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Entries for January 2017

~Details for the parish pilgrimage to the Holy Land led by Fr. Skillman are being finalized. The details will be shared at two meetings held in meeting room 224, Wednesday, January 18 at 7 pm and Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 2 pm. Full information – cost, sites to be visited, travel accommodations, and much more – will be provided. Applications and deposits, from SGM parishioners only, will be accepted after the first meeting. Space is limited and this is expected to be a popular trip, so please plan to attend one of the meetings to have your questions answered. The first parish Holy Land pilgrimage...

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The Prayer and Movie Night scheduled for Saturday 1/14 at 6:30PM is cancelled due to the forecast of poor weather, and will be rescheduled to a date to be determined.

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Understanding the Mass

Posted on January 06, 2017 in: General News

Attending Mass regularly is a privilege and obligation for Catholics – it is the primary source of our prayers to the Father and where we encounter Jesus most closely through His Body and Blood. The roots of the Mass lie in the very beginning of the Church, and incorporate many traditions and symbolism added over the centuries. However, even Catholics who participate regularly may have a limited understanding of the different parts of the Mass, the meaning of the words we hear and the prayers we offer. Why does the priest hold his hands over the chalice at certain times? What is the meaning of the “col...

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Men's ACTS Retreat

Posted on January 02, 2017 in: General News

The next Men's ACTS Retreat will be held at Mercy Retreat Center, January 19-22.  The retreat is presented by a team o men from our parish.  It is a wonderful opportunity to experience fellowship with other men of the parish.  Registration forms are available in the church vestible and also on the parish website under the heading Adult Faith - ACTS.  For further information, contact Nick DiCarlo, ndicarlo@hotmail.com or 636-697-5332.

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FORMED.org

Posted on January 02, 2017 in: General News

If you were not with us for Christmas Mass, you may not knnow that SGM has surcribed to FORMED.org, a website full of movies, talks and e-books that you can access for free.  Simply go to the website and use our parish code (found in the bulletin) to create an account.

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