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Entries for June 2020

A Message from Fr. Jim

Posted on June 28, 2020 in: General News

A Message from Fr. Jim
The 8 by 10 of my grandma Lucille I was asked if I would agree to let our youth ministry host Wednesday evening meetings here at SCL.  The case was well made that isolation and loss of contact with friends has a high impact in a negative way with young people.  Could we find a way to ha...

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Some Changes in our Weekend Mass Schedule and Experience
Some Changes in our Weekend Mass Schedule and Experience We have had four Sundays with public Mass resumed and we have determined several things given our experience.  We went to three Masses on Sunday rather than four because we wanted to be sure we had ample time to get people safely and w...

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Holy Communion - The Sacrament of Life
We Roman Catholic believers believe:  Life is not meant to be a life sentence, a form of slavery and oppression punctuated by consistent moments of suffering, hatred, selfishness, disappointment, betrayal, grief, disharmony and division.  And while all these sins against God’s love m...

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO USHER AT MASSES
Volunteers are needed to usher If you are willing to volunteer to usher at the weekend masses, please contact Sue Tumminia, stumminia@sclparish.org or at the parish office, 314-843-3245 ext. 212. She is in the process of trying to put together a schedule and needs more volunteers to usher. Traini...

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When Bringing Communion to Others
Fr. Charlie and I are asking you to follow this procedure when you are at Mass and are going to ask for communion to bring to others who are not able to be at Mass. We are implementing this procedure to help us in this time of pandemic to manage communion both safely and with the greatest dignity...

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A Message from Fr. Jim - Join Me in Thinking About
A thought paper, an exercise in Gospel grounded thinking, a challenge I am going to describe some characteristics, traits and markers about myself.  Let me start with male heterosexual.  I inherited this, I did nothing to earn it, create it, deserve it.  Because I am male, I encoun...

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