call (314) 965-3512.

Holy Hour for vocations

A Holy Hour for priestly and religious vocations will be held from 7-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, at the Monastery of St. Clare (Poor Clare nuns), 200 Marycrest Drive in south St. Louis County. The monastery is located off the 6000 block of Telegraph Road.

Funeral Rites or Wrongs?

Msgr. William McCumber will give a presentation, “Funeral Rites or Wrongs?” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, at Assumption Church, 403 North Main Street in O’Fallon. The presentation will take place in Room A of the Parish Center. Msgr. McCumber will discuss the role of Christian funerals in commending the dead to God, raising the hope of its children and giving witness to its own faith in the future resurrection of the baptized with Christ. He also will discuss the Church’s funeral rites, including the vigil, liturgical celebration and burial committal. Pre-planning of funerals, choosing readings, hymnody and discussing how family and friends might be involved in the funeral liturgy also will be discussed. For more information or to register for the free presentation, call the parish office at (636) 240-3721.

Day of reflection

The National Black Catholic Congress implementation team will host a day of reflection, “Writing the Vision: A Prophetic Call to Thrive,” from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, at the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis’ Boland Hall, 4430 Maryland Ave. in Midtown St. Louis. To register, visit archstl.flocknote.com/ signup/98344. For information, contact Cheryl Archibald at (314) 249-3693.

Worldwide Marriage Encounter

The next Worldwide Marriage Encounter weekend will take place Dec. 2-4 at the Courtyard Marriott in St. Peters. Worldwide Marriage Encounter presents weekend experiences for married couples to rekindle romance, enhance meaningful communication and deepen and renew commitment. For more information or to apply, visit wwme.org, or call Terry and Eric Engholm (314) 649-7317.

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