No Confirmation Meeting on Wednesday, February 7th. New rescheduled date will be announced shortly.
Worship and Sacraments Commission
This commission works to ensure that the Eucharist permeates all activities of the parish by increasing participation at Mass, connecting liturgies to the works of mercy and outreach of the parish, and facilitating a more coordinated use of homilies and catechesis to reinforce teaching. The commission also assists in preparing parishioners for the sacraments and promotes Eucharistic Adoration. Commission Chair: Carol Craft, 314-842-2626 or send an email.
Perhaps an unopened gift is a good symbol for us. We’ve begun a New Year and we wonder what it will hold? Will it be toys or clothes? Will it be filled with excitement, fun and joy; or the stuff that we didn’t really want … stuff that is less fun, disappointing, maybe even painful?
Do you ever feel like your work is never done? If so, what two words from the gospel might serve you well in the new year?
If Jesus had been born today…what would the fact checkers say? What would happen, 2017, if this would be the time Jesus was born, instead of 2000 years ago?
What does God do best? When you think of God’s presence in your life and world – what is His niche? His specialty in terms of your life?
Some years ago, my brother Joe was blessed to be hiking in the mountains in Montana. They were talking and enjoying the hike when two women came running out of the woods in front of them, then flew right past them on the narrow path, terrified, saying ‘Bear … bear … bear”.
Let me share two quick stories for this first Sunday of Advent. I was not a patient driver the other day. I had to make a trip to Catholic Supply for some advent supplies.
The show, Undercover Boss, aired for 8 seasons. The plot is simple. A high ranking official in a company goes undercover. They are given a disguise and a new back story, and show up with a film crew following them around under the guise of a “documentary” being done about entry level positions.
View the server schedule for Saturday evening and Sunday morning masses at St Justin from December 2 2017 through February 25 2018.
It is easy to sympathize with that last guy in the gospel – The one who played it safe. The one who received only ONE talent.