Entries for February 2021

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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All Saints Parish Mission

Posted on February 15, 2021 in: General News

All Saints Parish Mission
Take advantage of this wonderful way of beginning the holy season of Lent - ALL SAINTS PARISH MISSION. 7:00 PM February 22, 23 & 24, 2021 Monday and Wednesday - Mass with Extended Homily Tuesday - Adoration with Praise and Worship   Does a flower long for its time as a seed?  When a tree has reached its tallest height, does it wish it was buried back in the dark earth? "Behold, I am making all things new." (Revelation 21:5) At a time when we have experienced an abundance of newness, we can be tempted to long for the comforts o...

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One 9am Mass on President's Day

Posted on February 12, 2021 in: General News

One 9am Mass on President's Day
Please note: There will only be 1 Mass at 9am on Monday, February 15 in observance of President's Day. 

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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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Ash Wednesday Changes

Posted on February 10, 2021 in: General News

Ash Wednesday Changes
We will experience some changes in the distribution of ashes at Mass on Ash Wednesday this year February 17, 2021.  Following is the letter received from the Archdiocese of St. Louis. Job 2:12, Joshua 7:6 and Ezekiel 27:30 refer to ashes being thrown over their heads as a sign of repentance.

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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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Marriage Blessing Celebration

Posted on February 06, 2021 in: General News

Marriage Blessing Celebration
We will bless married couples at the 5 pm Mass  Saturday, February 13. Following Mass we will have a "cake reception” (individual cupcakes, Covid protected).  At the other Masses, we will offer a special blessing for married couples.  If you would like your name mentioned specifically in our blessing prayer, please call the parish office (636-397-1440, ext. 221), with your name and number of years married. Also, if you would like to send in a picture, we will have a marriage collage on our website (first names only).  &nb...

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We Are Called

Posted on February 04, 2021 in: General News

We Are Called
Join our faith community—and more than 12,000 Catholic communities across the United States—in a life-changing Lenten journey with the Catholic Relief Services' CRS Rice Bowl. Pick up your family’s CRS Rice Bowl at Mass on Ash Wednesday, February 17th. School and on-site PSR children will pick up their RICE BOWL during class on their specified dates.  During the 40 days of Lent, we will reflect on how hunger and malnutrition affect our human family, and on the need to take action to end this global injustice. Visit crsricebowl...

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Job Opportunity - Director of Administration
All Saints Parish in St. Peters is seeking a Director of Administration. This is a full time position with benefits in the 9th largest parish in the Archdiocese of St. Louis. The Director of Administration supports the Pastor’s responsibilities to the parish. This minister is a steward of the financial, personnel resources and facilities of the parish and provides consultation of the processes among the various groups and committees in the parish. The candidate must be able to manage multiple tasks well, possess a high level of confidentiality and have excellent...

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