Menu

Parish News


Parish-wide Announcements

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 ...

Read More >

Pastor's Letter

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

Pastor's Letter
Dear Parishioners: Every year the Archdiocese celebrates Catholic Schools.  The Archdiocese of St. Louis has been abundantly blessed with so many wonderful Catholic schools.  Many areas of our country are not as blessed as we are.  Please consider Catholic Schools.  Thanks to ...

Read More >

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...

Read More >

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...

Read More >

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...

Read More >

Purchase gift cards through ShopwithScrip.com for your holiday shopping and gift giving! Check out this link to the holiday gift guide for gift giving inspiration! ShopWithScrip/GiftGuide  Ways to place an order Already have an account?  Sign in at shopwithscrip.com or use the ...

Read More >

Thank you to the St. Louis Hills community for its support of our 2021 Parish Picnic. We understand the disruption caused by the street closures and increased traffic.  As a token of our appreciation, St. Gabriel the Archangel arranged for a trimming of the holiday lights tree. It looks fantast...

Read More >

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...

Read More >

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...

Read More >

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...

Read More >

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...

Read More >

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...

Read More >

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...

Read More >

  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 ...

Read More >

During this season of Lent, St. Gabriel Parish is offering many opportunities for spiritual growth. Stations of the Cross will be held on Wednesdays at 6:30pm and a video of the stations can also be found on parish website for those unable to attend. Confessions will be heard: Monda...

Read More >

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 ...

Read More >

Due to the current COVID-19 precautions, we are offering CARRY OUT options. Every Friday in Lent - February 19 - April 2 Check out our menu options. Please contact Ben Moramarco  via email at stgabehns@gmail.com with any questions. We are looking forward to another succ...

Read More >

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...

Read More >

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 ...

Read More >

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...

Read More >

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...

Read More >

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 ...

Read More >

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...

Read More >

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 ...

Read More >

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...

Read More >

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...

Read More >

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...

Read More >

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...

Read More >

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...

Read More >

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...

Read More >

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...

Read More >

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

Read More >

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...

Read More >

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...

Read More >

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...

Read More >

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...

Read More >

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...

Read More >

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...

Read More >

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...

Read More >

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...

Read More >

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...

Read More >

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...

Read More >

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...

Read More >