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Baptism Prep Meeting - NOTE DATE CHANGE

Tuesday - April 29th.
7:30 pm - Teacher's Lounge
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Lenten Fish Fries

Every Friday of Lent
The Holy Name Society and the SVDP Society will sponsor Lenten Fish Fries. Dinners served from 4 - 7 pm.
Please join us in the school cafeteria. Use the Recreation Center entrance in the rear of the grounds.
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Picnic News

Planning for the 2014 Parish Picnic is underway.

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 April 13,  2014   Palm Sunday 
 
 
Palm Sunday begins the beautiful and inspiring time of Holy Week.  Plan to join us for Mass this weekend as we agan encounter the Passion of Chirst and receive take blessed palm for use in your home.
 
Wednesday evening we offer the ancient, monastic prayer service called "tenebrae," meaning shadows or darkness.  The themes of darkness and light are interwoven throughout the prayer service at 7:00pm. 
 
The Sacred Triduum (three days) begins with our Holy Thursday Mass at 7:00pm as we celebrate the institution of the Holy Eucharist and Holy Priesthood.  The reenactment of the "washing of the feet" is very inspiring.  On Good Friday we have the "living" stations of the cross at 1:00pm with the help of our 8th graders.  The Good Friday service, including the kissing/veneration of the cross begins at 7:00pm.  Holy Saturday, the Easter Vigil, begins at 8:00pm with the new fire and Easter Candle and we welcome the RCIA candidates to the Catholic Church.
   
 
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Holy Week Schedule

Good Friday
Living Stations of the Cross - 1:00 pm
Passion & Veneration of the Cross 7:00 pm

 

Holy Saturday
  Easter Vigil at 8:00 pm

 

Easter Sunday
Masses at 7:00, 8:30, 10:00 & 11:30am

 

 

Lenten Regulations


Ash Wednesday (March 5) and Good Friday (April 18) are days of abstinence for all Catholics over the age of 14. Fast as well as abstinence is also obligatory for those from the ages of 18-59.

Abstinence means abstinence from meat. Fast means one full meal a day, with two smaller meals and nothing between meals (liquids are permitted). No Catholic will lightly excuse himself or herself from this obligation. All other Fridays of Lent are days of abstinence from meat.

 

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Second Survey Results - 2/14/14
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Parishioners can access the completed survey by way of the following link:

 

Link to complete second survey results

 

(The same information is in the Sunday Bulletin for the week of 2/15/14)
 


 

 Second Survey Letter - 12/6/13
 

Second Survey Link - December 6, 2013

Please respond by December 20, 2013

 


 

November 1 Letter sent home to school families 

November 1, 2013 Focus Group Results

 


September 12 Letter that appeared in Sunday Bulletin
and sent home to school families

September 12, 2013 Letter to Parishioners and Parents

 

Below is a link to the May 2013 survey which contains all 4 parish's results.

To see results for SMMA you will need to Filter or Sort the data.

Use the Filtering Instructions below to filter the data.

(You may want to print these out before going to the survey)

 

May 2013 Survey Results

 

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Fr. Waldman's Story

 

Below are the 2 links for listening to his story recorded Saturday, March 16, 2014.

There are 2 parts to the recording.

When you click on the links they will begin playing.

 

Fr. Waldman's Story Pt.1
34:35 minutes (8.3mb)

 

Fr. Waldman's Story Pt. 2
34:30 minutes
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Directions From Highway 270 or
Highway 255 To Lemay Ferry

 

St. Margaret Mary Alacoque Catholic Church is located south of Lemay Ferry Road just east of the intersection of Ringer and Mehl. From Highway 270, go south on Lemay Ferry Road and go left on Mehl. At the intersection of Mehl and Ringer, go left on Ringer Road (if you continue straight, Mehl changes names to Patterson Road). St. Margaret Mary is approximately 1/2 mile down on the right.

Address:

4900 RInger Road
St. Louis, MO 63129

GPS Coordinates

38N 29' 12.85"
90S 19' 49.99"


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Picnic News
  Date: Saturday, June 7th

Planning for the 2014 Parish Picnic is underway.
If you think your business can supply
our Parish Picnic with the various products
and services we need to purchase, we would
like to hear from you. Our current needs include,
band/music for picnic, food products,
paper products, and soda/tea/water. Please
contact Patti French, billpattifrench@gmail.com
or 800-7461 for further information.

We are looking for volunteers for
the following positions:


Plant Booth
Redemption Center
Book Booth Coordinator
Food Ordering


Please call Patti at 314-800-7462 if interested and the positions can be explained in further detail.


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