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Entries for July 2018

The Office of Catholic Education and Formation and Representatives from the Missouri MOST 529 Savings Plan will host information sessions across the archdiocese during the month of August.  You are invited to attend a free presentation to learn how a 529 savings plan can be used to pay for elementary and high school tuition and create tax savings for families.

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Have you ever considered becoming part of the music ministry at MQP?  Join us for an informational night on Thursday, August 30th in the school Cafeteria.  Learn more, get all your questions answered, and meet people already involved in the music ministry.  Open to college age and older. Light snacks and drinks will be provided. More information will be forthcoming.  

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The Blessing Box

Posted on July 31, 2018 in: General News

The Blessing Box is filled with food and toiletries available to any and all who need it.  The project was started and built by Anne & Bob Goodwillie, parishioners of Mary Queen of Peace.  Anne, also, is the Preschool Director and teaches at MQP. The concept of the Blessing Box is simple. The box is a miniature food pantry.  There is no lock on it.  It is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The box is for the community, and filled by the community. The sign on the Blessing Box says, “Take a blessing when you need one. Leave a blessing when you can.”  If you haven’t noticed...

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Register for PSR Today!

Posted on July 20, 2018 in: General News

Attention PSR Families: have you registered for the 2018-2019 school year, yet?  Will you have a 1st grader in the Fall who will attend a public school? You're invited to enroll him/her in the MQP PSR program!  Click here for more information and registration forms.

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As we blaze through summer, it is time to prepare for the Webster-Rock Hill Ministries Back to School Backpack Distribution. We’d like to send all our kids to school in August with the supplies they need for a successful year. Donations may be dropped off at the WRHM offices at 111 East Waymire, Webster Groves, MO 63119 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm before July 31st. Thank you for supporting our kids!

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THANK YOU to the families who sent almost 200 kids to Shipwrecked: Rescued by Jesus VBS this past week to learn that when they worry, Jesus rescues!  THANK YOU to over 100 volunteers who made the week special for VBS campers. Your energy and enthusiasm made this week extra special!  THANK YOU to parishioners who donated money and/or items that were on our wish list; we couldn't have made this week work without your generosity!  THANK YOU to the MQP staff, faculty, maintenance crew and Pastoral Staff for your wonderful assistance, prayers, and support as we worked to make this week a success! And THANK YO...

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The Mary Queen of Peace St. Vincent De Paul Council wishes to thank our parishioners for their donations, parish priest for the use of the garage, and all those who helped. We filled seven trucks! The credits that we receive help our Council help our clients at the St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Stores with clothing, household items,bedding and mattresses. We are sorry if we could not pick up your furniture donation.  

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Closer to Christ by loving and serving as Missionary Disciples That is our mission at Mary Queen of Peace Parish, modeled after the mission that Jesus gave to his disciples after the Resurrection: “Go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you.” I hope that each of us, in his or her own way, takes up this challenge to grow closer to Christ and to be the presence of Christ in our world. How are you living this mission? Earlier this year, the Pastor’s Leadership Team and I d...

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The Bridges Retreat is based on the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Loyola and involves d aily prayer and weekly meetings with a prayer companion from September – May.  Information sessions at Webster Groves Christian Church, Love Chapel, 1320 West Lockwood, St. Louis, MO 63122 on Wednesday, July 18 at 10:00 am and Wednesday, August 22 at 7:00 pm. For moreinformation, go to www.bridgesfoundation.org  

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VBS 2018: "SHIPWRECKED: Rescued by Jesus!" July 9-13, 2018 9:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m. We need help decorating the week before VBS. No need to sign up or have crafting/decorating experience! Simply show up on July 5 and 6, between 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. Great chance for service hours! Questions? Please contact Laura Boeker at ljboeker@hotmail.com  

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