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The Administration and Finance Commission offers the service of administration to the Finance Council and the parish community. Administering is one of the ministries given to the church by the Spirit for common good (1 Cor. 12:28). While the commiss...

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The stewardship and generosity of Catholics across the Archdiocese of St. Louis to the Annual Catholic Appeal help the Church to share Christ's love with people of many different faiths and many different needs.

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The Building & Maintenance Committee serves as an advisory resource for the pastor and maintenance lead of the parish. Reporting through the Administration and Finance Commission, its function is to review and set priorities for th...

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“The Body of Christ, the Blood of Christ” The climax of the Eucharistic liturgy is the “breaking and sharing” of the consecrated bread and the sharing of the cup, “the blood of the new and everlasting covenant.”...

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As the primary group in the Administration and Finance Commission, the Parish Finance Council serves as the administrative oversight for the parish. Its function is to review, approve and help set priorities that will balance the needs of the parish ...

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“Do not neglect to do good and to share what you have; God is pleased by sacrifices of that kind.” --Hebrews 13:16 Food & Fuel for Life is a parish project that enables the people of our parish to feed the hungry.  It entail...

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“Blessed are the clean of heart: for they will see God.” --Matthew 5:8 If you would like Communion at home or a hospital visit for Holy Communion or the Sacraments, call Deacon Dave Willis. Be aware that because of HIPPA Laws, hospita...

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“God loves a cheerful giver.” --2 Corinthians 9:7 Each month, on the tenth day of the month, parishioners of St. Gabriel provide free meals for the needy at Saints Peter and Paul Parish, 1919 South 7th Street in the Historic Soulard N...

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"I will give thanks to You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; Wonderful are Your works, And my soul knows it very well." --Psalm 139:14 Our ministry works to promote the Culture of Life in our parish and our community, in union...

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“How can they believe in him of whom they have not heard?” –Romans 10: 14 There is probably no greater need within the Catholic community than to hear, understand, and appreciate the Scriptures. In this informational age of spok...

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    “Sing to the Lord a new song, for he has done marvelous deeds.”            Psalm 98 The most important part of our lives as Catholic Christians is the celebration of the Eucharist,...

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“All of you, be of one mind, sympathetic, loving toward one another, compassionate, humble.” --1 Peter 3:8 The purpose of the parish helpers is to serve as Jesus did by helping those in need, bringing joy and comfort to others, and...

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“A joyful heart is the health of the body.” --Proverbs 17:22 In the Spirit of Christ, who desires fullness of life for each person, the Parish Nurse works to help parishioners optimize their physical, psychological, and spiritual well...

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"For I know well the plans I have in mind for you— plans for your welfare and not for woe, so as to give you a future of hope." --Jeremiah 29:11 The Parish Pastoral Council is the apostolic vehicle that represents the People of ...

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Every day from 9:00 pm until 5:00 am, adorers come to the Church to pray before the Blessed Sacrament.  In the late 1940s, as they had made their parish the physical centerpiece of their community, the parishioners were also determined to make the church their spiritual center—a place of continual prayer.  They vowed that their beautiful new church would never be empty​.

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“Holy is the Lord our God.” --Psalm 99 The Mission of the Sanctuary Society is to maintain the beauty of God’s house, St. Gabriel the Archangel Church, and to make our church an inviting and welcoming place for God’s peopl...

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“Help me to serve reverently at your holy altar, and so give you praise and glory.” Being a server is an important ministry to the people of St. Gabriel.  Servers help to prepare for Mass, assist during Mass, and help after Mass....

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        “Charity is the cement that unites communities to God and individuals to each other so that he who contributes to the union of hearts in a community binds it indissolubly to God.” --St. Vincent ...

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In September of 2010, St. Gabriel formed a stewardship committee named We Are St. Gabriel ​as part of the Administration and Finance Commission.  This group was formed to enhance our parishioners’ Prayer, Participation, and Generosity, all...

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"Whoever receives you, receives me, and whoever receives me receives the One who sent me."  --Matthew 10:40 The mission of the Usher and Greeter at St. Gabriel is that of hospitality.  Our service makes parishioners and gues...

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