20th Sunday in Ordinary Time

August 19, 2018 Today we celebrate the 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time. Today we hear once again from the masterful teacher. For a fifth week we hear Jesus tell the crowds that He is the ‘Bread of Life, the Living Bread come down from Heaven, real food and real drink.’...

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Labor Day Mass ~ 9/3/18

Labor Day MASS on the GRASS ~ Monday, September 3rd at 9:00am Please join us for Mass on the Grass on Monday, September 3rd at McMahon Field at 9:00am. Please call Donna if you are able to help Fr. Pete set up. Bring your own lawn chairs! J Please let...

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First Friday Adoration ~ 9/7/18

Our next First Friday Adoration will be on September 7 after the 8:00am Mass until 1:00pm in St. Francis Chapel. Please sign up for an Adoration time on the sign-up sheet in the main foyer this weekend. We need at least one adorer for every time slot.  

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Baptism Class ~ 9/4/18

Baptism classes, for first time parents and Godparents, are held on the first Tuesday of every month at 7:00pm in the Rectory and last approximately 35 minutes. The next class is scheduled for September 4. Please call Donna to register.  

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RCIA ~ 9/5/18

RITE of CHRISTIAN INITIATON of ADULTS The RCIA process is for adults who are: Not Catholic & seeking information on what the Catholic Church doctrines & beliefs are. Baptized active Catholics, seeking to update their knowledge of the Catholic Faith. Baptized Catholics, but not practicing, who would like to connect...

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Don’t Throw Them Away!!

When you come across all of those hotel toiletries you brought home from vacation, please save them for our collection next month. Instead of clogging up your cabinets and drawers, they can actually be doing good. They will be taken to a shelter and given out in care packages to...

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Giving Thanks Always and for Everything!

Dynamic Catholic, Alive!   Giving Thanks Always and for Everything The Gospel today is critical for our lives as Catholics, as it illuminates the truth of the Real Presence of Jesus Christ in the Eucharist.  Read John 6 again and again!  However, since I touched on the first part of this...

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St. Patrick’s (Old Rock Church) Picnic ~ 8/19/18

St. Patrick’s PICNIC Old Rock Church The Historic St. Patrick’s (Old Rock Church) in Catawissa, Missouri is hosting their picnic, come rain or come shine. Sunday, August 19, 2018 Mass @ 11:00 am Chicken and beef dinners are served family style 12:00 – 6:00 pm Adults $13, Child (4-12) $6...

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The Garden of Innocents

The Garden of Innocents is two things. It is a group of caring people acting on the belief that every person is a child of God from the first moment of their existence and that they deserve to have the respect and dignity due them. It is also a place,...

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