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Entries for October 2016

As if we could forget, Election Day is nearly upon us. We have been saturated with ads and sound bites, but please do not forget to turn to God in prayer in the days ahead: not only asking God to guide and direct our choices at the ballot, but to pray for all candidates, and to pray especially for the healing of our nation when the election is finished. Use the prayer below or join in the Novena for the US Election which starts Oct. 30th! Lord God, as the election approaches, we seek to better understand the issues and concerns that confront our city, state, and country, and how the Gospel compels us to respond as ...

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Diaconate Information Night

Posted on October 30, 2016 in: General News

On Thursday, November 10, at 7:00pm, Annunziata Parish (9305 Clayton Road, Ladue) will be hosting a Diaconate Information Night for Men interested in exploring a call to the Permanent Diaconate for possible entry into the Ordination Class of 2022 beginning in September 2017. The evening consists of a presentation explaining the Diaconate, the Formation Program and the application process, followed by social time allowing the prospective candidates time to meet with Deacons and their wives. In the interim, feel free to reach out to Deacon Joe Wientge, 314-775-1565, with any questions. Please prayerfully consider if God is c...

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Empty Bowls Dinner

Posted on October 30, 2016 in: General News

As part of MQP’s support of Webster-Rock Hill Ministries, we are looking for soup-makers/soup-eaters to support WRHM’s 2016 Empty Bowls Dinner on Sun, Nov. 6, 4:30—7 PM at the Christian Life Center next door. If you have a restaurant or catering service, we’re looking for donations of 3 gallons or more of your favorite soup to be served that day. Restaurants & bakeries are still needed for food donations. Tickets are $15 adults/$5 students/under 5 -- free. Advanced tickets or donation info are available from Mary Bufe (mary@bufe.com) or Susan Cahill (smed542@gmail.com).  All funds raised wi...

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All Souls Day

Posted on October 24, 2016 in: General News

On All Souls Day - Wednesday, November 2, we will remember our loved ones who have died this past year from our MQP community at a special Mass at 7:00 PM on November 2. The names of our loved ones who have passed will be read at the Mass and a special candle will be lit in their honor. A reception in the Msgr. Lubeley Room will follow the Mass. You are also invited to bring a 5x7 (or smaller) framed picture of your loved one who has died. This includes all those who have died in the past year or in previous years. Pictures will be placed around the church beginning November 2. PLEASE PRINT THE NAME OF YOUR LOVED ONE...

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On Thursday, October 6th, several parishioners of MQP were honored to attend the Great Preacher Award dinner where Fr. John received the 2016 Great Preacher Award along with Msgr. William Hitpas of St. Nicholas Church in O’Fallon, IL. Click here to see more photos of the event. Listen to Fr. John's remarks. Congrats Fr. John!  

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We are encouraging registration for electronic giving by entering all those enrolled in electronic giving in a raffle. Congratulations to the William Torack family, who recently won a $100 gift card to Target. In the next weeks, we will raffle another $100 gift card, and finally a $500 gift card. Enroll in online giving today and be registered for these drawing.  That's it!  Everyone who donates online is eligible to win.  Thanks to all those who give so generously to MQP and especially to those who give online! Click Here to Sign Up:  http://www.mqpwg.org/Giving/Online-Giving

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Order Cub Scout Pizzas in October

Posted on October 16, 2016 in: General News

The MQP Pack 335 Cub Scouts are selling cheese and pepperoni pizzas in October. The pizzas will be made by scout parents on November 5 and delivered. If you would like to order, please contact Peter Brawer, Jon Emert, John .Pollaci or any MQP Cub Scout.

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Give-A-Meal-A-Month (GAMAM)

Posted on October 16, 2016 in: General News

GAMAM is a ministry that supports the food pantry at St. Wenceslaus Parish in South St. Louis City. We share this ministry with Holy Infant (Ballwin) and serve 100-125 families on an average each month. The food pantry distributes food once a month; MQP is assigned the 4th Sunday of every month. Along with our 2 parishes’ contributions the food pantry receives 100-150 boxes of food items per year donated by St. Louis Area Food Bank. We’ve just learned that, due to some new guidelines, the St. Louis Area Food Bank will no longer be providing support. The Boy Scout & Postal Workers’ food drives are m...

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The professional vocal trio, Artemesia, will be in concert at MQP on Oct. 27, 7:00PM in the Church. This is a free concert & one not to be missed!  Visit www.artemisiatrio.com and listen to preview!  

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