News

Entries for February 2017

Lent at MQP

Posted on February 28, 2017 in: General News

ASH WEDNESDAY Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the penitential season of Lent. Masses will be celebrated and ashes will be distributed at 6:45 am, 8:00 am, 9:15 am (with our School community), and at 7:00 pm. ADORATION Why not start Lent by spending some time with Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament? Our 40 Hours Devotion will be this Thursday & Friday, March 2 & 3. Register here or just drop in when you can! You are also encouraged to come to Eucharistic Adoration on the 1st & 3rd Mondays of the month from after 8 am Mass until Benediction at 9 pm. Adoration during Lent will be on March 6 & 20 and April ...

Read More >

Updated Technology at MQP

Posted on February 28, 2017 in: General News

As you may have heard, we have an MQP Technology Committee working on a plan to update our wireless internet connectivity throughout the entire parish campus. The committee has been working on this issue for over a year, getting information and bids from various vendors.  It's been determined that we need to raise $45,000 for this project, which will purchase 50 access points to be placed from one end of the campus to the other (we currently have 7).  This cost also includes the engineering and configuration, wiring for each of these access points (through our cinderblock walls and in the ceilings) and the la...

Read More >

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

Posted on February 21, 2017 in: General News

A family party and “cover bottom” drive. Please join us for a fun morning bringing Dr. Seuss books to lifeon Saturday, February 25, 10:---11:30am in the MQP Cafeteria! This party is hosted by Guided by Light, a parent-child service organization, to provide diapers for Join Hands East St. Louis babies and new underwear for The Little Bit Foundation children. Meet Cat in the Hat, see a show, fish in the one fish-two fish pond, play our life-sized Seussland game, snack on “green eggs & ham”, take home a photo of your child as Cat in the Hat, and many more activities. More details and registra...

Read More >

Special thanks to Clipper Tree and Landscape for sponsoring our website.  Your monthly donation to cover the cost of the website is appreciated. Please consider Clipper Tree and Landscape for your next Spring Project.   Tree Removal Services Stick with the experts! We're certified, insured and have over 15 years experience in tree removal. Tree Care Your trees need care too. Trimming, Maintenance, Thinning, Pruning and Dead Wooding. We do it all!. Commercial Tree Removal We offer a full suite of commercial tree and landscape services. Call us for your next proejct!. Landscaping in St....

Read More >

Make plans to begin your Lent in the presence of Jesus. MQP's ENCOUNTER: 40 Hours of Eucharistic Adoration, begins the day after Ash Wednesday at 4:00 AM on Thursday, March 2 and ends with Benediction during the 7:00 PM holy hour on Friday, March 3. We invite you to pray for our parish leadership and place your personal intentions at the feet of Jesus. Please consider making a visit. Things to Know: Prayer is powerful! ALL are welcome to come and pray at ANY time - there will be Exposition and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament during all 40 hours. You are welcome to bring music/headphones, bibles, jo...

Read More >

It's Fish Fry Time!

Posted on February 06, 2017 in: General News

Join the fun!  The Women's League is hosting three Fish Fries during  this Lenten Season on March 3, March 24 and April 7 from 5-7pm. Catered by Russo's, carry out and kid's meals available.  We need over 50 volunteers each night to adequately staff the kitchen, ticket booth, bar and dessert area.  The shifts are 3-4:30pm for set-up, 5-6pm for serving, 6-7:30pm for serving, and clean-up is 7:30- 8:00pm. Click on the "Fish" to volunteer! Please contact Mary Ann Zimmerman at mazimmerman@mqpwg.org for questions! Adult Entrees 2 piece cod- $10 Salmon-  $10 Fried Shrimp...

Read More >