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2018 Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

Posted on February 16, 2017 in: General News

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, taught, lived, died and rose from the dead - the Holy Land. On the third day in the Holy Land a visit is made to Tel Beth She’an where a huge Roman city of the time of Jesus is being excavated. In the Old Testament (1 Samuel 31:10-12) Beth She’an is mentioned as the place where ...

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From the Pastor

Posted on February 16, 2017 in: General News

Palm—Ashes—Prayer—Preparation The Time is Now !! Dear Fellow Parishioners and Visitors, Have you ever wondered what to do with the palm given out on Palm Sunday once it becomes old and dry? Did you know that the ashes used on Ash Wednesday come from the burned palm that was blessed the year before? We are now in the process of collecting old blessed palm in the Narthex of Church. On Tuesday, February 28th the evening before Ash Wednesday, at 6:30PM there will be a special ceremony which will involve the burning of the palm and actual turning of the palm into ashes by the people of the parish. ...

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Bunko Night

Posted on February 03, 2017 in: General News

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* Please RSVP by February 20th, 2017 Sandy Sandweg at 314-894-9792, Shelia Brown at 314-952-8336 or email: foges@charter.net Mark your calendar for upcoming Bunko Nights: March 23, 2017; April 27, 2017; May 25, 2017; June 22, 2017; July - NO BUNKO; August 24, 2017; September 28, 201...

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Do you feel called to do something special for you Church? If so a vocation to the Permanent Diaconate might be something that you are being called to. The Office of the Permanent Diaconate is asking that interested men attend one of the Information Nights to begin exploring a vocation the Permanent Diaconate. The Information Nights will be held on: Thursday, February 9 at St Monica-Creve Couer, Thursday, March 2 at St. Elizabeth, Mother of John the Baptist, Tuesday, March 7 at Miraculous Medal Shrine-Perryville, Thursday, March 9 at Assumption-O’Fallon and Thursday, April 6 at Cardinal Rigali Center. ...

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