Menu

Parish News

Entries for June 2020

A Note from the Children's Liturgy Committee
St. Gabriel's Church is doing a wonderful job promoting a healthy environment to allow for prayer and mass for all; however, in order to remain healthy this means Children's Liturgy is unable to resume under social distancing guidelines.  Therefore, we would like to extend an invitation for families to come to church when it is open during the day and take part in the interactive Rosary prayer board offered to our young children in the parish.  As you enter through the alley church doors, you will find the Rosary board on a window sill along with a basket ...

Read More >

We have received numerous phone calls from parishioners who have received emails or text messages that appear to be from Msgr. Shamleffer or other rectory staff requesting you to contact them and possibly to purchase gift cards.  Please be aware that these requests are coming from scammers. The scammers create an email account using our pastor’s name and sending email or text messages. Priests, pastors, rectory and school staff will never email or text parishioners looking for gift cards and would never send a business email from a private account such as @aol.com or @gmail.com

Read More >

RECTORY CONSIDERATIONS With the easing of the stay-at-home restrictions, we are requesting your cooperation in order to keep visitors and our rectory and church staff safe and healthy: All visitors to the church and rectory MUST WEAR MASKS. If you would like to request Mass intentions, please call or email Eileen Garavaglia at the rectory.  She can schedule your Mass intentions; you can then mail a check or drop it off at the rectory. If you are dropping off Offertory contributions, tuition payments, school registrations, etc. please place them in one of the rectory mail slots.  There are mail slots ...

Read More >

St. Gabriel the Archangel needs your help now more than ever. Join other parishioners who are using Faith Direct for automated giving. Faith Direct offers a safe and secure way to donate to our parish in this time of uncertainty.  There is no cost to you, and the program provides a great benefit to our parish.   Signing up is easy! Visit www.faithdirect.net/MO413 or text 'Enroll' to 314-310-7711 the Faith Direct Text to Give Number. Thank you for your continued support of our parish family.

Read More >

Update Membership Information Does our Church database have your family membership record correct?  Did you DROP your landline phone and only use your cell phone?  Please update your information so the parish has a way to contact you. Here is your chance to update your record for our annual Guide Book & Directory (if you haven’t already done so). It is time for us to update our database with any changes, additions, or deletions that may have occurred in your family over the past year. Have you changed your phone number? Have you moved? Are you preparing to move soon? Are all of your chi...

Read More >

Consider purchasing GIFT CARDS through the St. Gabriel SCRIP program for yourself or for those in need. We continue to sell SCRIP gift cards at the rectory and eCards online at ShopwithScrip.com. At this point we are trying sell all the cards we currently have in stock and end the program for on hand inventory, so if we don’t have the cards in stock, I’m sorry we will not be placing an order to replenish any. Please contact Margie Uxa at uxam@stgabrielstl.org or 314-353-6303 ext. 102, if you have any questions, would like to place an order for pick up or would like to sign up f...

Read More >

Parish Wide Election for the St. Gabriel the Archangel Parish Board of Education The Parish Board of Education recommends policies and goals to support educational programs of St. Gabriel the Archangel.  The board serves in an advisory capacity to the school administration and pastor.  Each board member serves a three year term. The Parish Board of Education is pleased to announce that six parishioners/school parents have discerned that serving on the board is a means through which they would like to contribute to the parish and school.   Each parishioner and school parent is encouraged to...

Read More >