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Taste and Vote for the Best Chili in South St. Louis - March 31 Come to Saint Gabriel‘s cafeteria at 4711 Tamm from NOON to 3:30pm to taste chili prepared by chefs from popular South St. Louis restaurants. Vote for your favorite! Restaurants include Joey B’s on the Hill, Bobby’s Place, Chris’ Pancake & Dining, Southtown Pub, River’s Edge Social, The Mack Bar & Grill, Salt & Smoke, and Dos Reyes Orgullo Azteca. The price is $10 for adults and $5 for kids 10 and under. See the Real Time Crime Center and live neighborhood safety camera demonstrations. Proceeds go toward pu...

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St. Gabriel’s Men Have Been Going to White House Retreat in South County for Over 50 Years. Please Join Us. Where is God in your life? The Lord’s gift of peace is waiting for you. Be invigorated and renewed, both spiritually and physically. Enjoy a relaxing and beautiful environment overlooking the Mississippi River bluffs in South County. Private room with bath is provided. The meals are delicious! Financially, the offering is free-will. The retreat starts on Thursday, 3/7/19 with dinner at 7:00 pm and ends on Sunday, 3/10/19 at 2:00pm. For those who have made an ACTS retreat, the White House exp...

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Ever wonder what it's like to walk the red carpet?! Join us on March 9, 2019 at 6:00 pm for the 26th Annual St. Gabriel Auction benefiting the wonderful children of St. Gabriel School! This year's theme is "And the award goes to....St. Gabriel" and we would love for you to see and be seen at this fabulous event, held at DuBourg High School. For $75 a person, you will enjoy a delicious dinner, open bar, and ability to bid the night away on numerous parties, raffles, and experiences of a lifetime! Tickets may be purchased individually or as a table of 10. Go to BidPal Auction Tickets to reserve...

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A Note from the Nurse I have found that many people are surprised to find that I am not the school nurse, but instead a community health nurse for the people of St. Gabriel’s Parish. In addition to the things you may see me associated with, like this column, the blood drives, and the cancer support group; I also offer other supportive services. During the school year, I connect the school children with the elderly and home bound through cards and letters in a program known as “Friends in Faith.” I can also be called to assist parishioners who have been ill or hospitalized by acting as a health educator...

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Have you heard about the Children’s Liturgy of the Word program at St. Gabriel? Each Sunday during the 9:00 am Mass, Children’s Liturgy provides the opportunity for our littlest parishioners to learn the Gospel on their own level. An amazing community of adult volunteers shares a child-tailored, interactive version of the week’s Gospel. If you have children in preschool through second grade, we invite them to join us! There is no sign‐up required or cost for children to attend. Although space in the rectory is limited, parents are welcome to tag along for the first visit or two if their child is ner...

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Did you know that St. Gabriel’s has a Young Family Group? The St. Gabriel Young Families Group is an informal group of parish families with children under the age of six. Our goal is to connect families with young children to the Church and each other. The group organizes several social events each year and sponsors a free nursery service for children ages 6 months to 5 years during the Sunday 9:00 am Mass. For questions or more information on how to get involved in the group, please contact Faith Kremer at stgabesyoungfamilies@gmail.com. Additional information can be found on the Parish Website at Young Famili...

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Just a reminder to keep saving Boxtops for school. You can put them in the boxes at the church entrances. Last school year we made $1374.30. Every little bit helps! Just a note, the Campbell label program has ended, no need to save them anymore! Thank you for all your help! Questions? Call Lynne Kirner @ 314-353-2438

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