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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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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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Save time and money when you buy your Spring Festival tickets, ride bracelets, and concession tickets in advance! Click here to buy now!
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This year's MQP Spring Fling is Friday night, April 26, More to come!
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Give a Meal a Month is this Sunday! Please consider buying a few extra items on your next shopping trip to give to the food pantry at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church in St. Louis City. Click here to find out what's needed. 

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

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

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

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MQP's next fish fry is Friday, April 12! We need all sorts of volunteers, from grillers to dessert makers to drink pourers to table setters.  What a great way to serve our parish during Lent! Click here to sign up!  

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Join the 50+ Club at Helen Fitzgerald's at 6 pm this Friday, March 15 to celebrate St. Patrick's Day! Email here to RSVP or simply show up and bring a friend!  
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All women of the parish are invited to the WOmen's League Lenten Morning of Reflection March 30th, 8:00 am to 11:00 am. Hear parishioner Tammy Kraatz share her love for Jesus and ways to focus on our Lenten journey. Click here for more information and to RSVP.   

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

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Join the MQP Parish School for Stations of the Cross this Friday at 2:30 pm in the church. What a wonderful way to model for our youth how we grow closer to Christ during this Lenten season!
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Join us every Friday during Lent at 12:15 pm for our Facebook Live event "Into the Desert". The discussion will focus on prayer. The hosts are Melissa Hunter, MQP's Director of Faith Formation, and Andrew Shipp, MQP's Director of Youth Ministry. Learn more here. 

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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, 3/6, are 6:45 am, 8 am, 9:15 am and 7 pm. Begin your Lenten season by spending some time with Jesus! Ash Wednesday is a day of fast and abstinence.  Fasting is for Catholics between the ages of 18-59 and means one meal, two smaller meals, and nothing in between meals.  Medicine and wate...

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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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What a great way to spend quality time with  your PreK-8th grade daughter and give back to the MQP Girl Scouts! Click here for more information and to register.
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We want your feedback to help Mary Queen of Peace become an amazing parish!  Please take a moment to use the link below and respond to a five item survey about our weekend Masses. The parish staff will use this survey to set priorities for the upcoming year.  We'll be taking responses for this survey through Monday March 11,...

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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 bills. Our MQP Society of St. Vincent de...

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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 this Sacrament of Healing, please attend...

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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 in his throat. Blaise prayed over the bo...

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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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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 just for couples. Bring a friend or two. ...

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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. We provide a unique group environment to ...

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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. ALL proceeds from this booth help fund tw...

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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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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 night. The Men's Club is sponsoring thi...

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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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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 ways broader than simply raising funds o...

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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 will be provided, but you are welcome to...

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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 will be handed out to families). &n...

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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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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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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 celebrate our Blessed Mother and patrone...

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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 practical ways to live out their faith ...

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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 success of last season, we expect to expan...

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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 with some Christmas carols to get you in...

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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 breads, cinnamon rolls and brownies. Each pur...

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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 House, Join Hands, Birthright, St. Patrick C...

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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 the gift card. 3. The business gives ba...

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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." Please join us as we journey closer t...

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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. Christmas Day Masses are at 8am and 10:30a...

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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.    Give an extra hour of your weekend to cel...

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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 (7601 Watson Rd, St. Louis, MO 63119). ...

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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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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 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 the food to the pantry. We deliver approxi...

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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!  For those new to Pull'n for the...

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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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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 share our bounty, all are asked to brin...

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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 silent auction items that were donated to hel...

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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 member and friends there so that we can ...

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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 has recently died. 

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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 the end of abortion.  Mary, Queen...

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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 Canned Soups---particularly those with...

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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 Reflection by Father Craig Holway.  If you&r...

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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 filled with good rest, good food and inspir...

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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 consider ordering online this year. Questions?...

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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 welcome! This event is being coordinated ...

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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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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 striving to be better. Click here to regi...

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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 University High School.  For his Eagle pr...

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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 presented to the children in a contemplative ...

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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 John will update us on the State of the Par...

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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 the 5 pm Masses on Saturday, August 11 and...

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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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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! We have easy small projects that you...

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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 elementary and high school tuition and crea...

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

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The Blessing Box is filled with food and toiletries available to any and all who need it.  The project was started and built by Anne & Bob Goodwillie, parishioners of Mary Queen of Peace.  Anne, also, is the Preschool Director and teaches at MQP. The concept of the Blessing Box is simple. The box is a miniature food pantry.&...

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

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

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THANK YOU to the families who sent almost 200 kids to Shipwrecked: Rescued by Jesus VBS this past week to learn that when they worry, Jesus rescues!  THANK YOU to over 100 volunteers who made the week special for VBS campers. Your energy and enthusiasm made this week extra special!  THANK YOU to parishioners who donated money an...

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The Mary Queen of Peace St. Vincent De Paul Council wishes to thank our parishioners for their donations, parish priest for the use of the garage, and all those who helped. We filled seven trucks! The credits that we receive help our Council help our clients at the St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Stores with clothing, household items,bedding a...

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Closer to Christ by loving and serving as Missionary Disciples That is our mission at Mary Queen of Peace Parish, modeled after the mission that Jesus gave to his disciples after the Resurrection: “Go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them...

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

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

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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 Calendar.  

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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 solicitation, raffles, editing and more! Please...

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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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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 patients and those depending on routine t...

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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 children still at home and are they all incl...

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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 Maplewood. L'Arche St. Louis is a dyna...

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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.  

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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 School Cafeteria. Please keep him and h...

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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 the mercy of God, rest in peace. &nb...

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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 Appeal is one important way for us to sh...

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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.  All are welcome!  For more in...

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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.  All are welcome!  For more in...

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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 be included in the training schedule: E...

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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 will vary depending upon the age of stud...

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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 ELIGIBILITY HOT-LINE at 1-866-236-3276 ...

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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 Archbishop Carlson. All are invited to the Ordin...

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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 back of church, so please stop by after...

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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 bypass the payment line? MQP is offering ...

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Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion, March 24-25 5:00 pm Saturday and 7:30, 9:00, 11:00 am and 5:00 pm Sunday Monday, March 26 7:00 pm—Lenten Reconciliation Serviceat MQP Holy Thursday, March 29 8:00 am Morning Prayer 7:00 pm Mass of the Lord’s Supper *Church will remain open for prayer until 10:00 pm Good Fr...

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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 parish subscriber, consider this in you...

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Click the image for a 2018 Lenten message from Pope Francis    
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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 be 10 rounds of 10 questions and Heads/...

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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 and abstinence. Fasting is for Catholic...

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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 per family) to attend. This event suppor...

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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 Holy Spirit –My Best Friend”. S...

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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 invitation, please contact Shannon Sextr...

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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 all hours. Some of these hours are sponso...

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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 be with other men striving to thrive in ...

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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 Need a ride? No problem, please contact Sh...

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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 gift of his priesthood and ministry.  ...

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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 kindergarten (and their older siblings) a...

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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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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. please reach out to Andrew Shipp. Scrip...

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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 eight locations including Mary Queen of ...

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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 and get to the cafeteria, then put out do...

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Please remember that the parish office will be closed from Friday, December 22 through Tuesday, January 2nd.  
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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, December 24  7:30, 9:00 & 11:00 AM ...

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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, so many store to choose from that we&#...

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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 ensemble music,Handbell Music and uplift...

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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 this year, try to make it this one! We wil...

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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 are new to our parish. RSVP to Mary ...

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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 you the information you need. Starting S...

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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. We are so grateful for your service! I...

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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 always your homemade cookie awaits you! &nb...

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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 example. Let children see you read. Have...

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  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 will be sold! Then come and pick up your o...

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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 us and hear about the great work these gr...

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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 proceed to the Atrium for the dedication ...

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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 enjoy such quality music in our beautifu...

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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 options.  Click on the photo to reserve...

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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 5pm Mass on Saturday, September 23, and th...

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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. Gather your friends & family (table...

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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 Emmanuel Episcopal Church Mary Queen of Pea...

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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, available online, the chance to purchas...

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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 withour parish neighbors & Vincent d...

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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 Charities and Queen of Peace Parish in Houston...

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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 Fleischut (963-1062) or visit whretreat.org ...

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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 we ring in the new school year with good ...

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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 questions and seek understanding. Weekly ...

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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. You can learn more at the Forum on Homeles...

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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 registration at 9:00 AM. Our walk will ce...

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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 hospitality and welcome.  This is the com...

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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 Conference of Catholic Bishops). Compliance ...

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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, input and discussion with the Pastor&r...

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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 orphaned and at-risk children sponsorship f...

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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. Please contact Mary Ann at mazimmerman...

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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 Ministry" to your groups.  You&#...

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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 from the credits we receive from SVDP for f...

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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 Evening Life Teen Mass or Life Night during...

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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 Consulting Inc. is a full service emplo...

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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 Foundation Repair and St. Louis Basemen...

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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 my five years as principal at Mary Queen...

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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 Fridays. You will pick up the meals at Beth...

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 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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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?  Contact Donna Maurer, PSR Director, (314)961-2...

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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 contribution option to MQP (Click Here to sign up...

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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.   Basement Waterproofing Let the experts at Stratum Structural Systems take care of your basement water problems. ...

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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, you will love this show! Bring the kids, e...

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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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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. Please drop by to say goodbye and wish them w...

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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 my new assignment following my Diaconate ...

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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 Performing Arts Academy.   Meredith ...

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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 math educator and the “guiding light...

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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 raffle items. Raffle tickets may be purc...

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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 Alexandria School and St. Joseph Institute...

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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, May 7. Philip will be here through May,...

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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 Exchange Scholastic Book Fair Voluntee...

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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 & Death Holy Saturday, April 15 8:00am --...

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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 — Sunday, April 16 — after 11:00 am M...

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Saturday, April 29 — 11:00 am to 10:00 pm Mass at 4:00pm Click image below for SCHEDULE    
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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; regular attendance is expected. Board member...

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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. Casseroles need to be frozen, so they can ...

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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 & friends. Questions?.....contact Jim Mac...

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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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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 collected over 125 thousand diapers for those in...

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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 airfare from St. Louis, accommodations ...

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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-annual Forty Days for Life Campaign. We ga...

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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 8th graders tied for 1st place and were ...

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ASH WEDNESDAY Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the penitential season of Lent. Masses will be celebrated and ashes will be distributed at 6:45 am, 8:00 am, 9:15 am (with our School community), and at 7:00 pm. ADORATION Why not start Lent by spending some time with Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament? Our 40 Hours Devotion will be this Thur...

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As you may have heard, we have an MQP Technology Committee working on a plan to update our wireless internet connectivity throughout the entire parish campus. The committee has been working on this issue for over a year, getting information and bids from various vendors.  It's been determined that we need to raise $45,000 for thi...

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A family party and “cover bottom” drive. Please join us for a fun morning bringing Dr. Seuss books to lifeon Saturday, February 25, 10:---11:30am in the MQP Cafeteria! This party is hosted by Guided by Light, a parent-child service organization, to provide diapers for Join Hands East St. Louis babies and new underwear for The ...

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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 certified, insured and have over 15 years...

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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 leadership and place your personal intention...

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Join the fun!  The Women's League is hosting three Fish Fries during  this Lenten Season on March 3, March 24 and April 7 from 5-7pm. Catered by Russo's, carry out and kid's meals available.  We need over 50 volunteers each night to adequately staff the kitchen, ticket booth, bar and dessert area.  The s...

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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 fellowship, the day offers an opportunity to...

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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 where it would lead to when I approached the...

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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 (Adoration, Community, Theology, Service)...

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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 of tireless service to MQP! And you ha...

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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 family member who might benefit from this...

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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-up a breeze!  Many of the lead rol...

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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 in the lives of others across the Archdio...

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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   Christmas Day, Sunday, December 25 Masses a...

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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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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 fortunate than we are.  

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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! Email questions or RSVP to jenniferhulsen@y...

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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 if possible. Any questions, please call M...

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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 Spanish songs visit these websites: Las Ma...

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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 “true” domestic church by p...

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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 get them to you in time for gift giving!...

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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. Thank you in advance for your generosity. A...

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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, thanks to the ongoing support of all the chur...

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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 around our community and need our support th...

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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, for all you do!!  

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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 the healing of our nation when the electi...

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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 a presentation explaining the Diaconate,...

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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 donations of 3 gallons or more of your favo...

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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 in the Msgr. Lubeley Room will follow th...

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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 Fr. John's remarks. Congrats Fr....

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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. Enroll in online giving today and be regis...

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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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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. Along with our 2 parishes’ contributi...

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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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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 be your pet! In case of inclement weather...

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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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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 gift of reading and help support our scho...

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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 on Sun, Oct 9th, with a return luncheon...

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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 the “true” domestic church by ...

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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 Internship to experience parish life and paris...

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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, regardless of race, origin, religion, or gender....

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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 code is MQP or contact Trish Goldberg a...

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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 Trafficking Forum is designed to educat...

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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 Please Click Here to Register or contact Lol...

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  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 Craig Holway. During the delicious me...

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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 well. The Adagio Choir (2nd & 3rd grad...

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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 throughout the year. We are seeking qualified...

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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 this gathering, Fr. John, our Parish Coun...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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) and Sacred Heart Parish in Crystal City, ...

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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 love of baseball with their buddies. ...

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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 recommended that all Head Coaches and Assistan...

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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, please send a note of nomination to the M...

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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 help save 3 lives; 6 donations can ensu...

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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 season and have them available for every ...

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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 Wednesdays beginning June 22 and continuing t...

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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 love each other. All I ask is that you ...

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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 YOUR family over the past year. Have you ...

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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 student a LOVE note saying what a great d...

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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, including one from the School of Mary, Queen ...

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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 complete your Registration  or Voluntee...

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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.  The Archbishop John L. May Service Awa...

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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 their home. It is also a great service o...

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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 pastor and principal in an advisory manner ...

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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 involved and spread Jesus’ mercy and joy....

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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!    

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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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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 is $25 in advance or $30 at the door. Ba...

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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 have volunteers from all walks of our wo...

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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 11:00 Mass at MQP on Sun, April 3, with...

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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 —suzjgau@yahoo.com Do you have pa...

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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 consider placing the purchasing of infant o...

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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 in dire need of more space to help our le...

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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 compassion during this Jubilee Year of ...

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