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What are you doing the second Saturday in June ? Join us for St. Gabriel the Archangel Block Party Saturday, June 11 ~ 6:00pm-10:00pm Nottingham Avenue between Tamm and Childress MUSIC - FOOD - DRINK- COMMUNITY

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Triduum Services

Posted on April 14, 2022 in: Parish-wide Announcements

Last Oppurtunity for Confession during Holy Week : Good Friday following the 3:00pm service Triduum Services at St. Gabriel Holy Thursday                  April 14: Chrism Mass 10:00 am at Cathedral Basilica Mass of Last Supper  &n...

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The survey will be available from Tuesday, April 5 through Monday, May 2. The survey can be accessed online through the following link: All Things New - EDUCATION SURVEY 2022 The survey can take between 5 minutes and 25 minutes, depending on the relationship of the survey respondent ...

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Last Fish Fry for 2022 - April 15 Check out our menu options. Please contact Holy Name Society via email at stgabehns@gmail.com with any questions. We are looking forward to another successful Fish Fry season!  

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Please join as a parish community Lenten Program: The Sacraments The video program on the Sacraments will be shown on Wednesdays at 12:30 pm and at 7:00 pm during Lent. Sacraments are encounters with Christ. The word sacrament comes from the Latin sacramentum, which in Greek is mysteri...

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St. Gabriel the Archangel Dinner Auction: “Safari in the City”    Fellow Parishioners:   St. Gabriel will celebrate its 29th Annual Dinner-Auction on March 5, 2022. Proceeds from the evening will  directly benefit the children of our school by updating a...

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Thank you for celebrating Commitment Sunday with us this weekend. Your commitment to our parish through our “Building on Our Past – Securing Our Future” Program will continue to bring life to our community. If completing your Commitment Card was not possible at Mass, you may click ...

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Pastor's Letter

Posted on January 06, 2022 in: Parish-wide Announcements

Pastor's Letter
Dear Parishioners: St. Paul reminds us that “We are a Church of the living not of the dead”.  All of us are called to support life in all its forms.  I am thankful to all those who, through word and action, care for one another and lift each other up.  We heard last ...

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St. Gabriel School Trivia Night
St. Gabriel the Archangel School Trivia Night To benefit the Class of 2022 Sponsored by Rockwell Beer Company   When:   February 5, 2022 Where:  Bishop DuBourg’s Cafeteria Time:     Doors Open at 6:30pm Trivia Starts at 7:00pm Cost:  &...

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Faith Direct Enrolling in eGiving through Faith Direct you can plan your giving so your gifts reach St. Gabriel the Archangel even when you cannot, and our ministries can continue uninterrupted. Signing up is easy! Visit www.faithdirect.net and use our church code: MO413. Thank you for your...

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As we approach these late days of Advent, our parish will begin praying a Christmas novena each evening from Friday, December 17 through Thursday, December 23rd at 7:00pm.   This Novena is filled with readings, prayers, and beautiful music of the season of Advent, to help prepare o...

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Christmas 2021 All of the services will be live streamed; go to the home page of the parish website to view. Christmas Mass Schedule Friday, December 24 - Christmas Eve Vigil, 4:00pm, 6:00pm, 11:00pm Saturday, December 25 - Christmas Day, 8:00am & 10:00am Friday, December 31...

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Epiphany Brunch - Sunday January 9 - following 11:00am Mass All women of the parish - Join us at the well! Our mission offers the opportunity to come together to BUILD COMMUNITY WITH FAITH, FELLOWSHIP AND FUN. Please join us Sunday, January 9 - at Dados We hope that you ar...

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Children’s Liturgy Is Returning January 9!
Children’s Liturgy offers a time for young children (age 3 thru 2nd grade) to gather with adult volunteers for their own, age-specific Liturgy of the Word. The children will be called up at the 9:00 am Sunday Mass after the opening prayer, proceed to the school cafeteria for the lesson, and re...

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Join us for a Seminar on End-of-Life Issues - Saturday, November 20  

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Thanksgiving is upon us, and it brings me to reflect on all the blessings in my life! When we were children, our parents started teaching the basics.  We were taught to say “please” when we wanted something and “thank you” upon receiving a blessing. It was not some...

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PICNIC QUESTIONS? - We have Answers We are all excited for this week. The weather is looking great and we pray it holds. Thank you for your generous support of time and treasure. We look forward to seeing everyone this weekend. Please see the following day of reminders below: PRELUDE TO THE PI...

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Join School and Parish Alum - Old and New - to celebrate the kick off to the Parish Picnic Friday Night - October 8 from 7:00pm - 10:00pm 50/50 ~ $100 RAFFLE with a change to win up to $5,000 ~ only 100 tickets will be sold! Purchase the raffle ticket using this link or purchase the night o...

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Prelude to the Picnic – Friday, October 8th   Parish Picnic - Saturday, October 9th The Parish Picnic (and Prelude) is back and it’s going to be great! Everyone is looking forward to seeing old friends and new friends. It's time to enjoy the great community of St. Gabrie...

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Mass in the GRASS - Saturday, September 25
Save the Date for the Annual Mass in the Grass St. Gabriel will celebrate Mass in the Grass on Saturday, September 25 in Francis Park at 4:00pm, across from the church.

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The 2021 St. Gabriel the Archangel picnic is fast approaching! It is Saturday October 9 from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm. Please consider donating your time to this wonderful event. Without your support, the picnic is not possible. Thank you for your consideration. Thank you! Use this link to ...

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It's time again to collect for the FOOD and FUEL program! Place any donations you have in the baskets at the church exits through Sunday August 1.  Reminder too, any monetary donations can be put in the rectory mail slot in an envelop marked Food For Life. The donations this month wil...

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Tuesdays with Fr. Mark Bother the Father is Back By Popular Demand:) We have decided, based on the interest over Lent, to resurrect Bother the Father every Tuesday evening at 7:00pm.  We will meet either under the pergola, the rectory basement, or in the front of school under the new a...

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Blood Drive… Our St Gabriel blood drive is returning next weekend on Sunday July 25th from 8am to 1230pm. We will again be working with Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center as they operate under the new name “ImpactLife.” Appointments can be made at www.bloodcenter.org/org ...

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Dear Parishioners, Welcome and God Bless you!  Archbishop Mitchell Rozanski is lifting the dispensation of the Sunday and Holy Days Mass obligation beginning on July 1, 2021.  I, along with Archbishop Rozanski, welcome the Christian faithful of St. Gabriel the Archangel to return to reg...

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Hello, St. Gabriel Families with Grade and High School Students, We are announcing the return of Totus Tuus this Summer. The dates are July 5-9, 2021. This includes Confessions, Mass, and Adoration as well as learning about the faith and snacks. The day program is for students who are entering...

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The parish is using a new communucations tool, Flocknote, as a way to better connect with parishioners. Once you sign up through the link below you will receive emails and/or text messages related to important upcoming events in our parish along with inspirational messages and tools t...

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Check out the LIVE Stream Facebook page.   St.Gabriel the Archangel Mass LIVE Stream Don't have a FaceBook account? LIVE Steam on St. Gabriel the Archangel YouTube Channel We will LIVE Stream Masses at the following times: Sundays 9:00 am - Facebook and...

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Follow the link below for the Archdiocese of St. Louis Mandates And Directives related to Covid 19 Coronavirus COVID-19 Mandates and Directives   Before Mass Archbishop Mitchell Rozanski leaves in place the general dispensation from the Sunday Mass obligation&nb...

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  Mother's Day is Sunday, May 9. Each year St. Gabriel LIFE Group, with the help of our generous parishioners, provides Mother's Day gift bags to women served by Our Lady's Inn, Good Shepherd Children and Family Services, and Birthright Counseling. If you wish to donate items ...

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The St. Gabriel Board of Education is looking for qualified candidates to run for the open positions on the Board.   Are you an active parishioner or school parent with an interest in contributing to St. Gabriel the Archangel Parish and Catholic School?  Are you sincerely interested in ...

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What are you doing this Lent? Would you like to join us in prayer during the 40 Days for Life this Lent?  The 40 Days for Life starts on Ash Wednesday and goes through the 40 days of Lent.  Sign up for one of those 40 days to pray for the Dignity of all Human Life.  Maybe a sp...

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Use FORMED to access Catholic videos, audios and ebooks! FORMED.org is an online service for accessing thousands of Catholic videos, audios and ebooks On Demand anytime, anywhere! As a member, you will have access to entertaining movies, inspiring audio talks, informative bible studies, and ...

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School News

Posted on February 18, 2021 in: Parish-wide Announcements

This Lent, as we focus on the three actions-pray, fast, and give alms, the school will be collecting for the CRS Rice Bowl program. There are Rice Bowls at the entrances to the church if you would like to participate as well. See below for more information about the program and for additional resour...

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Please note the special consideration due to concerns about Covid-19 as we observe Ash Wednesday on February 17. The Vatican has requested that priests should sprinkle the ashes on the heads of the faithful, so that there is no contact from tracing the cross in ash on the forehead. As w...

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GUIDELINES for Visiting the Rectory Need to Visit the Rectory? Here are some Guidelines.  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 who are not fully vaccinated, please ...

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Covid Vaccine Registration Missouri is currently in Phase 1A and 1B, tier 1 and 2 for covid vaccines. There is still however, a shortage of vaccines and distribution resources. People unable to get a shot through their employer can complete online pre-registration forms from county health departm...

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The St. Vincent de Paul Society of St. Gabriel is here to help. If you or anyone you know are experiencing a need, please call our hotline at 314-881-1100 The SVDP Blue Donation Bins are still in operation. Donated items are collected regularly.   Thank you for giving ! You are a ...

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Try Faith Direct

Posted on February 04, 2021 in: Parish-wide Announcements

This new year is filled with hope and promise – opportunities abound to grow our vital ministries, explore new ways to share the good news of Christ’s love, and reflect His care and mercy to those in need throughout the community. To continue to make a difference in 2021, St. Gabriel The...

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On Friday, January 22, at 6:30 pm, in our church, the rosary will be offered as usual for the sick of our parish (relatives and friends). After the rosary a Litany of the Blessed Virgin and prayers for the unborn and their mothers will be said. May we all continue to respect a...

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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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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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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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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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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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Often we receive 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 sc...

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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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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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Early Bulletin Deadlines Due to the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, the bulletin publisher has issued early submission deadlines. Please note: Articles for December 22 bulletin must be submitted no later than Noon on Wednesday, December 11. Articles for December 29 b...

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The annual cleaning of the church pews and shrines will be Wednesday, November 6 after the 8:00 am Mass. Ladies and men are both invited to help! Please meet us inside the Nottingham entrance and bring your bucket & cleaning rags. Cleaning products will be provided.  (If t...

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Blessing of the Pets

Posted on September 19, 2019 in: Event Announcements

Blessing of the Pets
Dogs and cats and birds, oh my! Please join us for the Blessing of the Pets as we honor Saint Francis of Assisi.  Laudato Si!   Blessing of the Pets ~ October 3, 2019 ~ Francis Park (Across from the church) Begin gathering at 3:10 pm. Prayer and blessing at 3:20 pm. ...

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Calling All Musicians!

Posted on September 19, 2019 in: Parish-wide Announcements

The St. Gabriel Parish Choir sings each Sunday at the 11:00 Mass, and rehearses each Wednesday evening from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m.  We are always in need of a few more tenors and basses, especially.  Musical reading is definitely a plus, but many quick learners with good ears do very well and l...

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Hello St. Gabriel Family,           My name is Fr. Mark Madden.  I was just ordained a bit over a month ago by Archbishop Robert Carlson.  I was born in St. Mary Magdalen Parish in St. Louis, but we moved to Immaculate Heart of Mary in S...

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For those of you wondering, “Who is the senior priest saying Mass at St. Gabriel’s these days?”, I am Monsignor Joseph Simon.  As a matter of fact, I am newly-retired and very excited to be in-residence at the rectory.  I grew up a few miles north of St. Louis Hills in th...

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Do you wish to be part of a ministry that gives a visible presence of support to those attending funerals? Then come and sing in the Resurrection Choir.  There are no rehearsals.  Just come and gather in the pews in front of Mary’s statue.  You will get a call 2-3 days before...

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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...

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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-u...

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BE A VIP!  VINCENTIAN IN PRAYER! WE NEED YOUR HELP! Prayer is a vital aspect of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul. Prayer guides us. Prayer sustains us. Prayer leads us to trust in Divine Providence. Prayer keeps us focused on how we are called to build community with our neighbors a...

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Beyond Sunday Campaign

Posted on November 21, 2016 in: Parish-wide Announcements

Beyond Sunday is an Archdiocesan-wide campaign being conducted by the Roman Catholic Foundation of Eastern Missouri to support and strengthen Catholic Education throughout the Archdiocese of St. Louis. In 2011, Archbishop Robert J. Carlson introduced “Alive in Christ!&rdquo...

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