Update from Fr. Don

Posted on February 26, 2021 in: General News

Update from Fr. Don
Two weeks after surgery I am grateful to be back at the rectory.  I will enter therapy and continue to recuperate to gradually return to parish life. I will receive an update on my recovery at my doctor appointment on March 16. Please continue to pray for me in my recovery.  Your prayers are very much appreciated. Father Don    

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Celebrating Black Saints

Posted on February 25, 2021 in: Prayer and Worship

Celebrating Black Saints
  St. Martin de Porres St. Martin de Porres was born in Lima, Peru in 1579, the illegitimate son of a Spanish gentlemen and a freed slave from Panama. His mother was of African or possibly Native American descent. Martin's father abandoned his family, leaving Martin to grow up in deep poverty. After two years in primary school, Martin was placed with a barber/surgeon where he learned to cut hair and was trained in medical arts. As Martin grew older, he experienced a great deal of ridicule for being of mixed-race. At that time in Peru, by law, all people wh...

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All Saints Drive-Thru Fish Fry

Posted on February 18, 2021 in: General News

All Saints Drive-Thru Fish Fry
Lenten Fish Fry  sponsored by the Knight of Columbus This year is DRIVE THRU ONLY.   Same great cod, catfish, shrimp, and pizza! ADULT MEAL - 2 Beer Battered Cod    OR   2 Catfish    OR   6 Shrimp and two sides...........$10.00 KIDS MEAL -  1 Slice Cheese Pizza and one side............$5.00 DESSERTS:  Provided by All Saints Youth Group............$1.00 SIDES:   Cole Slaw,  French Fries,   Spaghetti A LA CARTE:   1 LB. Beer Battered Cod (4 pieces)....

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Archdiocesan Lenten Regulations

Posted on February 11, 2021 in: General News

Archdiocesan Lenten Regulations
Lenten regulations for Catholics living in the Archdiocese of St. Louis are as follows: Ash Wednesday (February 17, 2021), all Fridays of Lent and Good Friday (April 2, 2021) are days of ABSTINENCE (refraining from meat) for all Catholics from age 14 onwards. Ash Wednesday  and Good Friday are also days of FAST as well as ABSTINENCE.  Fasting is obligatory for all Catholics from the ages of 18-59. ABSTINENCE means refraining from meat. FAST means one full meal a day, with two smaller meals and nothing between meals (liquids are pe...

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Lenten Fish Fry

Posted on February 10, 2021 in: General News

Lenten Fish Fry
Fish Fry Fridays - Drive Through ONLY! Support the generous work of our Knights of Columbus 1587 Volunteer! Drive-thru Only Be on time - Be flexible - Dress Warm! Many hands make light the work. All Volunteers: MOST positions are OUTDOOR so please DRESS WARM for the weather. ALL YOUTH must volunteer in outdoor areas.  No youth inside. Meet at your position area for directions. Please be on time! DATES: FEB 19, 26 and MAR 5, 12, 19, 26 SHIFTS: Most shifts are 1 hour.  You may sign-up for more than one shift. ...

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Novena to Three American Saints for Life
January is the month dedicated to the Sanctity of Human Life. January 22 is the Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children. In the 9 days leading to this date consider praying this Novena to three American saints who are powerful witnesses to the Gospel of life. May their intercession help us promote life in our world today. St. Elizabeth Ann Seton After Elizabeth converted to Catholicism, she formed New York city’s first charity (the Society for the Relief of Poor Widows with Small Children), established the first Catholic school, and the fo...

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Resuming Public Mass Video
Returning to Mass with all the new rules and regulations may seem a bit intimidating. Here is a short video that shows the layout of each worship space and explains some regulations. We hope it will help.   Let's take care of each other. 

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Mass Music Worship Aids
At this time, we cannot have hymnals in the pews. While it will be uncomfortable to sing with a mask, you can still follow along with the music. You can find worship aids online and use your smartphone or tablet to follow along. Go to our website, then under the Resources tab, select Mass Music Worship Aids.  https://www.allsaints-stpeters.org/Resources/Mass-Music-Worship-Aids "Active participation certainly means that, in gesture, word, song and service, all the members of the community take part in an act of worship, which is anything but inert or passive....

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All Saints' New Mass Schedule and Regulations
Following the directives from Archbishop Carlson, All Saints will resume public Masses on Monday, May 18th.  Our daily Mass schedule will be at 6:30 and 8:00 am on Monday through Friday.  Saturday morning Mass will be at 8:00am. The 8:00 am Mass will be live-streamed on Facebook Monday through Saturday. Our Weekend Mass schedule has changed.  Please take note of the changes in time and place.  Our new schedule is: 5:00 pm on Saturday in the Church - maximum capacity is 105 people 5:00 pm on Saturday in the Gym - maximum capacity is 170 peo...

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All Saints Rosary Project
Want to pray the rosary each day with the parish? Pray with us virtually! Join a few All Saints parishioners as they lead us in the Holy Rosary. Consider praying the mysteries of the rosary that correspond to the day of the week. The Glorious Mysteries: Sunday and Wednesday The Sorrowful Mysteries: Tuesday and Friday The Luminous Mysteries: Thursday The Joyful Mysteries: Monday and Saturday

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Our Lady of Fatima Novena
Our Lady of Fatima is a title of the Blessed Virgin Mary. In 1917, Our Lady appeared to three shepherd children in Fatima, Portugal. They were Lucia Santos, Blessed Jacinta Marto and Blessed Francisco Marto. Our Lady appeared to the children seven times and performed a miracle making the sun dance in the sky, which thousands of people witnessed. She told the children to say the Rosary every day to bring peace to the world and the end of war. This is why Our Lady of Fatima is also called Our Lady of the Rosary. She also requested us to pray the following prayer at the end...

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Divine Mercy Chaplet

Posted on May 01, 2020 in: Prayer and Worship

Divine Mercy Chaplet
"Let no soul fear to draw near to me." Todd Mesler Jr. composed a musical arrangement of the Divine Mercy Chaplet. It was livestreamed on Divine Mercy Sunday, April 19, 2020. You can listen to the sung prayer here: https://youtu.be/G-76rhJTxG8 The Divine Mercy Chaplet is a beautiful prayer given to St. Faustina. It can be prayed any time, but it is especially celebrated on Divine Mercy Sunday. Where did this practice come from, and why do we celebrate it on the second Sunday of Easter? The instruction came directly from Jesus himself. In the 1...

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