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Entries for February 2017

St. Peter Track 2017 Season is starting!!  The week of March 15th is our first practice at Duchesne High School (6 p.m. to 7 p.m.) We will be holding practices at the track every Wednesday from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. (and a Saturday or two TBA) until May 2nd which is our first preliminary meet.  If you belong to the St. Pe...

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Posted in: Athletic Assoc
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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New Lenten Adult Faith Program Announced This coming Lent, the Adult Faith Group will be sponsoring the new Catholicism program offered by Bishop Robert Barron entitled The Pivotal Players.  This is a multi-part film series that illuminates a handful of saints, artists, mystics and scholars who not only shaped the life of the Chur...

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Posted in: General News
Many hands are needed to our Lenten Fish Fries the best ever!  Please see the bulletin for more information and consider giving your time to the parish event.  You will meet wonderful people .... we promise!

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Posted in: General News
Lent begins Wednesday with ashes distributed at four Masses, 6:30, 8, Noon, and 7 pm.   This year we shake things up a bit as we will have stations at noon each Friday.  As this time is the most attended on Ash Wednesday, so on Fridays we hope it is available for those who can break from work nearby.  During Lent, F...

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Posted in: General News
This Lent we will be moving the Stations of the Cross from the standard 4:00pm to NOON.  We figure this will assist in both parking for the fish fries and those who might wish to attend the Stations during their lunch hour.  

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Posted in: General News
The Heart Knows Knowing the symptoms of heart disease and how to manage them can improve the quality of your life.  This week we continue to honor American Hearth Month by talking about heart disease and heart attack. Heart disease, also known as coronary heart disease (CHD) or coronary artery disease (CAD),  happens when ...

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I am attaching to this letter the message of His Holiness Pope Francis for Lent. I hope it will inspire both you and your parishioners in your spiritual preparation for the upcoming Lenten season. I ask for you prayerful consideration and response. Lent is a time for reflection and repentance, a time to pray with renewed f...

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Posted in: General News
Missionaries Depart for San Marcos, Nicaragua This Week Our mission trip to San Marcos begins this week with three missionaries departing on Sunday and the rest of the team on Tuesday.  We have a good number of work projects that will keep the team busy until our return on February 28th.  Prayer cards are available this week...

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Posted in: General News
Regional School and PSR Grant Applications Are Available Registration for new students who are members of the three parishes (St. Peter, St. Robert and St. Elizabeth Ann Seton) continued this week. For those families who are choosing to send their children to the Regional School, or to the St. Robert-St. Peter PSR for the 2017/2018 sc...

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Posted in: Education
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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I have been informed that the Food Pantry operating from in our parish is quite short of particular types of food.  Sometimes we get extra help from agencies/organizations….other times not.  While we have an adequate supply of  vegetables, we are currently in particular need at this time of SOUP WITH MEAT, PASTA AND ...

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Posted in: General News
If you are interested in going on our mission trip to San Marcos, Nicaragua February 21-28, please contact me this week, as a position has opened up for an additional missionary.  Next Saturday, February 18th, there will be a blessing for the missionaries at the 5:00 p.m. Mass.  Prayer cards will be distributed with the names of...

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Confirmation Candidates are reminded that: · Cathedral Tour Permission forms are due no later than February 15 · We have a meeting with sponsors from 2:30 – 4:30 on Saturday, February 18 followed by a · Rite of Commitment at the 5:00 Mass. If a sponsor is out of town, a parent can fill in...

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Posted in: Education
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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