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All proceeds go to the Medical Fund for Dan Fitzsimmons & Family  Saturday, September 23, 2017 Doors open at 6 pm Trivia starts at 7 pm  $25 per person - Tables of 8  Make reservations with Sandy Jacobs at smaevents2017@yahoo.com. Tickets and Silent Auction items can be purchased via credit card or checks...

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Help us to ensure that we have the most up to date records! Please download and print both pages of the census form and return them to the parish office either via the Sunday collection or stop by in person. This form may look familar as we have also included it in our August newsletter. Members of your household older than 18 should f...

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FOOD PREPARED BY KENRICK’S, ON-SITE, ABOARD THE “BAYOU JOE” SHRIMP BOAT Y’ALL  COME  JOIN  US !!! Always a great time and wonderful fellowship! 3 menu options: #1 The Deckhand - Southern Fried Catfish w/creamy cole slaw, fries and hush puppies $15 #2 The First Mate - Shell On Large Gulf Shr...

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Almighty and eternal God, You blessed the union of married couples so that they might reflect  the union of Christ with his Church: look with kindness on them. Renew their marriage covenant, increase your love in them, and strengthen their bond of peace so that, with their children, they may always rejoice in the gift of yo...

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On the weekends of July 29-30 and August 5-6 in the Narthex, the Knights of Columbus Council 742 and the Ladies Auxiliary are sponsoring the collection of various school supplies for needy children. Items needed: crayons pencils pens folders binders markers note books loose leaf paper ...

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The baby’s crying, the dog is whining, and you need to leave for work in five minutes. Finding time for prayer can seem impossible. Amid the busyness of family life, how can one respond to God’s ongoing invitation to speak with and listen to him? Here are ten pointers to help you do just that. Pray as you can, not as you...

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Our St. Vincent de Paul Society puts together food baskets on a regular basis for the poor. August food baskets need the following items: Cereal Pasta Sauce Soups Canned Fruits Rice Paper Towels Detergent Bar Soap Toothpaste Dish soap Please place the items in the collection bins outside church. Your help is m...

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Someone once said, "Retreats are for those people who are cramming for their final exams." I ask you, "When are your finals?"If you would like information about a white House Retreat the weekend of August 24th, please contact Pat O'Donnell.

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Corpus Christi: Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ  On the Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ, we give special honor to Jesus, truly present in the most Blessed Sacrament of the altar. As Catholics, we worship the presence of Jesus Christ in the Eucharist, both during Mass and outside of Mass. We are encouraged to sp...

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Happy Father's Day! Dad's are awesome and here are some hints to being even more awesome!
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O blessed Saint Anthony! The grace of God has made thee a powerful advocate in all necessities, and the patron for the restoration of things lost or stolen. To thee I turn today with childlike love and heartfelt confidence. Oh, how many thousands hast thou miraculously aided in the recovery of lost goods! Thou wast the counselor of the e...

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There are several trip opportunities coming up sponsored by Golden Achievers. Please contact Paula Kunz for more information. Trips are open to all Golden Achievers members. We also invite our parish family, other parishes, friends and family's to join us.  Nashville, Tennessee for the Sights and Sounds of Music City ...

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The symbols - wind, fire and tongues - are not arbitrary.  Each tells us something about God and his mysterious work in the world. Wind - The word is used elsewhere in Scripture to designate a person's "breath" or "spirit".  The Holy Spirit is said to have been "like wind" because the Spirit ...

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Merciful Father, we ask your blessing on all we do to build a culture of life. Hear our prayers for those impacted by the death penalty. We pray for all people, that their lives and dignity as children of a loving God may be respected and protected in all stages and circumstances. We pray for victims of violence and their families, ...

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It is hard to believe but it is almost time to start donating books for the next St.  Matthias Book Fair that is scheduled for January 12-14, 2018.  We will begin accepting book donations on the weekend of June 4-5, 2017.  However, this year we will have a different donation process that will be easier for everyone. Inst...

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In the Gospel for the Seventh Sunday of Easter, Jesus, addressing God the Father says, “And now I will no longer be in the world, but they are in the world while I am coming to you.” Think about the ways that Christ remains present in the world and consider ways you can help make his presence felt. 

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There are some new features on the parish website! No need to scroll through years of Sunday Bulletins. We have reversed the order so now the newest bulletin is listed at the top. You can also access the monthly newsletters that are mailed to all parishioners.  Each week will include new articles, some may have been featured in ou...

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On behalf of those we serve, the St. Vincent de Paul Society thanks everyone for the overwhelming support for this year's "40 Cans for Lent" food drive. This year 3,225 items were donated. A special thanks to the Knights of Columbus for their support. Also thanks to those who continue to donate funds to our poor box in th...

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The Knights of Columbus, Catholic Financial Life, Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary, and St. Matthias Quilters would like to thank everyone for their generous support of the Birthright Counseling, St. Louis Fundraiser and Bake Sale. A total of $3,883 will be given to the South County Birthright Counseling Office.  

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Every year St. Matthias offers a pilgrimage to holy shrines throughout the world for the spiritual and intellectual development of parishioners and friends. The next pilgrimage will take place January 16-25, 2018. There is no better way to understand the Gospels than to see, feel and walk in the places where Jesus actually walked, taug...

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Sponsored by St. Matthias Ladies’ Guild Where: Multipurpose Room from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors Open at 6:45pm) Cost: $5.00 per person All ladies of St. Matthias Parish (18 years and older) and their friends are welcome to come and enjoy an evening of Bunko. Beginners are always welcome! *Snacks and beverages provided* ...

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