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FREE FILM SERIES ‐ Come and See The Parish Council invites you to take a break from the hustle and bustle this Advent season and spend a few hours receiving. Let us step away from distractions and prepare our hearts and minds for the coming of our Savior. Bring your children or make it a date night. Invite a friend or neighbor! J...

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Reconciliation Weekdays: 7:30‐8:00am  Saturdays: 4:00‐5:00pm Wednesday, December 12 from 5:30pm—6:45pm Wednesday, December 19 from 5:30pm—7:30pm Christmas Concert given by the Youth and Children’s Choirs Sunday, December 23 after the 9:00am Mass Christmas Novena Monday, December 17 through Sunda...

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The Advent Season helps to prepare us for the celebration of the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ.

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Every year, Monsignor Shamleffer has kindly distributed loaves of bread to St. Gabriel parishioners for Thanksgiving. This year the bread being distributed is from Bridge Bread and is an introduction to selling Bridge Bread bakery products on Donut Sunday at St. Gabriel’s beginning in December. Bridge Bread is a social enterprise...

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On the weekend of   Oct. 27th & 28th   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 and the lack of Christian p...

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During Stewardship Month when we’re reminded to share our time, talent and treasure, it’s a great time to check the cushions of your couch and your coat pockets and to dip into that jar of coins in your closet and help make a difference at St. Gabriel the Archangel parish. Every weekend from September 15 – October 14,...

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Interested in a dynamic study group engaging the focused perspective of women in the Catholic Church? Join other women for an Endow study group on The Dialogue: meditations and revelations of a Doctor of the Church, St. Catherine of Sienna, in which she shares intimate conversations with God. Endow has chosen this document as one of it...

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INTERESTED IN SOCIAL JUSTICE AND DEEPENING YOUR FAITH...NOT WHERE TO START? JustFaith is a process for faithful Catholics looking to deepen their commitment to care for vulnerable people and our planet. Through prayer, study, dialogue, and immersion experiences, participants form community as they explore critical realities and the imp...

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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...

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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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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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Brothers in the Spirit Weekend Renewal - August 17-19, 2018 - Kings House Retreat Center
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 and how to assist them with their needs....

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Please consider joining the St. Louis Hills Safety Committee.  For more information contact Safety_Committee@stlhills.com
Purchase gift cards through the St. Gabriel SCRIP program and support our school. The St. Gabriel in-stock inventory consists of over 40 retailers including local retailers, Edibles & Essentials, JJ Twigs South Hampton, Quincy Street Bistro and Mimi Nails. Purchase cards for grocery, restaurants, home improvement,...

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There will be no 8:00 am morning Mass for the week of August 6.   Weekday morning mass can be found at 7:00 am at St. Raphael’s,  8:00 am St. Joan of Arc, St. John the Baptist and Epiphany.    Mass is also celebrated at 11:45 am...

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St. Matthew the Apostle Block Party - Saturday, August 4, 2018 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  
All are invited on Sunday, June 24, after our 9:00 am liturgy to thank Fr. Ryan Weber for his pastoral care here at St. Gabriel and asking God’s blessings to be upon him as he departs our community for his new pastoral assignment.

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Dear Parishioners, After meetings with the Archbishop and others, the Archbishop had decided to rescind his appointment of Fr. Joseph Jiang to St. Gabriel.  As he states in his letter to us there is no reason Fr. Jiang cannot be assigned to a parish with a school, but since many still struggle with clerical abuse, and how it ha...

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Do you have a cool car, float, bike, mascot or group that would be good for the parade? We are looking for cars or anything that can be in the parade!   Please contact Amanda DeGreeff 314‐221‐5010 or aaam5838@sbcglobal.net  

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Our Parish Picnic will be held on Saturday, June 9, 2018. This wonderful event is an opportunity for our community to come together for family fun with a parade, rides, games, food and music. Additionally, the picnic is an important fundraiser for the parish contributing funds to support parish and school operations. The Picnic is not spo...

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Please contact the rectory to reserve spaces for your upcoming events and meetings.  All reservations are made on a first come— first served basis, so whether your events are held annually or weekly, you will need to contact the Rectory as soon as possible to get on the calendar. Thank you your advance for your cooperation. ...

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Mother's Day is Sunday, May 13. 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 for this project, the following kinds of items will ...

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Finance & Future Presentation brought to you by the BOE, PFA and Parish Finance Committee          
Lenten Services Stations of the Cross will be held on Fridays at 7:00pm  Confessions will be heard during Lent  Good Friday (following 3:00pm service) Triduum Services  Holy Thursday - March 29: Chrism Mass 10:00am at Cathedral Basilica  Mass of Last Supper 7:00pm followed by Adoration, conc...

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Dear Faithful of the Archdiocese of St. Louis, The annual Collection for Retired Priests will be taking place today, Easter Sunday. This collection provides support and care for our retired priests who have sacrificed so much for our parishes and communities. The Collection for Retired Priests is an opportunity to give back to those wh...

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Dear Faithful of the Archdiocese of St. Louis, On Good Friday, March 30, 2018, the annual collection for the Holy Land will be taken up in parishes throughout the Archdiocese of St. Louis. The Gospel message of compassion confirms the need for the Good Friday collection in support of our brothers and sisters in the Holy Land. We mus...

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Health Fair hosted by  The St. Gabriel the Archangel Cancer Companions Support Group   All are welcome! April 7, 2018 ~ 10:00 am - Noon ~ St. Gabriel School Cafeteria ~ 4711 Tamm Avenue   VENDORS Chiropractor Yoga Practioner Functional Medicine Doctor Personal Trainer Healthy Household Items...

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Read on for additional Fish Fry details and a menu...   The first Fish Fry of the Lenten season is Friday, February 16th. The Holy Name Society is looking for volunteers to help setup, cook and serve food, and cleanup. This is one of the largest fundraisers in the parish and 100% of the proceeds go di...

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St. Gabriel Jass Band to perform at the Sheldon Theatre, 3648 Washington Blvd. Sunday, March 11, 1:30pm   This is a fundraiser for the Band Program.  The band receives half of the proceeds and the Sheldon the other in payment for use of the Hall.  Pay at the door, no advance ticket sales.  ...

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St. Vincent de Paul is in need of cookware, pots, pans and small electrics.  Your donations help support our Neighbors In Need.  Donations can be dropped off at any of our eight St. Louis area thrift stores. Find your nearest St. Vincent de Paul thrift store location at www.svdpstlouis.org.

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Are You Interested In Becoming an Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion?  or Are you Extraordinary Minister and Want a Refresher?  Fr. Ryan Weber will be holding training sessions on Monday, March 5 from 6:00-8:00pm in the Gabriel House Chapel. These sessions are for anyone who is interested in becoming an Extraordinary Mi...

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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 overlooking the Mississippi River bluffs in South County. Private room and bath and delicious meals. Financially, the offering is free-will. Ret...

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FREE Daily Lent Reflections - Would you like a deeper, more powerful Lent this year? Then sign up for Bishop Robert Barron's FREE daily Lent reflections at LentReflections.com  Each day, from Ash Wednesday (February 14) until Easter Sunday (April 1), the creator and host of the CATHOLICISM film series&nb...

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Check out the interesting topics located in the back of Church.  The Four Levels of Happiness by Fr Robert Spitzer or  Light in the Darkness by Patrick Lencioni are just two of many spiritual insights available ...

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The Little Sisters of the Poor, who welcome aged poor persons and share their lives with them, will be visiting our parish Saturday, January 20th and Sunday, January 21st to speak of their mission within the Church, and to ask our help. Their Home, in North St. Louis, currently serves 90 needy elderly persons, age 65 or older, who are lov...

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9:00am Choir - Fourth Sunday of the Month - November 26 Calling all singers! For those of you who love to sing, but have schedules that don’t allow for you to attend weekly rehearsals, you’re invited to another choir at our parish. On the fourth Sunday of each month, anyone who wis...

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At weekend Masses after Thanksgiving on November 25 & 26, we will have a Second Collection to benefit our St. Gabriel Conference of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul. - - - Helping Neighbors Starts at Home - - - Our patron, St. Vincent de Paul, tells us, “Go to the poor; you will find God.” As St. Gabriel voluntee...

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St. Gabriel’s Boy Scout Troop 4 is once again selling fresh Christmas wreaths for the holiday season! The deadline to place your order is Sunday, November 5, 2017. Wreaths arrive Saturday, November 26 and will be delivered to your home. Wreaths range in sizes and prices start at just $20. Pay...

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The St. Gabriel Parish Choir sings at the 11:00am Mass each Sunday, and rehearses each Wednesday evening from 7:30—9:00pm. We are especially in need of sopranos, tenors and basses….musical reading is definitely a plus, but many quick learners with good ears do very well and learn some basic reading skills along the way! We si...

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Enjoy beautiful music in our beautiful church!
Each Sunday during the 9:00am Mass the Children’s Liturgy of the Word program provides the opportunity for St. Gabriel’s littlest parishioners to learn the Gospel on their own level. If you have a child(ren) in preschool through second grade, we invite them to join us! There is no sign-up required o...

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Your contribution to our Friends for Life Parish Campaign will help to save the lives of the unborn, educate young people through the Right START Program and the annual Creative Writing Contest, heal those who suffer as a result of an abortion, and provide help for women experiencing a crisis pregnancy. The Blessed Teresa of Calcutta F...

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Please join Fr. Bob Samson at St. Joseph's Parish Picnic! Sunday, August 20 ~ 1390 Josephville Rd., Wentzville, MO  Fr. Bob Samson will celebrate Mass at 10am Fried Chicken & Beef Dinners will be served from 11am-7pm. Adults $12, Children 5-10 $6. Dine in, carryout, or drive-thru available. Family fun...

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Did you graduuate from St. Gabriel’s in 1973? We want to see you again! Please plan to attend a class reunion on Saturday, 10/21/17. Reminisce with friends beginning with 5:00pm Mass at St. Gabriel’s followed by appetizers and beverages at Pietro’s  Restaurant on Watson. The cost is $...

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Our Annual Catholic Appeal is coming to a close. If you have not already done so please consider a pledge to this Appeal. Your contributions go directly to help serve the needs of so many in our area. So far only about 40% of our parishioners have responded to this campaign. There are so many appeals and worthy causes that are presente...

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What is Totus Tuus?    
Thank you everyone for patronizing the Holy Name Society's {MEN'S CLUB} fish fry.  We had a very successful year and because of that we were able to donate the funds for 20 new widescreen projectors totaling  $23,000 dollars.  As always we are looking for new members.  So, men of the parish: if you are inter...

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Archbishop Robert Carlson is chairman of the annual Glennon Sunday appeal, supporting the parents and families at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital.   SSM Health Cardinal Glennon is the only free-standing Catholic pediatric hospital in the country, serving more than 200,000 sick and injured children e...

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The Parish Council is seeking women and men willing to serve on the council for the next three years. This is the parish’s main advisory group and helps to guide the workings and future direction of the parish. The Council meets on the second Tuesday of the month. If you have an interest or know of someone interested&nb...

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St. Gabriel will hold a spring Day of Service on Saturday, May 20. 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 help. Last year, we had about 5...

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Our Parish Picnic will be held on Saturday, June 10, 2017. At this time, the parish picnic committee has a number of opportunities for leadership positions. Please consider an opportunity to contribute in a big way to your parish community. If you are interested or have questions about the roles, contact Gene Gilstrap (Picnic Chair...

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Music for the First Sunday of Lent - what we will be singing during the Lenten season and why.  We began our new liturgical year back on the last day of November, the beginning of Advent, and we celebrated the beautiful, but short season of Christmas, followed by eight Sundays in Ordinary Time. Now, we journey into the forty-...

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Would you like to participate in the Vocation Chalice Program here at St. Gabriel the Archangel Parish? Parishioners may sign up to accept the Chalice into their home for one week. You are asked to find a prominent place in your home where the Chalice is noticed throughout the week. Your responsibility is ...

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Samuel James Noonan, Son of Ryan & Jamie Drew Patrick Pope, Son of Derek & Kelly Margaret Claire Meier, Daughter of Patrick & Lauren Elle Marie Strickler, Daughter of Benjamin & Karin Miles Monroe Worthen, Son of Eric & Caitlin Maeve Maureen Basler, Daughter of Timothy & Colleen Michael Thoma...

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On the bottom of the St. Gabriel website's Home page, you'll find an easy way to sign up for our Weekly Email Newsletter. And you can Unsubscribe at any time if you wish- there's a link for that at the bottom of each Newsletter. There's now no need to register for a username/password on the new website, unless you are mana...

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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!” a strategic plan to engage the hearts ...

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