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Date: October 1-5, 2017 Time: 7pm Sunday and 7pm & 9am Monday—Thursday Where: St. Peter Church Father Robert M. Cary, CSP, is a mission preacher based in Chicago. For more than 25 years, he has been known for his clear, concise and enlightening preaching and teaching. Fr. Bob's mission theme will be &...

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Gospel of Matthew: Bible Video and Discussion Series The Adult Faith Formation Group is sponsoring a continuation of the Bible video series: Matthew—A King and His Kingdom.  This an exciting study that explores the life and mission of Jesus as recorded in the Gospel. Matthew demonstrates how the promises and prophecies of t...

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Our Knights of Columbus Council 823 will host a sausage dinner on Tuesday September 19th. Serving time 6 - 7 pm at 20 Westbury Dr., St. Charles. Cost $8.00 per person. Please call 636 949 0222 by Monday September 18th after 4:00pm for Reservations Birthright of St. Charles will be selling tickets to win a car at our dinner.  Ticke...

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Last Call for your plastic caps / lids & aluminum cans!!! 5th Grade Girls Community Service Project Thanks to your help, the girls are in reach of their goal to collect 400 lbs of plastic caps and lids to be recycled into a park bench.  They will host their final collection after all masses on Sunday, September 24 (ple...

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St. Elizabeth Ann Seton (SEAS) is extending an invitation to the men of St. Peter to attend its That Man is You (TMIY ) program beginning Saturday, September 9th. TMIY is an international Catholic Men's men's spiritual formation program which SEAS has been successfully running for the past two years.  The program is free...

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Birthright St. Charles Car Raffle Tickets will be on sale the weekend of Sept 16/17. Your ticket will directly support the Birthright mission of "Serving Women to Save Babies" by assisting women of any age, race or religious affiliation facing an unplanned pregnancy.  Winning ticket drawn at Birthright Rose Gala on October ...

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The Miracle of the Sun at Fatima Portugal will have its 100th anniversary this upcoming October 13th.  Since this day falls on a Friday, we will celebrate the miracle on Saturday, October 14th so that working folks will have the opportunity to come together with us to thank God the Father for His kindness and sending our Blessed Moth...

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Please bring your plastic bags September 16/17 for the homeless sleeping mats. Workshop for sorting, fold and cutting will be held Wednesday September 20th 9am—noon in the Parish Center.  Please contact Barbara Richter at 636-724-6443.  

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Are you or someone you know interested in learning what Catholics believe?  On Sunday,  September 17th at 10:15 a.m. we will begin the first in a series of discussion sessions designed for those who may be interested in gaining an initial or better understanding of the Catholic faith.  This initial inquiry period will last ...

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Sunday Hospitality starts September 10th After 9:00 and 11:00 Masses   The Sunday Hospitality Ministry at St Peter Catholic Church is about family, friends and fellowship. It’s about meeting people and making new friends. We do need volunteers.  This is a ministry that the whole family can join. Ministry Team L...

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RELIEF FOR THE VICTIMS OF HURRICANE HARVEY Archbishop Carlson has asked all parishes that a special collection be taken for the victims of Hurricane Harvey. St. Peter will have a second collection on the weekend of September 9-10 to support this effort. Please be as generous as you can, and make your check out to St. Peter Parish. &nbs...

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St Robert/St. Peters Parish School of Religion PSR ENROLLMENT for 2017-18 Enrollment for 2017-18 is underway for parish families.  Classes start soon so REGISTER NOW! Please enroll by downloading the PSR Registration Form and send to St. Robert or by contacting the St Robert Bellarmine Office at 636-946-6799. Speci...

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Maybe you are going through a divorce now—or perhaps it has been some time, even years ago now, and you’re still struggling with certain issues.  No matter where you are, we can help.  We will be offering the Surviving Divorce: Hope and Healing for the Catholic Family program this coming September for divorced and se...

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St. Anne Sodality Card Party Monday, Sept. 11, 2017 St. Peter's Parish Center 301 First Capital Drive  $12.00 Per Person Attendance Prizes Pot-O-Gold Quilt Raffle Sleepers   Doors Open: 10:00 A.M. Lunch Served: 11:30 A.M.   Reservations: Mary Ann 636-724-3928 Jan 636-395-7317...

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Join us in welcoming our new pastor, Father John-Paul Hopping on Sunday, August 6 after the 11:00 am mass. We will have light refreshments in the Parish Center beginning at noon. Come by and say hello to Father John-Paul!

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It’s that fun time of year again for the annual Festival of The Little Hills Parking Lot Fundraiser. We need volunteers to collect money from those people attending the Festival and wanting to park in our lot. We are looking for volunteers to help with the parking lot on Saturday August 19th and Sunday August 20th (after Masses). Th...

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The Contemporary Music Choir will recommence Tuesday evening rehearsals on July 25th. We rehearse regularly from 5:30-7:00 pm on Tuesday evenings. The Contemporary Music Choir sings every Sunday at the 11:00 am Mass. We sing some really wonderful contemporary arrangements as well as traditional music in 4-part harmony (SATB) and we have a...

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Our annual parish men’s retreat at White House Retreat in South Saint Louis County will take place from August 17th to 20th. Join us at White House’s beautiful 80-acre campus high on the bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River. This is a silent, guided retreat filled with good rest, good food made with love and Inspiring conf...

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Time to Shop!  Bring your friends ... spread the word ... stay and help. Everyone welcome! St. Anne Sodality Rummage Sale and Bake Sale Wednesday, July12th  8AM - 1PM and Thursday, July 13th 8AM- Noon at St. Peter Parish Center.  

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Donations are  appreciated and accepted on: Sunday, July 9th 7AM- 1PM and Monday, July 10th 8AM - Noon. We are unable to accept car seats, computers, paint, tires, TV's or exercise machines.   It would be awesome if: ¨ Clothing items are just “gently” used. ¨ Items with c...

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The parish is hosting a 40th Anniversary celebration for Fr. Bauer on Sunday, June 25th. Fr. Bauer will celebrate the 11:00am Mass that day and the reception will be held at St. Peter Parish Center beginning at 2:00pm. A light snack and refreshments will be served. Everyone is invited.  

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You can make a difference! Come to the next Respect Life meeting on Saturday, July 1st after Mass. Take the chapel elevator down to the parish office after the 8am Mass.  See how you can impact lives from conception to natural death.

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Looking for the perfect Father’s Day gift?   We have the perfect gift idea! Offering the Holy Hour that you spend with Jesus is a great gift for all fathers. A two fold gift. A gift to our earthly father and a gift to Our Heavenly Father by letting Him know that we are thankful for the gift of His Son. The co...

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From the Mox Box: Summer is off to a roaring start. There are several items I would like to share with you and to seek your assistance. ONE – We are looking for 2 or 3 additional energetic young people who would like to work at the parish over the summer. The work will involve three – half days per week, 8:00am to 12:00 noo...

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St. Anne Sodality will have a regular business meeting June 20th to discuss the rummage sale in July.  After our business meeting, Nancy Bircher will give us a tour of the church.  The meeting should last about an hour and Nancy advises the tour lasts about an hour.  Hope to see you June 20 at 9AM in the Parish Center. &...

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Plastic Cap and Aluminum Can Drive - Service Project for the St Peter 4th Grade Girls The St Peter 4th grade girls will be hosting their first collection drive of the summer for plastic caps and aluminum cans June 10 and 11.  As a reminder their goal is  to collect 400 pounds of plastic to be made into a park bench for the co...

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The main sign of Pentecost is the color red. It symbolizes joy and the fire of the Holy Spirit so we ask that you wear red on Pentecost Sunday, June 4th, 2017
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Memorial Day Mass – Don’t forget our Memorial Day Mass this Monday at the parish cemetery at 9 am (weather permitting).  Each year we attempt to have a Mass out on the cemetery altar. Last year a bird flew out across the altar.  With the clearing away of the overgrown blue spruce, our diligent cemetery parishioners w...

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Fr. John-Paul Hopping, presently pastor of St. Luke the Evangelist in Richmond Heights, will be the next St. Peter pastor. He was ordained in 1985.  He has been pastor at St. Luke for the past couple years. I’m sure he will fill you in on his vitae when he takes his post.  My assignment will be St. Joseph Church, 15 St. Jo...

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A message from Deacon Larry: Many of you have asked, that now that our parish school will be located at the regional elementary school next year, how will your Beyond Sunday pledges be used to support quality Catholic education for the children of our parish.  After all the weekend Masses this week, I will be providing a resp...

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Spring Cleaning?? PLEASE save all unique treasures for the July 12th and 13th Rummage Sale. Donations of jewelry would be appreciated NOW so we can mark it ahead of time. Please call Ermajean Hogan 636- 724-8059 or Ginny Hargis 636 -940-0472 and we will gladly pick it up. THANKS  for your help!  

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Parish School of Religion (PSR) Grant and PSR Registration May 1st. Registration for the St. Robert-St. Peter Parish School of Religion (PSR) will begin on Monday, May 1, 2017.  The registration form is available online at the St. Robert website.  All families will need to send a new form, but returning families do not need ...

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We are looking for help to sell Shop for St. Peter Cerfiticates before and after weekend Masses.  You do not have to be a school family… all parishioners are welcome! Please contact Dianne Wilder 636-946-6641 ext. 105 if you can help. Remember to Shop For St. Peter!  Gifts cards/certificates are available for sale aft...

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Fish for Sale We have cod, catfish, peel & eat shrimp and hushpuppies for sale.  All are frozen and ready for YOUR freezer.  Call Ralph Elmendorf 636-724-7505 for more information.  

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Hello St. Peter families!  I am excited to officially announce our new fundraiser this year called Party on the Parking Lot. It will include a bags tournament, BBQ, a beer garden, activities in the Parish Center gym for the kids, and a live band! The event will take place on May 20th on the Parish Center lot.  There will b...

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The April 18th St. Anne's Sodality meeting will be a luncheon at 11 AM followed by BUNCO.  Please RSVP to Jan Haug (636)724-5786
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For those of you that do not belong to a group [Athletics, Lectors, etc.] we think you are SPECIAL and would be thrilled with your help on Friday, March 31 at the Fish Fry.  We could use help early, middle, or late---anywhere from 3:45-9:00.  If you already belong to a group, but would LOVE working the Fish Fry, you are welcome ...

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The bulletin incorrectly states the next St. Vincent de Paul meeting.  The meeting is Monday, March 13th  in the Pope Francis Room, NOT Tuesday.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS   COUNCIL 823 will be holding a Chicken Dinner  February 12th SERVING TIME - I:00PM TO 6:00PM 20 WESTBURY DRIVE   636-949-0222 Adults - $10.00               Children 6-12 - $5.00 5 And Under Free DONATION OF A DESSERT...

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Sincere thanks to all of you who participated in Operation Toothbrush for our trip to San Marcos.  Our collection baskets are overflowing and we have more than enough items to take to the people of San Marcos.  Our missionaries will be carrying these items in their checked baggage as shipping of the items into the country is a c...

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Fr. Bauer announced the Operation Toothbrush initiative to collect new toothbrushes, toothpaste, travel size deodorant, sanitizer gel, soap and shampoo, chap stick and sun screen lipstick and deflated soccer balls for the people of San Marcos.  We will continue to collect these items up until the weekend of February 11/12.  From...

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Please join area churches for a special prayer for life January 13th during National Migration Week.  See a list of participating churches here.
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We thank the many helpers who helped decorate the church.  We need your help again this Sunday, January 8th at 1pm to help undecorate.  Please bring your friends and family.  Thank you!!

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Temper Temptation is a virtue-based weight management program which will also be starting in January.  This program is designed to help people who have historically had problems with weight learn new ways of approaching weight loss by moderating their desire for food.  We’ll incorporate contemporary weight reduction techni...

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ExerStart will begin on January 10, 2017 and continue until May 25, 2017.  Two times per week on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1:00 pm.  Come join the fun as we get our bodies moving and our health improving.  We’ll be working on aerobic exercise, flexibility, balance, and strengthening our muscles.

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The bulletin states the Penace Serice is on Thursday bu it is going to be on Wednesday December 14th at 7:00 pm
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The Catholic’s Divorce Survival Guide ... a 12-week DVD program, features Catholic experts and lay men and women who share their challenges on the way to true healing.  St. Peter Church - St. Charles is hosting the program beginning January 9, 2017.  Contact Deacon Larry Boldt at lboldt@stpstc.org for more information. ...

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St. Anne Sodality Christmas Party will be held December 13th in the Parish Center at 11AM.  This year we will play Bunco and our lunch will be catered.  Because of the catering, it is necessary to have a guest count.  Please call Dottie Nieweg , Carol Schierding  or Joyce Huelsing  by December 11.  Don...

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Our parish council is made up of six people, selected over three years, and a number of others that the pastor retains through the years to give it consistency. We are looking for nominations for those whose term has expired. Parish Council members should ... 1)Be in touch with its identity and values and to be aware of significant tre...

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December 8th, is the annual National Night of Prayer for Life. It was on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception that Our Lady of Guadalupe, patroness of the Americas and the unborn, first appeared to St. Juan Diego.  The National Night of Prayer for Life bridges these two feasts to honor Our Blessed Mother and prays through H...

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CHRISTMAS BASKET PROJECT 2016:  The date for delivering food baskets and gifts to the needy in our parish area is Monday, December 19th.  Deliveries will start at 9:00am. Donuts and coffee will be available so come early and chat. New participants are welcome!

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SRC Update The School Resolution Committee (SRC) met on Monday, November 21, 2016.  Based on recent information and discussions with St. Elizabeth Ann Seton and St. Robert Bellarmine, the SRC will be recommending to the Archbishop that St. Peter Catholic School be combined with the regional school located at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton....

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The Holidays are here!  Think about making your shopping days easier by purchasing gift cards from Shop for St. Peter. We carry a large amount of inventory but will still be able to get most items if we run out before Christmas. Local stores will be on backorder but if we run out we will definitely be able to get them for anyone...

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ST. PETER CHRISTMAS CARDS for the benefit of the Mission Trip are on sale now. Christmas Cards can be purchased after all the Masses this week.  Cards are limited, so don’t put off purchasing them.  A donation of $20 is requrested for 10 cards. For more info contact Deacon Larry at 636-946-6641 ext. 212.

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Decorating church for Christmas will be Sunday Dec 18th. at 1pm We can use help from younger men and women, even for a BRIEF time, carrying all the decorations up from the "basement "of the church.  This is a big job and many hands are needed and we don't always get them.   We would love...

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SCHOOL RESOLUTOIN COMMITTEE LOG #5 The following is from an email that was sent to the school parents letting them know why the decision was made by the school parents not to pursue an optional plan for keeping the school open. Good morning! I wanted to send an additional communication around the updates that have been distribute...

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The concession stand in the dining room is needing volunteers for the Sunday May 15th.  They need two volunteers from 11-7.  They would like on man to be in the stand for the entire day and the other position can be broken down into shifts.  If you are able to help out please contact Betty Elmendorf at (314)412-8182

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Since there is not all school mass on Friday November 27th there will just be a 7:00 mass.
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There will be a funeral for Donald Schneider at 10:00 am on February 7th.  Visitation will be at 9:00 am
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The funeral Mass of Violeta Bennett will be held at St. Peter Church at 10:00am on Wednesday, February 26, 2014
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It is time to update the parish Guide Book and Directory that is published each year. Please review the 2013 Guide Book and Directory and notify the office of any changes.  Send a note via email to stpeterparish@stpstc.org or call the office 636-946-6641 ext 160 or complete the form in the bulletin. This information is needed as...

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Please contact the office if you would like a statement of 2013 contributions. 
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All women of parish are invited to the St. Anne Sodality meeting, Tuesday January 21st at 9:00am in the Parish Center.
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Last summer we did not have Vacation Bible School because we did not have a leader.   We don’t want to miss another year. Won’t you volunteer?  Please contact Tammi Rohman at 636-946-6641 ext 123 or trohman@stpstc.org  

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SUPPORT OUR CATHOLIC GRADE SCHOOLS ST PETER – ST CLETUS – ST CHARLES BORROMEO KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS   COUNCIL 823 Chicken Dinner   Today January 12th SERVING TIME - I:00PM TO 6:00PM 20 WESTBURY DRIVE   636-949-0222  

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The funeral Mass for Geral Paule will be held at St. Peter Church on Saturday, December 28th at 10:00am.
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Tuesday, Dec. 17—Parish Penance Service, 7:00 pm Thursday, Dec. 19—Evening confessions in church 6:30 – 8:00 pm*    Friday, Dec. 20—Morning confessions in church 8:30 --10:00 am *Also standard confession times Saturday afternoons, 3:45 - 4:45 pm during Advent and Christmas Season.

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The date for delivering food baskets and gifts to the needy in our parish area is Monday, December 23rd.  Anyone interested in participating should show up at the Parish Center at 9:00 am. Donuts and coffee will be available. New participants are welcome.  If you intend to deliver baskets please get in touch with Dallas Orf @ 72...

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Due to our printer's deadlines please make note the following: If needed in this Bulletin: Please submit by: December 22     December 12 December 29     December 18 January 5             December 20

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Nominations are being requested for 2 positions on the Saint Peter Church Parish Council. Nominees must be active members of Saint Peter Parish and be able to attended monthly council meetings. Nomination forms may be placed in the boxes marked “Parish Council Nominations” at the back of church or you may place them in the col...

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 Mass on Thanksgiving Day is at 9:00 AM  St. Vincent de Paul is looking forward to our annual Offering and Food collection, which help the poor and needy, living within our parish boundary, who come to us for assistance.  This year, our Food Pantry is especially in need of the following items,  to include in the collec...

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Please remove Fall flowers from the St. Peter Cemetery by the end of November.
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The Parish Jesse Giving Tree is now set up in the Chapel gathering space. All gifts need to be returned to church by December 15th. The St. Vincent dePaul Society is handling any requests as in past years. The gifts collected will be distributed with the Christmas food boxes on December 23rd. If you know of someone that may need Christmas...

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To read Archbiship Carlson's letter, open the "Special Collection-Typhoon Ltr" link below
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The Parish Council meeting orginally scheduled for Wed. has been cancelled due to the World Series.
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Orders are now being taken for Whole Hog Pork Sausage (rope style)  Order Form is available in the October 13th Bulletin or can be downloaded below.  The form must be returned by October 28th. Orders may be picked up the day of the Sausage Dinner - November 3rd between 7:00am and 5:00pm.

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St. Peter’s Annual Sausage Supper is fast approaching. Sunday, Nov. 3rd will be here soon and again we are asking for volunteers for this delicious event.  Please contact Charlotte Lang 636-940-0945 to volunteer   

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A Special Thanks To Kling Orthodontics!  For advertising on our site! Make sure to call and ask about the Parishioner Discounts!! (636) 928-1153 http://www.klingorthodontics.com/  
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Please join us in the St. Peter Men's Group this Thursday, the 26th at 7:00 P.M. in the Pope Francis Room, as we continue to study Fr. Lukefahr's Catechism Handbook.  Refreshments and fellowship will follow the study. We're looking forward to seeing you there!

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See Video of Pope Francis here!
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If you would like to learn more about your Catholic faith, all parishioners are welcome to attend any of the discussion sessions with our RCIA candidates. This week’s topic is What it Means to be Catholic  presented by Deacon Larry All classes are held on Sundays at 11:00 p.m. in the St. Peter Parish Center second floor class...

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Special Thanks to Jehling Hardware for sponsoring our website!!! Your support is greatly appreciated! You can learn more about their services at http://www.jehlinghardware.com/
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