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Entries for March 2020

SGM's Auction Is Live

Posted on March 26, 2020 in: General News

SGM's Auction Is Live
SGM's Virtual Auction is now live! Please take some time to scroll through the Home Page for the virtual auction details, our 2020 Program Info (with sponsors, underwriters, advertisers, and more), and to view all the amazing auction items.  >> SGM 2020 Auction Page  Bidding is now open for all of our "Silent" Auction Items. This week, you can bid as often as you like and purchase our "Instant Buys" like a Best of Live Ticket, Ruby Slippers, Mystery Grab Bags, and Wine!  Bidding will open for what would ...

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Ways To Stay Connected With Your Faith
Our parish is offering a couple opportunities to stay connected with your faith while you shelter in place during the Covid-19 Panedemic. Father Skillman successfully live streamed Sunday Mass.  See the Homilies and Talks page for a link to a recording of this Mass.  He is planning on live streaming daily Mass at 8am each morning.  Check out his YouTube channel to view Mass daily. Adoration Chapel Update: We are now reposing the Blessed Sacrament in the chapel. While you can still visit the chapel, you no longer need to honor your Holy Hour co...

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Updated Parish Office Hours

Posted on March 18, 2020 in: General News

Although the Parish Office remains open from 8am-noon, Monday through Friday, we are asking you to come into the office only for essential business (e.g., appointments with priests, TWB orders, etc.). If you are able to accomplish your business by email or regular mail, please do. If you are simply dropping something off, please put it through the mail slot in the front door. This will help us to do all we can to keep you and our staff healthy. Thank you for your cooperation.

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DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY

Posted on March 17, 2020 in: General News

DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY
In revelations to St. Faustina Kowalska early last century, Our Lord called for a special feast to glorify His inconceivable Divine Mercy. On May 5, 2000 Pope St. John Paul II decreed the second Sunday of Easter to be henceforth Divine Mercy Sunday.  St. Faustina recorded the words Our Lord shared with her, including “I want to grant complete pardon to the souls that will go to Confession and receive Holy Communion on the Feast of My Mercy.” Diary 1109 On another occasion Our Lord described the significance of Divine Mercy Sunday by declaring, “...

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Triduum Schedule

Posted on March 17, 2020 in: General News

Triduum Schedule
There will be no 8am live-streamed Mass next week on Thursday, Friday, or Saturday. Instead, we invite you to tune in for the livestream of the Triduum Liturgies. Holy Thursday's Mass of the Lord's Supper will be streamed at 7pm. Good Friday's Celebration of the Lord's Passion will be at 3pm.  Holy Saturday's Easter Vigil will be at 8pm.

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March 16, 2020 Dear Saint Gerard Majella Parish Family, I write to you this evening with a heavy heart. In order to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in our community, Archbishop Carlson has mandated the suspension of all public Masses in the Archdiocese of St. Louis, effective immediately. This means that there will be no public Masses in our parish beginning tomorrow, March 17. Pending updates and guidance from local and state government and health officials, we have preliminary plans to resume Masses beginning April 6. The Archbishop has extended the dispensation from the obligation to attend Sunday Mass through Ap...

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Archbishop Carlson has asked us to communicate the following new information about our response to COVID-19 in the Archdiocese of St. Louis: All Catholics within the Archdiocese of St. Louis are dispensed from their obligation to attend Sunday Mass for the next three weekends (March 14-15, March 21-22 and March 28-29). As with the Lenten practice of abstinence, we remind the faithful to exercise good judgement and not “excuse themselves lightly” from their obligation. Churches will remain open, and Mass schedules will remain mostly unchanged. As of now, the Mass schedule at SGM will be observed as usual. ...

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Exposition and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament Chaplet of Divine Mercy
Exposition, Benediction and Divine Mercy Chaplet scheduled for March 22nd have been cancelled.  

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Lunch & Learn Cancelled

Posted on March 05, 2020 in: General News

Lunch & Learn Cancelled
The Lunch and Learn scheduled for Thursday, March 19th has been cancelled.  For questions please contact Janet Wittenauer (314) 965-3985 x2815 or nurse@sgmparish.org

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Living Stations

Posted on March 05, 2020 in: General News

Living Stations
Led by SGM School 5th Graders Friday, April 3rd, 5:30pm St. Gerard Majella Church

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Attention Ladies - Upcoming ACTS Retreat
Women of the parish: You are invited to our next Women's ACTS Retreat Thursday, May 28th, 6:00 pm until Sunday, May 31st, 12:30 pm. You may register on-line or fill out a registration form in the Narthex. Please contact Tara Scherer, 314-363-8272 or taranoonan@yahoo.com for more information.

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