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Entries for March 2019

Spring Festival T-Shirts are on sale NOW! But only until April 5! This will be your ONLY opportunity to order these shirts and once the orders are finalized, we cannot accept late requests. These shirts are athletic fit, reasonably priced and show parish pride. Click here to see them now!   

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Join us on April 12, 2019 for our Mexican-themed fish fry! Online ordering, music, and fish cooked onsite! This time, we also have TACOS! MARGARITAS! and KARAOKE! Click here to volunteer, pre-order tickets and to sign up to sing!

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MQP Middle School Mixer

Posted on March 27, 2019 in: General News

All area 7th and 8th grade students are invited! MQP's Middle School Mixer is Saturday, April 13 from 7 pm - 9:30 pm. Wear your favorite high school apparel! Click here for more information and to buy tickets!  

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Have they always dreamed of performing in front of a crowd of adoring fans? Back by popular demand, we’re thrilled to offer 15 of our aspiring student singers the chance to perform on the MQP Spring Festival Main Stage on April 27! Kids must be children of MQP parishioners. Click here for more information and an audition form. 

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Join the MQP Parish School for Stations of the Cross this Friday at 2:30 pm in the church. What a wonderful way to model for our youth how we grow closer to Christ during this Lenten season!

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Easter Egg Scramble!

Posted on March 25, 2019 in: General News

On Easter Sunday, April 21, the MQP Young Families Group will sponsor the seventh annual "Easter Egg Scramble" on the church lawn, following 11 am Mass.  Children aged kindergarten and younger are invited to gather on the sidewalk along Lockwood Avenue to race UP the hill for Easter treats.

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Saturday, April 20th is "Father John's Easter Sidewalk Chalk Decorating Party".  Organized by MQP Young Families Group, parish children of all ages are invited to enjoy a breakfast snack and share their artistic talents on the driveway and sidewalks surrounding church.  Meet under the portico at 9 am.

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Family Stations of the Cross

Posted on March 25, 2019 in: General News

"Family Stations of the Cross" is set for Wednesday, April 10th at 6 pm.  Families with children of all ages are invited to meet at the altar and participate in this interactive Lenten tradition, coordinated by MQP Young Families Group.  We will meet at the church altar, and follow the stations around the church.  The children will receive a small token at each station, as a tangible reminder of that event leading up to Jesus’ crucifixion.  Strollers, noisy toddlers, and older children who might set a good example all welcome!

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What;s XLT? A different way to grow closer to Christ that involves music, testimony and Adoration, Join us Wednesday, March 27 at 7:30 pm in church and spend some time with our Lord! 

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Save the Date - Spring Fling!

Posted on March 18, 2019 in: General News

This year's MQP Spring Fling is Friday night, April 26, More to come!

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Give A Meal a Month

Posted on March 18, 2019 in: General News

Give a Meal a Month is this Sunday! Please consider buying a few extra items on your next shopping trip to give to the food pantry at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church in St. Louis City. Click here to find out what's needed. 

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The MQP Soccer registration link for the FALL 2019 SEASON is now active. Please click here to register.    If you are new to the system, you must create an account before registering new players. Those with active MQP Sports accounts should sign in and register for the upcoming season. You can also find more information here.

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The MQP CYC track team may be a great outlet for all that energy! Deadline to register is March 22. Click here for more information. 

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Because of spring break for many of our children, there will be Children’s Liturgy this Sunday, March 17th or the following Sunday, March 24th. It will resume March 31. For more information about Children's Liturgy, click here.   

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Do You Love MQP?

Posted on March 12, 2019 in: General News

As some of you may know we have a welcoming committee that visits new parishioners. We are  looking for more volunteers to help with this important ministry. We call the family and set up a time to meet them and drop off the gift bag. It is nice to make them feel welcome at MQP.  If you can help please email me Mary Ann Zimmerman here

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The Women's League and the Men's Club are hosting a Social Justice Forum on Immigration, The forum will provide information on what migrants face in their home countries and why they immigrate, and barrriers to citizenship are and how migrants navigate the complex process. Click here for more informaton 

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50+ Club Celebrates St. Patrick's Day
Join the 50+ Club at Helen Fitzgerald's at 6 pm this Friday, March 15 to celebrate St. Patrick's Day! Email here to RSVP or simply show up and bring a friend!  

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All women of the parish are invited to the WOmen's League Lenten Morning of Reflection March 30th, 8:00 am to 11:00 am. Hear parishioner Tammy Kraatz share her love for Jesus and ways to focus on our Lenten journey. Click here for more information and to RSVP.   

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Join Father Aaron every Sunday following the 11AM Mass as he leads the Lenten Study Program  FORMED: "Into the Desert". We'll meet in the Msgr. Lubeley Room. No need for any advanced reading or preparation!  Spend time with fellow parishioners learning about the power of prayer.  

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Join the MQP Parish School for Stations of the Cross this Friday at 2:30 pm in the church. What a wonderful way to model for our youth how we grow closer to Christ during this Lenten season!

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Join us every Friday during Lent at 12:15 pm for our Facebook Live event "Into the Desert". The discussion will focus on prayer. The hosts are Melissa Hunter, MQP's Director of Faith Formation, and Andrew Shipp, MQP's Director of Youth Ministry. Learn more here. 

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Fish Fry Friday! TONIGHT!

Posted on March 08, 2019 in: General News

TONIGHT Is MQP's first fish fry of the Lenten season! Join us from 5 pm - 9 pm (fish served until 7 pm) for fried flounder, grilled shrimp, and lots of faith and friendship! 

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Mass Times for Ash Wednesday

Posted on March 05, 2019 in: General News

Mass times for Ash Wednesday, 3/6, are 6:45 am, 8 am, 9:15 am and 7 pm. Begin your Lenten season by spending some time with Jesus! Ash Wednesday is a day of fast and abstinence.  Fasting is for Catholics between the ages of 18-59 and means one meal, two smaller meals, and nothing in between meals.  Medicine and water are always allowed, and in cases of ill health, there is no obligation.  The Fridays of Lent are days of abstinence for all Catholics over age 14.  Abstinence is refraining from eating meat.  Let us remember and be mindful of this common penance as we journey through the d...

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We still need a few more volunteers for this Friday's Fish Fry! The fish fry is this Friday, March 8, and we have a few open shifts for dishwashers, security and parking lot.  What a great way to serve our parish during Lent! Click here to sign up!  

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We want your feedback to help Mary Queen of Peace become an amazing parish!  Please take a moment to use the link below and respond to a five item survey about our weekend Masses. The parish staff will use this survey to set priorities for the upcoming year.  We'll be taking responses for this survey through Monday March 11, 2019.  https://goo.gl/forms/kpfj5NDvdtM5hqPA3

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