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December Family Mass Schedule
Please note that in the month of December, the only 10:00 a.m. Family Mass in the Parish Centre Worship Space will be on the 15th.
First Friday Mass
Mass with Anointing of the Sick will be at 9:15 A.M. on December 6, 2013, in the Parish Centre Auditorium Worship Space.
SVDP Christmas Breakfast – December 8th!
The Annual Family Christmas Breakfast sponsored by the
Missouri Women’s Chorus Presents
Join the Missouri Women’s Chorus as they celebrate the season with an entertaining and spirit-filled concert featuring the wide repertoire of complex and beautiful arrangements written for women’s voices and based on beloved carol tunes on Sunday, December 8, 2013, at 2:30 P.M. at the Saint Louis Abbey Church, 500 South Mason Rd., Creve Coeur, MO 63141.
The Missouri Women’s Chorus will present classic arrangements of O Come, O Come, Emmanuel, In Dulci Jubilo, Sussex Carol and Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day, alongside newer arrangements of In the Bleak Midwinter, I Saw Three Ships, and The Cherry Tree Carol, and many more. Under the direction of Scott Schoonover, this concert promises to be a magical afternoon of song sure to put you in the Christmas spirit.
Tickets are available in advance by calling 314.629.5374 or online at www.missouriwomenschorus.org or at the door.
Advent Brown Bag Movie Series
Tuesdays, December 10 & 17
at 12:00 NOON in the Parish House
A movie or documentary will be shown regarding a special theme of the Advent/Christmas Season or a special place, event, person or saint. Just bring your lunch and enjoy the movie. Drinks will be provided. Each movie lasts approximately 41-50 minutes. For more information, please contact Linda Borchardt at 314.878.2120 or by email.
Dec. 10 – Popieluszko: Freedom Within Us – This powerful true story of Blessed Jerzy Popieluszko, the courageous young priest martyr who was the chaplain and spiritual leader of the large Polish trade union, Solidarity in the 1980’s. At 37 years old, Fr. Popieluszko was brutally murdered by Communist agents for his outspoken defense of his people, and proclaiming the teachings of the Church on human rights and the dignity of the human person. English sub-titles. (54 minutes)
Dec. 17 – Charting Christmas: This documentary traces the origins of Christmas traditions beginning with the biblical prophecies concerning the Messiah, and the New Testament account of His birth. See how Christmas celebrations evolved through the ages and were influenced by notable figures and entities including St. Francis of Assisi and St. Boniface. (41 minutes)
Advent Evening of Prayer
Wednesday, December 11th
7:00 P.M. in the Parish House
Preparing For Christmas from the ‘Inside Out’
Presented By Kristie Lenzen
Have you ever experienced a let down when Christmas is over? Ever felt relieved that Christmas is behind you? The season of Advent shows us another way… a preparation for Christmas, which opens our hearts to give and receive from the inside out. Join us for a lively yet reverent look at preparing for Christmas in an uncommon way.
Kristie is a wife, mother and grandmother of three boys. She has a Masters Degree in Pastoral Studies from Aquinas Institute of Theology. Some of Kristie’s vast experience includes parish ministry, Coordinator of Outreach and Evangelization for the Archdiocese of St. Louis, and Director of Mission Integration for Mercy Medical Center. Kristie currently works part-time as a hospice chaplain for BJC Home Health Care, and also as a retreat leader, speaker, and spiritual guide.
Please RSVP to Linda Borchardt at 314.878.2120 or by email.
Advent Reconciliation Service
Please join us on Wednesday evening, December 18th, at 7:15 P.M. in Church for prayer, worship, music and ample opportunity for the Sacrament of Reconciliation. During this Advent season, Reconciliation can be a very important part of preparation. It is also a chance to heal, cleanse and seek God’s infinite mercy and forgiveness.
Back by Popular Demand
If you missed one, two or all of the presentations on World Religions given by Fr. Michael during the summer of 2013, and wished you hadn’t, you are in luck! Beginning on Saturday, January 4, 2014, and for the next eight Saturdays thereafter, Fr. Michael will present the religions of Hinduism, Buddhism, Daoism and Judaism, just to name a few. Please click on for the World Religions Flyer which contains details of dates, times and topics.