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Donut Sunday - Second Sunday of the Month After 9:00 am Mass Fair Trade Items and Bridge Bread available for Sale at St. Gabriel's Donut Sunday AND after the 9:00 am and 11:00 am Masses.    Faith in Action began as a result of the JustFaith experience and creates an opportunity within our parish to support two causes - one local - Bridge Bread and one with a world focus - Fair Trade products. There are no regularly scheduled meetings. We sell the products on donut Sunday after the 9:00 am and 11:00 am mass. Volunteers help set up for donut Sunday and sell after the masses in the cafeteria ...

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RITE OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION OF ADULTS—RCIA  This September we will again start the process for men and women who are inquiring about the Catholic Faith. RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) is the process through which adults enter into the Catholic faith. RCIA is a spiritual journey designed in phases and implemented through various rites. The participants' spiritual growth is encouraged and enhanced through weekly reflection on God's Word and the teachings of Catholic doctrine and traditions.   Our first meeting and introduction session will be held on Sunday, September 10 at 10:...

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College students, parents and grandparents of college students connect with your Newman Center and campus ministry before you leave for college.   The Newman Centers are NOT notified by colleges that Catholic students are on campus so many college students never locate their Catholic ministry or church at all. Your assistance is greatly needed to help our young people stay close to their faith and grow in their relationship with Our Lord.  It is through their connection with their college Catholic community that they will be able to make friends, continue their formation and grow as they discern what dire...

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All parishioners are invited to join the St. Gabriel Adoration Society and spend at least one hour a month in church in prayer. All levels of commitment are welcome. Taking advantage of the gift of adoration is one of the best ways to draw closer to God. A holy hour is simply spending time in the presence of God. It's not a project to be accomplished but an exercise of love. You can read the bible or a spiritual book, say the Rosary, or just rest with the Lord. For a list of times available or for more details, call Veda Jeggle at 752-3109 or email Mary Beth Wolf at marybethluna@hotmail.com    

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Vocations to the Priesthood and Religious Life: Any young man interested in the priesthood or any young person interested in the religious life is encouraged to contact the Pastor or one of the deacons at 314-353-6303 or to contact the Archdiocesan Vocation Office 314-792-6460. All Catholics are called to pray for an increase in religious vocations.

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St. Matthew the Apostle Block Party - Saturday, August 10, 2019 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  

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