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Annual Catholic Appeal

Posted on April 15, 2021 in: General News

Annual Catholic Appeal
The world changes and generations pass but God's wisdom is enduring, and His will guides us throughout the ages.  And in His wisdom, his grace is boundless. Though we so often fall short of His will, He understands and forgives.  He gave His son to the world knowing they would abandon Jesus to Pilate to be crucified. But this sacrifice was the ultimate act of forgiveness, demonstrating there is no end to His love and mercy. God rewards us for trusting His guidance, both in His heavenly kingdom and in seeing the i...

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Exposition and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament Chaplet of Divine Mercy
Please join us , Sunday, April 25th, for Adoration of Our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament and to pray for His Divine Mercy - for us and on the whole world. Exposition begins at 3:00 pm to commemorate the hour of death of Our Lord – the hour of great mercy and of great grace. “While there is still time, let them have recourse to the fountain of my mercy” Diary of St. Faustina Kowalska (848). “I desire to grant unimaginable graces to those souls who trust in My mercy.” (Diary, 687).

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SGM ACTS Retreats—Save the Dates!
We as Catholics are all called to the spiritual transformation of our hearts, seeking to hear and respond to the echo of God’s love within each of us. The next Women’s Retreat is November 18 - 21, 2021.  Tara Scherer is our Director for this Women’s Retreat.  The next Men’s Retreat is January 20 - 23, 2022. Joe Seavey is our Director for this Men’s Retreat. See the ACTS Page for more information. Inquiries may be made to SGMActs@gmail.com. We thank the Holy Spirit for the blessing...

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Help Needed!

Posted on April 08, 2021 in: General News

Help Needed!
The Majella Club is looking for some help!  We need someone to serve as the chair of the Lenten Fish Fries. We need a 3rd commissioner for soccer Questions or to volunteer, contact the Majella Club at majellaclub@gmail.com

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Pass on the Good News!

Posted on April 08, 2021 in: General News

Pass on the Good News!
What good news?  The Good News of Jesus Christ and our Catholic faith! This fall, many children and young people, grades one through eight, will sign up to learn more about Jesus and the Catholic faith. You can help them learn and grow in faith by becoming a catechist for Faith Formation (PSR).  Faith formation classes are offered on Monday evenings from 5:45 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.  As you nurture the faith of our young, you will learn and grow as well!  We provide you with training, materials, and support.  Opportunities available at various grade ...

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Moral Guidance on Covid Vaccines
Here is some information from the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops about a Catholic moral perspective on Covid vaccines.  I would like to call your attention in particular to the fact that while it is permissible for Catholics to receive the vaccines, we also have a responsibility to protest the use of cell lines derived from aborted babies. The Missouri Catholic Conference has sample letters that can easily be printed, signed, and sent to the various vaccine companies.  If you have not done so, please...

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Evening Vespers and Speaker - April 21
Monthly Evening Vespers will be offered April 21st, 7:00 pm in church.  Following Vespers, our speaker will be Chuck Neff, a veteran broadcast journalist, about being called by God in all the circumstances of our life. Chuck will use John 15:16 and ‘…it was not you who chose me, but I who chose you…’ to reflect on saying ‘yes’ to God’s grace in our life.  We will be distributing Chuck’s latest book, ”The Deal”, to everyone attending. The story chronicles...

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Pilgrimage to the Shrine of St. Joseph
To celebrate the Year of St. Joseph, you are invited to a pilgrimage to the Shrine of St. Joseph (120 N. 11th Street, St. Louis 63106) on Wednesday, April 28. We will meet at the shrine at 9:30am for a private tour, followed by Mass with Father Skillman. After Mass, we will go to lunch together, with the location to be decided after determining the number of participants.    Lunch and transportation will be self provided, though car pooling may be arranged after sign-up is completed. Sign up online by Monday, April 19, indicating if you would ...

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Parish School of Religion Registration is Now Open
Parish School of Religion registration is now open and ONLINE! Online registrations are due by Monday, April 26th.  The following forms will need to be submitted and can be found at the link below: Online Registration PSR Emergency Form PSR Parent Volunteer   More Information   If you have questions or require additional information, please contact Lisa Vorwerk at parishcre@sgmparish.org.

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St. Vincent de Paul Clothing Drive April 17 & 18
St. Vincent de Paul's Spring clothing and household goods collection will be on Saturday, April 17, 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm and Sunday, April 18, 7:30 am to 12:00 pm. The St. Vincent de Paul truck will be located at the east end of SGM's parking lot. Clothing of all types is needed, but particularly for children and men. Kindly bring clothing in bags or boxes – no hangers, please. Kitchen utensils and small household items in good condition can be donated as well. We are not able to take furniture and othe...

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2021 Poland Pilgrimage

Posted on January 20, 2021 in: General News

2021 Poland Pilgrimage
The SGM Pilgrimage to Poland has been rescheduled! Led by Father Skillman, we will depart on September 6th and return September 17th visiting holy sites to venerate both Saint John Paul II and Saint Faustina whose apparitions inspired the Divine Mercy Chaplet.  Stops in the vibrant and historic capital cities of Budapest and Vienna are also included. Brochures are available in the Narthex and online at www.traveltymepilgrimages.com. Registration will be open to SGM parishioners beginning Saturday, January 23rd online and...

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2021 Auction Save The Date

Posted on December 11, 2020 in: General News

Weekly Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Beginning Wednesday, August 5th we will have adoration of the Blessed Sacrament available in the church.  The Blessed Sacrament will be exposed following 8:00am Mass and reposed at 8:00pm each Wednesday.  If you would like to sign up to cover an hour of this time, please contact Alice Feltz at (314) 225-7961 or alicefeltz42@gmail.com.

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Rosary Videos on SGM YouTube Channel
Four videos of the Rosary being prayed – one for each set of the mysteries - have been added to the SGM YouTube Channel. These recordings include the Rosary being led by Father Skillman along with several parishioners, and are supplemented by pictures from various holy sites visited on SGM pilgrimages.  The videos can be viewed at any time from the parish YouTube channel via the links below, or by accessing directly from the parish website by selecting “Homilies, Talks and Videos” from the Resources menu option. Glorious Mysteries Joyful Myst...

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SGM Evening Rosary Via Conference Call
Our Faith is true: the Lord hears when the just cry out, and from all their distress He rescues them. We invite all to join as a Parish Community in praying the Rosary each evening at 7:30pm. By asking the Blessed Mother for her intercession during this time of agony, violence and challenges, we seek to unite our community in prayer for those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, and, the violence towards others and the unborn.  By the Mysteries of Faith, Hope and Charity, we offer our trust in Jesus our Lord. On your phone, dial (351) 999-4341 a few minutes befo...

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Guidelines For Public Mass During Pandemic
As you probably know, Archbishop Carlson has given us permission to resume public Masses. Weekday Masses will begin on Monday, May 18th, and our first Sunday Masses will be the evening of Saturday, May 23rd and the morning of Sunday, May 24th. We are far from being back to “the way it was,” so please pay attention to the following special policies and precautions that the Archdiocese of St. Louis has enacted for the safety of all in our parish family. Also, please note that Archbishop Carlson has indefinitely extended the dispensation from the obligation to atte...

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