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Entries for July 2016

September will bring the beginning of the annual Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA) program, which culminates with the sacraments of initiation at the Easter Vigil. Please consider inviting non-Catholic friends, relatives, co-workers and neighbors who might have an interest in joining the Church to consider learning more about...

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Fr. John has been awarded the 2016 Great Preacher Award from Aquinas Institute of Theology!  The awards will be presented Thursday, October 13, 2016, at Rose of the Hill in St. Louis, with a VIP pre-reception taking place at 5:30 p.m., followed by the presentation and dinner at 7:00 p.m. Aquinas Institute, sponsored by the Order o...

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Mary Queen of Peace Atrium is gearing up for another year, and the catechists are looking for people to assist in creating materials for this school year. The Atrium is where we do Catechesis of the Good Shepherd: a Montessori style of Catechesis for children, ages 3-9 for both MQP school and non-school children. No artistic ability is re...

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Thanks to all who attended and helped make our VBS a huge success this past week. We had almost 200 children learning how to follow Jesus, the Light of the World. We could not have done it without all of our adult and teen volunteers and those who contributed items from our Wish List. Thanks to you all! We are still looking for new co-...

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Thanks to all who made their pledge to the Annual Catholic Appeal. The ACA goal for Mary Queen of Peace this year is $244,434; Our Challenge goal is $259,609.  To date, the parishioners of MQP have pledged $239,284.65, which makes us about $5,000 short of our goal and $20,000 short of our challenge goal. The good news is that our goa...

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Many times we ask ourselves, "What can I do to help change the world?"  One thing you can do is help children to know and love the Lord.  You do not need a degree in Theology to help them learn about God.  All you need is to share your Love for God and want others to serve others.  Catechists and assistants a...

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Please join us for Dinner and Dancing at The Ritz Carlton on Saturday, September 17. All proceeds to benefit Birthright Counseling STL. We’ll be honoring the Charles and Shirley Drury Family with special guest Former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft. For more info, please contact Barb Finnegan, Gala Chair, at bsuefinnegan@gmail.c...

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