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We received this guidance from the CDC regarding COVID-19 guidelines as it applies to mask wearing in school: Universal indoor masking for all teachers, staff, students, and visitors to K-12 schools, regardless of vaccination status. In order to follow the recommendation and to ensure consiste...

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We are celebrating Mass in Church! Weekend Mass times are 5 pm Saturday, and 8 am, 10:30 am and 5 pm Mass on Sundays.You can also watch Mass live on Facebook (facebook.com/mqpwg) at 8 am Sunday mornings. You do not need a Facebook account to watch.  We received this guidance from the Arch...

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  Please see below from the Archbishop. Please note discretion is left up to the pastor. Check the website for more information as it becomes available. Mary Queen of Peace, pray for us!  ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...

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Click here to watch a short, five minute message from Father John 

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Fish Fry Tickets ON SALE NOW!

Posted on February 22, 2020 in: General News

Pre-order those fish fry tickets! Click here to order ahead for our first fish fry of this Lenten season on March 6. 

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Ways to Give - Thanksgiving Mass

Posted on November 12, 2018 in: General News

Thursday, November 22 is Thanksgiving Day, a time for all of us to be most grateful to God for all his many gifts to us.  We will gather as a parish family for Eucharist at 9:00am on Thanksgiving morning. There will be no 6:45am or 8:00am Mass that day.  Mindful of those who do not...

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Deacon Formation Collection Oct. 2-3

Posted on September 24, 2021 in: General News

Deacons: Serving You…Since A.D. 33! Please Support Next Weekend’s Deacon Formation Collection Did you know that the first Christian martyr, St. Stephen, ordained at the hands of the Apostles as one of the first seven deacons, lived and died proclaiming the Joy of the Gospel of Jes...

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"Let the little children come to Me"  (Matthew 19:14)  Children’s liturgy will be returning to the 10:30 am Mass Sunday, Oct. 3. We need adults to help guide and share the liturgy of the word to kids in K-2nd grade during Mass.  You don’t need a teaching ...

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Come Pray the Rosary Together!

Posted on September 20, 2021 in: General News

October is the month where we honor our Blessed Mother.  Please join us every Wednesday in October in the Church from 2:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. to pray for our parish - the lonely, the suffering, the young, the adult and everyone in the middle.  And you do not have to know how to pray the Rosary...

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Deacon Formation Collection Oct. 2-3

Posted on September 14, 2021 in: General News

Deacons: Caring for You…Since A.D. 33 Please Support This Year’s Deacon Formation Collection Did you know that, over the last four decades, dozens of Deacons of the Archdiocese of St. Louis have, in addition to their parish service, volunteered countless hours of selfless, loving ca...

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Please pick up your ore-ordered Bratfest tickets Friday, Sept. 24 between 3 pm and 5 pm in the school cafeteria. If you cannot make that time, you are welcome to pick them up during the Bratfest as you enter. If you have not bought tickets yet, we will have tickets available for purchase at the Brat...

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Looking for Bratfest Volunteers!

Posted on September 14, 2021 in: General News

We still have a few more volunteer spots open for Bratfest! This is our first big parish event in over a year and we would love your help in making it a wonderful time for our parishioners! Please click here to sign up for an hour to help on Sept. 26 between 4 pm and 7 pm. Thank you for sharing your...

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It’s time for the Annual Mary Queen of Peace Men's Club Golf Outing! This year, we are playing at the beautiful Norwood Hills Country Club on Friday, October 15, 2021. Proceeds from the tournament go to support scholarships and other resources for the MQP School and PSR class of 2022. Clic...

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Become the Cornerstone!

Posted on September 01, 2021 in: General News

For over a decade, men from Mary Queen of Peace Parish in Webster Groves have been gathering for an extended weekend at the beautiful LaSalle Retreat Center in Glencoe, Missouri (just a short drive from Webster Groves) to ignite their relationship with Jesus in a fun, relaxed and supportive atmosphe...

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Women's League Annual Church Tour Sunday, October 3 We will: Meet on the MQP parking lot at 11am Attend 11:30 am Mass and tour St. Mary of Victories Hungarian Catholic Church Lunch downtown The tour is free. You will pay for your own lunch. Reservations are required. P...

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Then…we would love for you to be a vendor at our annual Mary Queen of Peace Women’s League Christmas Boutique! Spots are $60 and the opportunities are endless to provide a special memory, gift or decoration to someone! Click here for a vendor application!  

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The next American Red Cross Blood Drive at Mary Queen of Peace is Monday, September 20  from 1pm - 7 pm.  For more information and to register, click here.  Registration is required. Sponsor Code (or "Find a Blood Drive" ) is MQP. The American Red Cross i...

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We Need Catechists!

Posted on August 25, 2021 in: General News

We are in need of Catechists for this year’s PSR program. PSR is scheduled to begin with our whole family opening Mass on September 21 and in person class on September 28th. These dates are contingent on getting enough catechists. We are in need of about ten more catechists. If we cannot fill ...

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St. Louis Cathedral Concerts, an independent non-profit bringing sacred and classical music from world-renowned musicians to St. Louis, is pleased to present its annual Chamber Music Series sponsored by Ascension Health. The performance is free of charge. The featured musicians are from th...

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Annual  “Back To School” BBQ, featuring Pappy's BBQ Thursday, August 26, 2021 School Cafeteria Doors open at 6:00 PM Meeting at 7:00 PM….fun and frivolity afterwards!!!  This is typically our biggest meeting of the year. Don't miss out on heari...

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GAMAM is this weekend! (August 21/22). Please consider donating the following: Canned pasta with meat Canned Chicken N’ Dumplings Canned Chili with meat Canned meats (chicken, ham, SPAM) Toilet Paper Drop it off before the 5 pm Mass Saturday, August 21  or before al...

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Made for More Speaker Series

Posted on August 03, 2021 in: General News

You are invited to come together to learn more about deepening our faith as individuals and as a community.  Please join us on the second Wednesday of the month in the Church.  There will be an Optional Mass at 6:30 p.m., followed by a talk from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.  Hope you can join us!...

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Join our Catholic Book Club!

Posted on August 02, 2021 in: General News

All men and women are invited to deepen their relationship with God and learn more about the beauty and profoundness of our Catholic faith.  The first book that we will study is called “God’s Voice Within: The Ignatian Way to Discover God’s Will,” by Mark Thibodeaux, SJ....

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Attention PSR Families!

Posted on August 02, 2021 in: General News

Have you registered for the 2021-2022 school year yet? Registration forms can be found at www.mqpwg.org/PSR Do you have a first grader this fall who will be attending a public school? You’re invited to enroll your child in the MQP PSR program. Visit www.mqpwg.org/PSR for more information an...

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Popsicles on the Playground!

Posted on August 02, 2021 in: General News

MQP Young Families Popsicles on the Playground Please join other families with little ones for a casual get-together. (Sibs welcome)   Sunday, August 22nd 6:30 - 8:00 pm MQP Playground   Beverages and frozen treats will be provided.  

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PSR meets Tuesday nights during the school year. Formation runs from 6:45-8:00, with staff/volunteers present from 6:30-8:30. Teen helpers are assigned to a formation class. They help with supplies, assist struggling students with activities, remind students to stay focused, and make trips to the...

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BRING YOUR BACKPACK TO MASS! From pre-school to grad school, students from all area schools who belong to Mary Queen of Peace parish will receive a special blessing from Father Craig near the end of the 10:30 am Mass August 15. Those attending Mass will also join in the blessing.

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All women of the parish are invited to a six-week, women’s bible study of the book, “Fearless and Free:  Experiencing Healing and Wholeness in Christ,” by Lisa Brenninkmeyer.   We will meet at 1:30 p.m. until 2:45 in the Lubeley Room the first and third Tuesdays o...

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A Rosary for our Students!

Posted on July 29, 2021 in: General News

Join our regular weekly Rosary group at 9 pm Thursday August 12th under the church Portico. That night, everyone is invited to offer their Rosary prayers for all students of MQP parish returning to school this fall. All students are invited too! 

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Save the Date - Bratfest

Posted on July 23, 2021 in: General News

Bratfest is Back! Save the Date! Sunday, September 26 from 4 pm - 7pm. More to come......

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We’ve had 3 long term Heavenly Dusters retire recently.  Please consider helping weekly with one or two small tasks to help clean our church.  You can do the task(s) by yourself or with a friend, any time during the week (although late in the week is best so everything looks great fo...

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We are looking for RN’s who are certified in CPR to fill in at Mary Queen of Peace School on school days when our school nurse is away .  Days are paid! Please contact our school nurse Mary Ann Zimmerman if interested: mazimmerman@mqpwg.org or 314-961-2891  

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MQP Young Families Group Planning Meeting   August 10th 8:00 - 10:00 PM Msgr. Lubeley Room Do you have a little one in the house, and just enough energy to spare to help make our parish even better for the young families of Mary Queen of Peace? Consider joining our M...

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GAMAM is this weekend! (July 24 and  25). Please consider donating instant stuffing mix, instant/dried potatoes, cookies and and toilet paper. Drop it off before the  5 pm Mass Saturday July 24  or before all Sunday morning Masses on July 25 in the Msgr. Lubeley Room, The...

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Mary Queen of Peace Parish and School is excited to announce the installation of a new security camera system for the entire campus. 26 exterior and interior cameras will cover entry points into buildings, parking lots and other main gathering areas. A new video intercom station will be installed on...

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If you are looking for a way to grow closer to Christ by loving and serving as a missionary disciple, what better way than to help form our children in our Catholic faith?! We are looking for instructors for our Catechesis of the Good Shepherd program -- but you might need some training first! Click...

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Mary Queen of Peace School is seeking a middle school Language Arts teacher for the 2021-2022 school year to be part of an amazing community where we are called to serve as disciples.   Our ideal applicant desires to work within a Catholic school environment, is self-mo...

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We are looking to create a  robust substitute teacher list for MQP School. If you are over 21, have more than 60 hours of college credit, have taken Protecting God’s Children, and you are interested in helping out our teachers when they may not be able to attend school, please contact Pri...

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Mary Queen of Peace School is seeking a full-time Preschool Teacher for our 3 year old program for the 2021-2022 school year. Candidate must have a degree in Early Childhood Education, a current teaching certificate, be creative, and have a passion for early childhood education. A preschool teacher ...

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It’s time to restart the MQP Sunday Hospitality Ministry! It’s time to start passing the baskets, presenting the Offertory Gifts for the Celebration of the Eucharist, and greeting each other as we enter and exit church. We had a robust Hospitality Ministry before the COVID Protocols. Now...

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GAMAM is next weekend! (July 24 and 25) ). Please consider donating instant stuffing mix, instant/dried potatoes, cookies and toilet paper. Drop it off before the  5 pm Mass Saturday, July 24  or before all Sunday morning Masses on July 25 in the Msgr. Lubeley Room, The items ...

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MQP WOMEN’S PATIO PARTY to benefit Birthright hosted by MQP Women’s League WHEN:  Tuesday, July 20, 2021 TIME:  7:00 pm – 10:00 pm WHERE: Lisa Cushing’s patio, 140 Trevillian Ave COST: Free (but donations to Birthright are appreciated! ITEMS NEEDED:...

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Kenrick-Glennon Seminary is happy to announce that the 29th Annual Convivium Dinner Auction will take place in-person on Saturday, November 6th. Convivium is not just the sole annual fundraiser for Kenrick-Glennon Seminary. It is a celebration of the mission of priestly formation and all who support...

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A Message from Father Craig

Posted on June 28, 2021 in: General News

Click here to watch a short message from Father Craig Holway, the new pastor of Mary Queen of Peace, who invites parishioners back to Mass now that Archbishop Rozanski has lifted the dispensation from attending Mass! 

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Beginning July 10, Mary Queen of Peace will offer an 8 am Mass on Saturdays with the Sacrament of Reconciliation to follow. Please join us in experiencing God's mercy, grace and forgiveness! 

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As COVID-19 infections continue to rise in Missouri with those who are not vaccinated, we want to remind you of our protocol at Mass and on parish property (as recommended by the CDC. St. Louis County Department of Health and the Archdiocese of St. Louis): If you are not fully vaccinated, you...

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Mary Queen of Peace, an Amazing Parish, is seeking a full-time Director of Faith Formation. Are you called to ministry in a vibrant Catholic Parish? Are you a Servant Leader and Missionary Disciple? Can you collaborate with many people to promote and strengthen faith? Are you a leader of...

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Sr. Anceline D.M. of the Congregation of the Daughters of Mary will speak at all the Masses about their Congregation’s work.  The main purpose of the Congregation is for evangelization through personal contact with the poor.  Around the world thousands of mentally ill brethren, es...

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 All our parishioners are invited to attend our Parish Pilgrimage for the Year of St. Joseph. We will gather at the Shrine of St. Joseph in Downtown St. Louis (1220 N. 11th Street) on Saturday, June 19, for Mass at 10:00am. Afterwards, a docent with the Shrine will take us on a tour.&...

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Thank you to the priests for the use of the rectory garage where all three bays were filled with donated furniture, the volunteers including those from the Men's Club, and the parishioners who donated all the clothing, household items, and furniture which filled several trucks. Your donatio...

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If you are interested in coming together to share and heal from the loss of a spouse, the Catholic Renewal Center if offering monthly meetings the first Tuesday of the month 7pm to 9pm  OR the last Saturday of the month 9am to 11am. The meetings will take place at the Catholic Renewal Cent...

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Do you own a business?  😎 Are you looking to reach out to your fellow parishioners every week?  😍 Would you like to help Mary Queen of Peace Parish in a unique way?   😁 If so, why not advertise in the Mary Queen of Peace weekly bulletin?  💒 Mary Queen ...

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The next American Red Cross Blood Drive at Mary Queen of Peace is Monday, June 14 from 1pm - 7 pm.  For more information and to register, click here.  Registration is required. Sponsor Code (or "Find a Blood Drive" ) is MQP. When you donate, you will be emailed&nbs...

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XLT - May 26 at 7 pm

Posted on May 17, 2021 in: General News

We have one more XLT before summer break, and we are changing things up a bit! Instead of having a speaker, this month we invited you to let the Holy Spirit do all the talking. Praise and worship adoration will begin right at 7:00. See you there!

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The Mary Queen of Peace Conference for the Society of St. Vincent de Paul will be hosting a donation drive for clothes, household goods and furniture: Saturday, May 22: 8 am to 6pm Sunday, May 23:   9 am to 3 pm Drop off will be in the back parking lot of the church. Check svdpstl...

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Are you looking for a deeper prayer life and a closer relationship with God?  If so, please consider the “Bridges Retreat in Everyday Life,” based on the 450+ year-old Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Loyola. This nine-month retreat is designed and adapted for persons in all walk...

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Attention parents of 5th, 6th and 7th graders at Mary Queen of Peace!  Invite your child to  learn about becoming an altar server at Mary Queen of Peace! Please plan to attend one of two upcoming introductory meetings for parents and Servers: Tuesday, May 18th at 7:00 P.M. in...

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PSR 2021-2022 registration is now OPEN for students in grades 1 - 8, who attend a public school. Visit www.mqpwg.org/PSR for more information and to register online! Contact Melissa Hunter (mhunter@mqpwg.org) for more information.

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* masks required for all participants 

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XLT - April 28 at 7 pm

Posted on April 20, 2021 in: General News

XLT launches a new theme this month: Belonging.  All are welcome to join us in April as Melissa Hunter (Director of Faith Formation) shares a story of searching for a sense of belonging.  

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The Funeral Mass for Gary Schell will be Monday at 10 am at Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church. The funeral will be streamed live and posted for later viewing at facebook.com/mqpwg. You do not need a Facebook account to watch!  Because of COVID-19 restrictions from the St. Louis County...

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Mary Queen of Peace, an Amazing Parish, is seeking a full-time Director of Faith Formation. Are you called to ministry in a vibrant Catholic Parish? Are you a Servant Leader and Missionary Disciple? Can you collaborate with others to promote and strengthen faith? Are you a leader of...

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Thanks to the kindness and generosity of you, our parishioners, who donated a total of 11,473 Diapers and 1583 Wipes to our annual Diaconate Diaper Drive!  Half of the diapers went to our Society of St. Vincent de Paul Conference and the other half went to Join Hands ESL. The need is great...

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Mary Queen of Peace's Cub Scout Pack  #335 safely held its annual Pinewood Derby, a wood racing car event . You can see photos on facebook.com/mqpwg   Design Awards: All-American: Nick Brown, "Thunderbird" Blue and Gold: Raph Voges, "The Wave Scout" C...

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The next American Red Cross Blood Drive at Mary Queen of Peace is Monday, April 19 from 1pm - 7 pm.  For more information and to register, click here.  Registration is required. Sponsor Code is MQP. When you donate, your name will be put into a nationwide drawing for a ...

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Congratulations to our MQP 8th grade Girl Scouts for earning the Marian Award, also known as the Mary, the First Disciple Award.  These 11 girls learned more about Mary and themselves through a series of activities, a field trip, service project, role plays, interviews, reflections, a...

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Parish Office Closed

Posted on April 02, 2021 in: General News

The Mary Queen of Peace parish office will be closed Good Friday through Easter Monday.  If you have parish business, please take care of that at another time.  

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Good Friday, April 2, 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.  Abstinence is re...

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Holy Week is the heart of our liturgical year, and we invite you to celebrate and observe the Passion, Death, and Resurrection of Jesus Christ.   During the Triduum, beginning on Holy Thursday after school through Easter, the campus is closed for all activities, and this includes our MQP fields...

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"Girls & Guys Just Wanna Have Fun" Virtual Trivia Night! Friday, April 9th, 2021 Site Opens 6:30 pm – Starts at 7pm Prize awarded for Best Group Name Lottery Tree auction Gather your spouse, friends and family (groups of 8), and sign-up today!. Remember it’s virt...

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GAMAM is this weekend! (March 27-28). Please consider donating Jello, Instant Pudding, Instant Stuffing Mix, Boxed Cake Mixes and Toilet Paper.  Drop it off before the  5 pm Mass Saturday March 27  or before or after all Sunday morning Masses on March 28 in the Msg...

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XLT - March 31 at 7 pm

Posted on March 16, 2021 in: General News

XLT is wrapping up the One Story theme this month with a night on "finding joy." Come pray and reflect with us as Fr. John shares his thoughts and ideas!   

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Lenten Diaper Drive Underway

Posted on March 16, 2021 in: General News

Now through Easter, we are accepting donations of baby, toddler and adult diapers to help those in need. Please drop them off in church next to the statue of the Infant of Prague.   

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Mary Queen of Peace and Holy Redeemer Catholic Churches will jointly host a Lenten Reconciliation Service  Service on Monday, March 29  at 7 pm at Mary Queen of Peace. Receive the grace of the Sacrament before Easter!

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Confessions will be heard after every Mass this weekend (May 20-21). As we prepare for Easter, take advantage of the opportunity for the Sacrament of Reconciliation!

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Pope Francis has declared 2021 a Year in Honor of St. Joseph and invited Catholics to discover the foster father of Jesus as a saint for our times.  In response to the Holy Father’s invitation, Mary Queen of Peace will have a Day of Prayer and Reflection on St. Joseph on Saturday,...

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GAMAM is next weekend! (March 27-28). Please consider donating Jello, Instant Pudding, Instant Stuffing Mix, Boxed Cake Mixes and Toilet Paper.  Drop it off before the  5 pm Mass Saturday March 27  or before or after all Sunday morning Masses on March 28 in the Msg...

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The Goat and Chicken Project

Posted on March 10, 2021 in: General News

The Goat and Chicken Project is our annual Lenten Offering. This year. the parishes of Webster Groves (Mary Queen of Peace, Holy Redeemer & Annunciation) will focus on improving the food security in the St. Jean Community of Haiti. Click here for more information and to give. 

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As Catholics, we know life is a beautiful mystery. Explore the depths of that mystery and what it means for you this Lent by watching The Search, a beautiful new video program that explores life's big questions. Access episodes for free at FORMED.org. If you don't have an account yet, sign u...

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Saturday, February 20, 2021 Begins with Mass at 8:30 am The annual Morning of Reflection will be in the church and livestreamed on Facebook here. The morning begins with Mass at 8:30am and is followed by a reflection led by parishioner Beth Ward, with music by Mary Barringer. We wil...

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Join us for the Stations of the Cross every Friday during Lent at 6:30 pm in the church. This prayerful meditation is common during Lent on Fridays, in commemoration of Christ’s Crucifixion on Good Friday. What a wonderful way to grow closer to Christ during this season of ...

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Ash Wednesday Mass Times

Posted on February 16, 2021 in: General News

ASH WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17 Because of the pandemic, the imposition of ashes on Ash Wednesday will be different this year.  Instead of the minister placing ashes on each individual forehead, the minister will sprinkle ashes on top of each person’s head, in silence.   Sprinkli...

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It has been a tradition at Mary Queen of Peace to begin our Lenten observance with a special, personal encounter with Jesus. We invite you to join us for 40 HOURS WITH JESUS, a Eucharistic Adoration Event beginning with exposition of the Blessed Sacrament at 4:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 18th (the...

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February 3 is the feast of the bishop and martyr St. Blaise, the traditional day for the blessing of throats.  Because of the pandemic, the individual blessing of throats with candles is not permitted this year.  The blessing of throats will be given as the final blessing of the Masses on...

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XLT is Back!

Posted on January 12, 2021 in: General News

XLT returns, kicking off 2021 with the theme "One Story." On January 27 at 7 pm, Fr. Aaron Nord returns to MQP to share his reflection on "navigating a fallen world." All are welcome! 

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Scholarships are now available for the 2021-2022 school year to families seeking tuition assistance at: All elementary schools in the Archdiocese of St. Louis All Catholic high schools Any private elementary school in the City of St. Louis One unified online application is available at T...

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Confessions will be heard after every Mass this weekend. As we prepare for Christmas, take advantage of the opportunity for the Sacrament of Reconciliation!

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Bridge Bread Is Back for the Holidays! Do you need some fresh-baked goodies for Christmas?  Look no further!  The 8th grade Girl Scout troop is organizing a Bridge Bread sale for the holidays.  Instead of purchasing in-person on Hospitality Sunday, you can shop and securely pay onl...

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Eucharistic Adoration - Monday

Posted on December 03, 2020 in: General News

Spend a few moments with our Lord on Monday, December 7. The church will be open from 8:30 am to 9 pm, with the Blessed Sacrament exposed. Come pray in silence for our parish, our church and whatever is on your heart.   Eucharistic Adoration is scheduled for the first and third Monday...

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The Feast of the Immaculate Conception, Dec. 8, is a day where we celebrate that Mary was conceived without sin. Mass times are at 6:45 am, 8 am, and 5:30 p.m. in the church. We will livestream the all school Mass at 9:15 am (which is closed to the public) on Facebook. You do not need a Faceboo...

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Christmas Mass Schedule

Posted on December 01, 2020 in: General News

Masses for Christmas will be at the following times: Christmas Eve: 4 pm in Church and on Facebook Live, 6 pm in Church, 10 pm in Church Christmas Day: 8 am in church and on Facebook Live, and 10:30 am in Church     Please do not park in the lot of Webster Hills United Methodi...

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Mary Queen of Peace and Holy Redeemer Catholic Churches will jointly host an Advent Penance Service on Monday, Dec. 21 at 7 pm. Receive the grace of the Sacrament before Christmas!

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For the third year in a row, Mary Queen of Peace is is offering an Advent Reflection series! Fr. Tim Cook and Melissa Hunter, our Director of Faith Formation, are teaming up for some peaceful and inspiring evenings of prayer!  Wednesdays during Advent at 7 PM in the Church Scriptur...

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Give to our Giving Tree!

Posted on November 28, 2020 in: General News

Celebrate Jesus' birth with gifts that spread joy throughout our St. Louis community. The need for socks, gloves, space heaters and other items is unfortunately very real during these times of layoffs and economic stress. But, because of Covid-19, the MQP Giving Tree is going to Gift Car...

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Give A Meal a Month This Weekend!

Posted on November 16, 2020 in: General News

GAMAM is this weekend! (November 21 - 22). Please consider donating canned pasta (preferrably with meat), canned chicken n'dumplings, canned meats (chicken, ham), and canned beans (but please no black beans). Drop it off after the 5 pm Mass Saturday November 21  or before or after all ...

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Give A Meal a Month Next Weekend!

Posted on November 12, 2020 in: General News

GAMAM is next weekend! (November 21 - 22). Please consider donating canned pasta (preferrably with meat), canned chicken n'dumplings, canned meats (chicken, ham), and canned beans (but please no black beans). Drop it off after the 5 pm Mass Saturday November 21  or before or after all ...

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Advent by Candlelight - Nov. 29

Posted on November 11, 2020 in: General News

Bring your family and join the Women’s League for an evening of reflection and song for the season of Advent. Due to current times, our event will look different this year. We have options to safely attend in church or virtually from home. ALL members of your family are welcome to join us t...

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Thanksgiving Day Mass - 9 am

Posted on November 10, 2020 in: General News

Join us in giving thanks to our Lord on Thanksgiving Day! During this Mass, there is a collection  for the MQP Conference for the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, which provides assistance to help our neighbors in need.  You will find specially marked envelopes in your envelope packets. We ...

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Lector Workbooks are Available

Posted on November 10, 2020 in: General News

The annual Lector Workbooks are available for all our parish lectors in the vesting sacristy.  All lectors should take one to help them prayerful prepare for their ministry of proclaiming the Word of God.  Thanks to our lectors for their ministry.  If you would like to be trained to b...

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October is the Month of the Rosary. This Friday, Oct. 23, our MQP 7th Graders will participate in a Living Rosary, which will be streamed live on Facebook. Click on www.facebook.com/mqpwg to pray with us. You don't need a Facebook account to watch! 

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Our parish family of Mary, Queen of Peace invites you and your family to a special Mass of Remembrance on Saturday, November 7, at 5:00 pm at Mary, Queen of Peace Church.  This will be Sunday Mass with our parish community, but also a special time for us to remember and pray for those who ...

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Blessing of the Animals - Oct. 4

Posted on September 22, 2020 in: General News

Father John will celebrate the Feast Day of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals, by blessing family pets! Join him at 12 pm Sunday, Oct. 4 outside the front of church for the Blessing of the Pets! Bring your dogs, cats, rabbit, hamsters, fish and any other animal you wo...

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Beginning Sept. 20 during the 10:30 am Mass every Sunday, children from kindergarten to second grade are invited to come forward and head to the Msgr. O’Toole Room for a special children’s liturgy. Father will call them forward during Mass for a special blessing when it is time for th...

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Buy Christmas Wreaths NOW!

Posted on September 08, 2020 in: General News

DEADLINE TO PURCHASE: Monday, Sept. 28 Wreaths will be delivered Nov. 28  See below for description and click here to purchase! Proceeds support the Class of 2021 at Mary Queen of Peace School, their events and their charitable activites. 

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We Need Your Help!

Posted on September 04, 2020 in: General News

Are you looking for ways to serve the parish community? Do you enjoy being around teens filled with excitement? We need your help! Mary Queen of Peace Youth Ministry is in need of volunteers to assist in regular programming. This includes Sunday Life Night, Wednesday Summit, and other events such as...

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Due to unforeseen circumstances, Father Bob Lampert, Ph.D' talk about the Second Vatican Council is CANCELED for this Wednesday. We will let you know if/when it is rescehduled.

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Mary Queen of Peace will be hosting Luke 18 Retreat for 8th graders in October 2020! Luke 18 is a weekend long retreat inviting 8th graders to grow deeper in their faith —to help them see that they are not only the future of our Church, but they are also the Church right now. Through high-e...

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Spend a few moments with our Lord on Monday, September 21. The church will be open from 8:30 am to 9 pm, with the Blessed Sacrament exposed. Come pray in silence for our parish, our church and whatever is on your heart.   Eucharistic Adoration is scheduled for the first and third M...

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Labor Day Mass is at 8 am

Posted on August 26, 2020 in: General News

We will be celebrating only one Mass at 8 am on Labor Day Monday, Sept. 7, 2020 

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GAMAM is this weekend! (July 25 and 26) ). Please consider donating Pancake Mix (the kind you only add water), Instant or powdered potatoes, Packaged flavored noodle mixes, Packaged flavored rice mixes, Instant Stuffing Mix and Toilet Paper. Drop it off after the 5 pm Mass Saturday Ju...

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GAMAM is next weekend! (July 25 and 26) ). Please consider donating Pancake Mix (the kind you only add water), Instant or powdered potatoes, Packaged flavored noodle mixes, Packaged flavored rice mixes, Instant Stuffing Mix and Toilet Paper. Drop it off after the 5 pm Mass Saturday July 25...

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Because of priest schedules, there will be no 8 am Masses on Thursday, July 9 or Friday, Juy 10. Instead, there will be a Communion Service during that time. 

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After consulting with the event volunteers, and out of abundance of caution, the following will be canceled this year: Bratfest Women’s League Fall Boutique MQP Auction (postponed to 2021) Men’s ACTS Retreat  (postponed to March 4-7, 2021) Women’s ACTS Retreat (...

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We Want to Hear From You!

Posted on June 29, 2020 in: General News

MQP is a community on mission together - YOUR story matters! Share the most important parts of your story with your MQP family. Has Catholic education been a positive part of your life? Is your marriage better because of the faith you share with your spouse? Do you love to volunteer your time to the...

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You’re Invited to a DRIVE THRU Baby Shower to benefit Birthright, hosted by MQP Women’s League WHEN:  SATURDAY & SUNDAY, JUNE 27 & 28, after each Mass WHERE: MQP PARKING LOT (by the Msgr. Lubeley Room) ITEMS NEEDED:   Diapers, size newborn or 1   &...

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Your support means thousands will find grace and mercy through the Annual Catholic Appeal, not because those we serve are Catholic, but because we are Catholic. Please consider a gift today. Click here  www.archstl.org/aca

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A once-a-month commitment to this program will help feed hundreds of people in our community!  Frozen casseroles can be   The easy recipe, pans and lids are provided. Please contact Linda Burns at 314-495-7373 or email llburns1960@gmail.com for more information and to sign up. Co...

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Mary Queen of Peace has a homebound ministry. Our mission is to maintain parish contact and bring Holy Communion to those who are unable to attend Mass. To fully live this mission, we need volunteers to help make these visits. You can go after 8:00 am or 10:30 am Mass to visit those who have re...

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The Mass celebrating the First Holy Communion of more than 60 of our First Communicants will be closed to the public. Please join us online beginning Saturday, June 27 for two Masses (10 am and 1 pm)  to welcome our young people to Our Lord's Table. You can watch live and later at www.faceb...

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Help Needed: PSR Catechists & Assistants for the 2020-2021 School Year If you... ... love the Catholic Church ... live a life of personal faith ... have a willingness to share the gospel with children ... are free on Tuesday night during the school year You could be the perfect...

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We will be streamling live the 5 pm Saturday Mass this weekend (where we welcome those we are initiating into the Catholic Church) and the 8 am Mass Sunday. You can find the live stream at facebook.com/mqpwg.org  Please note: The Archbishop has dispensed the faithful from the obligation to a...

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Click here to download and use a wonderful resource to celebrate Pentecost Sunday at home! Thanks to our teachers of The Catechesis of the Good Shepherd for sharing!

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Grief Group Online

Posted on May 10, 2020 in: General News

If you are grieving the loss of a loved one, you’re not alone. During the COVID-19 crisis, we have temporarily suspended our face-to-face support groups. We recognize that these challenging times can complicate our grief. Therefore, we are pleased to offer opportunities to join virtual grief s...

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Special thanks to Brad Busch - State Farm for sponsoring our website.  Your monthly donation to cover the cost of the website is appreciated. Please consider Brad Busch - State Farm Truman State University-BA Finance Married with 3 daughters State Farm agent since 2008 We focus on ...

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We are in the process of updating our annual Guide Book and Directory for the Mary Queen of Peace. This book will contain everything pertinent to our church: the various ministries, organizations, committees, activities, functions and events plus a complete directory of all members. This book w...

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Help the 8th Graders Celebrate Their Graduation    Date:                           Friday, May 8th, 2020 Start Time:                  6:00 p.m. Parade Par...

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Click here for resources for celebrate Mary in May -- including how to celebrate a May Crowning at home! 

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Special thanks to The LaVigne Group for sponsoring our website. Your monthly donation to cover the cost of the website is appreciated. Please consider The LaVigne Group. Mortgage Solutions of St. Louis Mortgage Solutions of St Louis is owned and operated right here in St. Louis, MO. ...

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Consider Clipper Tree and Landscape for your next Spring Project.   $100 Savings on Your Spring Project Mention this ad when you request your appointment and receive $100 off your Spring project. Offer expires May 31, 2020 Tree Planting Services Stick with the exper...

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Ask Father Aaron!

Posted on April 14, 2020 in: General News

Feeling curious? We want to help! Father Aaron will answer YOUR questions about God, the Church, our Parish, or anything COVID-19 might have put on your mind. Did Adam and Eve have belly buttons? Can God make a rock so heavy He can't lift it? What's in the sacristy closet anyway? You'...

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CYC Spring Sports Canceled

Posted on April 14, 2020 in: General News

Per the Archdiocese of St. Louis, CYC baseball, softball and golf seasons are now cancelled for 2020, along with track and lacrosse.   All in-person classes for Play Like a Champion have been postponed until further notice. The August deadline for CYC head coaches to be trained by Play ...

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Father John will celebrate Mass this Wednesday, April 15 at 10:30 am on Facebook  (facebook.com/mqpwg). This Mass will be geared toward children to help them stay engaged with their Catholic faith during this time of isolation. You don't have to have a Facebook account to watch. J...

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Father John will bring the 9 am Sunday Mass to Mary Queen of Peace parishioners through Facebook Live! We will live stream it Sunday (4/19) at 9 am. Click here for the link! You do not need a Facebook account to watch!

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Easter Sunday Car Parade

Posted on April 11, 2020 in: General News

Join us on Facebook Live at 9:00 am for Easter Sunday Mass. After Mass, until about 11:00 am, Fr. John and Fr. Aaron will be outside to pass out Sunday Bulletins and Little White Books and to take your Easter Sunday offerings and envelopes. The Church will be open after 10:00 am for privat...

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Watch Good Friday Service live from Mary Queen of Peace tonight (Friday, April 10) at 7 pm  Good Friday which commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and His death at Calvary. While we would love to be with you in person, we value your health and safety and will be commemorating th...

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Watch The Great Easter Vigil from Mary Queen of Peace Saturday, April 11 at 8 pm. Click here to go to Mary Queen of Peace's Facebook page. You do not need a Facebook account to watch! 

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Although today may not be filled with the glorious gatherings, delicious brunches, and family Easter egg hunts we're accustomed to, Jesus Christ has still conquered the grave, and no virus, cancellations, or any circumstance can change that.  Let us rejoice in this most important day!...

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Holy Week Schedule

Posted on April 06, 2020 in: General News

Focus on Jesus this week! Click here for the Holy Week schedule and resources to celebrate Holy Week at home!

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Father John will celebrate Mass this Wednesday, April 1 at 10:30 am on Facebook  (facebook.com/mqpwg). This Mass will be geared toward children and teens to help them stay engaged with their Catholic faith during this time of isolation. You don't have to have a Facebook account to watc...

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Father John will bring the 9 am Sunday Mass to Mary Queen of Peace parishioners through Facebook Live! We will live stream it Sunday (3/29) at 9 am. Click here for the link! 

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For many years, the MQP Young Families Group has hosted a Family Stations of the Cross during Lent.  This beloved tradition offers an interactive version of the Stations that appeals to young children.  This year, we are offering a virtual version that families are encouraged to enjoy from...

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The Status of Spring Fest

Posted on March 30, 2020 in: General News

After much collaboration and prayer, and in order to follow the mandates given to us by the CDC, St. Louis County and the Archdiocese of St. Louis, we have decided to cancel Spring Fling and Spring Fest.  Spring Fest volunteers will be reaching out to those who have purchased sponsorships ...

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Father John will celebrate Mass this Wednesday, April 1 at 10:30 on Facebook. This Mass will be geared toward children and teens to help them stay engaged with their Catholic faith during this time of isolation. Join us!

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Father John will bring the 9 am Sunday Mass to Mary Queen of Peace parishioners through Facebook Live! We will live stream it Sunday (3/29) at 9 am. Click here for the link! 

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Father John will bring the 9 am Sunday Mass to Mary Queen of Peace parishioners through Facebook Live! We will live stream it Sunday (3/22) at 9 am. Click here for the link! 

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Lenten Diaper Drive Underway

Posted on March 15, 2020 in: General News

Now through Easter, we are accepting donations of baby, toddler and adult diapers to help those in need. Please drop them off in church. . 

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CANCELED: All CYC Activities

Posted on March 13, 2020 in: General News

To ensure the safety of our children amidst the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and per the Archdiocese of St. Louis, all CYC games, practices, and activities will be suspended immediately. This includes the cancellation of the remainder of the basketball season and Archdiocesan Playoffs. Beca...

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Spend a few moments with our Lord on Monday, March 16. The church will be open from 8:30 am to 9 pm, with the Blessed Sacrament exposed. Come pray in silence for our parish, our church and whatever is on your heart.  

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GAMAM is next weekend! (March 21/22). Please consider donating small boxes of Pancake Mix (the kind you only need to add water to make), Canned Pasta Sauce ,Canned Meats (chicken, ham, spam), Canned Chicken n' Dumplings, Canned Stew and Toilet Paper. Drop it off after the 5 pm Mass Sat...

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We have a group of Mary Queen of Peace parishioners who make casseroles once a month for St. Patrick Center and for St. Vincent Parish in St. Louis City and drop them off at the parish. The work is easy and it's a great way to give back during Lent -- even as a family!  Click here to&n...

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MQP Men's Club Meeting

Posted on March 02, 2020 in: General News

Join the men of MQP at our MQP Men's Club meeting Thursday, March 5 in the Msgr. Lubeley Room. All men over the age of 21 are invited for fellowship and opportunities to help support Mary Queen of Peace and our Catholic faith!  

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Looking for Tasters!

Posted on February 24, 2020 in: General News

One of the most fun parish sign-up parties of the year is drawing near!  Please join us for the Iron Chef Party!  We have 8 teams of chefs (6 chefs per team) who are responsible for bringing an appetizer, a side, and a dessert with the secret ingredient in each dish. &n...

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Ash Wednesday Mass Times

Posted on February 24, 2020 in: General News

Ash Wednesday opens Lent, a season of fasting and prayer. Ash Wednesday includes the practice of wearing ashes on the head, which symbolizes the dust from which God made us. As the priest applies the ashes to a person's forehead, he speaks the words: "Remember that you a...

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Keep an Eye on Your Mailbox!

Posted on February 20, 2020 in: General News

Keep an eye open for an MQP mailing! Inside are some excellent resources to make your Lenten journey more meaningful!  

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Because of priest schedules, Mary Queen of Peace willl not have Mass at 6:45 am on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday of this week. Instead, there will be a Communion Service. 

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The best thing you can do for them as they approach the Sacrament of Confirmation is to pray for them! Join other moms and dads, grandparents and anyone else on Saturdays 7 am in the Msgr. Lubeley Room, where we will gather to read the Sunday Gospel, pray for every 8th grader by name, take up p...

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SAVE THE DATE! The annual Father-Daughter Dance is Saturday, April 18 from 6:30 pm - 9 pm in the MQP Gym. In the style of the legendary Kentucky Derby, Girl Scout Troop 1371 invites all dads and daughters of the parish to celebrate their special bond at this annual dance. More details to follow!&nbs...

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Looking for Fish Fry Volunteers!

Posted on February 05, 2020 in: General News

Our MQP Lenten Fish Frys are just around the corner! Click here now to volunteer for the best slots! More hands make lighter work and all the money raised goes back to the parish! 

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CycleBar in Creve Coeur is teaming with MQP Boy Scout JP Torack at noon on Feb. 22  to offer a fun indoor riding experience while raising funds for his Eagle Scout project: the construction of a monarch waystation. Bring a change of clothes and snacks and drinks will be served afterwards! ...

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50+ Valentine's Day Party - Feb. 14

Posted on February 05, 2020 in: General News

The MQP 50+ Club will host our annual Valentine’s Day Dinner on Friday, February 14th at 6:00 pm at CJ Muggs in Webster Groves. Cost is $18 per person. RSVP to Mary Ann at mazimmerman@mqwg.org. The dinner is for singles and couples. Feel free to bring a friend!

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Please join us for the 7th annual "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun" Mardi Gras Style MQP Women's League Trivia Night! Friday, Feb 21 from 7 pm - 10 pm in the school gym. Click here to sign up!

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All women of MQP are welcome! Hear parishioner Angela Fiordelisi share her Lenten reflection. Mass at 8 am, Breakfast at 8:30 am, Reflection from 9 am - 11 am. Spend time spiritually with other women of the parish while engaging in your Lenten journey! The event is free but please sign up so we can ...

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Take Our Survey!

Posted on February 03, 2020 in: General News

We want your feedback to help Mary Queen of Peace become an amazing parish!  The information we received from the 2019 survey was very beneficial to us and helped us focus our efforts to become a more amazing parish! Your responses affirmed to us the importance of having good music, homilies...

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A special group of our MQP 8th grade Girl Scouts were recognized at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis for earning the Marian Award, also known as Mary, the First Disciple Award.  These young women completed a rigorous year of study and activities to learn more about the Blessed Mother.  ...

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All MQP choir rehearsals, the Cornerstone Scripture Study, and the Home and School meeting are cancelled for tonight, Jan. 23. Please stay safe and pray for all those without shelter or wamrth during on cold days like this one. 

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Have your kids enjoyed MQP's VBS in the past? Do you think you might be ready to take on a bigger role in this amazing ministry? We are looking for a director or co-directors to lead this wonderful ministry! • MQP uses a pre-designed program from Group VBS to make running VBS easy! &b...

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The MQP Young Families Group invites you to a Winter Picnic! Join other MQP families with children ages birth to kindergarten (and their siblings!) for a picnic dinner, activities, and lots of room to run! This is a fundraiser for MQP Parish, so a $30 donation is suggested for each family to enjoy t...

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Deadline for CYC Baseball, Softball, Golf and Lacrosse Registration is January 31. Sign up at mqpsports.org As with all parish activities, we can never have too many parents and grandparents who are willing to help.  We need coaches, team administrators, officials, people willing to hel...

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Spend a Few Minutes with Jesus!

Posted on January 15, 2020 in: General News

Eucharistic Adoration is this Monday from 8:30 am - 9pm in the Church. Come for a few minutes or stay for awhile. Spend a few minutes with Jesus! 

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MQP Blood Drive - January 20

Posted on January 15, 2020 in: General News

Tis the season of giving! Please consider giving one last holiday gift: the gift of life to three people by donating blood at MQP on January 20th from 3:30 - 7:30pm. You can register at redcrossblood.org (sponsor code MQP). Walk ins also welcome!  If you have a donor card that...

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Suffering a Loss?

Posted on January 15, 2020 in: General News

MQP Grief Group is meeting  Monday, Jan. 20 at 6 pm in the Msgr. Lubeley Room.  If you have experienced the loss of a loved one, you are not alone. Join us!  

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The upcoming Women's ACTS weekend (Feb. 6 - 9) is designed to help you enter into a new or deeper relationship with our Lord and with other parishioners. Click here to learn about what drew retreatants to sign up -- and then sign yourself up for a "light changing" weeken...

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The Solemnity of Mary is celebrated on New Year's Day. Mass times will be at 8 am and 10:30 am. Join us and bring the new year with the greatest prayer of all! 

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The best thing you can do for them as they approach the Sacrament of Confirmation is to pray for them! Join other moms and dads, grandparents and anyone else on Saturday, 12/28  at 7 am in the Msgr. Lubeley Room, where we will gather to read the Sunday Gospel, pray for every 8th grade...

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It's that time of year again!  Our Luke 18 Retreat is Feb 14-16, 2020. If you'd like to serve on team, go to mqpwg.org/lifeteen Applications will be accepted until Sunday, January 5, 2020. Please contact Melissa Hunter, Director of Faith Formation, with any questions: mhunter@...

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The best thing you can do for them as they approach the Sacrament of Confirmation is to pray for them! Join other moms and dads, grandparents and anyone else on Saturday, 12/21 or Saturday, 12/28  at 7 am in the Msgr. Lubeley Room, where we will gather to read the Sunday Gospel, pray ...

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Thanks to all for your generous gifts to Mary Queen of Peace Church throughout the year. As the end of the year draws near, please help us with consideration to an end of year tax-deductible donation. We sincerely appreciate your donations and your continued prayers. Your donation supports Mary Quee...

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We still have a few MQP Christmas ornaments for sale! Hang them on your own tree or give them as hostess gifts! They are $40 each and are available at the parish office. 

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Confessions will be heard after every Mass this weekend. As we prepare for Christmas, take adantage of the opportunity for the Sacrament of Reconciliation!

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MQP Parish Office Holiday Hours

Posted on December 18, 2019 in: General News

The MQP Parish office will be closed from Friday, Dec. 20 at 4:30 pm to Monday, January 6 at 8:30 am. For Sacramental emergencies, please call 314-962-2311. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!  

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PSR is ON!!

Posted on December 16, 2019 in: General News

PSR is ON for Tuesday (12/17)! MQP School announced a snow day because of the morning commute. However, we anticipate these issues to be cleared up before PSR. See you Tuesday for our last class of 2019!

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Give A Meal a Month This Weekend!

Posted on December 16, 2019 in: General News

Give a Meal a Month (GAMAM) is this weekend. Please consider donating the following items: canned soups with mean, canned beans (pork 'n beans, baked beans, chili beans), canned meats (chicken, ham, Spam), canned stew, canned chicken 'n dumplings, coffee (regular and decaf), instand hot choc...

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Come Celebrate Christmas With Us!

Posted on December 16, 2019 in: General News

Please join us for Christmas Mass: Christmas Eve: 4 pm, 6 pm and 10 pm  Christmas Day: 8 am and 10:30 am 

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The Mary Queen of Peace Chorale and Instrumentalists will perform Joel Raney's "Have You Heard...... A Celtic Christmas Celebration" at 9:15 pm on Christmas Eve. Even if you are not planning to attend the 10:00 pm Mass, this is a prayerful and joyful work steeped in Irish melodies that...

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If you are still looking for a way to be grateful and generous this Advent season, think about this last minute request from Webster - Rock Hill Ministries, of which MQP is a member. They have 35 families who have not been adopted in their Adopt-A-Family program. You can drop off gift cards ($25 inc...

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Because of the inclement weather, there will be no Eucharistic Adoration this Monday. However, the church will be open if you would like to stop by and pray. 

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50 + Club Christmas Party

Posted on December 10, 2019 in: General News

Mary Queen of Peace is hosting our 50+ Christmas party on Monday, December 16th at 6 pm in the Msgr. Lubeley room. We will be singing Christmas carols and providing the main dish and dessert for dinner. Please bring $5 and a side dish such as a salad, casserole, or vegetable, and wear your Christmas...

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Christmas Clean!

Posted on December 05, 2019 in: General News

We are excited for all the visitors and our parishioners to welcome Jesus this Christmas in church! So, we want our church to sparkle! Can you help? We are looking for people who can help us with some elbow grease! We will begin Friday, 12/20 after 8:00 a.m. Mass (about 8:30 am).  Please b...

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Click here to find out where to pick up your ticket and other last minute details! 

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Have your children share the joy of generosity this Advent season! The MQP Young Families Group will be accepting gently used/almost new toys from newborn to teen to support Sts. Theresa and Bridget Catholic Church's annual Breakfast with Santa and Christmas Toy Store. Proceeds from the Christma...

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24 girls and boys teams from parishes throughout the archdiocese play games all day from December 26 to December 30.  MQP volunteers officiate, score and entertain the entire tournament, making this event the MQP Athletic Association's largest annual fund raiser.  At least one of our 4...

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Birthday Party For Jesus!

Posted on December 04, 2019 in: General News

Our annual “reason for the season” event is set for Dec. 15 after 11 am Mass in the MQP Cafeteria.  Lunch, cake, and holiday cheer are free of charge to all families of little ones at MQP parish. This event is coordinated by the MQP Young Families Group.   

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Our Webster Groves Advent Reconciliation Service will take place on Monday, December 16 at 7:00 pm at Holy Redeemer Parish. Consider participating in the Sacrament of Reconciliation during this season of Advent!   

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Mary Queen of Peace School is seeking a paraprofessional to work with special needs students for the remainder of the school year. This could be a part-time or full-time position. Special Education training and/or experience is preferred. If interested, please call Principal Mike Nieman at mnieman@m...

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Christmas Caroling!

Posted on December 04, 2019 in: General News

Do you love to sing Christmas carols?  Then join Father Aaron as he leads carolers to Mary Queen and Mother Center. On Dec. 14, we will meet in the back parking lot of Mary, Queen of Peace and carpool together -- leaving at 6:15 pm sharp. Or you can meet us at  Mary Queen and Mother C...

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Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Posted on December 04, 2019 in: General News

Join us for our annual bilingual celebration of the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe at 11 am Mass on Dec. 8! Procession (all children invited to participate) and fellowship after Mass with Mexican treats!!! You won't want to miss this beautiful Mass and celebration!   

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2020 Calendars are Here!

Posted on December 04, 2019 in: General News

Parish calendars are available at the doors of Church. Help yourself!

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Our annual Giving Tree will be up in the Church through Sunday. Please consider taking an  ornament or two, purchasing the gifts written on the ornament, and returning them unwrapped back under the tree by this Sunday. The gifts are then given to five organizations in need:  Join Hands ESL...

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Lector Workbooks are Available

Posted on December 04, 2019 in: General News

Copies of the 2020 Workbook for Lectors are available in the vesting sacristy. All lectors are asked to take one to help them prayerfully prepare to proclaim the Scripture readings at Mass.   

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Hospitality Weekend This Weekend!

Posted on December 04, 2019 in: General News

Join those with whom you pray after Mass this weekend! We'll have coffee and donuts after the morning Masses, and snacks after the evening Masses. We'll meet in the school cafeteria, where you can also buy Bridge Bread and SCRIP cards. See you there! 

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Looking for a way to make this Advent meaningful? MQP has an opportunity just for you! Melissa Hunter (Director of Faith Formation) is leading weekly Advent reflections on Wednesdays at 7 PM in church. The history of mankind is a long journey of God extending His hand to us, us reaching back...

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Join us at the Mary Queen of Peace School Open House! Monday, Dec. 2 from 7 pm – 8 pm for PreSchool – 5th Grade Parents If your child's current school is not not a good fit, come see what Mary Queen of Peace school has to offer. Catholic faith development and core values and virt...

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MQP MIddle School Open House Tuesday, Dec. 3 from 7 pm - 8 pm at the school  Middle school can be a tough time for kids. At Mary, Queen of Peace School, we offer challenging curriculum based on your child's learning needs in a way that not only helps them grow intellectually, but also h...

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What a great way to begin the holiday and Advent season! Fr. Peter Fonseca's talk" "Amid the Chaos: Finding Space in the Holiday Season" is Wednesday, Nov. 29 from 7:30 pm - 9 pm. Come for a few minutes or stay the entire time!  

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Mark your calendar for the Annual Men’s Club Holiday Party on Thursday 12/5 at  6 pm at Llywelyn's Pub. This fundraising dinner will benefit the MQP Society of St. Vincent de Paul Conference, which helps our neighbors in need. This is traditionally one of the best attended meetin...

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Thanksgiving Day Mass - 9 am

Posted on November 18, 2019 in: General News

Join us in giving thanks to our Lord on Thanksgiving Day! During this Mass, there is a collection  for the MQP Conference for the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, which provides assistance to help our neighbors in need.  You will find specially marked envelopes in your envelope packets. We ...

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Give A Meal a Month This Weekend!

Posted on November 18, 2019 in: General News

Give a Meal a Month (GAMAM) is this weekend. Please consider donating the following items: canned chicken, canned chicken and dumplings, canned soup, powdered potatoes, canned Spam and toilet paper. Please drop items off in the Msgr. Lubeley Room by 11 am Sunday, Nov.24. Items will be sorted an...

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Men's Club Meeting - Nov. 19

Posted on November 15, 2019 in: General News

MQP Men's Club will host their meeting Tuesday, 11/19 in the Msgr. Luebely Room. All MQP Men over the age of 21 are welcome! Doors open at 6 pm. meeting at 7 pm, fellowship and frivolity to follow. We will be serving an early Thanksgiving dinnner, so don't miss out! Click here to see more MQ...

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Hospitality Weekend This Weekend!

Posted on November 15, 2019 in: General News

Join those with whom you pray after Mass this weekend! We'll have coffee and donuts after the morning Masses, and snacks after the evening Masses. We'll meet in the school cafeteria, where you can also buy Bridge Bread, SCRIP cards and tickets to the MQP House Tour. See you there! 

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Buy some delicious pulled pork and help our neighbors in need at the same time!  Pull'n for the Poor is a pulled pork fundraiser that benefits the Society of St. Vincent De Paul. This parish led group of men and women minister to the poorest folks in and around our community and nee...

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Get your tickets to the MQP Women's League Neighborhood Holiday House Tour & Dinner on Sunday, December 8, 2019. Tour six beautiful homes between 3 and 7 pm, and then join us for dinner and a boutique in the MQP gym from 5 pm - 9 pm  Click here for more information and to purchase...

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MQP Women's League is hosting an evening of celebration, sharing and preparing during the season of Advent on Sunday, Dec. 1 from 7 pm - 9:30 pm. Father David Meconi, SJ will present the Advent Reflection. Dessert and coffee will follow. Click here for more information and to register

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Join us for a free presentation on managing grief during the holidays. Together, we will explore practical ways to reduce stress and anxiety, and help make the holiday season a time of healing. Monday, Nov. 18 from 6 pm - 7 pm in the Msgr. Lubelely Room. For more information, contact Mary Ann a...

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Breakfast with Santa - Dec. 7

Posted on October 31, 2019 in: General News

Come celebrate a wonderful morning with Santa at Mary Queen of Peace! We are inviting all kids, parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends to Breakfast with Santa! Click here for more information and to register! 

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Pull'n for the Poor!

Posted on October 31, 2019 in: General News

Buy some delicious pulled pork and help our neighbors in need at the same time!  Pull'n for the Poor is a pulled pork fundraiser that benefits the Society of St. Vincent De Paul. This parish led group of men and women minister to the poorest folks in and around our community and nee...

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The next MQP Blood Drive is Monday, Nov. 11, 2019 from 3:30 pm - 7:30 pm in the MQP Cafeteria. For more information, click here. When you donate, your name will be put into a drawing for 2 FREE tickets to the MQP Women's League Christmas House Tour and dinner! 

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40 Days for Life - Nov. 3

Posted on October 25, 2019 in: General News

The MQP community will be one of many cities from coast to coast joining together for the 40 Days for Life campaign. 40 Days for Life is an intensive effort designed to raise awareness, save lives, bring healing, and lead our nation to repentance for the sin of abortion. Our contribution is 7 hours ...

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Don't Feel Like Cooking?

Posted on October 25, 2019 in: General News

MQP Cub Scout Pack 335 will be selling hand made cheese and pepperoni pizzas after the 9 am and 11 am Masses on Sunday, Nov. 3. Pizzas are $10 each and sold fresh but wrapped to freeze. Proceeds go to MQP Cub Scout Pack 335. 

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Our parish family of Mary, Queen of Peace invites you and your family to a special Mass of Remembrance on Saturday, November 2, at 5:00pm at Mary, Queen of Peace Church.  This will be Sunday Mass with our parish community, but also a special time for us to remember and pray for those who h...

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Women's League House Tour Program

Posted on October 14, 2019 in: General News

Interested in Advertising in the House Tour Program? Please return this form with payment NO LATER than October 25th.  If you have any questions, please feel free to call Allison Brennan, House Tour Chair, at 314- 960-6172. Thank you for your consideration, and we appreciate your support. Th...

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Get Ready for Trunk or Treat!

Posted on October 02, 2019 in: General News

Don't be scared! Our 14th Annual MQP Trunk or Treat promises to be filled with food, prizes and ghostly extras! The event is open to the entire parish! Click here for more information about the event and how to purchase a slot. Prices go up after Oct. 22. LAST YEAR SOLD OUT! 

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Women of MQP!

Posted on October 01, 2019 in: General News

The MQP Women's League is looking for table hostesses for its 8th Annual Advent by Candlelight, Sunday, December 1, 2019 7:00 – 9:30 pm, which will be held in the gym. Table hostesses will serve coffee and dessert following an Advent Reflection by Father David Meconi, SJ. If you&...

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P is for Pumpkin!

Posted on October 01, 2019 in: General News

On Sunday, October 20th, join our MQP Young Families Group (families of children ages birth to kindergarten) for some fall family fun… Following 9:00 am Mass, we will enjoy coffee, juice and donuts near the MQP playground, and make a “walking field trip” across the stree...

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Opportunity for Teen Service Hours

Posted on September 30, 2019 in: General News

Did you know PSR uses high school teens as helpers in the classrooms? PSR meets on Tuesday nights during the school year. Class runs from 6:45 - 8:00, with staff/volunteers present from 6:30 - 8:00. Teen helpers are assigned to a class. They help with supplies, assist struggling students with activ...

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50 + Club BBQ

Posted on September 23, 2019 in: General News

Mark your calendars for Sunday, October 13th for a barbecue at 5:00 pm. This year, it is hosted by Henry and Lynne Telfair. Click here for more information about the event and how to RSVP.

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We are seeking a full-time Director of Youth Ministry. Are you called to ministry in a vibrant Catholic Parish? Do you have a passion for sharing your faith with young people? Are you called to walk with and minister to teenagers, leading them closer to Christ and encouraging them to be Ser...

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XLT: Witness, Praise and Adoration

Posted on September 11, 2019 in: General News

Mary Kate Buncher will talk about music as part of our prayer life during our next XLT, which is Wednesday, Sept. 25 from 7:30 pm - 9 pm. Come for a few minutes or stay the entire time!  

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Give A Meal a Month This Weekend!

Posted on September 10, 2019 in: General News

Give a Meal a Month (GAMAM) is this weekend. Please consider donating the following items: canned soups, canned fruits, canned pasta, toilet paper. Please drop items off in the Msgr. Lubeley Room by 11 am Sunday, Sept. 22. Items will be sorted and delivered to the St. Wenceslaus parish foo...

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MQP Blood Drive - September 16

Posted on September 09, 2019 in: General News

The next MQP Blood Drive is Monday, September 16, 2019 from 3:30 pm - 7:30 pm in the MQP Cafeteria. For more information, click here. 

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Bratfest is less than three weeks away! Buy your discounted tickets by SUNDAY, SEPT. 15 to save time, money and to help our volunteers make a good estimate about the amount of food to buy. Click here to order tickets! 

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Look in your mailbox for our new Guide Book & Directory. They should be arriving in the coming week. The advertisers helped provide this service at no cost to our parish. We encourage you to think of them in the future as your needs arise. If you are interested in advertising next year, conta...

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Special thanks to Znth Benefits Consulting Inc. for sponsoring our website.  Your monthly donation to cover the cost of the website is appreciated. Please consider Znth Benefits Consulting Inc. Employee Benefits Solutions and Services to the "nth" degree! Znth Benefits...

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Special thanks to Stratum Structural Systems, LLC for sponsoring our website.  Your monthly donation to cover the cost of the website is appreciated. Please consider Stratum Structural Systems, LLC. St. louis Foundation Repair contractor Stratum Structural Systems is a St. Louis...

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Give A Meal a Month

Posted on August 19, 2019 in: General News

Give a Meal a Month (GAMAM) is this weekend. Please consider donating the following items: canned chicken, canned chicken and dumplings, canned soup, dry pasta mixes, and toilet paper. Please drop items off in the Msgr. Lubeley Room by 11 am Sunday, August 25. Items will be sorted and del...

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Please join the MQP Young Families Group Saturday, September 21st at 7:30 for a Trade the Whine for Wine (parents only) cocktail party at the home of Jill and T. J. Scherbel.  Evite will be sent closer to the date. Click here for more information on the MQP Young Families Group!&...

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Calling All 8th Graders!

Posted on August 14, 2019 in: General News

Mary Queen of Peace and Our Lady of Lourdes parish (parish school, other private school and  PSR) 8th grade students are invited to attend Cotillion.  Cotillion gives young people instruction and practice in the courtesies that make life more pleasant for them and those around them.&n...

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Cornerstone Scripture Study

Posted on August 14, 2019 in: General News

Do you know that Mary Queen of Peace hosts a branch of The Cornerstone Catholic Scripture Study?  The Cornerstone is a Bible study group geared to people who are ready for a faith journey that can transform their hearts and minds. This year The Cornerstone will be studying the Letters...

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Do You Love Music?

Posted on August 14, 2019 in: General News

MQP's Music Ministry is hosting an open rehearsal 7 pm Thursday, August 29 in the Church. All music lovers are invited! Refreshments afterwards.

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Thursday, August 15 is the Feast of the Assumption of Mary, a holy day of obligation. Masses for the holy day will be celebrated at 6:45 am and 8:00 am and at 7:00 pm. The Assumption of Mary is the day Catholics celebrate that the Blessed Virgin Mary, at the end of her earthly life, was take...

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Ice Cream Social Sunday!

Posted on August 05, 2019 in: General News

Following the 11 am Mass August 11, parishioners are invited to enjoy the ice cream social at the school. From 12 pm - 1:30 pm, you can check out your child’s classroom, sign up for PSR, and learn about MQP ministries.  

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BRING YOUR BACKPACK TO MASS! From pre-school to grad school, students from all area schools who belong to Mary Queen of Peace parish will receive a special blessing from Father John near the end of the 11 am Mass August 11. Those attending Mass will also join in the blessing.  

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Popsicles on the Playground!

Posted on August 04, 2019 in: General News

Please join other MQP families with little ones for a casual get-together. (Sibs welcome) on Sunday, August 25th at 6:00 pm on the MQP Playground. Beverages and frozen treats will be provided. Click here for even more activities planned by our MQP Young Families Ministry! 

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Registration is open for the Catechesis of the Good SHephers, a Montessori-based religion program rooted in the Bible and the Liturgy.  Children gather weekly in a specially prepared room, called the Atrium.  The room contains simple, but beautiful, age-appropriate materials. Childre...

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...And just enough energy to spare to help make our parish even better for the young families of MQP? Consider joining our MQPYF Planning Committee! This lively group of MQP moms meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 8 pm. Our first meeting of the year will be Tuesday, August 20th in the Msgr....

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The Women's League's annual Church Tour is Sunday, September  8th. We will tour the stained glass windows at St. Francis de Sales Oratory in South St. Louis. The Latin Mass begins at 10am.  The tour is at 11:45.  Dutch treat lunch to follow. Click here for more information.&n...

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Join us for a parish Pancake Breakfast  on Aug 18th from 8 am -11am in the MQP Cafeteria . It's sponsored by the MQP Boy Scout troop, with all the money raised going to St. Patrick Center, which helps the homeless. The cost is $7 per person or $25/family when you purchase your tickets&...

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Euchartistic Adoration is this Monday from 8:30 am - 9pm in the Church. Come for a few minutes or stay for awhile. SPend a few minutes with Jesus! 

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Has it been awhile since you've been to Confession? Grow closer to Christ in one of his most beautiful Sacraments. Confessions from 2 pm - 4:30 pm in the church this Saturday afternoon. 

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In order to protect the safety of all children, the U. S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has mandated compliance with the Protecting God's Children Program by all employees and volunteers who work with children in any way. Therefore, if you have any contact with children at Mary Queen of...

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Do You Need Prayers?

Posted on July 29, 2019 in: General News

If you would like to add your name to the Mary Queen of Peace prayer list, please contact Mary Ann at 314-962-2311 or mazimmerman@mqpwg.org  We post names in our weekly bulletin and Flock Notes. 

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XLT: Witness, Praise and Adoration is Wednesday, July 31 from 7:30 pm - 9 pm. Join us for a few minutes or stay the entire time. Take a break and be with Jesus through words, music and prayer!

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Because of priest schedules,there will be no 8 am Mass on the following dates: July 29-August 2 and August 5-9  There will be a communion service on those dates. All Mass intentions for those dates will be rescheduled.

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50 + Club at Eggs and I !

Posted on July 16, 2019 in: General News

If you are 50 or older, join the 50+ Club on July 30th for 8:00 Mass at Mary, Queen of Peace, and then for breakfast at The Egg and I on Manchester Road in Des Peres. RSVP to Mary Ann Zimmerman at mazimmerman@mqpwg.org so we have a count. Bring a friend!

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Visiting Missionary Priest

Posted on July 15, 2019 in: General News

Father Pascal Kumanda of Cross Country Outreach, will be visiting Mary, Queen of Peace this weekend (July 20-21) to speak at all the Masses on behalf of the poor in developing countries.Cross Country Outreach was founded to create a meaningful link between parishes in America and the priest and...

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Join us after every weekend Mass for a bit of food and fellowship! Weather permitting, we will be on the lot outside between the church and school. Come meet the people you pray with! 

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For over a decade, men from Mary Queen of Peace Parish in Webster Groves have been gathering for an extended weekend at the beautiful LaSalle Retreat Center in Glencoe, Missouri (just a short drive from Webster Groves) to ignite their relationship with Jesus in a fun, relaxed and supportive atmosphe...

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Attention PSR Families!

Posted on July 06, 2019 in: General News

Have you registered for the 2019-2020 school year yet? Click here for more information and registration forms.  

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Looking for Vendors!

Posted on July 03, 2019 in: General News

Would you like to be a vendor at our Women's League Fall Boutique? Vendor spaces are now available! The Fall Boutique is Oct. 12 so registrer now! Contact Mary Ann Zimmerman at mazimmerman@mqpwg.org or 314-962-2311. 

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Ladies Only Running Party

Posted on June 22, 2019 in: General News

Party like we're 26.2!! It's a ladies-only running party! Dust off your sneakers for an easy 5k run with friends on July 2! It doesn't matter if you are fast or slow.  Walkers welcome! We will have pit stops on the way for "water breaks."  There will be an after ...

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All high school teens are INVITED to join us this Sunday following the 5pm Mass as we kick off our new series "Belong" in the youth lounge.This series will focus on growing in deeper understanding of the ways that God loves us and how we are always called to live in Him. Click here for mo...

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Matsiko Coming to MQP!

Posted on June 20, 2019 in: General News

Matsiko, World Orphan Choir, will be singing at Mary, Queen of Peace this weekend at the 5 PM Saturday Mass, and the 9 and 11 AM Sunday Masses. 

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Would you be willing to make one casserole a month to help those in need? Our St. Patrick Center Feed the Hungry program provides the recipe. You just make it and drop it off! Click here for more information. 

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Calling all Adults! Join us for a 6-Week Summer Study on St. Paul’s letter to the Philippians! Tuesday nights at 7 PM in the Lubeley Room. Come as you are for an hour of Scripture study and faith sharing! Click here for more information!

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Click here to find out what's needed. We sort and donate to the St. Wenceslaus food pantry in St. Louis City. 

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Deadline is THIS THURSDAY to make sure your information is correct in the MQP Parish Guide Book. Check the Guide Book to see how you are listed, and then go to mqpwg.org/directory to make any changes. 

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Our St. Patrick Center Sandwich Program continues during the summer. This Thursday, beginning at 8 am, join us in the Msgr. Lubeley Room as we assemble sandwiches to give to the homeless and soon to be homeless at St. Patrick Center. 

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Because of priest vacations, there will be a Communion Service instead of the 6:45 am Masses on June 20 and 21.

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Mary Queen of Peace is ROARING into Vaction Bible School on July 8th. If you are able to help out by donating funds, supplies, or loaning a needed item please click here and look for the wish list! Items are needed by Friday, June 28.    

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MQP's Vacation Bible School is looking for lots and lots of volunteers to help in lots of ways! You can give a little or a lot of your time while helping children grow in faith. Click here for more information! 

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Mary, Queen of Peace Vacation Bible School is scheduled for July 8-12 for age 3 to incoming 5th graders. Register by June 16 and your child will get a VBS "Life is Wild! God is Good!" t-shirt! Click here to register now! 

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Your donation could save up to three lives. Consider donating Monday, June 17 between 3:30 pm and 7:30 pm. Walk ins are welcome. To avoid the wait, click here for more information. 

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For our annual Society of St. Vincent de Paul clothing and furniture drive on June 22 and 23. Your donation will help our neighbors in need. Please click here for more information! 

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Registration is open for the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, a Montessori-based religion program rooted in the Bible and the Liturgy. Children gather weekly in a specially prepared room, called the Atrium.  The room contains simple, but beautiful, age-appropriate materials. Children...

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All women of Mary Queen of Peace are invited to the Women's League Summer Party, Tuesday, June 11 at 7 pm. The event is free and we will be collecting donations to Birthright. Click here for more information and to RSVP.

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XLT: Witness, Praise and Adoration is Wednesday, May 29 from 7:30 pm - 9 pm. Join us for a few minutes or stay the entire time. Take a break and be with Jesus through words, music and prayer!

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Father Stephen Schumacher, who will be ordained this weekend, will celebrate his first Mass as a priest at 9 am Sunday, May 26 at Mary, Queen of Peace. Please join him and the Mary, Queen of Peace community to celebrate Father Schumacher's ordination! A reception will follow in the school cafete...

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Stephen Schumacher, an MQP Parish and School alumnus, will be ordainted a priest in the Archdiocese of St. Louis on Saturday, May 25 at 10 am at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis. If you cannot make it to the ordination, click here to watch it livestreamed.  

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Click here to resgister your child for the Mary, Queen of Peace Parish School of Religion classes for the 2019-2020 school year. 

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The next time you are at the grocery store, please consider picking up some extra items to help those in need, and then bring them to Mass! Check here for a list of items requested for this Sunday as part of our Give a Meal a Month program.  

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Our MQP Young Families Group invites you a family picnic Wednesday, May 22nd at 5 pm at Larson Park Pavilion. For more information, click here! 

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50 + Club at Hacienda!

Posted on May 21, 2019 in: General News

Join our 50+ Club on May 31 at Hacienda in Brentwood! Bring friends! Click here for more information. 

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Memorial Day 2019

Posted on May 21, 2019 in: General News

The Mary Queen of Peace parish office will be closed on Memorial Day. There will be one Mass at 9 am. 

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MQP Wants to Know...

Posted on May 13, 2019 in: General News

Mary, Queen of Peace is trying to improve our Sunday Experience at Mass, and we would love to know more about the songs you like to hear and sing during Mass. What are your favorite Catholic Church songs that you love to hear now, or would love to hear in the future, during Mass? Please go to our Fa...

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Our second prize winners are the Maddock family, Voges family, Helfer Family, Ms. Breihan (our MQP sixth grade teacher),  and the Sellberg family, The grand prize winner is Timothy Van Rhein. Congratulations to our winners and thanks to all who bought tickets!    ...

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Nominations are being accepted for our Parish Council. You may nominate yourself or another parishioner to serve on the Parish Council, for a three-year term beginning July 1.  Seven new members will be chosen who will serve their term concurrently. Click here for more information. Deadlin...

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Registration for the Fall 2019 season of MQP Volleyball is now OPEN. MQP CYC Volleyball is open to all boys and girls who will be in 3rd-8th grade for the 2019-2020 school year. Click here for registration deadlines and evaluation details.

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Join those with whom you pray after every weekend Mass during the month of May! We'll have coffee and donuts after the morning Masses, and snacks after the evening Masses. We'll meet in the outdoor space between the church and school. See you there! 

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Spring Festival is still ON...Rain or Shine! Come watch the Blues game in the cafeteria! Plenty of tents around the area, and plenty to do in between the spotty showers! Spring Festival is 11 am - 10 pm 

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TONIGHT: Divine Mercy Chaplet

Posted on April 23, 2019 in: General News

Please join un in church at 9:15 tonight and every Tuesday night for the Divine Mercy chaplet. 

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MQP's Spring Festival needs a few more volunteers to work the games early evening on Saturday, April 27. Click here to sign up but remember to scroll down to see all the openings! 

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The small but mighty 4th Grade Girl Scout Troop of 1371 is in charge of the cake walk at the Spring Festival.  In order to make this Spring Festival tradition a success, we need lots and lots of delicious goodies.  The dessert prizes can be homemade or store bought. Please c...

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In the spriti of Lenten giving, we are encouraging the MQP family to support the Fourth Annual Lenten Diaper Drive, lead by our two deacons in conjunction with the Archdiocesan Respect Life Office. Your donations will benefit the MQP Soceity of St. Vincent de Paul and Join Hands ESL. Please bring di...

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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 he...

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Raffle Tickets for the Spring Festival are $100 each (for a $10,000 grand prize or 4-$1000 prizes), but if you buy one before April 2nd, you are entered into another drawing to win a $500 Amazon gift card! Click here to buy one now! Only 400 tickets will be sold! 

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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&nbs...

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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 Eas...

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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.  ...

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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...

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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 ...

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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 y...

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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 fo...

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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 pow...

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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 i...

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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 ...

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

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MQP Middle School will host an open house Tuesday, February 26 at 7 p.m. in the school gym. Come meet the teachers, visit the classrooms and learn about how MQP might be a great fit for your middle schooler! 

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Mary Queen of Peace Parish is now accepting applications for the March 2019 ACTS Retreat weekend for women.  This parish-based retreat offers the opportunity to renew your spirituality, strengthen your faith, and build lasting friendships. for more information and to register, click here.

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Please visit any Hardee’s in the St. Louis area Friday morning, Feb 15  for a sausage or egg biscuit for $1. Bring some home for breakfast or take a bunch to work! 100% of the proceeds goes to Heat Up St. Louis, which focuses on helping our neighbors in need with delinquent utility ...

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Eucharistic Adoration - Monday

Posted on January 31, 2019 in: General News

Spend a few moments with our Lord on Monday, Feb. 4. The church will be open from 8:30 am to 9 pm, with the Blessed Sacrament exposed. Come pray in silence for our parish, our church and whatever is on your heart.  

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If you have not received a contribution statement from Mary, Queen of Peace, and you need one for your taxes, please contact Angela at 314-962-2311.  

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We are celebrating Catholic Schools Week! See all the great things that are going on at Mary, Queen of Peace school! Join us at our MQP School Open House Sunday from 11:30 am - 1 pm. Our Student Council members will serve as ambassadors, and fresh cookies will be available, too! 

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February 11, the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes, is observed as World Day of the Sick.  On Sunday, February 10, at the 11:00 am Mass, our parish will offer the Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick for those who are elderly, seriously ill, or anticipating surgery.  If you would like to receive ...

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Blessing of the Throats

Posted on January 24, 2019 in: General News

A Blessing of the Throats for St. Blaise Day will be offered after all the Masses the weekend of Feb. 2-3. Little is known about St. Blaise, but it is believed that at least one miracle is attributed to him: that a mother pleaded for Blaise to cure her son who was dying from a fish bone lodged ...

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Sign up for the MQP Men's Club 2019 Sports Trivia Challenge, which is Friday, February 1 at 6pm in the MQP School gym. For more information, click here.   

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Parish Office Closed on MLK Day

Posted on January 17, 2019 in: General News

The MQP Parish Office will be closed Monday, Jan. 21 for the Martin Luther King, Jr. federal holiday. 

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The 50+ club will have their annual Valentine's Day party on Friday, February 8th at 6:00 at CJ Muggs. The cost is $16 a person. Please send your check made out to MQP and mail to Mary Ann Zimmerman, 528 Clif-Side Ct., 63122. If you have never come to an event then now is the time. This is not j...

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Grief Group - January 21

Posted on January 14, 2019 in: General News

Our grief group will resume on Monday, January 21 at 6 pm in the Msgr. Lubeley Room in the lower level of the rectory. If you or anyone you know has suffered a loss recently, or even a year or more ago, we would love to have you attend. You do not have to be a parishioner or even Catholic to come. W...

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Christmas Decoration Drop Off

Posted on January 11, 2019 in: General News

The MQP Women's League is hosting its annual Christmas Decoration Drop Off Saturday, January 19th from 9am-12pm in the Msgr. Lubeley Room. The MQP Women's League will happily collect all new or gently used Christmas decorations for their 2019 Christmas Past Booth at the Fall Boutique. A...

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Registration is now open for the Mary Queen of Peace-Holy Redeemer 2019 Spring Lacrosse Season.  Due to high demand, registration is now open to 4th graders. All 4th throught 8th graders can register, regardless of parish or faith. Click here for more information. ...

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A Priest and a Rabbi....

Posted on January 05, 2019 in: General News

Our pastor, Father John, and Rabbi James Bennett, Senior Rabbi of Congregation Shaare Emeth, will talk about faith and its role in today’s culture.  Join us for a good conversation Tuesday, January 22 at 7 pm in the church. We invite every member of the parish to attend this nig...

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The MQP Young Families Group is throwing a picnic in the winter! Don't worry -- it's indoors! For more information, click here. 

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University of Notre Dame Chorale will include Mary, Queen of Peace in it 2019 Winter Tour! The performance is at 7 pm on Sunday, January 6. For more information, click here. 

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MQP Blood Drive - January 7

Posted on December 27, 2018 in: General News

Give the gift of blood this holiday season! The next MQP Blood Drive is MQP BLOOD DRIVE is Monday, January 7th, 2019 from 3:30 pm - 7:30 pm in the MQP Cafeteria. For more information, click here.     

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Do you want to share that love with others?   Mary, Queen of Peace Parish Council is hosting an informational meeting about a new Stewardship Committee to be formed in 2019.  The new committee will have the exciting opportunity to embrace stewardship throughout the year in many ...

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Our MQP Quilters just finished a beautiful quilt filled with hearts (and made with love!). Every square has a heart pattern on it! The price is $40 and all the money goes to the parish. Contact Martha Dixon at 314-822-1772. 

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The Mary, Queen of Peace parish office will be closed Friday, Dec. 21 at noon and will reopen Monday, Jan. 7. 

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WHAT:     Our Heavenly Dusters need some extra hands to make sure our church is sparkling clean for Christmas! WHERE:  Inside the Church  WHEN:    Dec. 21 after 8 am Mass They will also be tackling some deep cleaning as well.  Cleaning supplies ...

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Give A Meal a Month

Posted on December 12, 2018 in: General News

Give a Meal a Month (GAMAM) is Dec. 22/23. Please consider donating the following items:   Canned beans (no black beans) Canned Soups, Stews and Chili with meat  Toilet paper  Aldi Gift cards(to be used by the food pantry to purchase various meat and perishable items that wil...

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MQP ORNAMENTS STILL AVAILABLE We have a few left from the MQP Auction. $50 each. Proceeds goes to the parish and school . What a great Christmas gift!  They are available at the parish office .  

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Tuesday, January 1, 2019 is the Feast of Mary, Mother of God, a holy day of obligation.  The feast day celebrates the motherhood of Mary. Masses on New Year’s Day will be at 8:00 am and 10:30 am.  There will be no vigil Mass. 

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The Parish Office will close Friday, Dec, 21 at noon and  will reopen Monday Jan. 7. If you have parish business, please take care of it either before or after these dates. Thank you! 

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No 6:45 a.m. Mass Dec. 26 - Jan 2

Posted on December 12, 2018 in: General News

There will be no 6:45 a.m. Mass from Dec. 26 - Jan. 2. Mass at 6:45 a.m. resumes Jan. 3.

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Thursday, Dec. 20th at Llewellyn’s Pub in Webster Groves. Doors open at 6 PM. Dinner and Drinks. We will have the official Men’s Club Bucket, to accept your donation for St. Vincent De Paul, as is our tradition. Recommended donation, as in years past, is $40. ...

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Holy Day of Obligation

Posted on December 03, 2018 in: General News

The Feast of the Immaculate Conception, Dec. 8, is a Holy Day of Obligation. The Feast Day celebrates that Mary was conceived without sin. Mass times are 5 p.m. Friday (Vigil) and Saturday at 8 a.m.  These Masses do not fulfill your Sunday obligation. Give an extra hour of your weekend to ...

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50+ Christmas Party

Posted on December 02, 2018 in: General News

If you are over 50, join the 50+ Club for their annual Christmas Party on  Monday, December 10th in the Msgr. Lubeley Room at 6pm. The cost of dinner is $15. Bring a canned good for the Society of St. Vincent De Paul. For more information, click here.  

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Based on Luke 18: 15-17 where Jesus calls the children to Himself, this is a retreat for 8th graders in preparation for Confirmation. The retreat is led by high school students who pray, give talks, lead small groups, and share how their faith defines their life. This retreat provides 8th graders...

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We’re getting ready for our second CYC lacrosse season for both boys and girls currently in 5th-8th grade. Expect to see registration information shortly. As we prepare for the season we’d like to extend an invitation to anyone that would be interested in helping to coach. With the su...

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50 + Club Christmas Party

Posted on December 02, 2018 in: General News

If you are 50 years old or older, and want to engage with parishioners in a new way, join us at at 6:00pm on Monday, December 10th in the Msgr. Lubeley Room for a Christmas Party. The cost of dinner is $15. Bring a canned good for the Society of St. Vincent De Paul. Mary Barringer will entertain us ...

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Hospitality Sunday - Dec. 9

Posted on December 02, 2018 in: General News

Join us for coffee, donuts and friendship after each morning Mass Sunday, Dec. 9, in the school cafeteria. After the 11 am Mass, join us for special treats and activities honoring Our Lady of Guadalupe!  You can also purchase Bridge Bread.  We will have several kinds of artisan bread...

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Giving Tree is Up!

Posted on December 02, 2018 in: General News

The tree is in the church, on the right side as you face the altar.  Please consider taking an ornament or two, purchasing the gifts written on the ornament, and returning them unwrapped back under the tree.The gifts are then given to five organizations to then give to those in need: Karen Hous...

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FREE MONEY! GIVE BACK TO MARY, QUEEN OF PEACE WITHOUT SPENDING AN EXTRA DIME! Before you do your Christmas shopping, click here first. The program honors a ton of stores where you normally shop. It's simple: 1. You buy a gift card for the store you like to shop. 2. You use ...

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Spend one hour each week slowing down and reflecting on what's most important: our relationship with Jesus Christ! On Wednesday, Dec. 5 at 8pm in the church, Father James Mason, the President-Rector of Kenrick-Glennon Seminary, will share with us "An Everyday Guide to DIscernment." ...

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Christmas Mass Times

Posted on November 27, 2018 in: General News

Below is the schedule for Christmas Masses: There will be no morning Masses on Christmas Eve On Christmas Eve, the Children's Choir Musical Presentation begins at 3:15pm. Christmas Eve Masses will be at 4pm, 6pm and 10pm. The Adult Choir Musical Presentation will begin at 9:15 pm. Ch...

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Feast of the Immaculate Conception (Dec 8) is a Holy Day of Obligation. The Feast of the Immaculate Conception celebrates that Mary was conceived without sin. Mass times are 5 p.m. Friday (Vigil) and Saturday at 8 a.m. These Masses do not fulfill your Sunday obligation.    G...

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Christmas Caroling!

Posted on November 27, 2018 in: General News

Do you love to sing Christmas carols?  Then join Father Aaron as he leads carolers to Mary Queen and Mother Center. On Dec. 8, we will meet at 6:15 in the back parking lot of Mary, Queen of Peace and carpool together. We will go caroling at 6:30 pm at the Mary Queen and Mother Center (760...

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Happy Birthday, Jesus

Posted on November 26, 2018 in: General News

The MQP Young Families Group is coordinating a special birthday party for Jesus, following the 11am Mass on Sunday, Dec. 16 in the Msgr. Lubeley Room. Click here for more information.         

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WOMEN OF MQP! 7TH Annual Advent by Candlelight Sunday, December 2, 2018, 7:00 – 9:30 pm Father Craig Holway , former associate pastor of Mary, Queen of Peace, will give the Advent Reflection, followed by coffee and dessert. The event will be held in the school gym.

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Mary, Queen of Peace's Young Families Group will be collecting gently used/almost new toys for newborn through teen years to support Sts. Theresa and Bridget Catholic Church's annual Breakfast with Santa and Christmas Toy Store. For more information, click here  

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Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Posted on November 14, 2018 in: General News

Save the date! Join us for our annual bilingual celebration of the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe at 11 am Mass on Dec. 9! Procession (all children invited to participate) and fellowship after Mass with Mexican treats!!! You won't want to miss this beautiful Mass and celebration! 

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Give A Meal a Month

Posted on November 13, 2018 in: General News

Give a Meal-A-Month is a program designed to fight hunger in the St. Louis area, by linking our Parish with St. Wenceslaus Food Pantry in South St. Louis. Parishioners purchase the food and return it to the Msgr. Luebely Room on by 11 am Sunday. On that same Sunday, we sort, box, and deliver th...

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IT IS BACK!  The MQP Mens Club "Pull'n for the Poor" will be Sunday November 18!   This year we will  be using the prepay portal! Click here to submit your order.   Pulled Pork is $15/lb, Sauce or Rub is $5/bottle or both sauce and rub for $9! ...

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The Women's League annual Fall Boutique is this Saturday from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. in the parish gym. For a list of vendors, click here. 

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Auction Bidding Open NOW!

Posted on November 01, 2018 in: General News

Whether you have a ticket or not to Saturday's MQP Auction, you can still bid on the silent auction items and donate to the Fund - A- Vision, which will help support faith formation for all our parishioners.  Click here to see the Auction book and to bid on the many, many silen...

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During November, you are invited to bring a picture of your departed family members or friends and place those on the side altars of the Blessed Mother and St. Joseph.  Also, the Book of the Names of the Dead will be at the St. Joseph altar; feel free to write the names of your departed family ...

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Mass of Remembrance

Posted on October 29, 2018 in: General News

Our annual Mass of Remembrance will be celebrated at the 9:00am Sunday Mass on November 4.  At this Mass, we will pray especially for our parishioners and all those who have died in this last year.  All are invited, especially family members and friends who are remembering a loved one who ...

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All Souls Day

Posted on October 29, 2018 in: General News

Friday, November 2, is All Souls Day, when we remember and pray for our beloved dead.  Masses for All Souls will be celebrated at 6:45 am and 8:00 am.  

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Thursday, November 1, is the Feast of All Saints, a holy day of obligation.  Masses for the holy day will be celebrated in Church at 6:45am, 8:00am, and 7:00pm.  The school and parish offices will be closed on All Saints Day

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40 Days for Life is a community-based campaign that takes a determined, peaceful approach to showing local communities the consequences of abortion in their own neighborhoods, for their own friends and families. It puts into action a desire to cooperate with God in the carrying out of His plan for t...

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Give A Meal a Month

Posted on October 15, 2018 in: General News

Donate the following to this month’s Give a Meal a Month Program! Drop  off items before or after Sunday morning Masses on Sunday, Oct. 28 in the Msgr. Lubeley Room. They will be given to the St. Wenceslaus parish food pantry in the City of St. Louis.   Boxed Mac & Cheese ...

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We Need Your Help, Ladies!

Posted on October 09, 2018 in: General News

WOMEN OF MQP! 7TH Annual Advent by Candlelight Sunday, December 2, 2018, 7:00 – 9:30 pm We are looking for table hostesses for this year’s Advent by Candlelight which will be held in the cafeteria.  Table hostesses will serve coffee and dessert following an Advent Reflectio...

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White House Retreat - Nov. 8-11

Posted on October 09, 2018 in: General News

Our annual MQP parish men’s retreat at White House Retreat in South Saint Louis County will take place from Nov 8th to Nov. 11th. Join us at White House’s beautiful 80-acre campus high on the bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River.  This is a silent, guided retreat fil...

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Hungry for Pizza?

Posted on October 09, 2018 in: General News

Pack 335 Cub Scouts is selling pizzas. Cheese or pepperoni; $9 each. Made fresh and ready for delivery on October 27th.  To order, contact Rob Moore (314) 952-6484 or John Pollaci (314) 651-0349.

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Fa-la-la-la-la-la! It’s that time of year! The MQP 8th grade is again selling beautiful Christmas wreaths and greenery.  Deadline to order is September 30.  Delivery of all items the weekend of Nov. 24th. If you haven’t been contacted by the 8th grader,  please consid...

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"P" is for Pumpkins!

Posted on September 16, 2018 in: General News

Join other families of children ages birth to kindergarten for some fall family fun! On Sunday, October 7th, following the 9am Mass, come enjoy coffee and donuts near the MQP playground, and join the “walking fieldtrip” across the street to the Webster Hills pumpkin patch.Siblings w...

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Discount Tickets to Bratfest!

Posted on September 06, 2018 in: General News

Bratfest is Sunday, Sept. 30 from 4-7pm. Save money by buying tickets early! Deadline for discounted tickets is Friday, Sept. 14  Click here to buy tickets! 

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Men's ACTS Retreat October 4-6

Posted on August 29, 2018 in: General News

Be bold and courageous and join 26 other men who will be on the ACTS retreat from Thursday Oct 4th at 6pm until Sunday Oct 7th at noon. It’s just 66 hours away to disconnect from this life, to reconnect with your heavenly Father and to be with a great life-giving community of other men stri...

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Congratulations Ben Ridgway from MQP Troop #335 on earning the rank of Eagle Scout! This is the highest honor in Scouting and a true accomplishment as less than 4% of all Boy Scouts attain the rank of Eagle. Ben was a student at Mary, Queen of Peace and is currently a freshman at St. Louis Universit...

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Catechesis of the Good Shepherd (CGS) is a Montessori-based religion program rooted in the Bible and theLiturgy.  Children gather weekly in a specially prepared room, called the Atrium.  The room contains simple, but beautiful, age-appropriate materials. These “works” are prese...

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All men of the parish are invited to join us on Thursday, August 23 for our back-to-school meeting as we welcome the new school year with some of the finest barbecue in the area compliments of Pappy's Smokehouse. Dinner and Refreshments 6 - 7pm Meeting 7 - 8pm School Cafeteria Father Joh...

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Hospitality Ministry Training

Posted on August 06, 2018 in: General News

Thank you for all who have volunteered to be part of Hospitality Ministry at MQP. We are blessed with those who continue to serve year after year and also for all of the new volunteers who have recently signed up. We will be hosting Hospitality Ministry Training (Refresh) for all volunteers after th...

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Phone System Down

Posted on August 06, 2018 in: General News

Our phone system and the parish and the school is down,and our vendor cannot address the issue until Monday afternoon. You can still reach everyone through email and Fast Direct. Please be patient with us and we will let you know when the problem has been resolved. So sorry for any inconvenience!

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MQP Atrium Work Day

Posted on August 03, 2018 in: General News

Atrium catechists and wonderful volunteers have been working all summer on our Level III Atrium but we need your help to finish strong for the new school year. If you are able to help with an at home project this week in your own time email Ashleigh Keys dkeys2@yahoo.com. We do appreciate your help!...

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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 ele...

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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 old...

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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 simp...

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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 Waymir...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 So...

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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 Wed...

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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...

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Summer Rectory Hours

Posted on June 04, 2018 in: General News

Beginning Friday, June 1, the Rectory Office will close at noon on Fridays during the summer months. Regular Office hours are Monday through Thursday8:30am until 4:30pm and Fridays 8:30am until 12:00pm. The parish calendar and room reservations requests are always available on the website Calenda...

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Please mark your calendars for our biennial MQP Parish Auction which will be held on Saturday, November 3rd, 2018. The committee has been busy making plans for the upcoming parish auction. They are currently seeking volunteers in ALL areas including music, invites, basket making, donation solicit...

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All Ladies of the Parish are invited to a Summer Patio Party! Thursday, June 21 Ellen Lauber's home #8 Parkland 7 to 9pm  

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The church photo directories have arrived. If you had your photo taken last fall/winter, you may pick up your directory after Masses on May 26 & 27 or June 2 & 3.  If you can help distribute directories after Mass, contact Mary Ann Zimmerman at mazimmerman@mqpwg.org

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Blood Drive June 18

Posted on May 29, 2018 in: General News

Monday, June 18, 2018 MQP Cafeteria Go online to redcrossblood.org (sponsor code: MQP) to schedule an appointment or call Trish Goldberg, 540-3305. As always your home made cookie awaits you! The Red Cross must collect more than 13,000 blood donations every day for trauma victims, cancer p...

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I'ts time to update our database with any changes, additions, or deletions that may have occurred in your family over the past year. Does MQP have your family membership record correct?  Have you changed your phone number? Have you moved? Are you preparing to move soon? Are all of your chil...

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New MQP Eagle Scout

Posted on May 14, 2018 in: General News

Boy Scout Troop 335 would like to acknowledge Tyler Ridgway for earning Eagle Rank on February 28, 2018. This is the highest honor in Scouting and a true accomplishment. For his Eagle project, Tyler led a group of scouts to build a lending library and a bench for L'Arche and their new home in Ma...

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Save the Date! MQP St. Vincent de Paul is holding it’s annual clothing, furniture and household articles drive on June 23 and June 24 in the back parking lot behind the school. Pick up of large items will be available. For additional information, please contact Don Boyce 314-966-3455. &nbs...

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Congratulations!

Posted on May 07, 2018 in: General News

Congratulations to MQP parishioner Stephen Schumacher who was ordained a Transitional Deacon at the St. Louis Cathedral Basilica by Archbishop Carlson on Saturday, May 5. Deacon Stephen Schumacher assisted and preached at the 9:00am Mass on Sunday, May 6 at MQP, and a reception followed in the Sc...

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Please keep our dear Monsignor and his family in your prayers.  How blessed Mary Queen of Peace was to have him with us all those years!   Eternal rest grant unto him O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him!  May his soul and all the souls of the faithful departed, through t...

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A Message from Archbishop Carlson Stories reveal who we are. They bind us together and preserve our memories. Stories teach important lessons about life and faith. Every story - including yours - contributes to who we are as Church and reveals Christ Himself to the world. The Annual Catholic ...

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Please mark your calendars for Thursday, May 3, 7 p.m. when Glendale will again host this opportunity to pray for our families, community, schools, first responders and more. This year, the half hour program will be held at Glendale Presbyterian Church, located less than a block north of city hall. ...

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Please mark your calendars for Thursday, May 3, 7 p.m. when Glendale will again host this opportunity to pray for our families, community, schools, first responders and more. This year, the half hour program will be held at Glendale Presbyterian Church, located less than a block north of city hall.&...

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If you are the parent of a current Fifth, Sixth or Seventh Grader who is interested being trained as a Server, BUT you were unable to attend one of the recent Parent-Server Introductory meetings…IT’S NOT TOO LATE! Please contact Deacon Tom as soon as possible to make arrangements to ...

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MQP School is Hiring

Posted on April 10, 2018 in: General News

Mary Queen of Peace School is currently seeking to hire the following positions. * Two Paraprofessionals to serve students in our Inclusion program for the 2018-19 school year. This position will involve providing services for a class and/or direct assistance to individual students. Their duties ...

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MQP's next blood drive is on Monday April 16th, from 3:30-7:30 in the Mary Queen of Peace cafeteria. Schedule your appointment online, (Sponsor code: MQP) or you can call Trish Goldberg at 540.3305. If you have any questions about blood donation please call the Red Cross 24 hour, 7-day a week...

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Stephen Schumacher is a Mary Queen of Peace parishioner who has been studying at the North American College in Rome these last years in preparation for the Priesthood. On Saturday, May 5, Stephen and his classmates will be ordained Transitional Deacons at the St. Louis Cathedral Basilica by Archbish...

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Donut Sunday

Posted on April 10, 2018 in: General News

Donut you wish you came to church today? Join us for Hospitality Sunday April 15 after all masses Faith, fellowship, friends . . . and donuts! Click Here to Volunteer!  

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We are excited to announce the Information Desk will now be available after all Masses starting on Saturday, April 7.  The Information Desk has been a useful resource in helping provide parish forms, answer questions, and connect individuals to ministries.   The desk is located in the...

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Mary Queen of Peace will be hosting our one and only fish fry on March 23rd.  We're breaking in a new format so we're going all-in on one event this year! Food will be served from 5-7:00 p.m with the event ending officially at 9:00 p.m. PREPAY Want to b...

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Holy Week Schedule

Posted on March 20, 2018 in: General News

Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion, April 14                                          ...

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Deacon Diaper Drive

Posted on March 19, 2018 in: General News

St. Louis Review

Posted on March 11, 2018 in: General News

Are you receiving the St. Louis Review? The St. Louis Review is your resource to local, national and international faith news. If you are not a parish subscriber, contact the Parish Office or simply leave a contribution in the basket with your request to receive the St. Louis Review. If you are a...

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Click the image for a 2018 Lenten message from Pope Francis    

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We Are Hiring!

Posted on February 27, 2018 in: General News

Webster-Rock Hill Ministries is hosting its Annual Trivia Night Fundraiser at the First Congregational Church of Webster Groves on Saturday, April 7, 2018. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and play begins at 7p.m. in Memorial Hall. The building is handicap-accessible from the Lockwood parking lot. There will...

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Lenten Resources

Posted on February 11, 2018 in: General News

ASH WEDNESDAY The penitential season of Lent begins Ash Wednesday, February 14. Masses will be celebrated and ashes will be distributed at 6:45 am, 8:00 am, 9:15 am (with our Parish School), and 7:00 pm. FAST AND ABSTINENCE Ash Wednesday, February 14, and Good Friday, March 30, are days of fast...

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Dr. Seuss Birthday Party

Posted on February 05, 2018 in: General News

Join the fun at the  "Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!" party!  It's a great way to get the kids involved in Lenten almsgiving! Saturday, February 24th Open 9:30 A.M. to 11:30 A.M. Mary Queen of Peace Cafeteria Please donate diapers, new underwear or $5 per person (max $20 ...

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Want to refresh and recharge your soul this Lent? All ladies are invited to a Lenten Morning of Reflection on Saturday, February 24. We will begin with mass at 8am followed by a light breakfast at 8:30 in the Lubeley Room. At 9 am parishioner Jan Schuster will share a reflection on “The Hol...

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Wedding Anniversary Mass & Luncheon

Posted on February 05, 2018 in: General News

Feb. 11, 2018 For all those celebrating a 25, 50 or 50+ Wedding Anniversary this year, you should have received an invitation by mail to be our special guest on February 11 starting with the 11:00 am mass and luncheon immediately following in the Monsignor Lubeley room. If you did not receive an ...

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Sign Up for 40 Hours of Adoration

Posted on January 30, 2018 in: General News

Looking for a way to start your Lenten journey? Please join your MQP family in our 40 hours of Adoration!  Thursday, February 15 at 4 AM through 8PM on Friday, February 16. Please consider spending time with Jesus either alone or with a group. We are currently looking for adorers for a...

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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2018 Doors open at 6:00pm Dinner, Drinks, Fellowship and Fun! Tables are going fast, so make sure to sign your team of 6 up now! ($40 per player) No team? No problem!  We'll find one for you.  Sign up online or call Dan Fauska at 314-307-5510.  

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“BE COURAGEOUS, BE STRONG!" CATHOLIC MEN FOR CHRIST CONFERENCE Saturday, February 3, 2018 Touhill Performing Arts Center University of MO-St. Louis Sign Up: www.catholicmenforchrist.org No matter where you are with your faith, this men's conference is a great opportunity to ...

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Women's League Just Lunch

Posted on January 30, 2018 in: General News

MQP Women’s League invites you to Just Lunch That’s right, it’s just lunch! No meeting, no signups, no cost! It is simply joining other ladies of the parish for some lunch and great company! Wednesday, February 7, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Monsignor Lubeley Room Ne...

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Blood Drive January 29

Posted on January 15, 2018 in: General News

Can you help?  There is an urgent need for blood & platelet donors right now. Schedule a blood donation now to help alleviate this critical shortage. MQP Blood Drive 3:30pm - 7:30pm MQP Cafeteria Sign up at: redcrossblood.org; (sponsor code: MQP) or call Trish Goldberg 314.540.3305 ...

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Our Pastor, Fr. John Vien, will celebrate the 25th Anniversary of his Ordination to the Priesthood this Tuesday, January 16.  All are invited to celebrate with Fr. John and his family and friends at the 11:00am Mass next Sunday, January 21 here at Mary Queen of Peace in thanksgiving for the gif...

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Young Families Winter Picnic

Posted on January 04, 2018 in: General News

Sunday, January 28 4:30-6:30 pm Join us in the MQP Gym for food, fun, and fellowship.  The Young Families group invites you to participate in this annual event complete with BBQ, drinks, and plenty for the kids to do to burn off some energy.  All families with children infant to k...

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Our Sunday 5:00pm Life Teen Mass will be held every week during the months of January & February while our teens are preparing for the Luke 18 Retreat. Please join us!  

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Youth Ministry News

Posted on January 03, 2018 in: General News

Life Teen Mass will resume Jan. 7, 2018. It will be every Sunday during the month of January and February at 5:00 pm followed by Life Night from 6:00 pm until 7:30 pm in the Msgr. Lubeley room. March for Life January 2018 For more information on attending the March for Life in Washington D.C. pl...

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The Cornerstone is a Catholic Bible study that leads members on a transformative faith journey.  This January, join us as we continue our study of the Gospel of John and learn how he reveals the glory and divinity of God’s only Son, Jesus the Messiah. Weekly meetings resume in January at ...

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Hospitality Sunday Help Needed

Posted on January 02, 2018 in: General News

Do you like donuts? Do you enjoy sharing fellowship after mass? If so, here is a super easy way to contribute to our parish:  we need help to make Hospitality Sundays work. It is so easy and only takes 30 minutes or less right after mass.  All you have to do is leave mass before the rush a...

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Parish Offices Closed

Posted on December 27, 2017 in: General News

Please remember that the parish office will be closed from Friday, December 22 through Tuesday, January 2nd.  

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Christmas & New Year Mass Schedule

Posted on December 18, 2017 in: General News

Please note that next Sunday, December 24 is the Fourth Sunday of Advent, and a day of Sunday obligation. Christmas, also a holy day of obligation, is Monday, December 25.   Masses that fulfill your Fourth Sunday of Advent Obligation:  Saturday, December 23  5:00 PM Sunday, Decem...

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It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Before you shop, please remember to get your SHOP gift cards from MQP! Check out all of the available gift cards at www.shopwithscrip.com. Then, simply e-mail your order to mqpscrip@gmail.com and we will deliver your gift cards to you! There are so...

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Prior to the 10:00 p.m. Mass on Christmas Eve, the Adult Chorale, HandBells and Brass will present "A Christmas Carol Gallery" complete with Narration, Choral music and instrumental ensemble.  This will be a great way to prepare for the coming of the Christ Child. There will be Brass ...

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Advent Reconciliation Service

Posted on December 12, 2017 in: General News

Our Webster Groves Advent Reconciliation Service will be at Holy Redeemer Parish on Monday, December 18, at 7:00pm. Confessions are always heard at MQP on Saturday afternoons from 3:45 – 4:45pm. Make plans to go to Confession during these Advent days!    

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Our annual “St. Vincent De Paul Dinner” is Thursday, December 14 at Llewellyn’s Pub in Webster Groves... Doors open at 6:00 PM Dinner and Drinks...always a great evening...a “jump start” to the Christmas Season! Men, if you can attend one Men’s Club Event th...

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A reception for new parishioners of Mary Queen of Peace will be held on December 16th after the 5:00 pm mass. We'll have a social hour in the Msgr. Lubeley Room to welcome everyone who has joined our parish this year. Children are welcome! Please join us for fellowship and to meet others that...

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Have you ever wondered how to obtain a Mass card, find out what the Mass schedule is for Christmas, ask for anointing of the sick, set up a baptism for a baby, or want to register for the parish but just haven’t had the time? The Hospitality team wants to help answer your questions and get ...

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Veterans Day Prayer Service

Posted on November 12, 2017 in: General News

MQP Welcomes Veterans and First Responders Monday, Nov.13th All Veterans and First Responders are invited to our special celebration in your honor! Our day will begin at 8:30 am with a prayer service in church. We ask our special visitors to assemble in church, where the students will meet you. W...

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Blood Drive November 13th

Posted on November 06, 2017 in: General News

Monday, November 13th, 3:30pm-7:00pm in the Cafeteria. Schedule an appointment online at redcrossblood.org (sponsor code MQP) or call Trish Goldberg, 314.540.3305. If you have never given blood, now is the time to try. It takes less than an hour and your donation can help to save 3 lives. As alwa...

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Saddle Up for the MQP Book Fair!

Posted on November 04, 2017 in: General News

Come out this week to our Wild West Book Fair: Saddle up and read! Reading for pleasure unlocks the power of information and imagination and helps children discover who they are. Here’s what you can do to help children develop stronger reading skills and a love for reading: Set the ex...

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Empty Bowls Dinner Nov. 5

Posted on November 01, 2017 in: General News

Pull'n For the Poor is Back!

Posted on November 01, 2017 in: General News

  Sunday, November 12th Pull’n for the Poor is a BBQ Pulled Pork Fundraiser sponsored by the Men’s Club. All proceeds benefit the St. Vincent DePaul Society.  Pre-order pulled pork in 1-pound increments. Cost is $15 per pound. This is 100% pre-order and only 400 pounds wi...

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Men's Club and Women's League will joint meeting on Tuesday, November 7th in the Lubeley Room. Former KSDK meteorologist Mike Roberts will share his spiritual journey with us. Doors open at 6:00pm with dinner and drinks for all, meeting at 7:00pm, fun and frivolity after. Please join u...

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Atrium Blessing & Dedication

Posted on October 24, 2017 in: General News

Please join us for a memorial Mass, special blessing and dedication of the Atrium to Mrs. Colleen Pijut. Mrs. Pijut was instrumental in establishing the Atrium for the Catechesis of the Good Shepard at Mary Queen of Peace. The celebration will begin with 8:00am mass on Sat. Oct. 28th. We will then p...

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When:  Saturday, October 28th, 7:00pm, MQP Church Join us for a performance by Prometheus Vocal Ensemble.  They are part of the Choral Arts Alliance of Missouri and will not disappoint! Concerts are sponsored by the Friends of Music program. We are still taking donations to help us e...

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It's been almost 5 years since we published a pictorial directory for the parish. It's time for a new one, and we need you to make our family picture directory complete!  We have several sessions available in both November and December, but reserve your session now to have the most opti...

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Thank you for all who have volunteered to be part of the Hospitality Ministry at MQP.  We are blessed with those who continue to serve year after year and also all the new volunteers who have recently signed up. We will be hosting Hospitality Ministry training for all volunteers after the 5p...

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Join the Women's League for the 5th Annual “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun” Trivia Night Friday, the 13th of October, 2017 7:00 pm – 10pm in the MQP Gym Doors Open at 6:30 Prize awarded for Best Decorated Table Mulligans and 50/50 Raffle Tickets Will be on sale that night. ...

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Forum Series on Racial Disparities

Posted on September 19, 2017 in: General News

Race & Religion:  Sheep & Servant Leadership Speaker: Amy Hunter, Diversity and Inclusion Manager, St. Louis Children’s Hospital Wednesday, October 4 7:00pm Holy Redeemer Church 341 E. Lockwood Ave. Sponsors: Holy Redeemer Catholic Church Christ Lutheran Church Emma...

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Get Your Bratfest Tickets Today!

Posted on September 13, 2017 in: General News

Get your Bratfest ticket tickets now!  And new this year we have a limited supply of  bottomless beer steins for $33.  When they're gone, they're gone!  As Fr. John may or may not have said,  "Even morning coffee tastes better in an MQP beer stein!" And,...

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SVDP Walk for the Poor, Sept. 30

Posted on September 11, 2017 in: General News

The 2017 MQP Walk for the Poor on Saturday, Sept. 30, is upon us! We will join Holy Redeemer & Annunciation at the Nerinx Hall H.S. track 9:30 to 10:30 with registration at 9am. Music, water, apples, bananas, cereal bars, treats and fun with friends. Help us help the poor as we walk together ...

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Hurricane Relief Donations

Posted on September 11, 2017 in: General News

Thanks to all who generously contributed to the recent second collections for the relief efforts after Hurricane Harvey.  Nearly $40,000 was received from our parishioners.  The children at our parish school raised over $2000.  The monies raised will be divided between Catholic Charit...

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Blood Drive September 18

Posted on September 04, 2017 in: General News

Help save lives!  Our next Blood Drive is Monday, September 18 MQP Cafeteria — 3:30-7:30pm Schedule an appointment at www.redcrossblood.org (sponsor code: MQP) or call Trish Goldberg at 540-3305.  

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Sunday, Sept. 10th after 11:00AM Mass Cafeteria Please join us in wishing Richard & Mary Black a fond farewell and for a BIG thank you for 41 years of service at MQP!  They will be missed!

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Here are just a few opportunites to grow in faith and discicpleship at MQP this fall: Men's White House Retreat The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Loyola November 2-5, 2017. Every year 20 men from MQP Parish make this Jesuit retreat. A few spots still available. Contact Steve Fleisch...

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Thursday, August 24 Dinner & Refreshments 6-7 pm Meeting 7-8 pm Join us in the School Cafeteria as we welcome the return of the school year with some of the finest barbecue in the area, compliments of Pappy’s Smokehouse.  Father John will update us on the State of the Parish as w...

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Searching For a Spiritual Home?

Posted on August 17, 2017 in: General News

Do you know someone not baptized or baptized in a non-Catholic Christian tradition, who is thirsting for what it means to become Catholic? Do you know someone already Catholic but has not yet received Confirmation & Communion? The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) is a place to ask q...

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SAVE THE DATE:  Sept. 27 -- Forum on Homelessness in our Community Did you know that 1 in 5 teens who seek shelter at Covenant House in St. Louis have been involved in labor or human trafficking? Homelessness affects hundreds of families, teens and pregnant women in the St. Louis area. Yo...

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The St. Vincent de Paul Conferences of Mary Queen of Peace, Holy Redeemer, and Annunciation Parishes will sponsor a Walk For The Poor on Saturday, September 30. This walk is part of a national effort to reach out to the poor. It will take place at the Nerinx Hall High School track at 9:30 am, with r...

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“Do not neglect hospitality, for through it, some unknowingly entertained angels.” In the last couple of weeks, Fr. John and Fr. Aaron have spoken about the Ministry of Hospitality.  (Click here to read Fr. John's homily.) All of us at MQP are called to be ministers of hospit...

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Mark your calendars for Tues, August 8, 7:00pm (please arrive 10 min. early) in the Msgr. Lubeley Room. Anyone who works with, or volunteers with, children thru the school or parish must be compliant with the Safe Environment Program of the Archdiocese of St. Louis set forth by the USCCB (US Conf...

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All chairs and heads of parish organizations, ministries, and groups are invited and encouraged to attend our annual Parish Leadership Forum on Sat, August 19th beginning with Mass at 8:00 am followed by: Coffee, donuts, & fellowship State of the Parish update from Fr. John Information...

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Matsiko World Orphan Choir will be singing at MQP on July 23 at the 9:00 & 11:00am Masses.  The choir represents the millions of orphans and at-risk children in the world today. The mission of International Children's Network is to provide as many of our world's 600 million orp...

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In case you have not heard, our parish has a Welcoming Committee. We visit each newly registered parish member, welcome them, give them a goodie bag and serve as a resource for them.  We are looking for a few new members to volunteer for this committee. Volunteers usually make one visit a month...

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Pray For the Sick

Posted on July 13, 2017 in: General News

Many have asked why names of the sick are no longer read during the petitions at Mass.  Please join our Prayer Ministry by logging into Flocknotes.  Click on the "person" icon then the "groups" tab and choose "Join another group".  Add "MQP Prayer Mi...

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Thank You from SVDP

Posted on July 13, 2017 in: General News

The MQP SVDP Conference wants to thank all those who helped make our clothing, furniture, & household items drive a great success. We were able to fill two trucks with furniture & two additional trucks with clothing, household items, etc. The clients served by our Conference will benefit fro...

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Youth Ministry News

Posted on July 13, 2017 in: General News

Our new Director of Youth Ministry, Andrew Shipp, will begin at MQP on August 9.. So watch this space in the weeks and months to come as Andrew shares plans for our Youth Ministry, including Life Nights, Prayer Nights, XLT, Fall Retreat, Luke 18, and other events.  There is no 5:00pm Sunday Eve...

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Special thanks to Stratum Structural Systems, LLC for sponsoring our website.  Your monthly donation to cover the cost of the website is appreciated. Please consider Stratum Structural Systems, LLC. St. louis Foundation Repair contractor Stratum Structural Systems is a St. Louis...

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Dear Fr. John and the MQP Family, Please accept my warmest thanks for the reception on May 21 and the wonderful parting gift. I was happy to see so many friendly faces and have a chance to say goodbye in person. My greatest thanks is owed, however, for the kindness and support I have felt during ...

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Do you have an hour a week to help out the seniors in your area? Meet some of our finest “relics” and bring them their well-balanced meal for the day. You are sure to make friends and enjoy them as much as they enjoy you. Webster Groves Meals on Wheels needs a driver for Route One on Fri...

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Blood Drive June 19

Posted on June 12, 2017 in: General News

 MQP Cafeteria Go online to redcrossblood.org (sponsor code:MQP) or call Trish Goldberg 540-3305 to make your appointment. All presenting donors will receive St. Louis Cardinals Blood Drive Shirt!  

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MQP SVDP annual clothing & furniture drive on June 24-25.  The truck will be on the school parking lot for drop off. If you have large furniture items, pick up can be arranged. For more info, please call Don Boyce at 314-966-3455.  

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PSR Registration Open

Posted on May 31, 2017 in: General News

Parish School of Religion (PSR) Registration for the 2017-2018 PSR Program is open to children in grades 1-8 who attend public schools. PSR meets on Tuesday evenings, 6:45-8:00pm, beginning in August and concluding in May. Click here to register or for more information.  Questions?  Contac...

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Online Giving

Posted on May 31, 2017 in: General News

Thank you to all parishioners who have signed up with Online Giving. Since the Stewardship Campaign began in October, the parish has gone from 89 families to 207 families that have decided to enroll with Online Giving to support Mary Queen of Peace. Please consider Online Giving as your contribut...

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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 c...

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We were rained out at the MQP Spring Festival, but Kelly's Heroes (Jim Edward, Paul Kelly, Chris Lawhorn, Dean Hiller, Rob Kuttler, and Ashley Mack Silverman) are going to play a make-up show at Kirkwood Station. If you're a fan of Buck Owens, the White Stripes, or anything in between, yo...

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Young Families Picnic

Posted on May 14, 2017 in: General News

Pack a picnic dinner and enjoy the chance to socialize with friends while the kids play! Wednesday, May 24 — 5pm to dusk. Larson Park Pavilion, Webster Groves.  

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Farewell Reception

Posted on May 14, 2017 in: General News

We would like to invite you to a reception on Sunday, May 21, after the 11am Mass. We will say “Farewell” to Amy Schroff and Angela Fiordelisi. Amy has served as principal of our full-time school for the last 5 years; and Angela has been our Director of Youth Ministry for 4+ years. Pleas...

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Dear Rev. Fr. John, Rev. Fr. Aaron, Msgr. Jovanovic, parish staff and my dear sisters and brothers of Mary Queen of Peace Parish — prayerful blessings of the blessed season of Easter! — from Deacon Philip. All of you are aware of my Diaconate Ordination (which took place last week) and m...

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The annual 8th grade play will take place this week, Thursday May 11th and Friday May 12th!   Performances: Thursday, May 11 9:30am & 1:00pm (with the school kids) 7:00pm   Friday, May 12 7:00pm Free admission, in the gym!  Presented with the help of STAGES Performi...

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Our wonderful middle school math teacher, Ms. Christine Schaefer, has been recognized by Sadlier Publishing as an outstanding math teacher and was honored at a special breakfast ceremony at the NCEA Convention. The Sister Rose Anita McDonnell, IHM Award, initiated in 1994 and named for a renowned ma...

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Mark your calendar for May 23rd for a free concert!  The University of Notre Dame Folk Choir will perform here at MQP at 7:00pm.

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Please join fellow MQP pro-life women on Thursday, May 4, from 7-10pm! It’s a “Quatro de Mayo” fiesta to benefit Birthright Counseling, StL. For $25 in advance, or $30 at the door, you’ll enjoy beer, wine, and of course, MARGARITAS! Back by popular demand are some awesome ...

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New MQP Principal!

Posted on April 30, 2017 in: General News

I am very pleased to announce that the new Principal of Mary Queen of Peace School is Mr. Michael Nieman. Mr. Nieman is presently a middle school teacher at St. Clare of Assisi Parish School in Ellisville, where he has taught for fifteen years. Mr. Nieman has previously taught at St. Catherine of Al...

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On Saturday, May 6, our seminarian Philip Rathinam will be ordained a transitional deacon at the St. Louis Cathedral Basilica by Archbishop Robert Carlson. All are invited to the 10:00am Ordination Mass. Deacon Philip will assist me and preach the homily at the 11:00am Mass here at MQP on Sunday, Ma...

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Home & School Board Needs You!

Posted on April 19, 2017 in: General News

Here is your chance to be involved in Home & School!  We need “shadows” for the 2017-18 school year for the following positions: Ice Cream Social Cafeteria Volunteer Organizer Bratfest SVDP Sandwich Program School Supply Sales Traffic Volunteer Organizer School Uniform ...

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Holy Week Schedule

Posted on April 10, 2017 in: General News

Holy Week Mass Schedule Holy Thursday, April 13 8:00am -- Morning Prayer 7:00pm -- Mass of the Lord’s Supper Church Open for Prayer until Midnight Good Friday, April 14 8:00am -- Morning Prayer 3:00pm -- Stations of the Cross 7:00pm -- Memorial of the Lord’s Passion & Dea...

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In preparation for our MQP Easter celebration, Fr. John requests the help of our little ones at the 2nd annual Sidewalk Chalk Decorating Party.  Families are invited to gather in front of Church on Sat, April 15, at 9 am.  Snacks and chalk will be provided! Easter Egg Scramble — S...

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Spring Festival This Saturday!

Posted on April 10, 2017 in: General News

Saturday, April 29 — 11:00 am to 10:00 pm Mass at 4:00pm Click image below for SCHEDULE    

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Board of Education News

Posted on April 10, 2017 in: General News

The MQP Board of Ed is looking for several new members for next year. The Board of Education is comprised of school parents, PSR parents, and parishioners without any children in school. Board members customarily serve for 3 years, and meet on the 2nd Monday of each month from August thru June; regu...

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Looking for a way to volunteer and do it on your own time?  Making a casserole once a month is an easy way to volunteer and makes a big impact for St. Patrick’s Center. Casseroles are to be dropped off on the 2nd Thursday of every month at the Msgr. Lubeley Room between 7—9:30am. Ca...

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LifeRunners is the world’s largest Pro-Life running/walking Team. There will be a free fun run / walk at Francis Park in St Louis Hills on Sunday April 2, at 3:00PM. We will meet near the tennis courts located at 6479 Eichelberger, St Saint Louis, MO 63109.   Wear blue. Bring family &...

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Join Us For a Special Event!

Posted on March 30, 2017 in: General News

Join the men and women of our parish for a spiritual community gathering that includes discussion, reflection and sharing on the ways we can listen and respond to the call of the Holy Spirit. 

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Deacon Diaper Drive

Posted on March 26, 2017 in: General News

Next weekend, April 1-2, the Permanent Deacons in the Archdiocese of St. Louis, in conjunction with the Respect Life Office, will be collecting diapers for infants, toddlers, and adults as part of our 2nd annual diocesan-wide Pro Life service project to assist families in need. Last year we collecte...

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Blood Drive Monday April 3rd

Posted on March 26, 2017 in: General News

MONDAY, APRIL 3 — 3:30--7:30 pm in the Cafeteria To schedule an appointment:  Online at www.redcrossblood.org (sponsor code: MQP) to schedule an appointment or call Trish Goldberg 540-3305.  

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Celebrate Fr. John Vien’s 25th Anniversary by going on Pilgrimage to Italy!  November 7—16, 2017 Fr. John Vien will be celebrating his 25th Anniversary of his ordination to the Priesthood by leading a pilgrimage to Rome, Assisi, Siena, Padua & Venice. The trip includes roundtrip...

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40 Days for Life

Posted on March 19, 2017 in: General News

This Lent, would you consider testifying to the sanctity of life by prayerfully and peacefully standing outside of the Planned Parenthood Abortion facility?  On March 30, from 7:00am to 1:00pm, Mary Queen of Peace Parish will be present on behalf of those without a voice, as part of the semi-an...

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The Mary Queen of Peace Middle School Math Team brought home another exciting win! On Thursday, February 23, Ms. Christine Schaefer, the Middle School Math teacher, accompanied twelve students to the Catholic Math League Competition hosted at Christ, Prince of Peace. The two groups of 6th, 7th, and ...

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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?...

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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 determin...

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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....

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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 c...

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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 lead...

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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 ...

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MQP Music News

Posted on January 31, 2017 in: General News

The Archdiocesan Hand Bell Choir will help to lead music at the 5:00 PM Mass on Feb. 4, along with members of the Allegro Children’s Choir. Angelic voices with heavenly ringing! A celebration not to be missed!!

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Please join your fellow parishioners and men from across the St, Louis community at: Catholic Men for Christ Conference Saturday, February 18, 2017 Touhill Performing Arts Center - University of MO-St. Louis A great day of community with other men from all over St. Louis. In addition to fell...

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Thank You, MQP!

Posted on January 16, 2017 in: General News

Bonnie and I were completely overwhelmed by the outpouring of love and gratitude at the party after Mass on Jan. 8th.  We can't thank you all enough.  Leading the Ten-Thirty Singers music group for the past thirty-four years has enriched my life beyond measure.  I had no idea wher...

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Blood Drive January 30

Posted on January 16, 2017 in: General News

New Year's Resolution:  Perform an act of kindness at least once a month.  Start by donating blood at our January 30th Blood Drive in the Cafeteria, 3:30-7:30pm. To schedule an appointment, call Trish Goldberg (540-3305) or go to redcrossblood.org (sponsor code: MQP).

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Whether you plan to make big changes in 2017 or small resolutions, including God in your plans can be an inspirational boost!  The ladies of the parish are invited to join other women from MQP on a faith-filled ACTS Retreat beginning March 30 - April 2 at the 11am Mass.  The ACTS Retreat (...

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Many of you have already heard that our long-time 10:30 Singers (11:00 Mass Band!) leader, Bill Wolff, along with his wife Bonnie, are retiring to Arizona.  Please join our parish family on January 8th after the 11:00am Mass for a lunch reception to thank the Wolffs for their many, many years o...

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Grief Support Group

Posted on January 02, 2017 in: General News

Please join our Grief Support Group on the third Monday of every month from 6:30-7:30PM in the Msgr. Lubeley Room. It is a great opportunity to share your loss with others who have also experienced a loss and understand what you are going through. Non-parishioners are welcome. Bring a friend or f...

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Have your kids enjoyed MQP’s VBS for the last few years? Do you think you might be ready to take on a bigger role in this amazing ministry? Did you know that MQP uses a pre-designed program to make running VBS easy!  We share decorations with four other churches making decorations and set...

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Congrats to Mary James, a parishioner and graduate of MQP, presently attending St. Joseph’s Academy. Mary was recently awarded a scholarship for her winning essay on Stewardship and the Annual Catholic Appeal! Mary writes: “The Annual Catholic Appeal is a great way to make a difference i...

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Christmas Mass Schedule

Posted on December 20, 2016 in: General News

Christmas Eve, Saturday, December 24 NO 8:00 AM Mass or Confessions Masses at 4:00, 6:00 & 10:00PM 3:15PM - Children's Choir presents Lessons & Carols prior to 4:00PM Mass 9:15PM - Adult Chorale & Handbell Choir present Lessons & Carols prior to 10:00PM Mass   Chri...

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Ministry procedure changes for Lectors and Eucharistic Ministers were implemented on the 1st Sunday of Advent. If you need to review these changes, please go to the  Lectors & Eucharistic Ministers page where you will find the complete list of directives for both ministries.  

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Thank You

Posted on December 20, 2016 in: General News

Thanks to everyone who brought gifts for the Giving Tree. Over 400 ornaments were taken and the items returned. Your generosity will make the Christmas season and New Year much happier and less stressful for many in our greater St. Louis community. May God bless you for your concern for those less f...

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Happy Birthday Jesus!

Posted on December 12, 2016 in: General News

All families of little ones aged kindergarten & younger are invited to join us for a very special birthday party hosted by the MQP Young Families Group including lunch, cake, crafts, & a Christmas sing-along. Sunday, December 18, following 11am Mass in the Lubeley Room. Siblings welcome! Ema...

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Christmas Church Cleaning Dec. 20th

Posted on December 12, 2016 in: General News

We will be doing a “big” church cleaning on Tuesday, Dec. 20, in preparation for the Christmas Season. We will start right after the 8am Mass. Any amount of time you can give the Heavenly Dusters that morning will be appreciated. Please bring your favorite cleaning product and a bucket i...

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Sunday, December 11 at 11:00 Mass we will again host a special bilingual Mass to honor Our Lady of Guadalupe, Empress of the Americas, Patroness of the Unborn.  Join us for Hospitality Sunday in the cafeteria after all Masses on December 11. To familiarize yourself with our traditional Spani...

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WHO:  All married and engaged couples looking to “enrich” their relationship WHEN:  3rd Saturday of each month, 6:30 pm -- 8:30 pm WHERE:  MQP Cafeteria WHAT:  “DATE NIGHT” is a monthly gathering of coupleswith the goal of assisting them in becoming the...

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There is a new way to order scrip cards! Send an email to mqpscrip@gmail.com and a volunteer will deliver your order. Payment checks can be made out to “MQP”. How easy is that? Shop where you normally would and MQP gets free money! Orders will be taken through Monday, Dec 12th so we can ...

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Giving Tree

Posted on November 22, 2016 in: General News

Our annual Giving Tree will be up from November 24 (Thanksgiving) through December 11.  Please take an ornament or two from the tree and return by noon on December 11. Your donations will benefit 5 organizations (names posted by the tree) in our area that serve those less fortunate than us. Tha...

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Share the Joy Toy Drive

Posted on November 22, 2016 in: General News

Thanks in part to Mary Queen of Peace’s help through our Lenten Project, the expansion of the Webster-Rock Hill Ministries was a great success! We are trying to stay involved with this organization, which has been serving the poor right here in our own backyard for the past 25+ years, thank...

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Blood Drive November 21st

Posted on November 14, 2016 in: General News

The next MQP Blood Drive will be held on Monday, November 21, 3:30--7:30 pm in the school cafeteria. Visit redcrossblood.org (sponsor code: MQP) or call Trish Goldberg 540-3305 to schedule an appointment. Walk-ins welcome, but appointments have priority.  

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It's that time of year again! Sunday, November 20th is the 7th annual Mens' Club Pull'n 4 the Poor. For those not familiar, P4P is a pulled pork fundraiser that benefits the Society of St. Vincent DePaul. This parish led group of men and women minister to the poorest folks in and arou...

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Click Here To Order Through November 20th

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Congratulations to Donna Schnieders, our 2016 MQP Service Volunteer.  Donna tirelessly donates her time to both MQP and other much deserving charities in the St. Louis area. Donna was presented with her Service Award at the 2016 MQP Dinner Auction on Saturday, November 12.th.  Thanks Donna...

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Women's League House Tour

Posted on November 02, 2016 in: General News

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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 t...

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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 ...

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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 don...

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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 ...

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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...

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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. En...

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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. Alo...

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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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Blessing of Pets

Posted on September 25, 2016 in: General News

Tuesday, October 4, is the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, patron of animals. All our parishioners are invited to a special Blessing of Pets on St. Francis Day, October 4, at 6:00 PM on the lawn in front of Church.  Come with your dog, cat, hamster, ferret, snake, or any other animal that may b...

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Men's White House Retreat

Posted on September 25, 2016 in: General News

Join the men of MQP November 3-6.   For more info see www.whretreat.org. Please register with White House at 314-416-6400 or Steve Fleischut at 314-963-1062.  

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25th Annual Magazine Drive

Posted on September 08, 2016 in: General News

The annual Mary Queen of Peace Magazine Drive is in full swing!  It’s the 25th year for this annual fundraiser which is being used to purchase a badly-needed new server and other technology upgrades.  It’s a great time to get some Christmas shopping done in advance - give the g...

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The only MQP Men’s ACTS Retreat this year is coming up October 6 - 9, 2016. Please consider joining us for a faith filled weekend at LaSalle Retreat Center in Eureka, MO. We are accepting registrations for the weekend that starts at MQP at 6pm on Thurs, Oct 6th. We return for 11:00 Mass at MQP...

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WHO:  All married and engaged couples looking to “enrich” their relationship WHEN:  3rd Saturday of each month, 6:30 pm -- 8:30 pm WHERE:  MQP Cafeteria WHAT:  “DATE NIGHT” is a monthly gathering of couples with the goal of assisting them in becoming th...

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Welcome Philip Rathinam!

Posted on September 04, 2016 in: General News

This school year brings a new resident to our Rectory. Please offer a warm welcome to Philip Rathinam, who is residing and ministering at MQP this school year. Philip is a third year seminarian from Kenrick Seminary studying for the Archdiocese of St. Louis. He is here this year on a Pastoral Intern...

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The Friends of the Poor® Walk/Run is a national program that provides funding for local Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SVdP) Conferences and Councils. Funds raised from these events remain local, allowing local SVdP Conferences/Councils to provide emergency assistance to those in need, regardle...

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Blood Drive September 19

Posted on September 03, 2016 in: General News

Back to school or Back to donating blood, which is more painful?  With the Rapidpass, not the blood drive! Here is our schedule for the year: Sept 19 Nov 21 Jan 30 April 3 June 19 All in the MQP cafeteria, from 3:30-7:30 Register for the Sept 19th at www.redcrossblood.org, sponsor...

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Human Trafficking Forum at MQP

Posted on September 03, 2016 in: General News

Learn about Human Trafficking Crisis in St. Louis You are invited to attend a presentation by Molly Hackett, who helped develop a new app that helps law enforcement identify hotel rooms where minors are being prostituted against their will WHAT:         This Human...

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Register Today! Pay Online or Download Registration Form  

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Choose your day: Tuesday, 6:45 -- 8 pm During PSR! Wednesday, 6:30 -- 8:30 pm Babysitting provided! Friday, 6:15 -- 7:30 am For you early-birds! Join us for food, video and group discussion Once a week for 12 weeks Beginning the week of September 6 GROW YOUR FAITH! Click for more info Pleas...

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Bratfest Tickets Available Now

Posted on August 31, 2016 in: General News

  This year, our annual Bratfest celebrates the 95th anniversary of Mary Queen of Peace parish. We have some surprises planned to delight parishioners of all ages. Festivities begin with a special anniversary Mass at 3:00 pm, celebrated by our dear friend and former Associate Pastor, Father ...

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Forum on Racial Diversity

Posted on August 14, 2016 in: General News

Interested in Music Ministry?

Posted on August 14, 2016 in: General News

The Music Ministry will be in full swing for the Fall soon. If you are a high school aged or an adult musician who would like to be involved, we will have a kick-off luncheon and prayer service on August 20 at 11:30 in the Msgr. Lubeley Room. The Children’s Choir will be starting up soon as we...

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Attention empty-nesters, grandparents, single adults, teenagers, and generally anyone interested in babies, toddlers, children!!! Mary Queen of Peace has a need for childcare support so that parents of young children can partake in faith enrichment and fellowship opportunities at various times throu...

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Parish Leadership Forum

Posted on August 08, 2016 in: General News

All leaders of our parish organizations, ministries, and committees have been invited to a Parish Leadership Forum on Saturday, August 27, beginning with 8:00am Mass here at MQP, continuing with Coffee and Donuts and information and formation in the school cafeteria, and concluding by 12:30 pm. At t...

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RCIA: Journey of Faith

Posted on July 31, 2016 in: General News

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 th...

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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. Aqu...

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MQP Atrium Needs Assistance

Posted on July 22, 2016 in: General News

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-sc...

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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 ...

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Annual Catholic Appeal

Posted on July 18, 2016 in: General News

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 chall...

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Is God Calling You?

Posted on July 17, 2016 in: General News

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 o...

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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 Finne...

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Welcome Monsignor Jovanovic!

Posted on June 27, 2016 in: General News

Our MQP Parish Family welcomes Msgr. Robert Jovanovic, who will be moving to MQP this week as he begins his retirement. Msgr. J was recently the Pastor of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish in St. Charles, and was also the Pastor of Queen of All Saints Parish in Oakville (where he lived with Fr. John) a...

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On Saturday, June 18, our 6th grade baseball team volunteered with the Challenger Baseball program at Tilles Park.  Challenger Baseball allows kids and young adults with disabilities to play baseball, with the help of "buddies" who volunteer to help. Our MQP kids had fun sharing their...

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Soccer Coaches Meeting

Posted on June 21, 2016 in: General News

The MQP Soccer Committee will be hosting the annual pre-season Coaches Meeting on Wednesday, June 29. The meeting will take place in the Lubeley Room from 7:00—9:00 PM.  The practice field assignment, equipment distribution and general discussion topics will take place.  It is recomm...

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The 2016 MQP Service Award recipient will be announced at this year’s parish auction — November 12, 2016. The winner will be by nomination by fellow MQP parishioners. If you know of someone who gives endless hours of time, energy and talent to our church or school or overall community, p...

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Blood Drive June 20th

Posted on June 13, 2016 in: General News

Please donate at our next MQP Blood Drive! Monday, June 20,  3:30—7:30 PM MQP Cafeteria Make an appointment at www.redcrossblood.org or call Trish Goldberg 540-3305 Remember: every 2 seconds someone needs blood; 1 in 10 people entering the hospital needs blood; 1 donation may ...

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Important CYC Rules Change!

Posted on June 04, 2016 in: General News

Important Announcement from the MQP Athletic Council CYC has informed each parish that starting with Fall 2016 Soccer and Volleyball, that ALL children ages K-8th will now need an ID card in order to participate in any game for every sport. Coaches will need to collect the cards prior to the s...

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Fontbonne University, Aquinas Institute of Theology, and the Theology & Life Institute are co-sponsoring a series of conversations to promote a deeper understanding of race and difference in our community, particularly our Catholic community.  The program will run for five consecutive Wedne...

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Respect Life Essay written by Mia Fiordelisi, MQP 8th Grader How can living a life of chastity protect you from abortion and lead you in a life of happiness? Dear Future Husband, I have chosen to save myself until I have married you. We may not know each other, but I know that we will truly...

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Does our MQP database have YOUR family membership record correct? Here is your chance to update YOUR record for our annual Guide Book & Directory (if you haven’t already done so). It is time for us to update our database with any changes, additions, or deletions that may have occurred in Y...

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Mrs. Kearns is Retiring!

Posted on May 16, 2016 in: General News

Please join us for the MQP School Retirement Party honoring Martha Kearns, Joyce Winkler & Colleen Pijut. Sunday, June 5, after 9:00 AM Mass.  Donuts and coffee will be provided! In addition, as Mrs. Kearns’ past students all know, at the end of each day Mrs. Kearns hands each s...

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Cow Project Thank You

Posted on May 16, 2016 in: General News

Bishop John Baptist Kaggwa, Bishop of Masaka Diocese in Uganda, and Microfinancing Partners in Africa, presented the Parish of Mary, Queen of Peace with a plaque on Friday, May 6, at the 8 AM Mass to thank the parish for your generous response to the Lenten Appeal in 2014 which funded 91 cows, inclu...

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MQP presents, “CAVE QUEST: Following Jesus the Light of the World!” July 11-15, 2016,  9:30 am -- 12:30 pm Participants, age 3 (potty trained) thru children entering 4th grade; andvolunteers (8th grade and up) can now register! **REGISTER ONLINE** Skip the paperwork and comp...

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Two of our MQP Teens were honored this year with an Archbishop John L. May Service Award.  Rachel Fleischut, daughter of Steve & Tammy Fleischut was named the winner from Ursuline Academy.  William Kraatz, son of Dean & Tammy Kraatz was awarded the honor at CBC High School.  ...

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Homebound Ministers Needed

Posted on April 25, 2016 in: General News

Looking for a few new Homebound Ministers to take Communion after 9 AM Mass to our Homebound parishioners. This ministry provides the opportunity to take Communion, to visit with our Homebound, to keep them up-to-date on parish activities, and to just be a friend to someone who is not able to leave ...

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Board of Education seeking New Members The MQP Board of Education is currently seeking new members for next year. Board members customarily serve for 3 years. The Board meets on the 2nd Monday of each month (August to June), & regular attendance is expected.  Board members work with the pas...

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Join MQP’s expanding hospitality team. It’s a little commitment: you smile and greet people twice a month, just 15 minutes before and 5 minutes after one Mass. It’s a big impact: you show our guests that Jesus loves they are here.  It’s a great way for you to get involve...

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What's In the Time Capsule?

Posted on April 10, 2016 in: General News

Join us for a beautiful outdoor celebration of the Eucharist to kickoff the 2016 Spring Festival!  10:00 am – Bring your own chair or blanket!  Just announced – after Mass Fr John will be opening the time capsule found in the cornerstone of the original MQP church on Beverly!&n...

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Blood Drive

Posted on April 10, 2016 in: General News

April 18, 3:30 TO 7:30 PM MQP Cafeteria To schedule an appointment, call Trish Goldberg, 314-540-3305 or go to www.redcrossblood.org Walk-ins also taken. Make it easy on yourself by registering, and completing RAPIDPASS on April 18

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Birthright Spring Fling

Posted on April 10, 2016 in: General News

Please attend our parish’s annual “Spring Fling” which is our fundraiser for Birthright. It’s Girls Night Out again this year on Thursday, April 21 at the home of Katie Jackson from 7-10 pm. We’ll have beer, wine, appetizers and desserts for your enjoyment. The cost ...

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Parish Auction 2016 Update

Posted on February 26, 2016 in: General News

Mark your calendars for the 2016 Parish Auction  — 11/12/2016.  This is our largest parish fundraiser and we need volunteers to pull this off! We specifically need graphic designers, editors, a lead for the Silent Auction and much, much more. This is a PARISH event and would love to ...

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The only MQP Women’s ACTS Retreat this year is coming up March 31—April 3, 2016. Please consider joining us for a faith-filled weekend at LaSalle Retreat Center in Eureka, MO. We are  accepting registrations for the weekend that starts at MQP at 6pm on Thurs, March 31. We return for...

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Save the Date for VBS 2016!

Posted on February 26, 2016 in: General News

July 11-15  “CAVE QUEST: Following Jesus the Light of the World!” We are looking for parent volunteers who may be interested in shadowing our co-chairs to take over in 2017.  Please contact us if interested: Laura Boeker —ljboeker@hotmail.com Suzanne Moore &mda...

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Infant & Toddler Diaper Drive

Posted on February 19, 2016 in: General News

Please mark your calendars!! On March 12-13, the Permanent Deacons in the Archdiocese of St. Louis, in conjunction with the Respect Life Office, will be collecting diapers for infants and toddlers as part of a diocesan wide service project to assist families in need. We would ask that you please con...

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2016 Parish Lenten Project

Posted on February 19, 2016 in: General News

For more than 30 years, our community has looked to  Webster-Rock Hill Ministries in times of need. Each year, the Ministries helps hundreds of families with food and clothing assistance, youth programs and many other community services. After 25 years in its small building, the Ministries is i...

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ENCOUNTER: 40 Hours with Jesus

Posted on January 23, 2016 in: General News

Make plans to begin your Lent in the presence of Jesus. MQP's 40 Hours of Eucharistic Adoration begins the day after Ash Wednesday at 4:00 AM on Thursday, February 11 and ends with Benediction at 8:00 PM on Friday, February 12. We are uniting our prayer with Pope Francis's call for mercy and...

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