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Entries for November 2016

SCHOOL RESOLUTION COMMITTEE LOG #6

Posted on November 28, 2016 in: General News

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.  Additionally, our Finance Committee has approved grants to be given to those families who choose to remain in St. Peter parish and send their children to the regional school. Grants will be given on a per child basis with the intent of helping parish families reduce the amount of tu...

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Shop for St. Peter

Posted on November 22, 2016 in: General News

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.  Want to shop online?  Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to St. Peter. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know, just go to smile.amazon.com.

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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 to have new helpers join the regulars.

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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 distributed over the past couple of weeks from me and the School Resolution Committee, via Deacon Larry.  I know there are many who feel that we are giving up or throwing in the towel regarding the development of a proposal to revitalize St. Peter School.  The passion and efforts of our co...

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SCHOOL RESOLUTION COMMITTEE LOG #4

Posted on November 07, 2016 in: Education

The School Resolution Committee (SRC) met on Thursday, November 3rd at 7:00 p.m.  The committee is moving forward with two initiatives to support the transition of our school.  The first is focused on providing a school where our current students can continue to go to school with their classmates and where they have the best chance of completing 9 years of Catholic education.  This initiative will help the establishment of a regional Catholic school model in St. Charles.  The second initiative is to help the school families with a scholarship program to reduce the cost of tuition.  Both initiatives...

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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 hopes of catching prostate cancer early before it has a chance to grow, spread, or cause symptoms. Catching the disease early may be an important part of effective treatment. Prostate cancer is not like many other cancers in that it usually grows slowly and does not usually lead to death. ...

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Pneumonia

Posted on November 04, 2016 in: Healthy Parish Blog

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 likely to get pneumonia. Symptoms of pneumonia caused by bacteria usually come on quickly and may include: Fever or Cough. You will likely cough up mucus (sputum) from your lungs. Mucus may be rusty or green or tinged with blood. Fast breathing and feeling short of breath, shaking and...

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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 benefits. Benefits of the program include and improved ability to perform activities of daily living; improved mood and memory, and the good, clean fun that happens when a group of Catholic adults come together to get fit. You’ll learn how to perform 43 different exercises that...

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