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Entries for September 2018

St. Gabriel will celebrate its annual Mass in the Grass on Saturday, September 29 in Francis Park at 4:00pm, across from the church. St. Matthew's choir will join us once again in song. Parishioners are invited to bring their own lawn chairs and blankets for this outdoor liturgy. In the event of inclement weather, the Mass wil...

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St. Gabriel's and St. Raphael's Conferences of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SVdP) will co-sponsor this event to help those living in poverty in our neighborhoods. On Saturday, September 29, we will begin gathering at 8:30 a.m. on the church steps of St. Gabriel, pray together, then start off on the fun walk at 9:00 a.m. ...

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Art in the Park returns to Francis Park in St. Louis Hills on Sunday, September 30, 2018 ~ 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. 70 artists will come together to showcase their creative wares amid live music, tasty food and kids’ activities in one of St. Louis’ most popular parks.  Admission is free and open to the public. F...

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We need your help in finding worthy projects! St. Gabriel will hold a fall Day of Service on Saturday, October 13, 2018.  We will be working on area homes and on projects in our neighborhoods. Among the tasks will be landscaping, minor home repair, painting and more. Watch upcoming bulletins for details on how to sign up to h...

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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 implemen...

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Do you spend most of Mass chasing a toddler? Do you struggle to hear the homily from the cry room? Parent volunteers within the Young Families Group offer the parish nursery every Sunday morning so that parents of young children are able to attend mass in peace. This is a unique, free and under-utilized service that provides a great be...

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ENRICHING! FAITH-FILLED! TRANSFORMATIVE! DON’T MISS THIS WORKSHOP! Are you looking for an opportunity to grow in your Catholic faith, create social awareness, and a kinder, gentler, more caring community? Don’t miss this opportunity to share time with a dynamic and faith‐filled speaker ‐ Jack Jezreel from JustFaith. Just...

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First responders are invited to the 2018 Blue Mass to be celebrated at the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis on Sunday, September 16, 2018 at 10:00 a.m., followed by a reception at Boland Hall. We invite all first responders to wear uniforms, gather ahead of time in front of the Cathedral Basilica and process into the Cathedr...

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Come join us for an Ascension Press Scripture Study, A Biblical Walk Through The Mass. As Catholics, the Mass is the center of our Faith. We know all the responses and all the gestures. But, do you know what it all means? This study based on the “newly” revised translation explores the biblical roots of the words and gestur...

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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 rel...

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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...

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