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The presentation given by Donna Heckler at St. Peter Parish is now available in the archive of SJEN,TV The click on  the following link to access her talk. St Peter Parish Speaker Series
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Some people have already began thinking of their Christmas gift giving. Whether for friends, family or charitable gifts we have the gift certificate for you. Download a special four page order form of retailers at the Shop for St. Peter table in the Chapel area or on our website stpstc.org. Order by December 3rd and pay in advance an...

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We will gather as a parish community at one Mass on Thanksgiving Day at 9:00 AM Again this year as in years past we will have our annual Thanksgiving Day Fund and Food Collection for the benefit of our St. Vincent De Paul Conference.  There are bags at the entrances to the church for your convenience with a list attached as to th...

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Forgiveness, Mercy, and Inspiration On the Rocks At Mass on the Feast of the Chair of St. Peter, children inspired us with Martina McBride’s song Anyway about building, dreaming, believing, singing, loving, and most of all praying.  McBride attributed her inspiration in part to a poem that Mother Teresa had hung in a childre...

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This is our third and final article relating to American Heart Month.  I hope this series has encouraged you to take action now to lower your risk for heart disease. Control your cholesterol and blood pressure. Both can cause heart disease and heart attack. If your cholesterol or blood pressure numbers are high, take steps to lowe...

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February is American Heart Month Since December 30, 1963, through an act of Congress, the President of the United States has issued an annual proclamation designating February as "American Heart Month."  In honor of this event, Healthy Parish 2020 will present a three-part article about heart disease, risk factors, heart...

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Healthy Parish 2020 offers two classes related to developing healthy habits.  One of these, Temper Temptation, encourages the development of habits leading to the virtue of temperance.  Temperance is the virtue that helps us to control our appetites using the powers of reason and faith. Our Catholic faith is animated by chari...

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Shatter the Myths About Drugs and Alcohol The National Institute on Drugs Abuse (NIDA) has joined forces with the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) to shatter the myths about teen substance use.  NIDA and NIAAA are hosting a week-long National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week January 23-29, 2017. Teens and...

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Two objectives of Healthy People 2020 are to reduce the prostate cancer death rate to 21.8 deaths per 100,000 males and to increase the proportion of men who have discussed advantages and disadvantages of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test to screen for prostate cancer with their primary care provider. Doctors offer screening in the ...

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Pneumonia is a lung infection that can make you very sick. You may be more likely to get the disease after having a cold or the flu. These illnesses make it hard for your lungs to fight infection, so it is easier to get pneumonia. Having a long-term, or chronic, disease like asthma, heart disease, cancer, or diabetes also makes you more l...

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ExerStart is a 20-week, low-intensity exercise class designed to improve balance, flexibility, strength and mobility for sedentary adults who want to increase their fitness level. Classes last 45 minutes and meet 2 times a week for 20 weeks. For people who are inactive, even small increases in physical activity are associated with health ...

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Freedom from the Fear of Death This year on All Saints Day and on All Souls Day we will sponsor a presentation concerning end-of-life issues.  Join Deacon Larry and Parish Nurse Retha following the 7:00 PM Mass on All Saints Day, November 1, or following the 8:00 AM Mass on All Souls Day, November 2, to learn about Catholic teaching ...

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