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Mass Schedule for the Solemnity of the Mary, the Holy Mother of God New Year’s Eve Vigil Mass 5:00pm New Year’s Day Masses 8:00am & 10:00am

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Christmas Novena

Posted on December 15, 2018 in: Event Announcements

As we approach these late days of Advent, our parish will begin praying a Christmas novena each evening from Monday, December 17th through Sunday, December 23rd at 7:00pm.   NOTE: the Novena on Saturday, December 22 will begin at 6:00 pm (right after the 5:00pm Mass) This Novena begins in darkness and candlelight and is filled with readings, prayers, and beautiful music of the season of Advent, to help prepare our hearts for Christmas. The prayers lasts only about 30 minutes each evening. 

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Advent Parish Activity

Posted on December 15, 2018 in: Parish-wide Announcements

FREE FILM SERIES ‐ Come and See The Parish Council invites you to take a break from the hustle and bustle this Advent season and spend a few hours receiving. Let us step away from distractions and prepare our hearts and minds for the coming of our Savior. Bring your children or make it a date night. Invite a friend or neighbor! Join us from 7:00 ‐8:00 pm in the church on the Thursdays of Advent: From Bishop Robert Barron’s Catholicism Series: December 6 ‐ St. Augustine: The Teacher December 13 ‐ St. Benedict: The Monk (followed by fellowship at a local pub/eatery with the Verso L’Alto gr...

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Trim the Tree and Stuff the Stockings with SCRIP!!! The holidays are HERE and  SCRIP gift cards are here to help with all your Christmas shopping while you help the school with this fundraiser. The St. Gabriel in-stock inventory consists of over 40 retailers and there are cards in the $5 - $10 range – for Stocking Stuffers and Secret Santa gifts.  Just for the holidays we have $10 Target cards and $5 St. Louis Bread Company and Starbuck cards. We also carry gift cards for local retailers, Edibles & Essentials, JJ Twigs South Hampton and Mimi Nails in the Dierbergs Markets - Mackenzie ...

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Christmas Tree Pick-up

Posted on December 15, 2018 in: Event Announcements

Christmas Tree Pick‐up by the Venturing Crew 4 Christmas is coming so remember CREW 4. When the season is over we’ll come to your door. We’ll load up your live tree and haul it away. So you can relax after the Holiday! St. Gabriel Venturing Crew 4 will provide Christmas Tree Pick Up on Sunday, December 30, 2018 and Sunday, January 6, 2019. A $10 Donation includes:  pick up of your live tree from the front porch, side or front yard, and haul away. Contact:  Melissa Rosenhoffer at 314‐954‐5566 Email:  rosenhofferm@att.net

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We are gathering again in the St. Gabriel’s kitchen to bake cookies for the shut-ins of our parish!  This supports the long-time efforts of our Parish Helpers who will package and deliver the cookies; they are very grateful for our help!  Sign up for an hour or two between 8:00 am and 3:00 pm on Saturday, December 15 or join the cleanup  and transport crew between 3:00 and 4:00pm. No baking expertise needed, just bring your smiles and big hearts!  One or two hours really is enough to make an impact! We will provide recipes, along with white, brown and powdered sugar, flour, baking powder, ba...

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