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Entries for March 2020

New Communication Methods

Posted on March 18, 2020 in: General News

Father Peter has gotten our parish set up with Flocknotes as a method of mass communication. He sent out his first message the evening of March 17th. We know it worked because some people were able to update their contact information or called family and friends to make sure they received the message, too, and then people called us in the office to update our database and get added to the "flock".  How do we plan to use this system: We prefer to email everyone to keep them up to date particularly while we are all self isolating. When things return to normal it would be our prefered method of letting the p...

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No more  Friday Fish Fry dinners at Flint Hill Knight of Columbus Hall for the remainer of Lent. We do have cases of fish and breading for sale! The fish comes in 15# cases ($45/case) and the breading is in 5# bags ($10/bag). If you are interested in purchasing fiah and or breading, please call Jason at 636-262-3012 Also, The Flint Hill Knights have cancelled their Queen of Hearts on Thursdays for the remainder of Lent. The Knights grately appreciated your support at these events! Stay tuned to social media, for news of when the Queen of Hearts is up and running again.

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Dear Parishioners,       Yesterday morning, as I stood outside the Church informing people that the Archbishop had suspended the public celebration of Mass, Liturgy of the Hours, and other group services, Bible studies, and activities, I couldn’t help asking myself if this was really necessary. Afterall, the state of Missouri has less then 20 confirmed cases of the coronavirus, no one in our parish seems to be affected, and I feel completely healthy. As I wrestled with that question in my mind as a priest, bioethicist, and human person, I was brought back to the day of my ordination to the priesthoo...

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  Dear Parishioners,             Just after 4:00 pm on Monday March 16, 2020, Archbishop Carlson issued a mandate suspending the public celebration of Mass, Liturgy of the Hours, and other group services, Bible studies, and activities, beginning immediately. When I was ordained a priest, I made a promise of respect and obedience to the archbishop. In that spirit of obedience and in accordance with this mandate, I will continue to offer Holy Mass daily, but in private, and will still hear Confessions on Saturday evening at 4:00 pm, but only from behind t...

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