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Christmas Tree Pick-up

Posted on December 31, 2020 in: Event Announcements

Contact:  Melissa Rosenhoffer at 314‐954‐5566    Email:  rosenhofferm@att.net  

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Reconciliation Weekdays: 7:30am ~~ Saturdays: 4:00pm Thursday, December 31 Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Vigil: 5:00pm Friday, January 1 Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary: 8:00am & 10:00am If you have watched the Mass live streamed but would like to receive communion it wil...

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Did you know this special project of love and service has been in existence for over 35 years? Unfortunately, the restrictions for donating due to the COVID pandemic has changed how we can give, but the need is still great! As we count our own blessings, please consider making a donation ...

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Christmas 2020 Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Rejoice!  The weeks of Advent waiting are over, and Christ is born! We rejoice in our Savior’s birth—remembering the great gift of faith He has given us through the mystery of His incarnation and the saving power of His de...

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As we approach these late days of Advent, our parish will begin praying a Christmas novena each evening from Thursday, December 17 through Wednesday, December 23rd at 7:00pm.   NOTE: the Novena on Saturday, December 19 will begin at 6:00 pm (right after the 5:00pm Mass) Thi...

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Update Contact Information Current Phone Number? Does our Church database have your family contact information 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. Current Email Address? D...

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Thank you for supporting the 8th Grade Class with this annual fundraiser. Pick up will be on Saturday, December 5 - 9:00-NOON outside the School Meeting Room.   Face masks and distancing will be required.   Unless prior arrangements are made, any poinsetti...

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Sign Up for Weekly Newsletter!
Tell your friends!  Go to:https://www.stgabrielstl.org/ and enter your name and email address to sign up for the weekly email newsletter from St Gabriel (see picture for what it will look like)!  Parish/Group Leaders, contact the Rectory for information on how to get YOUR group annoucement...

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St. Gabriel Church will offer In-Person Masses this Weekend.  Our priests are out of quarantine and will be celebrating the Masses this weekend.

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The St. Vincent De Paul truck will be on the St. Gabriel's parking lot excepting donations on  November 7 from 8:00 am - Noon  RECYCLE & REPURPOSE - Care for God's Creation                 &n...

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October 29, 2020 Dear St. Gabriel the Archangel Families, I write to inform you that our beloved Monsignor Simon has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. Monsignor Simon last offered Mass on October 28th at 6am.  Later that morning he began to feel ill and was tested for the COVID-19 V...

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On the weekend of Oct. 24 and 25, Khader & Mary Abu Sada a Catholic couple from the Holy Land will be visiting our parish to market olive wood hand carved religious articles made by the Christian artisans in the Holy Land.  With the hostilities worsening in the Holy Land a...

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On the Evening Before the Election Monday, November 2 Rosary will be recited at 7:00 pm Holy Mass will be celebrated at 7:30 pm Archbishop Mitchell Rozanski Principal Celebrant   Church Guidelines Capacity Restrictions - 200 in-person at Mass 6 feet social distancin...

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St. Gabriel will hold a fall Day of Service on Saturday, October 17, 2020.  We will be working on area homes and on projects in our neighborhoods. Among the tasks will be landscaping, minor home repair and more.  Because of COVID-19 we will limit the number of indoor projects for the sa...

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The First Tuesday of the Month for Exposition/Adoration/Benediction has resume! Each month on the first Tuesday. we begin with Exposition at 2:00 pm.  Adoration continues until 7:00 pm with Benediction.  If your schedule permits, please stop by for a brief period of devotion.  It i...

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Save the Date for the Annual Mass in the Grass St. Gabriel will celebrate Mass in the Grass on Saturday, September 26 in Francis Park at 4:00pm, across from the church.      

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Our parish Director of Sacred Music, Mary Beth Wittry, has created some interesting YouTube videos. Did you ever wonder how the Liturgical Year works? Check out ~ YouTube Mary Beth Wittry ~ for short videos on liturgy and liturgical music.   Here is a direct link to Mary Be...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 fro...

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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 fo...

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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.&n...

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"WE ARE ONE" St. Gabriel School Community Candles for Sale! Be the light in the darkness and share that at home or with a friend or loved one! Urban Candle Company is offering a limited edition "We Are One" candle series for our St. Gabriel School community. The labe...

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Starting Monday, May 18 public Masses in the Archdiocese of St. Louis may resume.  At the same time, the general dispensation from the Sunday Mass obligation will remain in place for all Catholics of the archdiocese until further notice, as many individuals continue to have concerns for the hea...

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Due to the continued uncertainty surrounding the Corona Virus (social distancing, large crowd gatherings, sanitation, etc…) the picnic committee sadly announces the cancellation of the St. Gabriel Picnic scheduled for Saturday June 13th, 2020.  All presale purchases will be refunded. Ple...

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During this time without Mass consider making an Act of Spiritual Communion, where we unite ourselves to God through prayer. It is a beautiful way to express to God our desire to be united with him when we are unable to complete that union in the reception of Holy Communion. The ultimate goal of ...

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Follow this link for instructions on How to Recite the Chaplet of the Divine Mercy www.thedivinemercy.org

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For the most up to date information about the precautions we are taking related to the Coronavirus COVID-19 please refer to the Archdiocese of St. Louis website.  Please click on this link www.archstl.org/coronavirus.    

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Please visit the Safe Environment page on our Parish Website to review the latest information from the Archdiocese of St.  Louis - Office of Child and Youth Protection.  Safe Environment Program

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ACTS Retreat for the women of our parish March 12-15 has been cancelled. It was with a heavy heart that the difficult decision was made to cancel the retreat due to escalating challenges and concerns related to the COVID-19 virus. This decision was made after prayerful consideration and in c...

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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 ...

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The Eucharist in Scripture

Posted on January 23, 2020 in: Event Announcements

The Eucharist in Scripture Join us for Scripture Study and Prepare for Easter Join us for The Eucharist in Scripture – a Little Rock Scripture Study that illuminates the importance of meals shared in faithful fellowship as part of our covenant relationship with God.  We will study s...

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Our parish is planning a morning workshop for all Parishioners who currently serve as Lector, Cantor, Usher or Eucharistic Minister. We are also inviting anyone who wishes to serve in any of these ministries to be with us that morning. The day will begin with 8:00 am Mass, coffee and pastries, follo...

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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 mi...

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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 a...

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