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First Friday Devotions & A Reflection to Prepare for Advent

Friday, 12/01/2023 at 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Society of St. Vincent de Paul Old Time Christmas Bazaar

Saturday, 12/02/2023 at 9:00 AM -
Sunday, 12/03/2023 at 12:00 PM

St. Joseph Cottleville's Scenes of the Nativity

Saturday, 12/02/2023 at 10:00 AM -
Sunday, 12/03/2023 at 3:00 PM

Scenes of the Nativity

Saturday, 12/02/2023 at 10:00 AM

Christmas Luncheon and Auction - St. Charles Friends of Birthright

Thursday, 12/07/2023 at 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM

The Three Comings of Christ: An Advent Day of Prayer

Saturday, 12/09/2023 at 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Behold The Lamb of God: An Advent & Christmas Concert

Sunday, 12/10/2023 at 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Mass in Memory of Our Children

Sunday, 12/10/2023 at 2:00 PM

Made for More Speaker Series

Wednesday, 12/13/2023 at 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Archdiocesan news briefs

Ball with the law

On March 10, Bishop DuBourg High School hosted its annual “Ball with the Law” event, above, a friendly game of basketball between Bishop DuBourg basketball players and members of the St. Louis Metro Police Department’s District 2. The event has been held for the past two years as a chance to build better relationships between students and police officers.

St. Joseph Altar

St. Ambrose Church on the Hill celebrated the feast of St. Joseph on March 19 with a traditional St. Joseph altar. This Sicilian custom dates back several centuries, when the people of Sicily prayed to St. Joseph for help during a severe famine. The drought ended and the harvest was abundant. In gratitude, individuals or parishes set up altars to St. Joseph and fill them with breads and other foods. Under the statue of St. Joseph inside St. Ambrose church, parishioners stacked plates of Italian food in three tiers to represent the Holy Trinity. Blessed bread was distributed after all Masses, and parishioners also sold homemade Italian baked goods, with proceeds going to tuition assistance at St. Ambrose School.

Undoing Our Knots

Maureen H. O’Connell, a professor of Christian ethics at La Salle University and a faith-based community organizer, will lead a discussion, “Undoing Our Knots: Personalizing and Praying with Our Parish History,” from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 30, at St. Francis Xavier “College” Church in St. Louis. O’Connell will examine the fabric of America’s racial history, manifested within faith communities, and the patterns of injustice. Participants may attend in-person at the College Church ballroom or on Zoom. Register at bit.ly/undoing-our-knots. The event is sponsored by the U.S. Central and Southern Province of the Jesuits and the College Church.

Young adult eucharistic procession

College students, young adults and young families are invited to a young adult eucharistic procession and concert on Monday, April 10 at Saint Louis University. The evening will begin with Mass at St. Francis Xavier “College” Church at 5 p.m., followed by a silent, prayerful eucharistic procession through the SLU campus, ending with Benediction in front of the Catholic Studies building. A free concert by Catholic band Village Lights will begin at 6:30 p.m.; bring a lawn chair or blanket to enjoy the concert. For more information, visit stlreview.com/405v6t0.

Risen Jesus Party

The Daughters of St. Paul will host their annual Risen Jesus Party for children from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 15, at Pauline Books & Media, 9804 Watson Road in Crestwood. The event includes story time, activities, treats and a prayer experience in the chapel. All families and children are welcome; activities are designed for children ages 4-7. For more information, call (314) 965-3512. To register, visit tinyurl.com/mav36xpm.

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