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Entries for June 2017

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July 4 Mass

Posted on June 28, 2017 in: General News

July 4 Mass
Mass on Tuesday, July 4th will be ONLY at 8:15am

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SCL MONTHLY FOOD COLLECTION

Posted on June 23, 2017 in: General News

SCL MONTHLY FOOD COLLECTION
Please take a Meal-a-Month bag home with you this Sunday and return it the weekend of July 1st/2nd The Saint Catherine Laboure Food Pantry would like to thank the parish for your continued support of the Meal-A-Month Program.  ITEMS THAT ARE  MOST NEEDED FOR THE PANTRY-- (Please NO Glass items)   ¨  PEANUT BUTTER & JELLY ¨  CEREAL, BOTH ADULT AND KIDS ¨  PASTA SAUCE AND SPAGHETTI ¨  TUNA & HAMBURGER HELPER ¨  CANNED FRUIT ¨  BOXED POTATOES ¨  TOILET PAPER, ...

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Good News from Father Jim

Posted on June 22, 2017 in: General News

Good News from Father Jim
  In mid July,  we will be welcoming our new parochial vicar (associate pastor) here at SCL and he is making a return.  Fr. Charlie Prost, CM will be joining us.  He was here before as pastor from 1988 through 1994.  He is from Perryville,  MO and is several years younger than me, so I get to keep the curmudgeon and old fart title intact. He has been most recently in southwest MO as pastor of two parishes.  It will be a bit of a transition for him, much less driving, but we are a bigger parish.  I’m sure he will find SCL the ...

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Sunday School Registration is now
Would you like a program for your 3, 4 or 5 year old son or daughter that gives them a better understanding of Jesus’ love for us? Are they wiggly worms at Mass and need more attention? Look no more, Sunday School is here! Our Sunday School program teaches the children at their level just how much they are loved by Jesus through bible stories, song and play. It is a win/ win for them and for you! Sunday School takes place during the 10:30 am Mass. You just drop your child off to the classroom before Mass begins and pick them up after Mass has ended. If you are interes...

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Celebrate Brother David's 30 Years of Service
Let’s Celebrate Brother David’s 30 Years of service as a Vincentian Brother!   Join him and fellow parishioners after 10:30 Mass on Sunday, July 9th for a sweet breakfast treat.  

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Early Bulletin Submission Deadline
Submissions for the July 9th bulletin must be received by Thursday, June 29th.  

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St. Catherine Laboure Book Club
St. Catherine Laboure  Book Club June 28th 7 pm Parish Office Lower Level   The Paris Wife By: Paula McClain     Chicago, 1920: Hadley Richardson is a quiet twenty-eight-year-old who has all but given up on love and happiness—until she meets Ernest Hemingway. Following a whirlwind courtship and wedding, the pair set sail for Paris, where they become the golden couple in a lively and volatile group—the fabled “Lost Generation”—that includes Gertrude Stein, Ezra Pound, and F. Scott Fitzgerald. Thou...

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Parish Office Holiday Hours

Posted on June 20, 2017 in: General News

Parish Office Holiday Hours
The Parish Office will be closed Saturday, July 1st, 2017 through Tuesday, July 4th, and will reopen at 9am on Wednesday, July 5th, 2017.

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Happy Father's Day

Posted on June 16, 2017 in: General News

Happy Father's Day
A Father’s Day Gift A gift from the parish In the spirit of St. Vincent ~ In honor of all fathers and men, the parish has made a donation to the Father’s Support Center of St. Louis. This center is an established, nonprofit organization committed to creating positive outcomes for children and families by helping fathers become responsible parents.     HAPPY FATHER’S DAY  

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St. Catherine Laboure Social Saturday - 6/17/2017
  Join us for St. Catherine Laboure Laboure Social Saturday!  on Saturday 6/17/2017 at 6:00pm.

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Steubenville Mid America - Invite for teens
Join us for Steubenville

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THANK YOU - 9th Annual Ultimate Rummage Sale
  The pastoral staff would like to thank the parishioners of St. Catherine for all their hard work and dedication to the 9th Annual Rummage Sale fund. The sale was a huge success, reaffirming that the parish is truly a vibrant, generous, caring parish. We raised $18,760.66 to date.   Parishioners contributed in a variety of ways: donating items, carrying in items, sorting and pricing items, boxing up items, loading the trucks after the sale, taking down the tables, cleaning the gym and parish hall, counting the money, BBQ during the sale and many other...

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Spiritual Retreat for Veterans
Spiritual Retreat for Veterans: June 30-July 2 White House Retreat is hosting a retreat for U.S. Military Veterans featuring a series of talks presented by Fr. Jim Conroy, S.J. - A Jesuit priest and Vietnam Veteran.  Each talk will be followed by small group breakout sessions for attendees to share their own experiences related to the topics presented.  They will also have worship services and quiet time for personal prayer and reflection.  Attendees will each receive private accommodations at White House and all meals are provided.  This is a co-ed...

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Have you explored the new SCL parish website?
HAVE YOU EXPLORED THE UPDATED SCL PARISH WEBSITE? If not, be sure to  take a look at www.sclparish.org    Please take a few minutes to check out the parish information and  sign up with your name and email to receive the parish newsletter.   Did we miss anything? We would like to know what YOU think  and what  YOU would like to see ~ click on “Contact Us” and send a message

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Dear Parishioners of St Catherine Laboure, On Wednesday June 14th , Depaul USA cordially invites you to celebrate its purchase of 2904 & 2912 Arsenal Street and its plans for St. Lazare House, a new housing program for homeless youth. A short ceremony of the Vincentian Community turning the keys over to Depaul USA will be followed by light refreshments and a tour of the building.  The ceremony will start at 11A.M. and tours of the house will be available until 1P.M We hope  you can attend this opportunity to learn more about how the Vincentian Family is ending homelessness in St. Louis. &nb...

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Adoration Times Available

Posted on June 10, 2017 in: General News

Adoration Times Available
Adoration Times Available The only time our Lord asked the Apostles for anything was the night He went into the  agony.  Not for activity did He plead but for an Hour of companionship (Archbishop Fulton Sheen)   SUNDAY:   5 am (3rd week), 7 am NEED, 12:00 (noon) NEED, 1 pm partner, 2 pm partner, 3 pm partner (2nd & 4th) MONDAY:  3 am (partner), 6 pm partner TUESDAY :  5 am (1st), 2 pm partner, 3 pm NEED, 7 pm partner WEDNESDAY: 12 am partner, 1 am partner, 2 am partner, 3 am partner,9 am partner (1st,3rd, & 5th...

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FRESHMAN WELCOME & SUMMER KICKOFF 2017
St. Catherine Youth Ministry officially welcomed our incoming freshman to our High School Life Teen Program on Wednesday May 31, by kicking-off the summer with a crazy, fun night of Prayer, Pizza, and  Color Warz! Thanks to all who were able to attend!   REMINDER: All high schoolers are welcome every Wednesday night this summer from 7:00-9:00. Check out the SCLYM calendar in the bulletin for more details. Feel free to contact Billy Bommarito in the parish office with any question.  

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Save the Date - Annual Adult Volleyball Tournament
SAVE THE DATE: OCTOBER 6TH,7TH,8TH   ANNUAL ADULT VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT FOR INFORMATION: CONTACT JEFF ERMOLD 314.753.8599 <JEFF.ERMOLD@GMAIL.COM >  

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Conquering Cancer

Posted on June 10, 2017 in: General News

Conquering Cancer
Conquering cancer through prayer! Where two or more are gathered in my name, I am in their midst. (Mt 18:20). Please join us as we gather together to pray for the sick in our parish especially those battling cancer. We gather and pray the Rosary each Tuesday evening.   There is no greater gift that we can give than the gift of prayer. Please join us at 6:30 in the church on Tuesday evenings.  

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Knights of Columbus Meetings

Posted on June 10, 2017 in: General News

Knights of Columbus Meetings
Knights of Columbus Meetings   Officers Meeting: 2nd Tuesday of the month at 6:30pm in the Parish Office Lower Level— June 13th   General Membership Meeting: 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6:45pm in the Parish Center—June 20th Each meeting begins with the rosary.  

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Summer Hours for SCL Parish Office
The Parish Office is open on Fridays from 9am-Noon until school begins in August. Normal office hours are 9am - 5pm Monday - Thursday, 9am-Noon Friday  and 8:30am-1:30pm Saturday and Sunday.

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~ONLINE GIVING ~ JUNE SPECIALTY FUNDS     ARCHDIOCESE FUNDS:   Cardinal Glennon Hospital - Built in the 1950s at the request of Cardinal Joseph Ritter, SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center is the only free-standing Catholic pediatric hospital in the world. Executive Director of the Cardinal Glennon Children’s Foundation, Dan Buck says that this annual collection dates back to the 1950s when Cardinal Ritter asked for support from Catholics throughout the Archdiocese of St. Louis to help build the children’s hospital.   Mission Coop Plan – One of the ...

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